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President Barzani Welcomes President Hollande in Erbil


President Masoud Barzani received a high level French delegation headed by Francois Hollande, the President of France. The French delegation included the Minister of Defense and Veteran Affairs, Mr. Jean-Yves Le Drian and a number of other officials. Accompanying the President were a number of KRG officials including Mr. Kosrat …

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Pentagon Chief Awards Peshmerga Officers


The United States Secretary of Defense, Ashton Carter, awarded Peshmerga officers with Joint Commendation Medals for their role in the operation to liberate the City of Mosul from the so-called Islamic State terror group. Secretary Ashton presented the medals on Sunday night during his visit to Erbil, the capital of …

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Masrour Barzani: We Want Sustainable Independent Kurdistan


The Chancellor of the Kurdistan Region’s Security Council Masrour Barzani says that the tougher fight against ISIS by the Iraqi armed forces is expected to come as they are advancing towards the west bank of Mosul. In an interview with Fox News’s Bret Baier, Masrour Barzani said that the Kurdish …

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Masrour Barzani Meets Senior Congress Members


Masrour Barzani met with several leading United States Congress members in Washington DC to discuss strategic bilateral ties between Kurdistan Region and US and increasing US financial and military aid to the Peshmerga forces. The Chancellor of the Kurdistan Region’s Security Council Masrour Barzani is on an official visit to …

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