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Peshmerga denies Iraqi Federal Police, IMIS besieging Kirkuk Air Base


Kurdistan's Peshmerga forces have denied reports that Iraqi Federal Police forces alongside Iran-allied IMIS militias have besieged Kirkuk Air Base (K1), sources told the Baghdad Post Sunday. 


Shiite space channels reported earlier that the Iran-backed Iraqi forces were besieging teh air base ahead of storming it. 


Iraqi forces, backed by Iranian militias, have threatened to invade oil-rich Kirkuk in retaliation for the Sept. 5th referendum that overwhelmingly voted for an independent Kurdistan. 

Last Modified: Monday، 16 October 2017 01:47 AM