Outsourcing Anti-Terror: UK Sends Kurds £1.6 Mn In Arms To Battle ISIS – 9 September 2014

RT logoBritain is providing heavy machine guns and ammunition to Kurdish forces fighting Islamic State (IS) militants, the Ministry of Defence says.

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said the equipment was worth about £1.6 million, and there would be an estimated £475,000 in transport costs, British media report, citing a ministerial statement.

Fallon said the UK is committed to assisting the Iraqi government and to helping Kurdish forces defend themselves.

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