Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received British Ambassador to Iraq, Jon Wilks and British Consul General to the Kurdistan Region, Martin Warr.
The general situation in the region, political and security stability in Iraq, and the condition of the displaced people in the Kurdistan Region were discussed.
They stressed that negotiations and dialogue are the only way to maintain security and stability in the region.
Ambassador Wilks commended Prime Minister Barzani for his role in improving the relations between the Kurdistan Region and Baghdad and settlement of some issues between the two sides. They also discussed bilateral relations.
Ambassador Wilks gave a brief overview of his visit to IDP and refugee camps in Duhok and highlighted the issue of displaced persons’ return to their places of origin.
The process of the formation of the new cabinet of the Kurdistan Regional Government was also discussed.