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Barzani, King Abdullah II of Jordan discuss boosting bilateral ties

Barzani and King Abdullah II

KRG Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani has discussed with King Abdullah II of Jordan means to strengthen bilateral relations in a meeting held on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos. 

Barzani tweeted "I met His Majesty King Abdullah of Jordan in Davos today. I reiterated my wish to further strengthen the already excellent relations and long-standing friendship between the Kurdistan Region and Jordan."

Barzani is also scheduled to meet Wednesday with UN Deputy Secretary Amina J. Mohammed and Armenian PM.


The Kurdish PM is accompanied by Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani and other officials.

Barzani met with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on the sidelines of the forum in Davos, for a second time in a week.

The form witnesses the attendance of more than 1,700 leaders of business and industry.

The event runs from Tuesday through Friday.