Readout of Chancellor Masrour Barzani’s meeting with French Ambassador to Iraq

Chancellor Masrour Barzani and French Ambassador to Iraq Bruno Aubert had a lengthy meeting today and discussed a range of issues of mutual bilateral importance, with emphasis on Iraq and Syria. On Iraq, Chancellor Barzani noted continued dialogue to reach a common understanding with the Federal Government regarding the situation in the disputed territories. Regarding Syria, Chancellor Barzani stressed the need for a political settlement that ends the conflict on one hand and addresses the legitimate rights and safety of its peoples, including the Kurdish people. They also reviewed progress for a new KRG Cabinet and developments in Baghdad.