(CNN)Iraqi forces have regained control of the airport in Mosul, part of a months-long operation to push ISIS militants from the key city.
The airport -- largely destroyed by ISIS forces -- is now fully under Iraqi Federal Police control, said Col. Abdel Amir Mohamed, commander of the Rapid Response Unit of the Federal Police.
Brett McGurk, the US envoy for the anti-ISIS coalition, congratulated Iraq for the victory.
"Congratulations to Iraqi forces for completing complex maneuver ops to secure #Mosul airport from #ISIS terrorists," he tweeted. "#ISIS is now trapped."
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