Prime Minister Masrour Barzani spoke by phone with French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian to discuss the terror attack on Erbil last week.
During the call, the Prime Minister thanked Foreign Minister Le Drian for France’s prompt condemnation of the attack. He said that new information has been learned from the joint investigation with the federal government in Baghdad. Both agreed to stay in close contact in this regard.
On regional developments, Prime Minister Barzani and Foreign Minister Le Drian agreed that ISIS remains a serious threat to regional security and called for stronger cooperation between the Kurdistan Region, Iraq and the Global Coalition.
They also reaffirmed the strong friendship between the peoples of the Kurdistan Region and France.
Pleasure speaking today with my friend @JY_LeDrian. We discussed the recent terror attack on Erbil and the ongoing investigation. We very much value the strong and longstanding friendship between the peoples of Kurdistan and France -mb. pic.twitter.com/hVgWDn0P8P
— Masrour Barzani پابەندین# (@masrour_barzani) February 25, 2021