Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received Frank Baker, British Ambassador to Iraq and his accompanying delegation.
The two sides discussed the current situation in the Kurdistan Region, particularly reconvening of the Kurdistan Region Parliament and the independence referendum, to be held on 25 September.
The relations between Erbil and Baghdad were highlighted in the meeting. They stressed the need to resolve the outstanding issues through dialogue and mutual understanding.
The two sides also discussed the latest developments in the fight against the Islamic State terrorist organization, ISIS, in Iraq and the region and the situation of the liberated areas from the terrorist group, particularly the issue of the return of IDPs to their places of origin.