Barzani, Gen Austin discuss military operations against SIS
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.