Erbil, Kurdistan Region, September 22, 2021
Kurdistan Region President received Mr. Pedro Martinez, the incoming Ambassador of Spain to Iraq, in Erbil on Wednesday.
President Nechirvan Barzani congratulated Mr. Martinez on assuming the office, wished him success and expressed full support for his new mission as Spain’s Ambassador to Iraq. The President also reiterated the Kurdistan Region’s willingness to expand relations with Spain and presented a brief overview of the status of the Kurdistan Region.
Ambassador Martinez hoped to strengthen Spain’s relations with Iraq and the Kurdistan Region in all areas, especially in trade and commerce, and pledged to encourage Spain’s private sector and businesses to invest in the country. The Ambassador commended the pace of reconstruction and progress in the Kurdistan Region.
Discussions also focused on Iraq’s future, the political process in the country, the latest developments in the war against terrorism and the threats of ISIS.