The head of the Kurdistan Democratic Party, Massoud Barzani, received a government delegation from the United States consisting of officials from the ministries of state and defense, headed by Ambassador James Jeffrey, US special envoy to Syria, as well as Joel Riborne, deputy assistant minister of the Mashreq affairs.
Barzani and Jeffrey talked about recent political developments in Iraq and the Kurdistan Region, and discussed the military progress against the terrorists and the general situation in Syria.
Barzani expressed his gratitude to the people and government of the United States for their continued support of the Kurdistan Region, adding that the war against terrorists would in fact be more expensive in terms of human lives and resources.
Jeffrey pointed out that the support of the United States to the Kurdistan Region proved to be a successful endeavor and that the Kurdistan Region is one of the success stories in the Middle East.
The two sides discussed the political situation in Iraq and the recently strengthened relations between Baghdad and Erbil.
Geoffrey and Barzani expressed their optimism for a brighter future for Iraq and the Kurdistan region in the wake of the war on the organization of an advocate.
The meeting also discussed the situation in Syria and how all parties should begin to engage in finding ways that would be in the interest of the Syrian people after the end of the organization.
Barzani stressed that the terrorists of the Al-Qaeda organization faced a serious defeat in Iraq and Syria, and must continue to deal with their threat with caution.