As fighting continues in Mosul, Hawija and Telafar, the EU’s air lifts “are a tangible expression of European solidarity with the Iraqi people,” said EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides.

“The European Union is at the forefront of the humanitarian response to the crisis in Iraq, helping with funding and direct material assistance,” he added.

According to the Iraqi Ministry of Displacement and Migration, the number of displaced people from Mosul is...

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