September 03, 2015
Release # 20150903
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SOUTHWEST ASIA — The Government of Iraq, the Kurdistan Regional Government and Coalition Joint Forces Land Component Command - Iraq established a Joint Coalition Coordination Center (JCCC) near Erbil on Sept. 2.
The JCCC will facilitate closer collaboration between the Combined Joint Operations Command - Baghdad and the Combined Joint Operations Command - Erbil to fight Daesh across all of northern Iraq. The new center will also set the conditions to relocate the Ninewa Operations Center from Baghdad to northern Iraq to coordinate future operations in Ninewa and Mosul.
Daesh continues to be a threat to all citizens of Iraq. The establishment of the JCCC is another tangible sign of the united effort of governmental security forces across northern Iraq and the coalition working together towards the shared goal of defeating Daesh and returning stability to the region.
The center will be manned by an equal number of representatives from the Government of Iraq, the Kurdistan Regional Government and the coalition forces.