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Ministry of Peshmerga discusses reform assistance with European Union

The head of the European Union delegation for the support of the reform process in security sector visited Ministry of Peshmerga

A Statement by the Ministry of Peshmerga regarding the attack near Amedi, Northern Kurdistan Region

Today, members of the PKK group ambushed and attacked a unit of the Peshmerga Forces on Mount Matina, near the town of Amedi in the northern Kurdistan Region.

Minister of Peshmerga receives Coalition delegation

The Peshmerga Minister, Shorish Ismael today met with a Coalition delegation headed by the new Deputy Commanding General of the Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve, Brigadier General Richard Bell.


Minister of Peshmerga meets with Coalition delegation

Peshmerga Minister Shoresh Ismael today received a coalition delegation headed by Col. David Williams, the Director of the Joint Coalition Coordination Center (JCCC), to discuss ongoing support in the fight against terrorism.

Ministry of Peshmerga meets with Coalition Military Advisors

The Ministry of Peshmerga met with Coalition military advisors and representatives from the Reform Directorate to discuss future courses of action to continue supporting reform efforts within the Peshmerga forces.

Kurdistan flag proudly featured for the first time on British Royal Sandhurst Academy unifrom

Lieutenant Amir Mahdi Mizuri became the first Peshmerga officer to graduate from the British Royal Sandhurst Academy after 14 months, earning the equivalent of a military Bachelor’s degree, and the first to wear the Kurdistan flag patch on his uniform.

Minister of Peshmerga commemorates 33rd anniversary of Halabja chemical weapons attack

Today, March 16, 2021, the Kurdistan Regional Government’s Minister of Peshmerga, Shoresh Ismail, his Deputy Minister, Serbast Lazgin, Secretary General, Chief of Staff, and other senior officers and employees of the Ministry of Peshmerga, observed a moment of silence to mark the 33rd anniversary of the chemical attack on the city of Halabja.

Ministry of Peshmerga and Germany sign new projects

Peshmerga Minister Shoresh Ismail and Commander of the German Forces, Holvar Konckle, in the Kurdistan Region have signed on to a number of joint draft projects to increase the capabilities of the Peshmerga Forces and develop preparedness on military activities.

Minister of Peshmerga meets with High-Ranking US Military Delegation

The Kurdistan Regional Government’s Minister of Peshmerga, Shoresh Ismail, on March 2, 2021, received Senior US Military Commander with the Joint Security Coordination Office in the Kurdistan Region, Colonel Juliet, and Military Advisor, Colonel Cisse.

Coalition Forces meet with Joint Coalition Coordination Center forces in Erbil

A military delegation from the Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve, the 83-member International Coalition to defeat ISIS, on February 17, 2021, visited the Joint Coalition Coordination Center (JCCC) in Erbil to meet with the Kurdistan Region and Iraq’s military and security forces.