Jan 15, 2019, 3:52 PM
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Iran FM, EX-Iraqi Kurdish president meet in Erbil

Erbil, Jan 15, IRNA – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with Former President of Iraqi Kurdistan Region (KRG) Masoud Barzani in Erbil on Tuesday.

A high-profile political delegation and also Iranian Ambassador to Baghdad Iraj Masjedi are accompanying Zarif in this meeting.

Earlier, Iranian foreign minister met with Iraqi Kurdish Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani and the Chancellor of the Kurdistan Region Security Council in Iraqi Kurdistan Masrour Barzani.

Arrived in Baghdad on January 13, the Iranian foreign minister has so far met some Iraqi officials, namely Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi, President Barham Salih, Speaker of the Council of Representatives of Iraq Mohamed al-Halbousi, Head of the National Wisdom Movement of Iraq Ammar Hakim, Iraqi member of Parliament Hadi Al-Amiri and heads and members of Iraqi religious, political, cultural, ethnical and social bodies.

Zarif will leave Erbil for Sulaymaniyah, another main city in the Kurdish-dominated area later on Tuesday.

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