BAGHDAD / NINA / Kurdistan Alliance MP, Mohammad Qasim described the forces sent by Baghdad to the border areas in northern Iraq as attack troops not defense.
He told the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA /: "troops with heavy weapons such as tanks do not seem troops designed to protect the borders from smugglers or insurgents."
He added: "The weapons that Iraqi army came with to the disputed area at this particular time is considered suspicious and raises suspicions for other purposes, and preventing them is a natural decision , the Kurdish people have the right to prevent any troops, of this size and these conditions, from entering the Kurdish areas ".
It is mentioned that Peshmerga forces prevented, a few days ago, Iraqi army Units from entering the border areas between the provinces of Nineveh and Dohuk. / End