Barzani hails Iranˈs support in tough situations

Erbil, Iraq, Aug 26, IRNA – The president of Iraqi Kurdistan regional administration, Masoud Barzani said on Tuesday that Iran has once again proved its genuine support for the Iraqi Kurds in tough situations.
Barzani was speaking with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a meeting in the Iraqi Kurdistan region.

ˈWe will never forget Iranˈs big favor,ˈ Barzani said.

He thanked Iranian government and the Supreme Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali khamenei for backing the Iraqi nation in the current of the humanitarian crisis created by the Islamic State terror group.

Barzani recalled Iranˈs support during the hard situation of the fight against former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein and said the ground is prepared for further cooperation with the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Underlining the need for efficient fight against the terrorist group of Daesh, Barzani appreciated Iranˈs timely support and consultations it provided to the Kurdish officials in this regard.

He stressed the need for maintenance of national unity of Iraq and reaffirmed his full support for Iraqi prime minister-designate Heydar al-Ebadi to form the new Iraqi government in Baghdad.



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