Shafaq News / On Wednesday, a British delegation expressed its hope that the Kurdish leader, Massoud Barzani, would play his role to address the challenges facing Iraq and the Kurdistan Region.
This came during his reception at his headquarters in Erbil, the British delegation headed by the chief adviser to the British Ministry of Defense for the Middle East and North Africa, Marshal Sami Sampson.
A statement issued by Barzani’s headquarters received by Shafaq News stated that the meeting, which was attended by the British ambassador to Iraq, Stephen Hickey, discussed the political situation in Iraq and the region, the upcoming Iraqi elections and the threats of ISIS.
The guest delegation stressed the importance of the stability and development of the Kurdistan Region, pointing out that Britain hopes that Barzani will play his role in addressing the problems and challenges facing Iraq and the Kurdistan Region.
For his part, Barzani said that ISIS has been defeated militarily, but the complete elimination of the organization requires the cooperation of all parties to prevent its emergence again.
The Kurdish leader stressed “the necessity of eliminating the organization from the intellectual, economic and social aspects.”