Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 2 December 2019
The President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani met with the leader of the Kurdish National Council in Syria, Saud Mala, and his accompanying delegation.
President Barzani stressed on the importance of unity and joint efforts among the parties and components of Syria. He also reiterated his willingness to offer support towards achieving stability and a peaceful resolution regarding the ongoing issues in the region.
During the meeting, the latest developments in Syria were discussed, especially the effects of the presence of regional and international forces in the region. Both sides agreed on the need for cohesion and acceptance of each other in Syria, stressing on efforts aimed at resolving the security and political issues and establishing peace and stability.
Both leaders voiced their concerns regarding the attempts of demographic change in the region and the behavior of extreme militants from the Syrian opposition.