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Kurds do not fear strong army but from incorporating it into political differences -- Lawmaker.

BAGHDAD Baghdad or Bagdad (both: băg`dăd, bägdäd`), city (1987 pop. 3,841,268), capital of Iraq, central Iraq, on both banks of the Tigris River. The city's principal economic activity is oil refining.  / Aswat al-Iraq: A lawmaker from the Kurdistan Kurdistan: see under Kurds.
Kurdistan

Broad designation given to a mountainous region that includes parts of Turkey, Iran, Iraq, Armenia, and Syria, inhabited predominantly by Kurds.
 Alliance said on Saturday that Kurds do not afraid from a strong Iraqi army The Iraqi Army is the army of Iraq, active in various forms since the country was formed in the aftermath of World War I.

Today, it is a component of the Iraqi Security Forces tasked with assuming responsibility for all Iraqi land-based military operations following the 2003
 and supplying it with air jets, but from incorporating it into political differences. "The real danger on Iraq and Iraqis is not to keep up democracy and to incorporate the Iraqi army into political differences," Muayad al-Tayib told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. "Kurds want a strong army, which does not interfere in the political issues and works only to protect the country and provide citizens with security and stability," he added. US officials had said a few days ago that The first batch of F-16 fighter jets bought by Iraq are due to be delivered in two years. Washington agreed last year to sell 36 F-16 jets to Baghdad in a multi-billion-dollar deal aimed at increasing the capabilities of Iraq's fledgling air force, a weak point in its national defences. The first batch of those F-16s is due to be handed over to Iraq in September 2014, US officials said. SH (TS)/SR 583

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Date:Aug 25, 2012
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