Iraqi Defense Minister highly appreciated the role Alپeshmrگh in response to terrorists

[7:02] 14 / Nov / 04

Erbil, November 4 / Noڤmbr (PNA) – received Nیچیrڤan Barzani, prime minister of the Kurdistan Region, on the evening of Monday, November 3, 2014 in the capital city of Erbil, Khalid al-Obeidi, the Iraqi Minister of Defense and his accompanying delegation, which included Chief of Staff of the Iraqi army and an official US security coordination in Iraq The governor of Mosul and a number of military advisers and Iraqi and US officials.

During the meeting, which was attended by Minister of Public Alپeshmrگh in the Kurdistan Region, the two sides stressed the importance of cooperation and coordination between Alپeshmrگh the Iraqi army, and the price of the Iraqi defense minister aloft role Alپeshmrگh in responding to the terrorists, and highlighted in particular the liberalization of Zammar and Rabia operations by Alپeshmrگh forces described the liberation of these two regions from the control of terrorists Daash step is very important and appreciated.

How it announced Alپeshmrگh seen as part of the Iraqi defense system will make its utmost efforts to address the problems Alپeshmrگh file with Baghdad, and in this context expressed the hope that the yield expected visit of the delegation of the Kurdistan region to Baghdad to find ways to address the problems. He also stressed at the same time the need to strengthen the capacity of the Iraqi army, and announced that the Iraqi army is moved from the defensive to the offensive.

In another aspect of this meeting, was trading conditions and military developments and the importance of the participation of Iraqi tribes in confronting the terrorists and build a stronger national defense of the young people in different areas of Iraq. The meeting stressed the need to build local defense forces of the sons of the tribes of this phase of the war against terrorism, and that will have a positive impact on changing the balance of power on the ground.

The role of the international coalition in the war against Daash, has been the focus least from this meeting, where it was to pay tribute to the role of US air strikes and coalition Daash sites, which have had a significant impact on the creation of paralysis in their movements and their movements and impeding military support to the terrorists significantly system.

For his part, Nیچیrڤan Barzani, prime minister of the Kurdistan Region welcomed the delegation and expressed his happiness to visit the Iraqi Minister of Defense and his accompanying delegation. Stressing that although the impact of US air strikes and coalition forces against Daash sites, but these raids alone are not sufficient, and that the war on terror need to strategic change, and should be strengthened ground forces and military units with military artillery and provide the necessary weapons and ammunition.

Prime Minister also described the participation of Arab countries and its role in the international coalition against terrorism as significant and influential, and stressed the need for the presence of the Arab countries in this alliance. Regarding the relations between the Kurdistan Regional Government and the Federal Government of Iraq, declared: We look forward with optimism to the future of relations between Erbil and Baghdad, and we want to address all the problems with Baghdad.

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