Masoud Barzani. Rudaw photo.
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region - The president of the Kurdistan Region has congratulated the Iraqi prime minister on the liberation of Tikrit, vowing military cooperation between the Kurdish Peshmerga and Iraqi forces.
In a phone call on Saturday between KRG President Masoud Barzani and Iraqi Prime Minister Heider al-Abadi, the Kurdish leader praised the efforts of the Iraqi forces in defeating the Islamic State in the city and surrounding areas.
Abadi, in turn, congratulated Barzani for the latest Peshmerga advances against ISIS.
The two leaders reiterated their cooperation in the war against ISIS.