Barzani thanks Americans for their support
Kurdistan Region President Massoud Barzani insists that destroying Islamic State (IS) is a job for the entire world, not just the Peshmerga and the international coalition.
On February 18, Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani met with US Senator Bob Corker, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.
The President and the US Senator discussed the progress of the fight against ISIS terrorists, and international coalition support for the Peshmerga forces in the fight.
Senator Corker, who was accompanied by US Ambassador to Iraq Stuart Jones, praised the leadership of President Barzani and the bravery of the Peshmerga forces in pushing back ISIS terrorists and said that the United States would continue to help the Peshmerga forces. He also said that the people of the United States have deep appreciation for the sacrifices made by the people of Kurdistan in confronting ISIS terrorists and in taking in many internally displaced people from other parts of Iraq.
President Barzani thanked the US senator and the American people for their support of Kurdistan. The President said that fighting the ISIS terrorists cannot be the responsibility of Kurdistan and the members of the international coalition alone; other countries, he said, must also step up their efforts.