Kurdish Security Chief, US Delegation Discuss Coalition Support for Peshmerga

Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani received on Monday a US military delegation led by Major General Patrick Roberson of Operation Inherent Resolve to discuss the latest security developments in the region.

Barzani thanked the US-led Coalition for the military trainings to the Peshmerga, saying the international support to the Kurdish forces was crucial.

Roberson reiterated that the Peshmerga forces played a vital role in the war against the Islamic State (IS), and that the US will continue its military trainings in Erbil.

The pair also reviewed the current challenges in the disputed Kurdish territories. Barzani emphasised that the normalisation of the governance of these areas was key to bring about stability and prosperity. Source