Kurdistan PM, French FM Discuss Erbil-Baghdad Talks


ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani and French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian met on Monday in Erbil, discussing bilateral ties and the ongoing talks between the Kurdistan Region and Iraq.

According to a press release by the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), Le Drian welcomed the initiatives which led to the peaceful dialogue, hoping that Erbil and Baghdad continue the negotiations to reach a durable solution to their prolonged disputes over border crossings, budget, and airports.

PM Barzani thanked France for its support to the government and people of Kurdistan Region during hard times.

The two officials also discussed bilateral ties between Erbil and Paris.

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