Kurd outpost

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Via Defense News

Czech Foreign Minister Lubomir Zaoralek has announced plans by his country to supply arms to the Kurdish forces in northern Iraq to support their battle against the Islamic State terror group.

Zaoralek said the Czech government considered supplying weapons to Kurdish troops because Islamist fighters have increased access to modern arms.

“The Kurdish side is not sufficiently armed to face such [militants],” Zaoralek told local news agency CTK.

The minister said that many former military officials under ousted dictator Saddam Hussein have joined the ranks of the Islamic State, which was another reason for concern by the international community.

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