Added time: 12 June 2014, Thursday 17:14
YPG: We will fight side by side with our brothers
Following the fall of the city of Mosul to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant ISIS, the defence forces of West Kurdistan, the YPG, has issued a statement saying it is ready to defend South Kurdistan against these gangs.
People's Defense Forces YPG announced that YPG forces helped South Kurdistan Peshmarga Forces and have been coordinating defense of Kurdistan against any possible attacks of ISIS.
YPG's statement notes that after ISIS attacked Mosul city, the Iraqi security forces left the region. "Our forces are in coordination with peshmarga forces in Til Koçer and Yarubiyaa borders.
YPG also reported that ISIS attempted to attack a military base in Selemiye village and a peshmarga unit.
"YPG forces helped their brothers and defended the region and peshmarga unit. We promised to defend Kurdistan and we will always be with peshmarga forces to defend South Kurdistan."