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Masrour Barzani Calls on Syrian Kurds to Unite

Masrour Barzani and Dutch Envoy to Syria

Masrour Barzani underlined the importance of unity between the Kurdish parties of Syria and power monopoly threatens their future. In a meeting with the Dutch Envoy to Syria, Ambassador Gerard Steeghs, the Chancellor of the Kurdistan Region’s Security Council (KRSC) Masrour Barzani called on Kurdish factions to unite and implement …

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Netherlands Continues Its Support to Kurdistan Region

nechirvan barzani and dutch ambassador

Kurdistan Region Prime Minister, Nechirvan Barzani, yesterday received the Ambassador of the Netherlands to Iraq, Mr. Jan Waltmans and his accompanying diplomatic delegation. Ambassador Waltmans expressed his government’s humanitarian and military support to Kurdistan Region. He also highlighted the good relations between the Netherlands and Kurdistan Region. Prime Minister Barzani …

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With Eye on Mosul, Coalition Advisers Train Peshmarga

Kurdish peshmerga perform tactical maneuvers under the supervision of Dutch, German and English military trainers, Feb. 20, 2015.

On a hillside in Kurdistan, peshmerga soldiers load bullets into magazines. A Dutch commander from the coalition forces watches as the peshmerga perform drills — from combat medical procedures and urban warfare training to live fire field exercises. While the bombardment by US and allied forces have helped the Iraqi and Kurdish forces regain territory controlled by …

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