President Barzani Receives a Delegation of Christian Clergymen | |
Salahadin, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, ( President Masoud Barzani received a delegation of Iraqi Christian clergymen from a variety of sects. During the meeting President Barzani warmly welcomed the delegation and acknowledged the significance of Christians' endurance during these challenging times for all Iraqi components as they face this existential threat from the terrorists of the Islamic State.

President Barzani stated that the diversity of Iraq as a whole and the Kurdistan Region, in particular, is of immense importance to the people and government of the Kurdistan Region.

The delegation began by expressing their gratitude to the people and government of the Kurdistan Region for their continued support to the Christians. They also acknowledged the role of the Peshmerga forces in liberating some of the key areas inhabited by Iraq's Christians. The delegation conveyed their condolences to the families and loved ones of the Peshmerga forces who have paid the ultimate price for the liberation of areas which were controlled by the terrorists of the Islamic State.