Readout of Chancellor Masrour Barzani’s meeting with Outgoing UN SRSG for Iraq

Chancellor Masrour Barzani received today outgoing UN SRSG Jan Kubis and thanked him for his personal efforts to bridge the gaps between Iraqi political factions over the last four years. Both sides discussed political and economic challenges on one hand and common interests that can strengthen Erbil-Baghdad relations on the other. During their substantive exchange, Chancellor Barzani stressed the importance of a strong partnership with the United Nations Mission in Iraq and welcome its continued support for the full implementation of Iraq’s Constitution, including Article 140. In closing, SRSG Kubis congratulated Chancellor Barzani for his appointment to lead the next KRG Cabinet.