Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 01 October 2019
President Nechirvan Barzani met with the new Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Iraq, Jang Kyung-wook.
President Barzani praised the relations between the Kurdistan Region and the Republic of Korea, the past activities of Zaytun Division and Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) within the International Coalition in the Kurdistan Region. He also extended support to Korean investment in the Kurdistan Region.
In the meeting, President Barzani congratulated Ambassador Jang Kyung-wook on assuming his post in Iraq and wished him all the success in his duties.
He also conveyed his congratulations to the Government of the Republic of Korea on South Korea’s National Day and for the 15 th anniversary of the dispatching of Zaytun Division in the Kurdistan Region.
Both sides expressed their willingness for strengthening bilateral ties.