Readout of Chancellor Masrour Barzani with Chinese Ambassador to Iraq

Chancellor Masrour Barzani met today a delegation led by Ambassador Chen Weiqing of the People’s Republic of China and discussed recent developments and measures to advance bilateral ties. Ambassador Weiqing recognized the importance of the Kurdistan Region in regional stability and counter terrorism efforts. During the meeting, both officials committed to expand areas of cooperation, including economic and trade relations. Chancellor Barzani expressed his hope that China would play a greater role to help address deep-rooted problems and deliver more stability in the Middle East.