Barzani appears pale in his first comment after stepping down

Barzani appears pale in his first comment after stepping down

Posted, 2017/11/7 19:39

Barzani appears pale in his first comment after stepping down[Ayna – Baghdad]
The head of the Kurdistan region ended his face pale and began to fatigue evident in his first comment after stepping down from power on the 29th of last month after taking office since 2005.
The leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party, Massoud Barzani, said on Monday that relations with the United States were severely damaged after the spread of federal forces in the disputed areas, stressing that “do not regret the referendum despite the consequences,” as he put it.
“After the referendum, we expected to close the border and take economic measures against us, but we did not expect a military attack from Iraq on us,” Barzani said in his first interview since the independence referendum in the Kurdistan region, with the radio “NPR” “Do not regret the holding of the referendum,” he said.
He added that “Erbil will review its relations with the United States after its support for Baghdad against the Kurdistan region, noting that” relations with Washington was severely damaged after the deployment of federal forces, and that the Russian position was more positive after the referendum. ”
The correspondent of NPR, Jane Arraf, who conducted the meeting with Barzani, published excerpts from the interview via her Twitter account. The interview is due to be published later on Monday.

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