Nechirvan Barzani says Syrian Kurdish question should be resolved through dialogue
Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani said on Sunday, April 18, that Kurdish issues in Syria must be resolved through dialogue, rather than military means.

Barzani made the remarks during a meeting with United States Deputy Special Envoy to Syria David Brownstein.
The meeting also discussed the latest updates on the situation in Syria in general and North and Eastern Syria in particular, the role of the Global Coalition, stressing the importance of stability and dialogue between the Kurdish forces, Shafaq News reported.
The President said that the situation in Syria cannot reach a resolution point overnight, asserting that the Syrian crisis can only be solved via dialogue and a political, not military, approach.
Barzani further called for addressing the Kurdish issue in Syria as a part of the Syrian file as a whole.
He also urged patience, saying that the challenges in Syria could not be tackled overnight.
Brownstein said that Islamic State (ISIS) still poses a real threat in Syria and promised that the United States and the International Coalition would continue to support their partners on the ground in order to fight terrorism.
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