Nov 9, 2021, 10:01 AM
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Iranian diplomat meets PUK leader

Baghdad, IRNA - Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for Economic Diplomacy Mehdi Safari on Tuesday met with Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) party leader Bafel Talabani in Sulaymaniyah, Iraq.

In the meeting which was also attended by Iran’s Consul General in Sulaymaniyah Mehdi Shushtari and several members of PUK leadership council, expansion of Iran and Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI) was discussed.

Removing the barriers against expansion of ties, supporting Iranian companies’ presence in implementing strategic projects, and joint investments in Kurdistan Region of Iraq and completing the launch of several border crossings were also covered in the meeting.

Safari also had a meeting with governors-general and other officials of Sulaymaniyah and Halabja provinces as well as several economic agents of Kurdistan Region of Iraq on Sunday.

The official also attended non-oil exports development working group meeting in Parvizkhan border crossing and the meeting of Iranian companies working in Sulaymaniyah and Kirkuk provinces of Iraq to explore expansion of non-oil exports to Kurdistan Region of Iraq.


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