January 23 2019
The Iraqi government has agreed to increase funding for Kurdish peshmerga forces, reports Kurdistan 24.
On Sunday, the Parliament's Security and Defense Committee approved a US$57 million increase to the defense ministry budget to cover the salaries of Kurdish peshmerga forces, said a Kurdish official following the meeting.
The committee recognized the important role peshmerga forces played in the fight against the Islamic State, including the battle to liberate Mosul and its...
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