Iraqi Army Says Cooperations with Peshmerga will Restore Stability in Kirkuk
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Iraqi Army Says Cooperations with Peshmerga will Restore Stability in Kirkuk

ERBIL - The Iraqi Army's Chief of Staff, Abdul Amir Rashid Yarallah, said on Tuesday that the cooperations between his country's army and Kurdistan Region's Peshmerga forces would restore stability in the disputed province of Kirkuk.

Speaking to reporters, Yarallah pointed out that they have discussed the matter during a recent meeting with officials from the Peshmerga Ministry so to have joint military work in a way that would help the two sides restore stability in the region.

The Peshmerga Ministry with the Iraqi Ministry of Defense lately held a meeting to discuss the situation in the area disputed between Erbil and Baghdad, during which they agreed on joint operations in the region in efforts to prevent the resurgence of the Islamic State (IS).

Babakir Faqe, a Peshmerga official, told BasNews on Monday that a delegation from the Iraqi Defense Ministry will visit Erbil next week.