The President of the KRG PM Barzani said on Sunday that he thanked the security forces, anti-terrorism and other security forces for their rapid arrest of the port of the Barbel restaurant.
“I would like to express my sincere thanks and appreciation to the security forces, anti-terrorism for their rapid pace in arresting the perpetrator of the terrorist act in Erbil attcak and his assistant,” Barzani said in a letter.
He added that “this success came as a result of the keenness of those forces and keep them on the security of the Kurdistan region and stability, and I also thank the citizens of the Kurdistan region who have always supported the security institutions and cooperated with them.”
Barzani said that “the Kurdistan region and the efforts of those loyal of his sons and the cooperation of our citizens, will remain a haven for security and stability.”
It is noteworthy that the President of the Kurdistan Region, Nechirvan Barzani, confirmed that the security forces and the fight against terrorism continue to work hard and diligently in order to ensure the security of the Kurdistan Region, referring to dealing with detainees on the background of the attack Erbil in accordance with the law.
Barzani said in a statement, “Asayish forces and the fight against terrorism in the territory of Kurdistan successfully, from the arrest of the main perpetrator of the terrorist act, which was carried out on July 17, 2019 by shooting at a restaurant in Erbil and his aide, and it is sad and sad that a Turkish diplomat and citizens of the Kurdistan Region lost their lives after the incident Terrorist “.
Barzani called on all parties not to bring their problems into the Kurdistan region so as not to be a reason to harm the people of Kurdistan.
A Turkish diplomat and two citizens were killed in an attack in the provincial capital of Erbil on Wednesday, according to reports that the dead diplomat, who was having lunch at the restaurant when gunmen opened fire, was deputy Turkish consul in Erbil.
The anti-terrorism agency of the Kurdistan Regional Security Council (KRG) said on Thursday that a wanted diplomat was killed in the attack that killed a Turkish diplomat in Arbil on Wednesday.