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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:49:52

Karwan Jamal Tahir asks for military support from the House of Commons Defence Select Committee

London, United Kingdom - (KRG-uk.gov.krd) - Karwan Jamal Tahir, the KRG High Representative to the UK, met with Rt Hon Dr Julian Lewis, the Chairman of the House of Commons Defence Select Committee to discuss the geopolitical and security landscapes of the Middle East and the Kurdistan Region.

The KRG High Representative to the UK thanked the UK’s substantial contribution in the fight against Daesh and requested Britain to provide further support for the Peshmerga forces in order to defeat Daesh on all fronts. He stressed the need for advanced military equipmentsand logistics for the Peshmerga forces to conduct their offensive operations successfully against Daesh.

Rt Hon Dr Lewis condemns the Peshmerga forces for defending the Kurdish territory and protecting the vulnerable minorities. He pledged that Britian will continue to support the Peshmerga forces and work more with the coalition partners to boost military assistances to the Peshmerga forces in the fight against Daesh.