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Barzani Thanks Macron for Supporting Kurdish People

Kurdish prominent leader and former President of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, has thanked French President Emmanuel Macron for supporting the Kurdish people.

Barzani, who is also the president of the ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), wrote on Twitter on Tuesday "President Macron, thank you and thanks to the people of France."

Earlier the day, a 10-year-old Syrian Kurdish child, suffering from serious body injuries as a result of Turkish bombardments, was sent to France to receive medical treatment at the request by Barzani.

Pictures and videos of Mohammed Hamid, in which he screams for help in agony, have gone viral and been widely reported by leading world news outlets lately.

Reports said that he was wounded in a reportedly chemical attack last week in northeastern Syria, where Turkey had begun an offensive against the Kurdish forces.