PM Barzani, Syrian opposition leader address latest developments in Syria

During the meeting, the latest developments in Syria and the region were discussed.
Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani (right) during his meeting with Ahmad Jarba, the leader of Syria's Tomorrow Movement, Oct. 23, 2023. (Photo: KRG)
Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani (right) during his meeting with Ahmad Jarba, the leader of Syria's Tomorrow Movement, Oct. 23, 2023. (Photo: KRG)

ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) – Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on Monday received Ahmad Jarba, the leader of Syria's Tomorrow Movement.

During the meeting, the latest developments in Syria and the region were discussed.

Both sides emphasized the need to resolve Syrian issues through dialogue and peaceful means, to protect the rights of Syrian Kurds, as well as the importance of coexistence and peace between all peoples, particularly Kurds and Arabs.

Jarba was formerly the president of the National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces from 2013-2014. He is also a former general in the Syrian Army, before defecting to the Free Syrian Army at the onset of the civil war.

In March 2016, Jarba founded Syria's Tomorrow Movement in Cairo. It is a pro-democracy, secular opposition group in Syria. It is supported by several exiled Syrian opposition groups.  

Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani (right) shaking hands with Ahmad Jarba, the leader of Syria's Tomorrow Movement, Oct. 23, 2023. (Photo: KRG)
Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani (right) shaking hands with Ahmad Jarba, the leader of Syria's Tomorrow Movement, Oct. 23, 2023. (Photo: KRG)
Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani (top right) during his meeting with Ahmad Jarba, the leader of Syria's Tomorrow Movement, Oct. 23, 2023. (Photo: KRG)
Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani (top right) during his meeting with Ahmad Jarba, the leader of Syria's Tomorrow Movement, Oct. 23, 2023. (Photo: KRG)