Barzani will lead a new Sunni state in the region: media
A news base in the Iraqi northern region of Kurdistan has reported that Saudi Arabia, Turkey and the U.S. are to establish a Sunni state in the north of Iraq and Kurdistan Region President Massoud Barzani is due to lead the state.

Shar Press has stated that a meeting is to be held in the next week in Erbil, the capital of the Kurdish region, where Barzani, Barzani-led KDP officials and representatives from Suadi Arabia, Turkey and the U.S. are to take part in the gathering.

The report added that the gathering is to discuss and prepare grounds for establishing the state.

The new Sunni state would include the provinces of Erbil, Dohuk, Mosul and al-Anbar and Barzani would lead the state.

The report comes weeks after paid two separate visits to Turkey and Saudi Arabia and met his counterparts as well as other officials in the two states and as Shar Press has stated Barzani has discussed the creation of the Sunni state in the two countries.

According to the report only the KDP will take part in the meeting.

News Code: 12122  |  Date: 2015/12/19  |  Time: 13 : 38

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