Czech Republic preparing to supply military materials to Baghdad and Kurdish regional government in Iraq

The Czech Republic is preparing to send military materials to democratic forces in Iraq fighting the radical Islamic State, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement. The supplies will go to Iraqi government units in Baghdad and the regional government in Iraqi Kurdistan, which is at present coming under attack from the militants. The weapons could be provided in the form of intergovernmental aid or by means of a standard trade agreement, the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs' statement said.