Deputy Speaker of EU Parliament Visits Kurdistan Parliament

1/5/2016 10:28:00 AM
On Sunday, January 3, 2016 Dr. Jaffar Ibrahim Emniki, Deputy Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament, met with Mr. Richard Charneski, Deputy Speaker of EU Parliament . At the meeting, Dr. Jaffar thanked the European Union Parliament for its support to the Kurdistan Region. Emphasizing on the importance of European countries’ support to the case of displaced people living in Kurdistan, he said that Peshmerga forces, who fight against Islamic State terrorists instead of the whole world, need more support from Europeans. 
For his part, Mr. Richard Charneski, Deputy Speaker of EU Parliament , expressed his pleasure to visit Kurdistan and said that the Kurdistan Region is a significant factor in bringing peace and quiet to the Middle East region. Commending the spirit of peaceful coexistence among the Kurds, Charneski thanked the Kurds for hosting a huge number of refugees and internally displaced people. He added that Kurdistan and Europe have the same enemy, stating that both sides need to have more cooperation in different fields. He also hoped that the recent political crisis in Kurdistan would be solved peacefully.