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Pentagon Extends Military Training for Iraqi, Peshmerga Forces
[size=19]ERBIL - The Pentagon has decided to extend the US' military training mission for the Iraqi and the Kurdistan Region Peshmerga forces.[/size]
The message was conveyed by the US Consul General in Erbil Steven Fagin during a meeting with Peshmerga Minister Shorish Ismail on Sunday in the capital city, where they held talks on closer cooperations between the two sides' forces in Iraq.
Fagin pointed out that the Pentagon has decided to keep its military advisors in Iraq and the Kurdistan Region for two more years to help the country's forces in the fight against terrorism.
He further said that the US will also continue to assist Erbil and Baghdad in resolving their remaining disputes.
The Peshmerga minister welcomed US' decision and commended the country's prolonged assistance to the Kurdistan Region.
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