In this Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015 photo, Iraqi security forces patrol after regaining control of an area of Ramadi, the capital of Iraq's Anbar province, 70 miles (115 kilometers) west of Baghdad, Iraq. (AP Photo)
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Iraq's Defence Ministry was not informed about a joint U.S. and Kurdish military operation that rescued 69 prisoners held by ISIS, a ministry spokesman said Friday.Sadiq said ministry officials were meeting representatives of the U.S.-led coalition in Baghdad Friday to learn more about the operation, the most significant raid against ISIS in months.The security forces are now divided, with different commanders speaking to the United States on behalf of Iraq's army, its militias, police and Kurdish peshmerga.The Pentagon's press secretary said the operation did not mark a change in U.S. tactics in the war on ISIS militants.
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