Trump meets KRG President Nechirvan Barzani

 

US President Donald Trump met Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani at Davos. Barzani’s office wrote the following about the meeting. “On the sidelines of the summit, President Nechirvan Barzani held meetings with U.S. President Donald Trump and the United Nations’ Secretary General Antonio Guterres. The President is also expected to meet with a number of other world leaders, ministers and high ranking officials. In the meetings, the President is expected to focus on strengthening Kurdistan Region’s relations with the international community and to convey the policies and position of Kurdistan Region on regional and world affairs.”

Barzani discussed the “Unsettled Middle East.” In his address, he spoke about the enduring impact of continuous unrest and crises in the Middle East, which have caused deep fear and concern around the world and in the region. The president will also shed light on how the current crisis is impacting peace and stability in the Gulf, Iraq and Syria.

The KRG has emphasized the importance of continuing anti-ISIS operations and wants to continue to work closely with the US and CJTOIR.

Barzani met Jordanian, Greek and UN officials at Davos.

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