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Barzani to visit Baghdad, 1st time since secession referendum

Masoud Barzani
The leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Massoud Barzani, plans to visit the capital Baghdad on his first visit following the region’s secession referendum.

A Kurdish source said that "Massoud Barzani intends to visit the capital Baghdad on Wednesday and will meet with political leaders and Prime Minister Adil Abdul Mahdi."

The source pointed out that "the goal of Barzani's visit, the first of its kind after the secession referendum, is to deliver a message of support to the new government headed by Abdul Mahdi, and his emphasis on the need to end all outstanding differences between Erbil and Baghdad."