Barzani, Turkey: There are big changes coming to the area

2016/8/24 13:39

[Where - Baghdad]

According to the President of Kurdistan, Massoud Barzani, on Wednesday, that his visit to the Turkish capital, Ankara, "was an opportunity to discuss many of the themes at this sensitive time," adding that "there are big changes coming to the region."

Barzani said, in a speech from Ankara, explained the content of the meetings held in Turkey, said that "our visit to Turkey at the invitation of the President of the Republic of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and we had yesterday, several important meetings with the President of the Turkish Republic, the Turkish Prime Minister in this sensitive time for all parties, and meetings were an opportunity to discuss all topics. "

He said Barzani, "I found the visit as a chance to congratulate the Turkish officials and Turkish people to prevail over the military coup that took place about a month ago and offer condolences to the families of those who lost their lives during the coup."

He continued, "We talked about bilateral relations in the economic, security and political fields, and we agreed to deepen and strengthen these relations in all areas," We also talked about relations between the province and Baghdad. "

He went on by saying, "There is no doubt that the war on Daesh was one of the main axes in the talks and agreed on how to cooperate to fight this terrorist organization, because it seems that there are big changes coming in the region, so it should be increased coordination between Ankara and Erbil."

The head of the Kurdistan region, "said the peace process in Turkey is very important, but it seems very unfortunate events that have occurred and we hope that one day he will resume the peace process again."

He said Barzani, said that "on the other side of the group discussed the Gulen schools in the province and we have agreed on how to solve this thing is not to hurt the students of the Kurdistan region," we "will end our visit to Turkey today."

Referred to the President of the Kurdistan region, arrived on Tuesday to Turkey, accompanied by President of the Presidium of the Kurdistan region, Fuad Hussein, the spokesman for the presidency of the Kurdistan region, Sven Dzia, met with the President of the Republic of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the Turkish Prime Minister, Ben Ali Yildirim.