President Barzani Receives a German Diplomatic Delegation | |
Salahadin, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, ( President Masoud Barzani received a Germany diplomatic delegation headed by Dr. Cyril Nann, the new German ambassador to Iraq. The President and ambassador Nann spoke of the military operations against the terrorists of the Islamic State and the recent victories achieved by the Peshmerga forces. The President conveyed, on behalf of the people of the Kurdistan Region his message of gratitude to Germany for their support to the Kurdistan Region during this costly war against the terrorists.

The two sides also discussed the Kurdistan Independence Referendum of September 25. The President made reference to the experience of Kurdistan with Baghdad insofar as the principle of partnership is concerned. He added that the people of Kurdistan have witnessed some of the most unspeakable crimes in the hands of the successive regimes in Baghdad and that the time has come for them to convey a message to the rest of the world on where they stand on the issue of independence.