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Barzani sends condolences on the passing of George H. W. Bush

Nechirvan Barzani 1
Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani has offered condolences on the passing of former US President George H. W. Bush, saying he will be remembered by the people of Kurdistan.

“I offer deepest condolences to the people of the United States and to the family, friends, and colleagues of former President Bush, especially president George W. Bush,” reads Barzani’s statement.

“The people of Kurdistan respect the role of president Bush senior when in 1991 he helped the creation of a no-fly zone over Kurdistan and protected the people of Kurdistan Region against the hostilities of the Baath Regime,” Barzani pointed.

“President Bush senior will be remembered forever by the people of Kurdistan.” 

George H. W. Bush died at the age of 94. He had served as the 41st president of the United States from 1989 to 1993.