September 26, 2015
Translated by Kristina Rus
The main functions of the center are the collection, processing, compilation and analysis of current information about the situation in the Middle East in the context of the fight with “Islamic State”
A military-diplomatic source told TASS about the establishment of information center in Baghdad to fight ISIS.
“The success of the center in the near future will create conditions for the formation on its basis of the coordination committee for the purpose of planning operations and control of units of the armed forces of these four countries fighting against ISIS,” – he said.
According to the source, established in Baghdad center will be working with representatives of the General staffs of Russia, Syria, Iran and Iraq. “The main functions of this structure will be the collection, processing, compilation and analysis of current information about the situation in the Middle East region in the context of the fight against the “Islamic state”, the distribution of intel and its operational transfer to the General staffs of these countries,” – he explained.
According to the source, the information center will be headed by the officers of the armed forces of four countries for three months at a time on a rotating basis. “In accordance with the reached agreement, the information center will be managed in the next three months by the Iraqi side”.