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More Peshmerga Fighters Join Iraqi Volunteer Forces amid Massive Border Offensive

1 June 2017 14:23


Another batch of Kurdish troops left the Peshmerga in order to join Iraq’s ‘Popular Mobilization Forces’, as their defection was approved by PMF’s senior commanders.

The Peshmerga unit is generally composed of Ezadi fighters from the Sinjar region, Al Masdar reported.

Less than two weeks ago, in the similar move, another Kurdish unit in Western Nineveh, suggesting defections from the Peshmerga to be a common theme after the Kurdish leadership in Northern Iraq decided to largely stop clashing with ISIL in November last year.

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