U.S. forces committed to train Peshmerga – Talabani
January 14, 2010 - 11:34:55
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: Iraqi President Jalal Talabani said that U.S. forces have made a commitment to train Peshmerga (Kurdish) forces after unifying them. "Negotiations are underway with Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki to form two military divisions in Kurdistan," Talabani said on Wednesday from his hometown, Sulaimaniya.
He referred to the importance of upcoming parliamentary election in Iraq and what he described as "Kurdish leadership in Baghdad."