On the occasion of the New Year, I convey my sincere congratulations to the dear citizens of Kurdistan, especially the families and loved ones of our martyrs and the brave Peshmerga forces
The meeting was also attended by Steve Fagin, the U.S. Consul General in Erbil. During the meeting, President Barzani and Assitant Secretary Schenker discussed the latest developments in Iraq and their impact on the Kurdistan Region
During the meeting, the two sides spoke of the latest developments in Iraq and in the Kurdistan Region. Consul General Fagin and President Barzani also discussed the process of the power vacuum in Iraq following pressure from the protesters in Baghdad and elsewhere in Iraq
"I was born in the shadow of the Kurdistan flag in Mahabad (Iran) and I am ready to serve and die for that same flag"
Mustafa Barzani and the Kurdish Liberation Movement
1945 - 1958
Masoud Barzani was born 16 August 1946 in Iranian Kurdistan, during the short-lived Republic of Mahabad.