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Britain calls for constructive dialogue bet. Iraq, Kurdistan

Massoud Barzani

British Defense Minister Michael Fallen has urged Baghdad and Erbil to launch a constructive dialogue after the Kurdistan Region's independence referendum on September 25th, the Baghdad Post cited a presidential statement. 


In a letter sent to Kurdistan President Massoud Barzani, Fallen said, "Now that the referendum was held, I invite you to start a constructive dialogue with Baghdad and neighboring countries to quietly reach a suitable solution for all parties'.

The British Minister thanked President Barzani for the hospitality and serious dialogue between them during his visit to Kurdistan and their talks regarding the referendum.

He also appreciated the role of the people of Kurdistan in the fight against terrorism, saying that they were always on the front line in this war and gave thousands of victims.

Fallon also urged President Barzani to "continue coordination between the Peshmerga forces and Iraqi forces in the war against terrorism and urged not to allow the emergence of differences between both sides and to remain liberated areas in safety and stability."

According to the presidential statement of Kurdistan, the date of the letter dates back to September 27, two days after the independence referendum.