June 12, 2014

PKK announces it will ensure safety of Armenians living in Northern Iraq

PKK announces it will ensure safety of Armenians living in Northern Iraq -

 

The Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) leaders, who are located in the Qandil Mountains in Northern Iraq, have issued a statement, reported Radikal daily of Turkey.

Accordingly, they noted that they are ready to resist the attacks by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants, and ensure the safety of the Kurds, Arabs, Turkmen, and Armenians who live in Northern Iraq.

The leadership of the autonomous Kurdistan region of Northern Iraq is deploying a large number of Peshmerga military units—which form the country’s armed forces—ahead of the ISIS militants.

The PKK militants likewise are moving together with the Peshmergas.

         
       Kantsasar Weekly  Diario Armenia