Armament of Kurds in Iraq, Albania among 7 countries that help USA

Armament of Kurds in Iraq, Albania among 7 countries that help USA

Washington, August 27, 2014/Independent Balkan News Agency

Seven are the countries that have joined the government of the United States of America to secure weapons for Kurdish forces in Northern Iraq. Albania is also among them. This was confirmed today by the US Secretary of Defense, Chuck Hagel.

“Albania, Canada, Croatia, Denmark, Italy, France and Great Britain are the countries that have joined the USA in securing urgent armaments for the fighters”, said Hagel in a statement.

“This multinational effort which is coordinated by the government of Iraq in Baghdad, will help Kurdish forces to stop the brutal terrorist threat imposed by ISIS. The determination of the Iraqi people and international community to face ISIS threat is growing and USA are looking to work with our friends in the world to help in this effort”, reads the statement of the US Defense Department. /ibna/