Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received the new Consul General of the Russian Federation to the Kurdistan Region, Mr. Oleg Levin.
Prime Minister Barzani congratulated Consul General Levin for his new position and wished him success in his duties. He expressed his government’s desire to further develop relations with the Russian Federation, especially in the fields of trade, agriculture, electricity and tourism.
He gave a brief overview about the political situation in the Kurdistan Region and the current efforts to form the new cabinet of the Kurdistan Regional Government.
Consul General Levin commended the KRG for hosting, accommodating, and providing assistance to a large number of IDPs and refugees.
He expressed his willingness to further develop bilateral cooperation in various fields.
Topics related to the political and security situation in Iraq and the Kurdistan Region in general were also discussed.