Iraqi Kurdish leader vows to liberate Sinjar from the Islamic State group in televised speech

August 3, 2015 9:33 AM

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BAGHDAD – The leader of Iraq's Kurdish region says that Iraqi Kurds must maintain control of areas in northwestern Iraq, including the city of Sinjar, after they are recaptured from Islamic State militants.

Massoud Barzani also said Sinjar will remain a Kurdish province under the Iraqi federal government.

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