ERBIL – Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) Masrour Barzani received on Tuesday Operation Inherent Resolve Commander Lieutenant General Paul Funk to discuss the latest political and security developments in the region and ties between Erbil and Washington.
During the meeting, the US official reiterated his country’s support for the Kurdistan Region, hoping to expand and strengthen the relations between the sides.
Concerning the re-emergence of the Islamic State (IS), Funk said that the US continues to support the collaboration of the Peshmerga forces and Iraqi army with the coalition to secure the areas.
Barzani reiterated that close coordination is required to stabilize the situation. He also noted that addressing the political, administrative and constitutional disputes is the precondition for tackling the causes of terror in the region.