Peshmerga force prevents army from reaching disputed areas.ARBIL / Aswat al-Iraq: Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga Noun 1. peshmerga - a member of a Kurdish guerilla organization that fights for a free Kurdish state
Kurd - a member of a largely pastoral Islamic people who live in Kurdistan; the largest ethnic group without their own state forces in Duhuk have prevented soldiers sent by Baghdad from reaching a disputed north Iraq area that borders Syria, a top Kurdish security official said on Friday.
"Soldiers from the 10th 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 division tried to go from the Rabiyaa area to the Zimar area, and the 8th Brigade brigade
Military unit commanded by a brigadier general or a colonel and composed of two or more subordinate units, such as regiments or battalions. Two or more brigades make up a division. of the Peshmerga prevented them," Jabbar Yawar, a top official in the Kurdish ministry responsible for the local Peshmerga security forces, said.
Yawar said that the Iraqi army division had been sent to protect the Iraqi-Syrian border.
The official justified the move as "their coming was not coordinated, and these are disputed areas." He noted that there are both Peshmerga and border police in the area, and said that additional forces were not needed as it is secure. SH (TP)
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