According to ASHARQ AL-AWSAT newspaper, the Sheikhs of Arab clans in Anbar governorate have called on the local government in Anbar governorate, the federal government in Baghdad and the international coalition troops to play an effective role in liberating the western regions of the province.
During a conference held in Erbil, the sheikhs demanded the Iraqi government to form forces composed of tribal fighters to take part in the battles.
Anbar Governor Sohaib Al-Rawi said in a press conference, that western districts are of high importance.
“The local and central governments are committed to liberating these areas and to paving the way towards the return of the displaced,” Al-Rawi added.
Member at Anbar governorate Council Karim al-Karbouli said Fallujah is stable and that the local government is working on returning essential services to residents.
He added that most refugees whose regions have been liberated are now back to their houses.
“Western regions are of great importance because they abut Syria thus liberating them will stop terrorist groups from entering Anbar or Mosul,” said another member at Anbar governorate Council, Asmaa Usamah Abdulrahman .
At the end of the conference, participants issued some recommendations to liberate remaining areas.
They insisted on liberating all western regions, urged the local, federal governments and international coalition troops to play a crucial role in this aspect and demanded stability in liberated areas.