Iraq: France, U.K. Say They Will Directly Support Kurdish Fighters

August 15, 2014 | 0902 GMT
France will increase its support to Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq after a phone call between French President Francois Holland and Iraqi President Fuad Massum, The Local reported Aug. 15. Hollande confirmed the imminent delivery of military equipment. Meanwhile, British Prime Minister David Cameron also said he is prepared to supply weapons directly to Iraqi Kurdish forces, The Guardian reported.