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KRG Foreign Minister discusses latest developments with Dutch Foreign Minister

The Hague, the Netherlands (dfr.gov.krd) – KRG Foreign Minister Falah Mustafa on Wednesday met with Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands Bert Koenders in the Hague to discuss bilateral ties as well as recent military and humanitarian developments.

Minister Koenders highly spoke of the role of Kurdistan Region in the fight against ISIS terrorists and in caring for Syrian refugees and Iraqi displaced people. The Dutch Minister reiterated the commitment of his government to continue supporting Kurdistan at both humanitarian and military levels. Both Ministers discussed bilateral ties and areas of potential cooperation in order to increase economic and investment cooperation.

The KRG Minister thanked the Dutch government for providing humanitarian and military support to Kurdistan Region and stressed the need to receive further and continued support from the international community. He briefed Minister Koenders on the developments in regard to the ongoing fight to liberate Mosul as well as the humanitarian fallout from the operation. Both Ministers also discussed the Post ISIS era and the need for a new political arrangement that could guarantee inclusiveness.

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