Luxemburg praises role of Peshmerga in fight to liberate Mosul

Luxemburg City, Luxemburg ( – KRG Foreign Minister Falah Mustafa Bakir arrived in Luxemburg City on Thursday, October 20, 2016 upon an official invitation by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Luxembourg, Mr. Jean Asselborn.

Both Ministers spoke in detail of the current regional security, humanitarian and political developments. They also shared views on enhancing bilateral ties in different fields. Minister Asselborn welcomed the generosity of the people and government of the Kurdistan Region in hosting 1.8 million Iraqi displaced people and Syrian refugees.

Minister Asselborn assured Minister Mustafa that Luxembourg would continue to provide humanitarian aid to the displaced persons in Iraq. He also highlighted the role of Peshmerga in the fight against ISIS, and particularly welcomed the participation of Peshmerga forces in the fight to liberate Mosul.

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