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President Masoud Barzani welcomed US Ambassador to Iraq Alina Romanowski.

The ambassador conveyed her solidarity and support for the Kurdish people in response to the unjustified bombings by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards on the Kurdistan Region. Emphasizing that the attacks lacked justification and targeted civilians in a residential area, she underscored the gravity of the situation.

President Barzani expressed gratitude for the ambassador's message of solidarity from the US people and government. He emphasized the importance of maintaining strong and friendly relations with neighboring countries, built on mutual respect and shared agreements. President Barzani condemned the baseless attacks by the Revolutionary Guards, labeling them a significant injustice against the Kurdish people that violated Iraq's and the Kurdistan Region's sovereignty.

Despite the attacks, President Barzani asserted that the Kurdish people's resolve remains unbroken. He reiterated the commitment to friendly and robust relations with neighboring countries, while emphasizing the refusal to succumb to unilateral decisions and self-imposition, preserving the sacred values of the Kurdish people.

The meeting also touched upon the Iraqi Federal Government's actions and the fact-finding committee's investigation into the Iranian Revolutionary Guards' attack on Erbil. President Barzani acknowledged the government's fulfillment of constitutional obligations in addressing the oppression faced by the Kurdish people.

In concluding the meeting, both sides exchanged perspectives on the political and security landscape in Iraq and the broader region, discussing the latest developments.

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Statement by the Political Bureau the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP)


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President Barzani received the Turkish Defense Minister.