Kurdistan signals a positive atmosphere with Baghdad … and an “undesirable situation”

Kurdistan Region

Masrour Barzani


The US ambassador

2020-09-14 09:36

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Shafaq News / The Prime Minister of Kurdistan Regional Government, Masrour Barzani, received today, Monday, the US Ambassador to Iraq, Matthew Toller and his accompanying delegation.

In the meeting, which was attended by the US Consul General in Erbil, Rob Waller, they discussed strengthening relations between the Kurdistan Region and the United States, and developments in the Iraqi situation were discussed.

The Prime Minister touched on the relations between the Kurdistan Region and the federal government in light of a positive atmosphere and a favorable opportunity to settle all outstanding problems on the basis of the constitution, and to implement all the understandings reached by the two sides, taking into account the rights and financial entitlements of the Kurdistan Region in the interest of all Iraqi citizens.

The Prime Minister highlighted the undesirable situation in the Kurdish regions outside the administration of the region, and expressed his concern about the actions practiced against the Kurdish citizens in those areas, and referred to the ongoing threats to the terrorist organization ISIS, and said: “We stress the need for security coordination between the Peshmerga forces and the army. Iraqi “.

The American ambassador expressed his country’s readiness to enhance economic cooperation between the Kurdistan Region and the United States, and urged American investors to invest in the region.

In the meeting, they discussed ways to enhance coordination and frameworks for cooperation with the United States in order to advance the talks between Erbil and Baghdad, and overcome the financial crisis and the current health situation.



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