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President Barzani Meets UK Defence Advisor

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Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani today met with General Tom Beckett, UK’s Defence Senior Advisor Middle East at the Ministry of Defence. President Barzani and General Beckett discussed the ongoing efforts to defeat ISIS terrorists, including preparations to retake the city of Mosul from ISIS. They also discussed logistical and …

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UK Provides Further Equipment to Kurdish Fighters Tackling ISIS

UK has tens of military advisers training Peshmarga forces in Kurdistan.

The Defence Secretary has announced today in a Written Ministerial Statement that, at the request of the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG), the UK will supply a further £600,000 worth of military equipment to the Kurdish Peshmerga. The UK Government has already gifted over 50 tonnes of non lethal equipment, heavy machine guns, …

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UK Security Envoy Says Peshmarga Deserve Every Type of Weapon

Masrour Barzani and Lieutenant General Simon Mayall discussed Peshmarga's military needs.

Peshmarga deserves every advanced and sophisticated weaponry they need, says the UK’s premier envoy for security in the Kurdistan Region. Masrour Barzani, the Chancellor of the Kurdistan Region’s Security Council, received Lieutenant General Simon Mayall, special Representative of UK Prime Minister for Security in the Kurdistan Region and his accompanying …

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