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France's President Emmanuel Macron, left, welcomes Prime Minister of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region Nechirvan Barzani, prior to a meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017. Macron meets Barzani, amid a political and military standoff between Iraqi's Kurds region and Baghdad since an independence referendum for the region. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)