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Kurdish parliament okays sending forces to Syria's Kobane

Oct 22, 2014    

Baghdad, Oct 22 (IANS) The parliament of Iraq's semi-autonomous region of Kurdistan agreed Wednesday to send Peshmerga regional security forces to the besieged town of Kobane in Syria via Turkey, media reported."The parliament of Kurdistan region agreed to send a force from the Peshmerga with its heavy weapons to the Kurdish town of Kobane in Syria as soon as possible," Xinhua reported quoting the state-run Iraqiya channel.The parliament decision came after receiving a letter from the regional Kurdish President Masoud Barzani late Tuesday seeking approval to send regional forces abro...

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