Italy vows to con­tinue sup­port­ing Pesh­merga

The Kurdish Globe - - News -

Pres­i­dent Ma­soud Barzani re­ceived an Ital­ian del­e­ga­tion headed by the Min­is­ter of De­fense, Ms. Roberta Piontti. Pres­i­dent Barzani and Ms. Pinotti re­viewed a num­ber of top­ics in­clud­ing the latest se­cu­rity and mil­i­tary de­vel­op­ments in Iraq and the Kur­dis­tan Re­gion in­so­far as the war against the ter­ror­ists of the Is­lamic State is con­cerned. The two sides also spoke of fu­ture oper­a­tions against the Is­lamic State and Italy's role in sup­port­ing the Pesh­merga forces.

Min­is­ter Pinotti stated that the Pesh­merga forces play a cru­cial role in the global ef­fort against the ter­ror­ists of the Is­lamic State, and for that, the sup­port for the Pesh­merga forces should con­tinue from all coali­tion mem­bers.

Pres­i­dent Barzani ex­pressed his ap­pre­ci­a­tion for Italy's sup­port and added that that sup­port will con­tinue to be in the mem­ory of Iraq and the Kur­dis­tan Re­gion. Ms. Pinotti said that Italy will con­tinue to sup­port the Pesh­merga forces, adding that I.S. as a com­mon en­emy poses a threat against the free world in its en­tirety.

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