Jan 15, 2019, 5:23 PM
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Iran's Zarif arrives in Sulaymaniyah

Sulaymaniyah, Jan 15, IRNA – After finishing his tour to Erbil, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in Sulaymaniyah.

Upon his arrival, Zarif was officially welcomed by the deputy prime minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government Qubad Talabani.

Zarif is also supposed to pay tribute to the late president of Iraq Jalal Talebani and to participate in Iran-KRG business meeting.

Creating industrial towns, establishing Iranian factories in Iraqi Kurdistan Region will be among topics that Zarif will discuss with Sulaymaniyah officials.

On Wednesday, Iranian Foreign Minister is scheduled to be in Karbala to attend business meeting.

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.

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