Yesterday evening, Nechirvan Barzani, the Prime minister of Kurdistan Regional Government hosted in Erbil Roberta Pinotti, the Italian Minister of defense and her delegation, accompanied by Mrs. Rezan Kader.
In this meeting, Pinotti confirmed that Italy is ready to give any kind of support and help to Kurdistan Region.
The Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani and other ministers and officers of Kurdistan regional government attended this meeting. Min. Pinotti said "I am happy to visit Kurdistan. On behalf of Italian government I really appreciate the role of Peshmerga forces on the front line against the Islamic terrorist organization, ISIS".
Min. Pinotti also confirmed her support to the immigration and refugee people, who are escaped from ISIS area and she appreciated the Kurdistan regional government in providing safe places and humanitarian aid to them.
On the other side, the Prime Minister Barzani has expressed his gratitude to the Italian Government for supporting Kurdistan Regional Government against ISIS, and he said 'Italy is one of the first country who is rushed to help Kurdistan Regional Government starting from the first attack of ISIS to Kurdistan until now'.
Min. Roberta Pinotti arrived on July 15, 2015 at the international airport of Erbil and she was received by Min. Sherzad Azad, Head of the Protocol of the Presidency, the Minister of Peshmerga Mr. Mustafa Said Kader, Min. Falah Mustafa, Head of DFR of KRG, Mrs. Rezan Kader, High Representative of KRG in Italy and Dr. Carmelo Ficarra, Head of Italian Consular Office in Erbil.