Readout of Chancellor Masrour Barzani’s meeting with United Arab Emirates State Minister for Foreign Affairs

Chancellor Masrour Barzani had a wide-ranging discussion yesterday with State Minister for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash and discussed bilateral relations. Both sides emphasized the strong, historic ties between their peoples. In their exchange, Chancellor Barzani and Minister Gargash reviewer ways to promote trade and investment opportunities, in particular in agriculture; increase business confidence, and lay the groundwork necessary for partnerships to thrive. They also spoke about Syria and Iraq’s new government. On Iraq, Minister Gargash encouraged Chancellor Barzani to continue settling disputes through dialogue. They agreed to stay in close contact.

Chancellor Barzani is in Germany to take part in this year’s Munich Security Conference. He is accompanied by KRG Spokesman Safeen Dizayee and KRG Representative to Germany Dilshad Barzani.