Erbil (BasNews) A high-level delegation from the United States on Tuesday met with Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani in Erbil, ensuring the Kurds of continued US supports and stating that Washington is in need of a coordination with Erbil.
According to a press release by Kurdistan Region Presidency, Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, commended Barzani’s role in leading the Peshmerga forces and scoring tremendous victories in the anti-Islamic State (IS) efforts.
In response, Barzani thanked the US administration for standing with Kurds and reiterated that close cooperation between Peshmerga and the US forces resulted in significant victories over terrorists “without targeting even one single civilian location”, according to the press release.
Barzani also highlighted the culture of coexistence in Kurdistan Region and pointed out that this culture has given Kurdistan a privilege to overcome the threat of terrorism.
Following the meeting, Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council, Masrour Barzani described the meeting as “productive”. He posted on his official twitter account that the anti IS efforts and “plans for the day after” were discussed with the US delegation.