The two also spoke of the ongoing issues concerning the IDPs and other Mosul-related issues and how the Iraqi government must prioritize the matter of resolving those issues. Speaker al-Halbousi made reference to the fact that the Kurdistan Region housed large numbers of Sunni IDPs from 2014 onward and expressed his gratitude for the Kurdistan Region's generosity during those challenging times.
Salahadin, Kurdistan Region of Iraq (Barzani Headquarters)- President Masoud Barzani received Mr. Jan Kubis, the Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Iraq (UNAMI). During the meeting, President Barzani and Mr. Kubis spoke of the latest political developments in the Kurdistan Region and in Iraq especially insofar as the formation of the two governments is concerned.
Salahadin, Kurdistan Region, (Barzani Headquarters), President Masoud Barzani received a United Kingdom diplomatic delegation headed by Mr. Jonathan Wilks, the UK ambassador to Iraq. During the meeting, President Barzani and Ambassador Wilks spoke of the political developments both in the Kurdistan Region and in Iraq, particularly the process of the government formation in both Baghdad and Erbil.
"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.