Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received the Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Mohammad Javad Zarif and his accompanying delegation.
The relations of the Kurdistan Region and Iraq with Islamic Republic of Iran as well as the importance of continued coordination and cooperation in confronting and eliminating terrorism in the region were discussed.
They stressed that the threat of terrorism still exists and the cooperation and coordination among all parties are needed for its eradication.
Prime Minister Barzani thanked the Islamic Republic of Iran for its assistance to the Kurdistan Region in the fight against ISIS. He stressed the importance of cooperation and coordination among the countries of the region in the fight against terrorism.
Minister Zarif expressed his support for the improvement of relations between the Kurdistan Region and Baghdad. He hoped that all the issues will be solved through dialogue.
Development of bilateral commercial, cultural, agricultural and scientific cooperation and the situation in the wider region were also discussed in the meeting.