President Barzani receives a Japanese delegation
The President of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, received a Japanese delegation headed by Mr. Yuki Okamato, the former special advisor to the Japanese Prime Minister and Japan>s Ambassador to Iraq. During the meeting, which was held in Erbil on July 7, President Barzani and Mr. Okamoto discussed the latest security and political developments in the Kurdistan Region and the rest of Iraq.
The two sides also discussed the humanitarian issues especially concerning the IDPs from other areas of Iraq and the refugees from Syria.
Mr. Okamoto stated that the Japanese government will continue to support the Kurdistan Region as it strives to completely rid the region of the terrorists of the Islamic State.