US military aid to Iraqi Kurdistan region + Images

Wednesday, 16 September 2020 - 11:00
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ISWNews Analysis Group: The US delivered $250 million-worth military equipment to the Peshmerga forces in Iraqi Kurdistan region.

Matthew Toller, the US ambassador to Iraq, attended a ceremony to hand over $250 million-worth military aid to Peshmerga forces in Erbil, the capital of the Iraqi Kurdistan region.

According to Iraqi Kurdistan sources, the aid delivered includes armored vehicles and a large quantity of weapons and other military equipment valued at $250 million.
US military assistance will also continue in the future, and a number of US troops will assist the Peshmerga in training and using some weapons.

It is worth mentioning that Matthew Toller, the US Ambassador to Iraq, met separately with Massoud, Masroor and Nechirvan Barzani during his visit to the Iraqi Kurdistan region.

US military aid was delivered directly to the Iraqi Kurdistan region, this is while under Iraqi law any military assistance to Kurdistan Region must be approved by the central government first.

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