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

Chancellor and Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani and the new US Ambassador to Iraq Matthew H. Tueller today underscored their shared support for technical talks on measures necessary to promote American investment and stronger business-to-business ties once the new Cabinet takes office. Both sides agreed that increased investment on one hand and reforms on the other benefits the Kurdistan Region and Iraq. In that regard, Chancellor Barzani welcomed the announcement of an upcoming U.S. trade mission to the Kurdistan Region. They agreed to stay in close contact on these issues.