Czech foreign minister will travel to Iraq to discuss ammuniton shipments for Kurdish forces


Czech Foreign Minister Lubomír Zaorálek will later this month travel to Baghdad and the Kurdish capital Erbil to discuss his country’s shipments of ammunition for the Kurdish forces, Mr Zaorálek told Czech TV on Sunday. The Czech government will supply ammunition for AK-47 assault rifles and machine guns, hand grenades as well as anti-tank rockets, in total worth over 40 million crowns. US military aircraft will help transfer the material to Iraq, Mr Zaorálek said.