A heavily armed Iranian military force arrived at Sulaymaniyah International Airport in the autonomous northern Kurdistan region of Iraq this week en route to Kirkuk to help defend Shiite shrines from Sunni militant attacks, pan-Arab Asharq Al-Awsat, quoting an Iraqi Kurdish security official, reported Thursday.
Report: Iranian forces arrive in Iraq’s Kurdistan
The PUK facilitated the Iranians force’s movement through Kirkuk, a source added. (Reuters)
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