Prime Minister Barzani meets Sweden’s Deputy Prime Minister

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Kurdistan Regional Government Prime Minister, Nechirvan Barzani met with Sweden’s Deputy Prime Minister Isabella Lovin and her accompanying delegation.

In the meeting, attended by Kurdistan Region Deputy Prime Minister and a number of KRG ministers, the Swedish leader commended the Kurdistan Region for sheltering and providing services for nearly two million refugees and internally displaced people.

She reiterated her country’s humanitarian and military support to the Kurdistan Region and stated that Sweden will also provide support to the areas recently liberated from the so-called Islamic State terrorist group.

The Swedish leader was briefed on the reforms undertaken by the Kurdistan Regional Government, including measures taken to strengthen the private sector.

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