President Barzani Receives a U.S. Military and Diplomatic Delegation


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29/08/2017
Salahadin, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, (Krp.org)- President Masoud Barzani received a U.S. military and diplomatic delegation today. The delegation was headed by Douglas Silliman, the U.S. ambassador to Iraq and General Stephen Townsend, the commander of the Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve. During the meeting President Barzani and the U.S. delegation reviewed some of the details of the ongoing efforts against the terrorists of the Islamic State in both Iraq and Syria.

General Townsend made reference to the note that this was his farewell visit to Kurdistan at his current DoD assignment and that he would be replaced by General Paul Funk who was also present during the meeting.

President Barzani and the U.S. delegation discussed how the recent conflict with the terrorists of the Islamic State has indeed brought the United States and the Kurdistan Region even closer. They also spoke of the importance of enhancing the bilateral relations between the two sides.




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