MoD denies clashes between IA forces & Peshmerga

mod denies clashes between ia forces amp peshmerga MoD denies clashes between IA forces & Peshmerga

Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) The Ministry of Defense denied reports about any “clashes that might erupt between the Iraqi Army forces and the Peshmerga forces of Kurdistan Region in Zarga bridge area, which is situated behind Tuz Khormato district, of eastern Tikrit.”

The official spokesperson of Baghdad Operations Command, Dhiya al-Wakeel, reported in statement received by IraqiNews.com on Tuesday ”The forces of the Iraqi Army 16th Brigade, deployed in the district did not record any security breach or any military action on that day,” describing the media reports about this incident as ”misleading lies.”

Media outlets reported about clashes that “occurred between the Iraqi Army forces and the Peshmerga forces in Zarga area behind Tuz Khormato district.”

Since Monday, forces of the Iraqi Army have been mobilized from Baghdad heading towards Himreen area while other forces headed from Tikrit of Salah-il-Din province toward the areas near Tuz Khormato district. \

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