Peshmerga Commander: 80 KM Of Syria-Iraq Border Controlled By Us

(Sydney, Australia – 3:35 A.M.) 80 KM of the border area between Iraq and Syria is under the control of Kurdistan Region Peshmerga forces, according to a commander within the group.

Peshmerga commander, Hashim Sitayi, said that their area of control extends from Sheila to Sinuni Northwest of Mosul, as well as the strategic border crossings of Peshkhabur, Rabia and Khazuka.

He stated that the Peshmerga forces are planning to further tighten the security of the border, adding that no forces will be allowed to cross the border area held by the Peshmerga.

Peshmerga forces managed to recapture all the Kurdish areas in North and Northwest of Mosul from ISIS by the end of 2016.

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