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Prime Minister Barzani receives U.S. delegation

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received U.S. Deputy Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIS William Roebuck, U.S. Consul General to the Kurdistan Region Steven Fagin, and their accompanying delegation.

They discussed the political and security situation of the Kurdistan Region, US-led coalition’s training of Peshmerga forces, and security cooperation with Baghdad in facing threats of reemergence of ISIS terrorism.

They also discussed the political process in Iraq, improvement of relations between the Kurdistan Region and Baghdad, as well as the formation of the next cabinet of the Kurdistan Regional Government.

The two sides also stressed strengthening bilateral relations.

Political and security developments in the wider region, particularly in Syria and relations with neighboring countries were also discussed.

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