Readout of the Vice President’s Call with Iraqi Regional President Masoud Barzani THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Vice President FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 31, 2014 This morning, Vice President Joe Biden spoke with Iraqi Kurdistan Regional President Masoud Barzani. The Vice President and President Barzani discussed the humanitarian assistance and military strikes that the U.S. has provided to support the Iraqi people trapped in the town of Amirli. Both leaders expressed their support for the ongoing efforts by Iraqi Security Forces and Kurdish Peshmerga, with U.S. and international support, to break the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levants siege of Amirli. President Barzani underscored his commitment to forming a new Iraqi government as quickly as possible.
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