Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) - Kurdistan Regional Government and the Government of Hungary aim to boost bilateral ties, as the relations between the two sides have grown rapidly in recent years.
In a meeting with Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani, the Hungarian Defense Minister Istvan Simicsko reiterated his country’s support for Kurdistan Region in the fight against terrorism. He said Hungary and the international community appreciate Peshmarga’s sacrifice as they fight to protect Kurdistan Region and the entire world from the terror inflicted by ISIS terrorists.
Prime Minister Barzani expressed his appreciation to the people and Government of Hungary for their continuous support in the fight against ISIS. He said, the Kurdish military force, Peshmargas, are fighting on behalf of the free world because terrorism threatens not only Kurdistan, but the entire international community.
Both leaders also agreed to further develop cooperation in various sectors, including education, agriculture and trade.