Kurds: Military Aid

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 29th January 2020.

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Photo of Robert Halfon Robert Halfon Chair, Education Committee, Chair, Education Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many Peshmerga soldiers were mentored by the UK in the last 12 months for which figures are available; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Anne-Marie Trevelyan Anne-Marie Trevelyan Minister of State (Ministry of Defence) (Minister for the Armed Forces)

In conjunction with Coalition partners, the UK has delivered training to 2,273 members of Kurdish security forces in 2019, as part of our long-term commitment to the defeat of Daesh.

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