Pres­i­dent Barzani and Iraqi Pres­i­dent stress the com­mit­ment to Er­bil-Bagh­dad agree­ment

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Kur­dis­tan Re­gion Pres­i­dent Mas­soud Barzani met with the Iraqi Pres­i­dent Fuad Ma­som to­day in Sala­haddin.

The two pres­i­dents dis­cussed the fight against the ISIS ter­ror­ists, the role of the Pesh­marga forces in this fight, and re­la­tions be­tween Er­bil and Bagh­dad.

The Iraqi Pres­i­dent com­mended the re­cent suc­cesses of the Pesh­marga forces against the ISIS ter­ror­ists and ex­pressed his con­do­lences to all those who have sac­ri­ficed their lives in this fight.

On the re­la­tions be­tween Er­bil and Bagh­dad, the two un­der­lined the im­por­tance of com­mit­ment, by both sides, to the Er­bil-Bagh­dad deal on oil ex­ports and rev­enue shar­ing.

Pres­i­dent Barzani stated that the KRG would con­tinue to sup­port the new Iraqi gov­ern­ment and the po­lit­i­cal process in the coun­try.

“Ma­sum rec­og­nized the Pesh­marga sac­ri­fices and of­fered his con­do­lences to the fam­i­lies of the mar­tyred Pesh­marga, who pro­tect the glo­ri­ous achieve­ments of Kur­dis­tan with their blood,” read a state­ment from the Kur­dis­tan Re­gion Pres­i­dency.

“The Kur­dis­tan Re­gion will con­tinue sup­port­ing the po­lit­i­cal sys­tem in the coun­try,” the state­ment added.

The sit­u­a­tion of refugees in the Kur­dis­tan Re­gion was also dis­cussed.

Ma­sum be­gan his visit to the Re­gion in Su­laimaniyah on Satur­day, and from there he vis­ited the cities of Hal­abja and Kirkuk on Tues­day, be­fore ar­riv­ing in Er­bil.

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