[Photos] Barzani in Paris to meet senior officials

Masoud Barzani arrived in Paris on Wednesday (September 7) for a two-day visit, on the official request of French President Fracois Hollande, for talks on the war against the Islamic State (ISIS) and the offensive to regain Mosul.

NRT correspondent in France, Halgurd Samad said Barzani is expected to meet Hollande on Thursday (September 8) in the Elysee Palace, the residence of the president of the French Republic.

Barzani held meetings with French Minister of Defense Jean-Yves Le Drian and Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, to discuss the fight against ISIS, the process of regaining Iraq’s second largest city of Mosul and the Kurdistan Region’s situation.

(NRT/Halgurd Samad)