President Barzani Meets French Minister of the Armed Forces
On Thursday, President Masoud Barzani received a delegation from the French Republic, led by Mr. Sébastien Lecornu, the Minister of the Armed Forces, at the Barzani Headquarters in Salah al-Din.
During the meeting, the two sides engaged in discussions about the current political situation in the world, the broader region, and Iraq. They highlighted the historical friendship that exists between the Kurdish and French peoples and expressed a mutual commitment to strengthening this friendship further. Both parties emphasized the importance of maintaining robust relations and coordination moving forward.
A significant part of the meeting was dedicated to addressing the threat posed by ISIS and extremist ideologies, which continue to impact Iraq and the wider region. The discussions centered on strategies and cooperation to counter these challenges effectively.
President Barzani took to Twitter after the meeting, expressing his delight at receiving the French delegation and discussing the latest developments in Iraq and the Kurdistan Region.
Delighted to receive a delegation at the Barzani Headquarters from the French Republic headed by @SebLecornu, the Minister of the Armed Forces where we spoke of the latest developments in Iraq and the Kurdistan Region. pic.twitter.com/qF8JeM4EAD— Masoud Barzani (@masoud_barzani) July 20, 2023
The meeting between President Barzani and Minister Sébastien Lecornu underscored the commitment of both sides to promoting peace, stability, and security in the region while enhancing bilateral ties between Kurdistan and France.