Kirkuk (IraqiNews.com) On Monday, the president of the Kurdistan region, Massoud Barzani arrived to Kirkuk province to inspect Peshmerga forces and meet with their commanders in the northwest section of the province.
An official source in the Kurdistan Democratic Party said, in an interview for IraqiNews.com, that “The Kurdish regional President, Massoud Barzani arrived in the province of Kirkuk on Thursday evening. He inspected the Kurdish Peshmerga forces that are spread in the area of contact with the militants of the organization of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant in the area of Dabs (45 km north-west Kirkuk), “noting that” the province has seen widespread security to secure the visit.”
The source, who asked not to be named, said: “Barzani held meetings with leaders of the Peshmerga and briefed on the demarcation lines with militants of ISIL,” adding that “the visit was in conjunction with the first day of the Feast for the purpose of access to the situations of the region and offer congratulations to the Peshmerga on the occasion of the feast. The visit was far from the media and undeclared. “
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