Brett McGurk in Erbil, Encouraging Extended Talks with Baghdad


Brett McGurk in Erbil, Encouraging Extended Talks with Baghdad

ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani on Tuesday received a US high-level delegation headed by Brett McGurk, the special US presidential envoy to the anti-Islamic State (IS) coalition, discussing the latest political and security developments in the region.

The US delegation welcomed recent dialogues between Erbil and Baghdad which has resulted in easing tensions between the sides, encouraging both the Kurdistan Region and Iraqi government to continue constructive talks to resolve remaining disputes.

The guests also highlighted the ties between Erbil and Washington, pledging to work to further strengthen the relations.

Barzani, in return, thanked the US government and diplomatic mission for helping Erbil and Baghdad in finding common ground for dialogue.

http://www.basnews.com/index.php/en/news/kurdistan/430504

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s