The parliamentary security and defense committee revealed the real reasons that led to the fall of Mosul.
"There are several reasons that led to the fall of Mosul in 2014, including the fact that the popular base in Mosul was ready to the fall of the city and accept Daesh, even though they did not know that Daesh in this level of criminality," MP Abbas Sarwat told NINA, added" The people of Mosul realized, after the fall, that Daesh tricked them and cheated, so the scream came out of the people of Mosul to demand to get Daesh out of a city and liberate it. "
He pointed out that the security leaders were not the main cause of the fall of Mosul, but there is negligence from these leaders, and there were also suspicions of corruption of some leaders, in addition to some political parties had a significant role in the fall of Mosul, in addition to international, regional, foreign and even internal agendas, but as a result the leaders were the victim, "pointing to the lack of conspiracy or treachery of the leaders for the fall of Mosul, according to the investigations that took place and ongoing with them.
He pointed out that "the sectarian spirit at the time of the fall of Mosul was present among some residents of the city, as a result of the misguided policies of some officials and security leaders," pointing out that "there were more than one organization was working to topple Mosul, such as Daesh and Nakshkbandi and other factions.
He added: "Daesh and after took control of the city, and committing its crime and captivate women, killing and exploitation, the scream emerged from the people of the city to liberate it, and it was freed by the joint forces, while the religious had the prominent role to eliminate Daesh in Iraq after the issuance of the fatwa, .
"Investigations with the security leaders who were in leadership positions after the fall of Mosul are continuing in the ministries of defense and interior," he said, pointing out that "some leaders were punished and others were imprisoned and some of them were acquitted.
It is noteworthy that Daesh organization entered in the tenth of June 2014 to the city of Mosul, the center of Nineveh province, declaring its occupation and took it the capital of its alleged Caliphate.
Source: National Iraqi News Agency