Iraqi prime minister expects ISIS defeat in weeks

Iraqi prime minister expects ISIS defeat in weeks
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The prime minister of Iraq says the defeat of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is coming within weeks. 

In an interview with “Fox News Sunday,” Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said the defeat of ISIS is “sure” and “definite.”

“Within the next few weeks,” al-Abadi said, when asked by host Chris Wallace when ISIS will be gone from Iraq.

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Al-Abadi said the Iraqi army is defeating the terrorist group.

The Iraqi army began its push for Mosul, which has served as ISIS's stronghold in Iraq since October 2014.