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Prime Minister Masrour Barzani receives Head of Iraq’s Popular Mobilisation Forces

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) - Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on Sunday met with the head of Iraq's Popular Mobilisation Forces, Falih Al-Fayyadh, and Chief of Staff of the Iraqi Army, Lt. Gen. Abdul Amir Yarallah, to discuss regional developments and areas of cooperation.

During the meeting, the officials recognised the ongoing threat ISIS poses to the security and stability of the country, and in disputed territories in particular. Prime Minister Barzani reaffirmed that the Kurdistan Regional Government remains committed to assisting in the fight against ISIS, as both sides highlighted the importance of continued and strengthened coordination between the Peshmerga and Iraqi security forces.

Acknowledging the need for broader political cooperation, the two sides stressed the need for a constitutional solution to ongoing disputes between the Kurdistan Regional Government and the federal government of Iraq.