The head of the Ministry of Defense Ashton Carter, on November 6 announced the beginning of military operation “Euphrates Anger”, aimed at isolating, and liberation of Syrian Raqqa. It will take the US Air Force participation and democratic forces in Syria.
According to him, the operation’s main task is to isolate and, in the future, liberate Raqqa. It will be the next step in the fight against ISIS.
French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said in an interview to Reuters that the number of terrorists in Raqqa, day after day increases due to their exodus from Iraq Mosul, so the operation for the liberation of Raqqa should be carried out simultaneously with the operation in Iraq.