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

Chancellor Masrour Barzani received today Japan’s Ambassador to Iraq Naofumi Hashimoto. In the meeting, Chancellor Barzani welcomed renewed interest from Japan to invest in Kurdistan Region and Iraq. He urged Ambassador Hashimoto to provide technical expertise and kn0w-how to build a strong, diversified economy. On Iraq, Chancellor Barzani stressed the importance of working with the Federal Government and using mechanisms outlined in the Constitution to settle political disputes. They also discussed ongoing negotiations to form a new KRG Cabinet.