Chancellor Masrour Barzani receives high-level US military delegation

Chancellor Masrour Barzani received today a delegation led by Major General Robert White, Commander of the Combined Joint Forces Land Component Command, Operation Inherent Resolve.

During the meeting, both officials discussed at length political and military developments in the region, including recent military exercises by neighboring countries and the continued campaign against ISIL. Chancellor Barzani reaffirmed Kurdistan Region’s commitment to the US-led Global Coalition to defeat Isis.

The meeting also touched on mechanisms to expand security and military cooperation. Major General White praised the bravery and sacrifices of the Peshmerga throughout the anti-ISIL campaign. He announced readiness to increase aid and training for Peshmerga forces.