Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Kurdistan Region Prime Minister, Nechirvan Barzani, received the new Croatian ambassador to Iraq, Ivan Jurić and his accompanying delegation.
Ambassador Jurić stressed his country’s desire to develop bilateral relations with the Kurdistan Region. He pointed out that Croatia is willing to cooperate with the Kurdistan Region in revitalization of economic activities, particularly by providing training in the sector of tourism.
Prime Minister Barzani expressed his government’s appreciation for Croatia’s support to the Kurdistan Region in its war against the Islamic State terrorist group.
He noted that it is also the Kurdistan Regional Government’s desire to develop strong relations with Croatia in all areas, especially in the tourism sector as forwarded by Ambassador Jurić.
Prime Minister Barzani said his government is willing to hold talks with Croatian officials on developing cooperation policies between the two sides.
The latest developments in the war against terrorism, particularly the current ongoing military operation to liberate the City of Mosul, were also discussed in the meeting.