President Barzani Meets U.N. Envoy in Iraq | |
Salahadin, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, ( President Masoud Barzani received a United Nations delegation headed by Mr. Jan Kubis, the Special Representative of the United Nations to Iraq. During the meeting President Barzani and Mr. Kubis spoke of the Mosul operations, the relations between Baghdad and Erbil and the importance of planning for post-liberation Mosul.

President Barzani and Mr. Kubis discussed the latest developments on the operation to liberate Mosul by the collective effort of the Peshmerga forces, the Iraqi forces and the coalition. Mr. Kubis took a moment to pay his respects to the families and loved ones of those who have been perished within the Iraqi and Peshmerga forces as a result of the war against the terrorists of the Islamic State.

President Barzani reiterated his position that the planning for reconciliation and rebuilding of Mosul after the military operation is of immense importance and that the Kurdistan region, Baghdad and the international community must be fully ready for that challenging task.