MESOP & WESTERN IGNORANCE : ‘Peshmerga Kurd sacrifices’ ignored as Kurdistan excluded from US-led coalition London meeting

By Ludovica Iaccino –ibtimes – January 23, 2015 – The president of Iraqi Kurdistan has complained after Kurdish representatives were left out from a meeting of US-led coalition against Islamic State (Isis) held in London.

Masoud Barzani, President of the Iraqi Kurdistan Region, issued a statement in which he expressed his disappointment and urged leaders to pay more attention to Kurdish fighters who are battling IS insurgents in Iraq and Syria, Reuters reported. “We were expecting everyone to show respect to the sacrifices made by the people of Kurdistan and its peshmerga [fighters] by inviting a representative from Kurdistan to this event and similar such events,” Barzani said. Read all