UK reiterates support to Peshmerga

Baghdad

British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon reiterated his country’s support to Peshmerga forces, in an official visit to the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) in northern Iraq on Monday, Iraqi prime ministry said.
Fallon met KRG President Massoud Barzani and his Prime Minister Nechervan Barzani separately in Salah ad-Din city of Erbil, capital of KRG administration.
In his meeting with the president, anti-ISIL campaign in Mosul, situation of the city following the liberation from the extrem group, and political developments in Iraq were discussed comprehensively, said the presidency in a statement.
Fallon highlighted U.K.’s support to Peshmerga forces’ counter-extremism efforts, it added.—Agencies

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