Davos, Switzerland, January 21, 2020
President Nechirvan Barzani expressed gratitude for Sweden’s support to the Kurdistan Region as part of the international coalition against ISIS and the Swedish humanitarian assistance to the refugees and IDPs in the Kurdistan Region. The president also expressed the Kurdistan Region’s willingness to further expand relations with Sweden.
On the sidelines of the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, Kurdistan Region President met with the Swedish Foreign Minister Ann Lindh, on Tuesday, January 21.
In the meeting, the Kurdistan Region relations with Sweden, the condition of the refugees and the displaced people in the Kurdistan Region and the ways to assist them, the demonstrations and the latest developments in Iraq and the broader region were discussed.
The two sides also spoke about the importance of the efforts by all sides to deescalate tensions, the danger of terror and the necessity of the global coalition’s uninterrupted commitment to confront terror.
The Foreign Minister Linde thanked the Kurdistan Region for its role in confronting terror and protecting and assisting the displaced people, in particulate the religious and ethnic communities.