Washington, DC, USA (us.gov.krd) – Minister Falah Mustafa, Head of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Department of Foreign Relations, met with Deputy National Security Advisor Dr. Charles Kupperman, rounding out a week-long visit to Washington to meet with senior US Administration officials, members of Congress, and business leaders.
Minister Mustafa and KRG Representative to the United States Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman met Dr. Kupperman at the White House on Friday, to discuss a range of pressing issues facing Kurdistan and Iraq.
On the same day, the delegation met with two senior State Department officials, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Roger Carsten; and Special Advisor for Religious Minorities Knox Thames.
They also traveled to the Pentagon to meet with Kathryn Wheelbarger, the Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs.
Throughout the week, Minister Mustafa and Representative Abdul Rahman met with more than a dozen members of Congress from key committees and other Administration officials