Kurdistan! Military drills will go on!


[Iranian Army’s Ground Forces holds “big military drill” in Parviz Khan border in Qasr-e Shirin, western Iran. In this drill, armored units, drones, and rapid reaction forces were deployed. Following the independence referendum by Kurdistan Regional Government, Iran has held many military drills in the country’s western borders, near Iraqi Kurdish region. Also, Iranian and Iraqi armies will hold joint drills on Iran’s border with autonomous Iraqi Kurdistan region. The announcement came amid escalating tensions in the wake of a controversial secession referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan region, where almost 93% of voters backed a split from Baghdad. Iran calls the independence referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan region “illegitimate”.]