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[ltr]The President of the Kurdistan Regional Government begins an official visit to Turkey[/ltr]
The head of the Kurdistan Regional Government Masrour Barzani headed a high ministerial delegation, on Thursday, to Turkey on his first visit at the invitation of an official received after taking oath as prime minister.
According to a statement received by the Euphrates News, the prime minister will meet with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and senior Turkish officials for talks centered on bilateral relations and the vital role of the Kurdistan region in the region.
The statement added: "The Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Region has received an invitation to visit Turkey after taking office, but he felt that his first visit to Baghdad within the framework of the work program of the government, which puts priorities to end differences with the federal government and strengthen relations with neighboring countries." is over
[ltr]Masrour Barzani from Ankara: Our visit will have important results[/ltr]
BAGHDAD: The head of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Masroor Barzani, said his meetings in Ankara were "positive and successful."
Barzani said in a press statement, "Our visit to Ankara was good and we have important meetings, the latest with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan."
"We talked about all the issues in the region, and our successful meetings will have important results."
The President of the Kurdistan Regional Government Masrour Barzani, arrived today at the head of a high-level delegation of a number of ministers of the Government of Kurdistan to Ankara as part of an official visit to meet with senior Turkish officials.
This is the first visit by the head of the provincial government to Turkey at the official invitation, since he took office in June 2019.
During his visit to Ankara, Barzani met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. He will also meet with senior Turkish officials for talks focused on bilateral relations and the vital role of Kurdistan in the region.
He is also scheduled to meet with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in Ankara. is over
[ltr]Barzani announces Ankara to lift trade exchange with Turkey and the results of talks with Baghdad[/ltr]
(Baghdad: Euphrates News) The President of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Masroor Barzani, the agreement with Turkey to lift trade exchange and the results of talks with the region of Baghdad.
On Thursday, Barzani held a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the presidential palace in the Turkish capital Ankara as part of his official visit to Turkey.
During the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations and ways of boosting trade exchange between Turkey and the Kurdistan region and Iraq in general.
The two sides discussed the important role of the Kurdistan region as a positive factor for the establishment of security and stability in the region.
Prior to that, the President of the Kurdistan Regional Government met with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu immediately upon his arrival in Ankara accompanied by a high ministerial delegation.
The Prime Minister discussed with the Turkish Foreign Minister the current developments in the region and ways to enhance trade and economic relations.
After the meeting, the two sides held a joint press conference during which they talked about the details of the meeting and answered journalists' questions.
The Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government during the conference, he held with the Turkish Foreign Minister important talks at the political and economic levels.
The Prime Minister announced the agreement to lift trade exchange between the Kurdistan region and Turkey, and pointed out that the region is - for Turkey - the gateway to Iraq.
He stressed the need to maintain security in the region, adding that stability is in everyone's interest.
The Prime Minister said that the Kurdistan region is making progress in talks with the federal government to reach a solution on various controversial issues.
The Prime Minister praised the Turkish cooperation with the United Nations to host the Syrian refugees and expressed the hope that they would return to their homes voluntarily rather than forcibly.
The Prime Minister responded to a number of questions from journalists, saying that the Kurdistan region maintains very important relations with Turkey, and he refuses to be a springboard for any group targeting neighboring countries.
Speaking during the press conference, the Turkish Foreign Minister talked about part of the talks he had with the Prime Minister, and thanked the Kurdistan Regional Government for its cooperation with Turkey in the commercial and economic sector.
The Turkish Foreign Minister stressed the absence of any problem between his country and the Kurds and Peshmerga forces, and stressed the importance of strengthening trade cooperation with the Kurdistan region and Iraq in general.
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