ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Peshmerga Ministry said any attack targeting the US-led Global Coalition forces in the Kurdistan Region is an attack on the Peshmerga forces.
The ministry issued a statement to condemn Monday’s rocket attack and make it clear that terrorists will never be able to destabilize the security, stability, and prosperity of the Kurdistan Region.
It reaffirmed that the Peshmerga forces will face and defeat any attack with full force.
“We assure the people and dear citizens of Kurdistan that the Peshmerga forces are always ready to defend and secure the safety of the people and the land of Kurdistan,” reads the statement.
“Now, more than ever, we need unity and with the high morale of Peshmerga forces, we will defeat the terrorists, and we will not allow the lives of our people to be endangered in any way,” it added.
The ministry also offered condolences to the family and friends of a killed civilian and wished speedy recovery for those injured.