Kurdistan Regional GovernmentRepresentation in Italy

Rome, July 16, 2015
Mrs. Kader accompanies Min. Pinotti to visit the Italian contingent of the Task Force "Erbil" of KTCC.

On July 15, Mrs. Kader accompanied the Italian Defense Minister, Roberta Pinotti, along with the Chief of the Defence Staff, General Claudio Graziano, and the Italian Ambassador to Baghdad, Marco Carnelos, to visit the contingent Italian of Task Force "Erbil" of KTCC (Kurdistan Training Coordination Center) that operates in the area of ​​Erbil as part of Operation "Prima Parthica".

During the meeting with the Italian Military Contingent, the Minister expressed words of great appreciation for the commendable work done by the staff of the Italian armed forces, engaged in the military training for staff of the KSF (Kurdish Security Forces) intended for military operations against Da'ish (jihadists of ISIS).

In the remainder of the visit, the Minister expressed his satisfaction with the results achieved, noting that the work done by the men and women from all the Armed Forces is always very appreciated not only by all national and international political and military authorities, but especially by the institutions and by the Kurdish population.

In particular, the Task Force "Erbil", consists today of about 200 men and women, and since last January it has trained about 1,200 soldiers of the KSF.