Chancellor Masrour Barzani receives Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Nadia Murad

Chancellor Masrour Barzani had a lengthy, candid exchange today on a range of issues with Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Nadia Murad. In the meeting, Chancellor Barzani congratulated Ms. Murad on being awarded the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize and her powerful work on behalf of survivors of human trafficking and victims of sexual violence, as well as advocacy for the Yezidi people. During the exchange, they reaffirmed their shared goal of normalizing the situation in Sinjar and reopening roads in coordination with relevant, government authorities. Both sides also had an in-depth discussion on the needs of the Yezidi people and the conditions necessary to foster the return of displaced families to their ancestral homes in Sinjar. They agreed to stay in close, direct contact on these important issues.