Prime Minister Barzani concludes his visit to Baghdad

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Kurdistan Regional Government Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani concluded a two-day visit to Baghdad after meeting top Iraqi leaders.

During his talks in Baghdad, the Prime Minister reiterated his government’s position to solve all outstanding issues between Erbil and Baghdad through dialogue.

Prime Minister Barzani and his accompanying delegation on Monday met Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi. The war against terrorism, especially the expected operation to liberate the city of Mosul, oil issue, bilateral ties, future relations and arrangements were discussed during the meeting.

Prime Minister Barzani and his delegation today met Iraqi President Fuad Masoum. The Prime Minister briefed President Masoum on the outcome of his talks with the head of the Iraqi government.

Mr. Barzani later met the Speaker of Iraqi Parliament Saleem Al-Jubori and a number of senior Sunni politicians. Both sides highlighted the importance of Sunnis’ participation in the operation to librate Mosul from the so-called Islamic State terrorist organisation.

During his visit to Baghdad, the Kurdistan Region delegation also met the United States envoy to Iraq, and leaders of Iraq’s main political parties.

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