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Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with Kurdistan Regional Government Security Council Chancellor Masrour Barzani

العربية العربية

U.S. Department of State
Office of the Spokesperson
For Immediate Release
Readout
January 9, 2019

 

The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino:‎

Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met today with Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Security Council Chancellor Masrour Barzani and congratulated him on his nomination to serve as the KRG’s prime minister. The Secretary voiced strong U.S. support for continued dialogue between the KRG and the central government and continued progress on both security and economic reforms. The Secretary reiterated the importance of Washington’s strategic partnership with Iraq and our longstanding friendship with the KRG.


This translation is provided as a courtesy and only the original English source should be considered authoritative.
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