Washington calls on Baghdad to “calm” and limit its military movements in the disputed areas


Washington calls on Baghdad to "calm" and limit its military movements in the disputed areas
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The US State Department called on the Baghdad government to avoid clashes in northern Iraq by limiting the movement of federal forces in the disputed areas to those that are coordinated with the Kurdistan Regional Government.

It said Washington was concerned about reports of violent clashes around the city of Elton Kubri.

“Re-asserting the federal authority over the disputed areas does not in any way change its status … it remains in dispute until its status is resolved under the Iraqi constitution,” she said.

An Iraqi security official announced yesterday that the Iraqi forces regained control of the “Alton bridge” the last towns of the province of Kirkuk, but the Security Council of the Kurdistan Region has announced on Saturday that those forces from the Iranian-backed popular crowd have launched an attack on the Peshmerga forces in that town , And were aiming to invade the area of ​​”Qushta” south of Arbil, capital of the region.

 

http://www.shafaaq.com/ar/Ar_NewsReader/5644fc88-43e9-4c9a-a6c9-d63cdc1b0639

 

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