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KUWAIT CITY, June 24. /ITAR-TASS/. US Secretary of State John Kerry has arrived in Iraqi Kurdistan. Kerry’s visit to Iraq is aimed at providing assisstance to the Iraqi authorities in forming a new government of national unity with a broader representation of the Sunnis, Reuters reported.
Kerry will hold talks with Iraqi Kurdish President Masoud Barzani. Some reports say the US Secretary of State will urge the Kurdish leaders to engage in the process of political settlement in the country.
In an interview with CNN, Barzani said, “Iraq is obviously falling apart.” “the time is here for the Kurdistan people to determine their future and the decision of the people is what we are going to uphold,” he added.
On Monday, Kerry met with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki in Baghdad. The Secretary of State confirmed US commitments in the country and said their support in the fight against extremists from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) will be “intense and sustained”.