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

Chancellor Masrour Barzani received today New Zealand Ambassador to Iraq Bradley Sawden and discussed at length regional developments and negotiations between KRG and Federal Government in Baghdad. During the meeting, both officials also touched on means to advance bilateral relations. Chancellor Barzani emphasized that despite challenges Kurdistan Region will continue to be an important member of the global coalition against terror. On Erbil-Baghdad disputes, the Chancellor said Kurdistan Region has constitutional options available to protect its rights if federal authorities continue violating the constitution.