Chancellor Masrour Barzani receives Global Coalition to Counter ISIL delegation led by Major General Walter Piatt

Chancellor Masrour Barzani received today a high-level military delegation led by Major General Walter Piatt of Operation Inherent Resolve and discussed measures to increase coordination in the anti-ISIL campaign. During the meeting, Chancellor Barzani expressed concern about instability in Iraq as well as Kurdistani territories outside of the Kurdistan Region. He stressed the need for cooperation between Kurdistan Region, Iraqi counterparts and international partners to restore stability and address political, economic and administrative conditions leading to violence and extremist organizations.  Major General Piatt recognized the contributions and sacrifices by the Kurdistan Region in the shared fight and praised the cooperative military relationship between the Global Coalition and Peshmerga forces.