Iranian Defense Minister: Iran-Iraq Agreement On Expulsion Of Terrorists Not To Be Extended
Minister of Defense and Armed Forces Logistics of Iran emphasized that a security agreement between Iran and Iraq, which urges Baghdad to disarm and expel terrorists from the Kurdistan region, will not be extended.
On September 17, Brigadier General Mohammad-Reza Gharaei Ashtiani, Iran’s Minister of Defense and Armed Forces Logistics, referred to the agreement between Iran and Iraq to disarm and expel terrorists from the Kurdistan region, noting that the Islamic Republic will not extend the deadline, and that Tehran will act according to the agreement we made at due time.
In an interview with Iran newspaper, Ashtiani pointed to the actions taken by Iraq in this respect, stating that some actions have been taken; we will evaluate in the last minute and make a decision based on the evaluation.
The statements come as in recent days, armored units, artillery, missiles, drones, and helicopters of the Ground Forces of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) have been deployed to the northwestern borders of the country.
Earlier, Brigadier deputy commander for operations of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) General Abbas Nilforoushan, emphasized that September 19 is the deadline for the Iraqi government to disarm terrorist groups in the Kurdistan region of Iraq.