Pres­i­dent Barzani Meets US Se­na­tor John McCain

The Kurdish Globe - - FRONT PAGE -

Pres­i­dent Ma­soud Barzani to­day met with US Se­na­tor John McCain in Er­bil to dis­cuss bi­lat­eral re­la­tions and the fight against ISIS ter­ror­ists.

Se­na­tor McCain said the pur­pose of his visit to Kur­dis­tan is to see first­hand the sit­u­a­tion on the ground, par­tic­u­larly with re­gard to the fight­ing with ISIS ter­ror­ists. He com­mended the role of Pres­i­dent Barzani and the pesh­merga forces for in­flict­ing heavy de­feats on the ISIS ter­ror­ists, adding that the US gov­ern­ment and peo­ple would con­tinue to back Kur­dis­tan in this fight.

Pres­i­dent Barzani thanked the United States gov­ern­ment and peo­ple for their con­tin­ued support to Kur­dis­tan. He also thanked the United States for its support of the joint ef­fort by the pesh­merga and lo­cal fight­ers in the Syr­ian Kur­dish city of Kobane to de­fend the city.

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