Thursday 28 April 2022

Prime Minister Barzani and Senators Reed and Inhofe discuss security partnership

Washington, DC, USA ( – KRG Prime Minister Masrour Barzani met virtually with US Senators Jack Reed and Jim Inhofe, Chairman and Ranking Member, respectively, of the Senate Armed Services Committee, on Wednesday, April 27.

Prime Minister Barzani, who has met both senators in-person on previous occasions, thanked them and the US Congress for supporting the people of Kurdistan and the peshmerga forces.

In the meeting, the Prime Minister and Senators Reed and Inhofe discussed political and security developments in Kurdistan and Iraq, including the delayed process of government formation and the continuing threat from ISIS in Iraq and Syria.

Senator Reed praised the peshmerga’s historical partnership with the United States’ forces and Senator Inhofe noted the bipartisan support for Kurdistan in the US Congress.