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Peshmerga: We are ready to withdraw from Tuz if al-Hashd al-Turkmani withdrew

Archival photo.
Archival photo.

(IraqiNews.com) Salahuddin – On Monday the leader in the paramilitary Peshmerga force Hassan Bahran revealed, that the Kurdish forces are ready to withdraw from Tuz Khurmatu in Salahuddin Province if the forces of al-Hashd al-Turkmani militia withdrew from the district.

Bahran said in a press statement followed by IraqiNews.com, “The Peshmerga forces and al-Hashd al-Turkmani have to withdraw from the district, and a federal military force should come to impose security [procedures] in Tuz District,” pointing out that, “The Peshmerga forces are ready to withdraw from the district if al-Hashd al-Turkmani withdrew.”

Bahran also called the Peshmerga forces and al-Hashd al-Turkmani to carry out military operations against ISIS and not against each other, while asked them to liberate al-Bashir area from ISIS militants.



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