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Kurdish President: More Needed to Defeat Islamic State

Iraq's Kurdish authorities say Kurdish peshmerga forces do not have the weapons needed to defeat Islamic State militants but says he does not believe Iran should have a role in efforts to fight them. In an interview with VOA's Persian Service, Massoud Barzani, president of Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region, said peshmerga forces have not received the weapons and logistical support needed to successfully fight IS in northern Iraq. Barzani said although he was grateful...

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