OREANDA-NEWS. The New York Times, citing American officials, reports that the US military forces are going to resume operations against militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) on the territory of Iraq. In addition, they intend to return to the training of Iraqi forces.

One of the officials said that joint operations of the servicemen of the two countries have already begun, but so far there are not as many as before. He added that details on the preparation of the Iraqi Armed Forces are being worked out.

Officials spoke on condition of anonymity, as decisions have not yet been made public.

Another official said that representatives of the US Army were discussing the resumption of operations against ISIS with the Iraqis, but it is not clear who was involved in these negotiations and it is unknown whether this was publicly approved by the Iraqi government.