Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 03 October 2019
President Nechirvan Barzani received American Senator Tammy Baldwin and her accompanying delegation.
President Barzani stressed on resolving outstanding issues in accordance with the Iraqi constitution and forming joint security mechanisms between Peshmerga forces and Iraqi Army in the disputed areas.
Both sides discussed the current political and security situation in Iraq, Erbil-Baghdad relations, the progress of discussions aimed at resolving oil and fiscal budget issues, conditions of refugees and their return home, the threat of ISIS resurgence and the relations of Iraq and the Kurdistan Region with the United States.
President Barzani expressed his appreciation to the U.S. for the support it provided to the Kurdistan Region and Iraq during the fight against ISIS. The U.S. delegation paid tribute to the sacrifices made by the Peshmerga forces in the war against terror and reiterated American continued support to the Kurdistan Region.