President Masoud Barzani received a high level Turkish delegation headed by Turkey’s Prime Minister, Mr. Bnali Yildarim,. During the meeting President Barzani warmly welcomed the delegation and began discussions of bilateral relations with Turkey and how we can further improve the relations.
Prime Minister Yildarim and President Barzani discussed in detail the current war against the terrorists of the Islamic State and specifically about the Mosul operation in which the Peshmerga forces are taking a critical role. The prime Minister expressed his government’s support to Iraq and the Kurdistan Region as they face this existential threat which threatens not only Iraq and the Kurdistan Region, but also the entirety of the free world.
President Barzani and Turkey’s Prime Minister took a trip to Zartik Mountain where they closely observed the areas which have been liberated by the Peshmerga forces from the terrorists of the Islamic State. President Barzani and the Turkish Prime Minister spoke of the importance of the bilateral relations between Turkey and Iraq and the Kurdistan Region, especially during this very crucial time where we collectively face this enemy of the terrorists of Islamic State,