[size=36]US Defense Secretary to Barzani: We continue to support and train the Peshmerga to counter terrorism[/size]
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President of the Kurdistan Regional Government Masrour Barzani discussed, on Saturday, with the US Defense Secretary Mark Esber, the latest developments in Iraq and the region, while the latter emphasized the United States' continued support and training of the Peshmerga to counter terrorism.
A statement of a delighted office received / Mawazine News /, a copy of it, that "the head of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Masrour Barzani, met today, with the US Secretary of Defense Mark Esber, on the sidelines of the work of the second day of the Munich Security Conference that started in Germany with the participation of many decision makers in The world, and the two sides reviewed the latest developments in Iraq and the region. "
He added, "The meeting stressed the importance of strengthening relations between the Kurdistan region and the United States," noting that the US Secretary of Defense stressed that the Kurdistan region is an important ally of the United States in the region.
"We are continuing to support and train the Peshmerga forces to counter terrorism and fight ISIS," Esber said, according to the statement.
The President of the Kurdistan Regional Government thanked the United States, and stressed that "the partnership between the Kurdistan Region and the United States will not only contribute to the stability of the region, but also to establish security in Iraq and the region."
The meeting comes among a series of meetings the Prime Minister holds with senior international officials participating in the Munich Conference for the period from 14-16 of this month. Ended 29 / r