Pres­i­dent Barzani leads high-level KRG del­e­ga­tion to US

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Kur­dis­tan Re­gional Pres­i­dent Mas­soud Barzani led a high-level del­e­ga­tion to the US. Ac­cord­ing to in­for­ma­tion re­vealed in Kur­dish me­dia, Pres­i­dent Barzani left the Kur­dis­tan Re­gion to the United States af­ter his meet­ing with Steven Harper, Canadian Prime Min­is­ter, in Er­bil.

A high-level del­e­ga­tion con­sisted of the se­nior of­fi­cials from the Kur­dis­tan Re­gional Gov­ern­ment (KRG) ac­com­pa­nied the Pres­i­dent.

Pres­i­dent Barzani and his ac­com­pa­ny­ing del­e­ga­tion are ex­pected to meet US Pres­i­dent Barak Obama, Vice Pres­i­dent Joe Bi­den and sev­eral other US of­fi­cials dur­ing his week­long visit.

Ac­cord­ing to Kur­dish me­dia, Pres­i­dent Barzani is ex­pected to dis­cuss de­liv­er­ing more mil­i­tary as­sis­tance to the Kur­dish Pesh­marga forces, Er­bil-Bagh­dad re­la­tions and the fu­ture of the Kur­dish ar­eas out­side the KRG con­trol af­ter de­feat­ing the so­called the Is­lamic State.

The del­e­ga­tion con­sisted of Deputy to KRG Prime Min­is­ter Qubad Tal­a­bani, Min­is­ter of Pesh­marga Mustaf Sayed Qadir, Min­is­ter of Nat­u­ral Re­sources Ashty Hawrami, Head of KRG Depart­ment of For­eign Re­la­tion Falah Mustafa, Min­is­ter of Con­struc­tion and Hous­ing Dar­baz Kos­rat Ra­sul and Chief of Staff to Pres­i­dent Barzani Dr. Faud Hus­sein.

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