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The President of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Nechirvan Barzani, during a meeting with a delegation from the US Congress, on Thursday, the desire of the Kurdistan Region to further strengthen its relations with the United States of America, and thanked him for US assistance to the region during a war, and expressed readiness to face any terrorist threat.
In a statement to the presidency of the Kurdistan Regional Government responded to the twilight News, Barzani discussed with a delegation from the US Congress the political and security situation in the region in general, and the conditions of the displaced to escape the oppression of terrorism, and relations with the United States of Kurdistan.
The delegation expressed its support for the Kurdistan Region, praised the progress witnessed by the Kurdistan Region, and highly valued the tournaments of the Kurdistan Regional Government and Peshmerga in a confrontational confrontation, sheltering and protecting a large number of displaced people and refugees.
The statement added that during a meeting held Thursday evening in Erbil and attended by Deputy Prime Minister of Kurdistan Region, Qubad Talabani, US Consul General in the Kurdistan Region and Steve Vagan, Barzani stressed the desire of the Kurdistan Region to further strengthen relations with the United States of America, The American aid to the Kurdistan Region during a war, and the readiness of the Kurdistan Region to face any terrorist threat, pointing to the need for coordination and cooperation between Erbil and Baghdad and the International Alliance in this regard.
Barzani then presented an overview of the improvement of the economic situation of the region and overcome the crisis of previous years, calling on friendly countries to invest their capital in the Kurdistan Region, and to help the territorial government in the reforms initiated in various fields.
Talks on reconstruction of war-affected areas, repatriation of displaced persons, relations and talks between Erbil and Baghdad and resolution of their problems through dialogue were discussed at another part of the meeting.