Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – In a meeting held yesterday, Deputy Prime Minister, Qubad Talabani, briefed foreign diplomats and representatives about the current financial crisis in the Kurdistan Region.
He explained the financial situation of the Kurdistan Regional Government and the measures that the government has planned to take to address the crisis.
Deputy Prime Minister Talabani also pointed to the recent KRG delegation visit to Baghdad and the talks held with Iraqi Prime Minister and other Iraqi senior officials.
The latest developments in the fight against the Islamic State terrorist organisation, ISIS, were also highlighted in the meeting. Deputy Prime Minister Talabani expressed his and Kurdistan Region people’s gratitude to those countries, which offered assistance in the fight against ISIS and in accommodating a large number of refugees and internally displaced person who took refuge in KurdistanRegion.