The President of Kurdistan Region stresses the importance of military cooperation with America
Shafaq News/ The President of Kurdistan Region, Nechirvan Barzani stressed on Wednesday the importance of military cooperation between the Ministry of Peshmerga and the United States of America.
"I am pleased to meet with the assistance of the US Secretary of Defense, and to supervise the signing of the memorandum of understanding between the US Department of Defense and the Ministry of Peshmerga Affairs," Barzani said in a tweet followed by Shafak News.
"We are grateful for the continued US support for the Kurdistan Region and Iraq in the war against terrorism," he added.
Earlier today, the Prime Minister of Kurdistan Regional Government, Masrour Barzani, received a US delegation headed by the US Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs Celeste Wallander.
A statement issued by the regional government stated to Shafaq News Agency, that during the meeting, they discussed ways to strengthen relations between the Kurdistan Region and America, and discussed the memorandum of understanding that will be signed today between the two sides on continuing to support the Peshmerga and military and security coordination.
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