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President Masoud Barzani to Discuss U.S.-Kurdistan Partnership


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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | March 29, 2012
Press Contact: 202.230.9550, [email protected]

WASHINGTON - The Washington Institute for Near East Policy will host a Policy Forum luncheon on Thursday, April 5, with His Excellency Masoud Barzani, president of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. As the only public event during President Barzani’s trip to Washington, D.C, the forum will provide critical insight into the role of Kurdistan as both a partner and ally to the U.S. in Iraq. The president will also discuss the role of the Kurds in the changing political, security, and economic dynamics in the Middle East as a whole.

Following his remarks, President Barzani will take questions.

Due to limited space, members of the press must register to attend by 12 noon, April 4, by sending a request to [email protected] Confirmation of attendance will be sent as soon as possible. Television outlets must indicate if they wish to bring a camera to the event.

Thursday, April 5

WHAT: Policy Forum Luncheon

WHO: His Excellency Masoud Barzani, president of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

WHEN: 12:00pm – 2:00pm ET

WHERE:  1828 L Street NW, Suite 1050

 

About the Washington Institute: The Washington Institute is an independent, nonpartisan research institution that advances a balanced and realistic understanding of U.S. interest in the broader Middle East. Drawing on the research of its fellows and the experience of its policy practitioners, the Institute promotes informed debate and scholarly research on U.S. policy in the region.