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KGR' S PM Barzani, US Ambassador Discuss Unrest in Iraq


Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on Wednesday received a US diplomatic delegation led by Ambassador Matthew Tueller in Erbil.

Barzani and the US top diplomat in Iraq discussed the latest developments in Iraq, including the ongoing protests, emphasizing on the urgency of efforts to restore stability.

PM Barzani reiterated Kurdistan Region’s readiness to play its role in Iraq’s stability, according to the readout of the meeting.

“The US Ambassador welcomed the progress made in the [negotiations] between the Kurdistan Regions and [Iraqi] federal government over the 2020 budget,” according to the readout.

Tueller also reiterated that his country will continue its support for the Kurdistan Region.