Readout of Chancellor Masrour Barzani’s meeting with new UN SRSG to Iraq

Chancellor Masrour Barzani received today the new United Nations SRSG Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert to congratulate her on her new assignment and express readiness to work closely with her during her mission. In their lengthy, candid exchange on recent developments in Iraq, both sides affirmed their common interest in addressing disagreements between Erbil and Baghdad in a way that advances a common agenda and is based on mechanisms stipulated in the Constitution. They pledged to remain in close contact on these important issues.