US Secretary of Defense "apologize" for Barzani to not being able to visit Erbil

04.18.2016
| (Voice of Iraq) - Erbil announced the presidency of the Kurdistan region, on Monday, the US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter "apologized" to the region 's president , Massoud Barzani , during a telephone conversation, because of not being able to visit the city of Irbil during the visit , which is currently conducted in Iraq, saying that Carter told Barzani that the country began to implement its pledges to provide assistance to the Peshmerga. the presidency of the province said in a statement that " the US Secretary of defense Ashton Carter Contact by telephone Monday evening, the President of Kurdistan , Massoud Barzani." the statement added, " the Carter apologized to Barzani of not being able to visit Erbil because of the program his intense , "noting that" the US defense secretary told Barzani that the United States began to implement its pledges to provide assistance to the Peshmerga. " He continued," The President of Kurdistan , expressed his thanks to the Minister of defense and US officials other Americans to support the Peshmerga Kurdish forces. " It is said that the Minister US defense Ashton Carter arrived Monday morning (April 18, 2016), to the capital Baghdad and met with Prime Minister Haider al - Abadi and defense Minister Khaled al - Obeidi http://www.sotaliraq.com/newsitem.php?id=327802