Friday 17 September 2021

KRG Representative and DAS Stroul meet at Pentagon

Washington, DC, USA ( – Representative Bayan Sami Abul Rahman and Dana Stroul, the Department of Defense Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Middle East, had an in-person meeting on September 16.

The two met at the Pentagon, discussing the security situation in the Kurdistan Region and Iraq, continued cooperation among the Peshmerga, Iraqi Security Forces, and Coalition forces fighting against ISIS terrorists. They also discussed the upcoming Iraqi parliamentary election and the importance of a free, fair, and credible process.

In her capacity as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (DASD) for the Middle East, Ms. Stroul leads the development of U.S. Department of Defense Policy and Strategy for Bahrain, Egypt, Israel, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Palestinian Authority, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen.