Erbil, the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, 7th of September 2021
The Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government Masrour Barzani welcomed today Josep Borrell, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy in Erbil, Kurdistan Region of Iraq.
The Prime Minister thanked the European Union for its support for the Kurdistan Region and underscored the important role of international observers from the EU for a clean and fair Iraqi election.
He also stressed the implementation of the Iraqi constitution and that equality, justice, and genuine partnership should be the basis of healthy governance in Iraq.
The High Representative of the EU emphasized the importance of the Kurdistan Region as a factor of stability in the region and stressed continued EU-KR cooperation, particularly in confronting terrorism.
The development of economic cooperation between the Kurdistan Region and the EU, the Reform Agenda of the ninth cabinet, Erbil-Baghdad relations, and the condition of refugees and IDPs in the Kurdistan Region were other topics of the meeting.