Fars News Agency: Kurdistan receives three Emirati aircraft loaded with weapons

04/12/2019 - 21:56 Published in News/Kurdistan

Fars News Agency quoted Iraqi sources as saying that the UAE sent three aircraft loaded with weapons to the Kurdistan region without the knowledge of the Iraqi government in Baghdad.

The sources confirmed that three aircraft loaded with weapons arrived in the Kurdistan region, following a visit by the President of the Kurdistan region, Nechirvan Barzani, and the Prime Minister of the Kurdistan region on Tuesday to the UAE.

The President of the Kurdistan region, Nechirvan Barzani, received on Tuesday the Consul General of the United Arab Emirates in Erbil Ahmed al-Zahri, discussed with him the latest political developments and the situation in Iraq and the region.

During the meeting, the UAE expressed its readiness to provide support to the region and Iraq in general, to help displaced people and refugees living in the Kurdistan region.