Prime Min­is­ter Barzani re­ceives Bri­tish Am­bas­sador to Iraq

The Kurdish Globe - - NEWS -

Kur­dis­tan Re­gion Prime Min­is­ter, Nechir­van Barzani re­ceived Bri­tish Am­bas­sador to Iraq, Frank Baker, and his ac­com­pa­ny­ing del­e­ga­tion on Mon­day, May 4, 2015.

The two sides dis­cussed the re­la­tions be­tween Bagh­dad and Er­bil, and the im­ple­men­ta­tion of the agree­ment reached last De­cem­ber be­tween Kur­dis­tan Re­gional Gov­ern­ment and the Fed­eral Gov­ern­ment of Iraq.

While speak­ing about the po­lit­i­cal process in Iraq in gen­eral, and the war against the ter­ror­ist or­ga­ni­za­tion of Is­lamic State, ISIS, in par­tic­u­lar, Mr. Frank Baker ex­pressed the Bri­tish Gov­ern­ment’s ap­pre­ci­a­tion and sup­port to the Pesh­marga forces that have been able to lib­er­ate vast ter­ri­to­ries that had been cap­tured by the ter­ror­ist or­ga­ni­za­tion.

Prime Min­is­ter Barzani ex­pressed his ap­pre­ci­a­tion for the visit and the con­tin­u­ous sup­port of the Bri­tish gov­ern­ment for the Kur­dis­tan Re­gion and the Pesh­marga forces, hop­ing that the in­ter­na­tional com­mu­nity, par­tic­u­larly the United King­dom as part of the in­ter­na­tional coali­tion, will con­tinue their sup­port and as­sis­tance to the Kur­dis­tan Re­gion, the Pesh­marga forces and Iraq’s po­lit­i­cal process.

Lat­est de­vel­op­ments in Iraq, the war against ISIS, the an­tic­i­pated op­er­a­tion to lib­er­ate Mo­sul and the re­cent vis­its by Kur­dis­tan Re­gion Pres­i­dent, Ma­soud Barzani, and Iraqi Prime Min­is­ter, Haider al-Abadi to United States, were top­ics also dis­cussed in the meet­ing.

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