After attacks on Kurdistan, Iraq moves its forces to the borders of Iran and Turkey
Iraq’s Council of Ministers for National Security announced a plan to move Iraqi border troops along the borders with Iran and Turkey at a meeting on Wednesday.
The prime minister’s media office said in a statement that the meeting, chaired by Prime Minister Muhammad Shia ‘al-Sudani, discussed Turkish and Iranian “violations” at the country’s borders and the bombing of areas inland in the region Kurdistan in Iraq.
The Iraqi government, in a statement released after a meeting of the Council of Ministers for National Security, said it had decided to “develop a plan to redeploy Iraqi border forces to close the zero line along the borders with Iran and Turkey.” keep”.
A Turkish fighter was involved in the attack on northern Syria and northern Iraq
The Iranian Revolutionary Guards have launched missile strikes and drone strikes on locations of the Iranian Kurdish opposition, which has been stationed in Iraqi Kurdistan, the autonomous region in northern Iraq, for decades.
Mounted in turn TurkeySunday, a military operation against Kurdistan Workers’ Party and Kurdish People’s Defense Units locations in northern Iraq and Syria.
The Iraqi statement released on Wednesday added that the Council of Ministers for National Security decided to coordinate with Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government and the Peshmerga Ministry to unify national efforts to protect the country’s borders.
The border areas in Iraqi Kurdistan are under the control of the Peshmerga, military special forces in the Kurdistan Region, which are administratively subordinate to the Iraqi Defense Ministry.
The statement noted that the plan was being developed “in coordination with the Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraq and the Peshmerga Ministry,” with the Peshmerga Chief of Staff attending the meeting.
A Peshmerga delegation met with representatives of the interior and defense ministries on Tuesday. The two sides agreed on “a strategy to improve border security,” according to a statement from Iraq’s Kurdistan Region.
A spokesman for the Kurdistan Regional Government, Lawk Ghafouri, said: “The Kurdistan Regional Government will send reinforcements from the peshmerga to the border.”
On Tuesday, Iraqi news agency quoted al-Sudani as saying he had asked to study ways to remove obstacles to the deployment of Iraqi forces at the borders with neighboring countries.
On the other hand, she explained Iranian Revolutionary Guards Ground ForcesOn Tuesday, she announced fresh attacks on opponents stationed in Iraq’s Kurdistan Region.
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Nasser Kanaani said in Tehran that his country hopes “not to use Iraqi land to threaten Iran’s security”.
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