Readout of Chancellor Masrour Barzani’s meeting with Norway Chargé d’Affaires in Baghdad

Chancellor Barzani met today Norway Chargé d’affaires Roar Haugsdal and discussed bilateral relations. In the meeting, Chancellor Barzani praised Norway’s significant military and humanitarian contributions to the Global Coalition against ISIL, in particular to nearly 1.5m displaced families in the Kurdistan Region. They also discussed ways to overcome challenges in stabilization operations and facilitating the safe, orderly and dignified return of the displaced to their ancestral homes. Turning to the next KRG Cabinet, Haugsdal expressed readiness to support government priorities in a way that strengthens cooperation and good governance.