Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received the President of the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) Ms Nancy Lindborg and her accompanying delegation.
The delegation expressed their gratitude for assistance provided by the KRG in support of USIP activities. They commended the Kurdistan Regional Government for hosting, accommodating, and providing assistance to a large number of IDPs and refugees.
The delegation expressed their concern regarding the causes that prevent their return to their place of origin, due to inadequate safety and services. They highlighted the importance of effective discussion among government institutions with displaced people.
Prime Minister Barzani assured the delegation that the KRG exert all efforts to build confidence among various communities and support effective services to enable them to return to their homes.
He also explained the political process in Iraq and efforts to establish a strong relationship between the Iraqi government and the Kurdistan Region. This has already helped solve some issues and is enabling resolution of more issues in the future.
Prime Minister Barzani also noted serious efforts are being made by all parties to soon form the new KRG cabinet.