Chancellor Barzani receives Lieutenant General Stephen Townsend

Chancellor Barzani receives Lieutenant General Stephen Townsend
Lieutenant Chancellor Masrour Barzani receives General Stephen Townsend

Chancellor Masrour Barzani received today Lieutenant General Stephen Townsend, Commander of Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve, to discuss the ongoing war on ISIL in Iraq and Syria and military developments in the Middle East.

Both officials discussed advances by Peshmerga Forces and Iraqi Security Forces in the effort to liberate Mosul. Chancellor Barzani underscored that armed groups operating outside of Iraq’s legal institutions must not have a role in the military campaign or its aftermath.

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