Roudao – Erbil
The head of the Kurdistan region, Massoud Barzani, to the opening of the Japanese consulate in Erbil is a good step for the expansion and strengthening of relations between the two sides, expressing the readiness of the region to expand relations with Japan.
A statement issued by the Presidency of the Kurdistan Region, that Barzani received today Wednesday 11 \ 1 \ 2017 and the Japanese Minister of State for Foreign Affairs (کintaro Sonora) and his entourage, which included the Japanese ambassador to Iraq, Fumio Away Japanese consul in Kurdistan Region Katsumi Moureaso.
Abyan and added that “the Japanese minister expressed during the meeting, expressed his delight the opportunity to meet and thanked Barzani for his struggle and his role in the consolidation of peace and against terrorism. He also expressed his thanks and gratitude to the Peshmerga forces of struggle and sacrifice and bravery in the face of terrorists and to beat them.”
The Minister of the Japanese state, “his country’s desire to develop and strengthen its relations with the Kurdistan Region, and that the aim of opening the Japanese consulate in the region to achieve this desire.”
In another aspect of his speech, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan announced that “his country’s readiness to cooperate with the Kurdistan Region in all fields, especially in the area of mines and explosive remnants of war and removal as well as the development of the industrial economy and the health sector,” the statement said.
In contrast, President Barzani welcomed “the Japanese guest delegation and congratulated the opening of the consulate in the capital, Erbil, and thanked the government and the Japanese people for the opening of the Japanese consulate in Erbil promised an important step to expand and strengthen relations between the two sides, and expressed the readiness of the region to expand these relations with the State of Japan “.
Barzani stressed that “Peshmerga managed to break down the toughest enemy of humanity and the most brutal and that was a threat to the whole world, and that terrorism is now and Daesh in decline and a large decline, but that does not mean that the defeat militarily Daesh and ruin the end of terrorism and violence, where there is a likelihood that appears under other names Other methods and new, so there must be a comprehensive international cooperation and coordination in order to eradicate terrorism and violence at all levels, not just the military side. “