The Kurdish Special Forces (Peshmerge) confirmed the allegation of the cooperation of the fundamental and radical Islamic groups with the Iranian Revolution Guards Corps in the invasion of South Kurdistan.
A commander of the Peshmerge Forces confirmed that Ansar al-Islam has been closely working and aiding the Iranian Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) in their invasion of South Kurdistan.
“Ansar al-Islam group has been fighting the Kurdish guerrillas of PJAK (Free Life Party of Kurdistan) shoulder to shoulder with the Iranian Revolution Guards,” said Selah Dilmani commander in chief of battalion of 18 in Balakaeyti in an interview with Rudaw News.
Mr Dilmani added, “Ansar al-Islam group has been guiding the Revolution Guards, for they well know these areas.”
“There are two groups of Ansar al-Islam, who are local Kurds from the districts of Qeladize, Sengser, Teteq, Kifri and Kelar. They have been guiding and assisting the IRGC in the fight against the Kurdish guerrillas,” concluded Mr Dilmani.