"Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs expresses its profound satisfaction for liberating Palmyra city and its airport from the clutches of the terrorist gangs of Da'esh. The ministry also gives its blessing to this important military achievement and hopes that it shall be a prelude to liberate all the usurped Syrian territories by the terrorist gangs of Da'esh and all other terrorist organisations, which can bring back security and stability for the brotherly Syria and its people.
Iraqis are looking in keen anticipation for each and every development take place in the Syrian arena and are blessing every step that would bring back construction, stability and happiness to the Syrian brotherly people."
Dr Ahmed Jamal
The Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs