Readout of Chancellor Masrour Barzani’s meeting with French Special Presidential Envoy for Syria

Chancellor and Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani received today Special Presidential Envoy for Syria Ambassador Francois Senemaud. They had a wide-range of discussion on political and security developments in Syria, and ways France could help advance stabilization efforts and end further conflict and bloodshed. Chancellor Barzani emphasized that any political settlement for the future of Syria must recognize the legitimate rights of all groups, including the Kurdish people. In the meeting, Chancellor Barzani praised France’s long standing support for the Kurdish people.