Biden, Barzani Describes Cooperation Between Iraqi Army And Peshmerga (Success And Fruitful)

BAGHDAD / US Vice President Joe Biden and the President of the Kurdistan region, Massoud Barzani described the cooperation between the Iraqi army and the Peshmerga success and fruitful.

Biden urged in the telephone call with the head of Iraq's Kurdistan region, Massoud Barzani / according to a statement of the presidency of the province / to continue coordination with the Iraqi army in the fight against the terrorist organization Daesh.

The two sides discussed the extent of coordination and cooperation between the Peshmerga forces and the Iraqi army and a described this cooperation / a successful and fruitful / ".

The statement added that Biden and Barzani, praised the level of cooperation, which was a major cause of achieving many victories that were completed on the battlefield, and stressed the need for the sustainability of this cooperation.

The statement explained that "Barzani thanked the United States of America for its support and assistance to the Peshmerga forces and to cooperate closely with the Iraqi forces.".

Operations of retaking Mosul from the control of Daesh were launched last October 17, according to the joint coordination between the Iraqi forces and the Peshmerga forces supporting by the international coalition led by the United States.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency