Barham Saleh visits Erbil

17/09/2019 - 18:14 Published in News/Kurdistan

Iraqi President Barham Saleh and his accompanying delegation arrived in Erbil on Tuesday evening, where they were received by the President of the Kurdistan region, Nechirvan Barzani.

A source announced that "President Barham Saleh and Speaker of Iraqi House of Representatives Mohammed Halbousi, in addition to Fouad Hussein, Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs will meet, with the three presidencies in the Kurdistan region and a number of political parties.

Added that "The meeting will discuss the most prominent files concerning Iraq and the implications of the region," noting that "the meeting will dicuss the outstanding problems between Baghdad and Erbil."

For his part, announced the Interior Minister of the Kurdistan Region Reaper Ahmed, that the visit of President Barham Saleh to Erbil comes to talk with officials.

Ahmed said at a press conference "Saleh is scheduled to meet with the President of the Kurdistan Region, Nechirvan Barzani, the President of the Government of the region, Masroor Barzani, and the Presidency of the Parliament."