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

Chancellor Masrour Barzani met today a delegation led by Ukraine Ambassador to Iraq Victor Nedopas. In the meeting, both sides reiterated shared commitment to expanding cooperation, with particular emphasis on security issues and trade and investment. Recognizing the historic relationship between the peoples of Kurdistan Region and Ukraine, Chancellor Barzani encouraged Ambassador Nedopas to build strong people-to-people links through diplomatic presence in Erbil. They also discussed the relationship between Erbil and Baghdad. In that regard, Chancellor Barzani said Kurdistan Region looks forward to a new chapter with Iraq’s new government now that a difficult period has passed.