Syrian Kurdish Peshmerga to Return to Rojava

Hawar Abdulrazaq

ERBIL – The Head of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) foreign relations Hemin Hawrami has revealed that the Kurdish leader have agreed for Syrian Kurdish Peshmerga forces to return to the Syrian Kurdistan commonly known as Rojava.

The Kurdistan Region President Massoud Barzani met with the Democratic Union Party (PYD) leader Salih Muslim on Tuesday September 15th, and during the meeting they discussed the possibility of Syrian Peshmerga joining other Kurdish forces in Syrian Kurdistan.

The United States official were also participated in the Barzani-Muslim meeting.

“Rojava [Syrian Kurdistan] Peshmerga who have been trained by the KRG will return to Rojava”, Hawrami tweeted on his account.

He stated that the Peshmerga would join the People’s Protection Unit (YPG) fighter, which is the PYD military wing and aims to jointly protect Kurdish areas.

Kurdistan Democratic Party of Syria (KDP-S) politburo member Nouri Brimo confirmed the reports and said that 3,000 Syrian Kurdish Peshmerga are currently fighting IS near Mosul, and thousands are being trained at the moment.

Kurdistan Regional Government has trained thousands of Syrian Kurds to return and protect their areas, but the PYD has been preventing them to cross the border into Syrian Kurdistan.

Furthermore, The United States has trained and armed the Syrian Kurdish Peshmerga forces.

source: BasNews

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