The US ambassador in his first meeting with Barzani, telling him about the relations between Arbil and Baghdad

2019/06/15 10:55:25

The leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party, Massoud Barzani met on Saturday in Salahaddin, Maceo Toler, the new US ambassador to Iraq.

“During the meeting, which was attended by US Consul General Steve Vickin in Erbil, President Barzani congratulated the new US ambassador in Iraq on the occasion of assuming his new duties, and wished him success,” the statement said.

The statement added that “the American ambassador expressed appreciation for the role of President Barzani in stabilizing and resolving problems and strengthening bilateral relations between Kurdistan and America, as well as the high efforts of sovereignty in the field of improving relations between Erbil and Baghdad, declaring that his country considers the improvement of relations between Erbil and Baghdad, The two sides and the stability of Iraq and the region. ”

In the same meeting, they discussed the progress of the political process in the region and the political situation and the latest developments and changes in the region, according to the statement.

In another part of the meeting were the threats of extremist thought and terrorists, and called for ways to address the radical and ways to uproot it, as in the statement.

Barzani also received Martin Gerker, deputy minister of development and economic cooperation of Germany and his accompanying delegation.

Barzani expressed his thanks to the German government and people for the assistance and support provided to the forces of Peshmerga Kurdistan during the war against the supporter of the terrorist, describing this support as the actor and influential influential to change the field balance in the war against Dahesh.

For his part, Deputy German Minister expressed his country’s satisfaction with the improvement of relations between the Kurdistan Region and Baghdad.

In other axes in the meeting were discussed the relations between the Kurdistan Region and Germany, and the situation and political changes in the region.

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