Salahadin, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, (Barzani Headquarters)- President Masoud Barzani received a French government delegation headed by Jean-Yves Le Drian, the Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs. During the meeting, President Barzani and Minister Le Drian discussed the current political situations in the Kurdistan Region, Iraq and the latest developments concerning the war on the terrorists of the Islamic State.
Erbil, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, (Barzani Headquarters)- President Masoud Barzani received a United States government delegation headed by Mike Pompeo, the Secretary of State. During the meeting, President Barzani and Secretary Pompeo discussed a number of issues concerning the latest developments in the Region, Iraq and the Middle East region in general.
Erbil, Kurdistan Region of Iraq (Barzani Headquarters)- President Masoud Barzani received an Iranian government delegation headed by Mr. Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran's Minister of Foreign Affairs. President Barzani and Minister Zarif discussed the latest political developments in Iraq, Mr. Zarif was pleased with the enhancing relations between Erbil and Baghdad and stated that those relations are for the collective benefit of all sides.
"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.