BAGHDAD, 12th December, 2016 (WAM) — U.S. Secretary of Defence, Ashton Carter, arrived in Baghdad yesterday on an unannounced visit.

According to an Iraqi source, the US Secretary will meet with Haider Al-Abadi, Prime Minister of Iraq, and Masoud Barzani, President of Iraqi Kurdistan, along with US military commanders, to discuss the latest developments in the ongoing battle to liberate Mosul from Daesh.