At dedication of new U.S. Consulate General in Erbil, Iraq, Kurdish president Masoud Barzani thanks U.S. for liberating Kurdistan and helping topple Saddam Hussein.
At dedication of new U.S. Consulate General in Erbil, Iraq, Kurdish president Masoud Barzani thanks U.S. for liberating Kurdistan and helping topple Saddam Hussein. Roy Gutman / MCT
At dedication of new U.S. Consulate General in Erbil, Iraq, Kurdish president Masoud Barzani thanks U.S. for liberating Kurdistan and helping topple Saddam Hussein. Roy Gutman / MCT

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