President Barzani Meets Top US Diplomat in Iraq

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 18 September 2019

Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani met with the United States Ambassador to Iraq, Matthew Tueller.

Latest political developments in Iraq, including talks between Erbil and Baghdad to address outstanding issues, were discussed in the meeting.

President Barzani and the U.S. ambassador stressed the need for continued efforts to resolve pressing issues in accordance with the Iraqi Constitution , such as disputed areas, budget, oil and Kirkuk governorship.

The Kurdistan Region President said that Iraq needs continued assistance from the multinational coalition forces, as the threat of terror re-emergence still exists.

The United States Consul General to the Kurdistan Region, Steve Fagin, also participated in the meeting.

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