US Consul in Erbil General Steven Fagin has delivered a memorandum of understanding (MoU) and joint work programs between the US and Ministry of Peshmerga.
According to the MoU, the Pentagon extends its support and assistance to Iraq and the Kurdistan Region Government (KRG) for the next two years.
Steven was received by Minister of Peshmerga Affairs Shoresh
Ismail in Erbil.
During the meeting, the US Consul General announced the Pentagon's decision to provide support to Iraq and the KRG, adding "The United States supports the Iraqi army and Peshmerga forces as part of the Iraqi defense system."
On his part, Shoresh hailed the US efforts in helping Peshmerga forces in combating terrorism and terrorists in the region.