Barzani, Gen Austin dis­cuss mil­i­tary oper­a­tions against SIS

The Kurdish Globe - - NEWS -

Pres­i­dent of Kur­dis­tan Re­gion, Ma­soud Barzani re­ceived a high­level diplo­matic and mil­i­tary del­e­ga­tion from the United States. The del­e­ga­tion was headed by Gen­eral Lloyd Austin, the Com­man­der of the Cen­tral Com­mand and in­cluded a num­ber of State and De­fense de­part­ments' of­fi­cials. The meet­ing was also at­tended by the Chan­cel­lor of the Kur­dis­tan Re­gion Se­cu­rity Coun­cil, Mr. Mas­rour Barzani.

Pres­i­dent Barzani and Gen­eral Austin dis­cussed the mil­i­tary oper­a­tions against the ter­ror­ists of ISIS, es­pe­cially the Sin­jar op­er­a­tion of last month which was con­cluded with the lib­er­a­tion of the town for which Gen­eral Austin of­fered his con­grat­u­la­tions.

Pres­i­dent Barzani stated that the role of air sup­port by the U.S.led coali­tion con­tin­ues to make a tremen­dous dif­fer­ence in fight­ing IS.

Gen­eral Austin and Pres­i­dent Barzani also dis­cussed the re­la­tions be­tween Bagh­dad and Er­bil along with nec­es­sary con­di­tions for closer co­or­di­na­tion against the ter­ror­ists.

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