Pres­i­dent Barzani: doors are open for Arabs to join Pesh­merga

The Kurdish Globe - - NEWS -

On March 19, Kur­dis­tan Re­gion Pres­i­dent Ma­soud Barzani met with the for­mer UK Gov­ern­ment’s Se­cu­rity En­voy to the Kur­dis­tan Re­gion, Lieu­tenant Gen­eral Sir Simon May­all, and the newly ap­pointed En­voy Gen­eral Tom Beck­ett.

The meet­ing fo­cused on the ef­forts by the Pesh­merga forces to de­feat the ISIS. The UK en­voy con­grat­u­lated the Kur­dish forces for their re­cent suc­cesses and re­it­er­ated his gov­ern­ment’s com­mit­ment to sup­port them.

Pres­i­dent Barzani ex­pressed his thanks to the UK and other in­ter­na­tional coali­tion part­ners for their sup­port of Kur­dis­tan. He added that with­out such sup­port, from the UK, the USA, and other coali­tion mem­bers the re­cent gains by the Pesh­merga forces would not have been pos­si­ble.

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