The Chancellor of the Kurdistan Region’s Security Council Masrour Barzani says that their visit to the United States was very productive and that the President of Kurdistan Region Masoud Barzani will return with promising news to the people.
In an interview with KurdistanTV, Masrour Barzani commended the quick actions of the security forces in Erbil to arrest the perpetrators of the April’s Ainkawa bombing in less than 48 hours and killing their chief leaders in two separate operations who were responsible for most of their operations in the Kurdistan Region. “We will not tolerate anyone who threatens the security and stability of the Kurdistan Region,” adding that: “This demonstrates that our security forces are high-trained and experienced.” He also said that terrorists cannot hide and run away from the security forces of Kurdistan and that the recent operations has given a strong message to those who plan terrorists actions in the Region that they will share the same fate.
About their visit to the US and meeting American leaders, he said: “President Barzani asked the American leadership of their commitment to the future for the people of Kurdistan and assurance that our people will never experience the past tragedies. He was promised this.”
Masour Barzani also said that they felt a very strong support from US to the Kurdish people in the meetings. “They promised that they won’t ever let Kurds betrayed or allow Kurdistan be attacked and that they consider the Kurdistan Region as a close ally in the war against terrorism and stabilizing the area.”[vsw id=”stHEfY-wQE0″ source=”youtube” width=”425″ height=”344″ autoplay=”no”]
Regarding talks about independence, Masrour Barzani said that they have spoken ever subject that before the visit was announced in the Kurdistan. “We demanded their support so that we could get stronger in all terms. I assure all the people of Kurdistan Region that the President is returning with great news and Kurdistan will move towards further stability and success.
With regard to the Peshmarga’s position in the US decision-making circles, the Chancellor of the KRSC said that the US decision-makers and public have a great appreciation for the Peshmarga and that the warm welcome shown to the Kurdish delegation is a product of their bravery.