According to IHS Markit, Islamic state terrorist organization lost almost a quarter of previously seized territory in 2016.
It was also stated that terrorists suffered an unprecedented territorial losses in 2016, including vital for them regions.
In 2016, the area controlled by terrorists reduced from 78 thousand square kilometers to 60.4 thousand square kilometers. In 2015, the area controlled by terrorists decreased from 90.8 thousand square kilometers to 78 thousand.
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