The leadership of the Iraqi Kurdish armed forces, the Peshmerga made a statement regarding the operations of the Iraqi Armed forces in the disputed with Kurdistan Kirkuk province.
“This attack can clearly be considered a Declaration of war against the people of Kurdistan,” – said in a statement.
They added that along with the Iraqi military in the attack was the Shiite militia under the leadership of the Iranian Islamic revolutionary guard Corps (IRGC).
The Kurds are considered the main responsible for the outbreak of the war, the government of Iraq headed by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi.
“It (the government of Iraq – ed.) will pay a heavy price for this attack,” reads the applications with Kurdish forces.