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Iran masses troops near the border of Kurdistan region

 Iran masses troops near the border of Kurdistan region

Representational file photo

Representational file photo
Representational file photo

(IraqiNews.com) Sulaymaniyah – Iranian Kurdish official revealed on Wednesday, that the Iranian forces began massing near the borders with Kurdistan region, confirming the readiness of the Kurdish forces to counter any attacks.

لIranian Kurdish official said in an interview for IraqiNews.com:”Iran has begun massing its troops in the regions of Khai and Sardasht, which are close to the borders of the Kurdistan region,” noting that “those forces estimated at more than twenty thousand troops equipped with heavy and sophisticated weapons. ”

He added that “Iranian forces recently began building sites and new stations on the borders of Kurdistan due to the clashes that broke out recently between the protection units of east Kurdistan and the Iranian forces,” stressing that, “the Kurdish forces are ready to confront any Iranian attack.”

Kurdish sources announced last Friday the killing and the wounding of 25 Iranian soldiers at the hands of protection units of eastern Kurdistan forces during an armed attack, noting that the attack was in retaliation for the killing of four Kurds.

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