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US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, in a telephone conversation with the President of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Nyjirvan Barzani, on Saturday, to confirm that Washington continues in its contacts with Baghdad and urged the Iraqi government to create the appropriate ground for serious dialogue with the provincial government to achieve the desired result .
Tillerson expressed his country’s condolences and condolences to the families of victims of the earthquake that struck the region last week, expressing his country’s readiness to provide any assistance and coordination in this regard.
Tillerson expressed his satisfaction at easing tensions on the lines of contact between the Peshmerga forces and Iraqi forces and the price of restraint shown by the two sides to maintain calm.
As the price of respect for the Kurdistan Regional Government for the interpretation of the Iraqi Federal Court to the provisions of the Iraqi constitution, stressing the preservation of the truce in order to create the ground for a serious dialogue between Arbil and Baghdad on the basis of the Constitution.
For his part, the head of the provincial government, Nirvvan Barzani, stressed that the Kurdistan Region as always is ready to resolve all problems with the federal government through serious dialogue on the basis of the principles of the Constitution.
Barzani expressed his hope that America and the coalition countries will play their role in starting the dialogue between Erbil and Baghdad, adding that in this regard his government will be cooperative and supportive.
He thanked Barzani Tilerson for his telephone call and condolences to the victims of the earthquake, noting that his government receives any kind of assistance to the victims of the earthquake.
Barzani stressed the need to lift the ban on airports in the region, especially with the increasing humanitarian needs as most of the assistance provided to more than 1.5 of the displaced people in the region come through airports.