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KRG and Iraqi government discuss border security

Erbil, Kurdistan Region (GOV.KRD) - A delegation from the Peshmerga ministry today convened with Iraq’s interior and defense ministries to discuss the general security situation of the country, with a particular focus on the border areas.

The Peshmerga Chief of Staff, Issa Ozery, discussed the recent Iranian and Turkish attacks on Iraq and the Kurdistan Region’s border areas with officials from the Iraqi security forces as well as border guards.

Officials have decided on a strategy aimed at enhancing border security and on implementation procedures that will be followed in the near future.

The meeting also discussed measures to reinforce Peshmerga fighters and border guards in areas where this is required.

The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) reiterates that it will not permit the security of any neighboring country to be meddled with through the territory of Iraq and the Kurdistan Region.