Six states training Peshmerga forces: official
The Spokesman of the Kurdistan Region forces of Peshmerga, Halgurd Hekmat, said six anti-IS coalition states are training the Kurdish forces to fight against the radical group of the IS that is controlling large swathes of Iraq and Syria.

He told NRT that some Peshmerga forces units are being trained by Turkish army forces, noting that most of the trainings are on the way to use semi-heavy weapons, demining and using modern weapons.

Hekmat also said the Germany forces are training Peshmerga to use the arms the state has sent to Kurdistan Region and forces from France and Britain are training the Kurdish forces over how to fight terrorism.

He ultimately concluded that six states of the U.S., Britiain, France, Germany, Italy and Turkey are giving trainings to the Kurdish forces, voicing his happiness over the trainings and called them useful and successful.

News Code: 8923  |  Date: 2014/11/24  |  Time: 9 : 55

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