The Kurdistan Region’s Prime Minister Masrour Barzani received British Ambassador to Iraq Mark Bryson-Richardson on May 7.
In the meeting, which was also attended by British Consul General to Kurdistan Rosy Cave, the two sides discussed latest developments in Kurdistan and the importance of resolving pending issues between Erbil and Baghdad.
The Prime Minister explained that the Kurdistan Region has already implemented all its obligations under the oil agreement with Baghdad, expecting the Federal Government to do the same. The British Ambassador reiterated his country’s support in resolving issues between Erbil and Baghdad, within the framework of the constitution. Both parties agreed on the significance of holding parliamentary elections at the scheduled time this year.
Discussions also focused on implementing the Shingal Agreement, and both sides emphasised the importance of protecting Yezidi’s rights and encouraging peaceful coexistence.
The meeting followed the coronation celebrations for King Charles III.
On behalf of the people of the Kurdistan Region, I extend my heartfelt congratulations to King Charles III on His Majesty’s coronation as the King of the United Kingdom and Commonwealth realms.
I’m confident that the ties between Kurdistan and Iraq with the United Kingdom will…
— Nechirvan Barzani (@IKRPresident) May 6, 2023
A pleasure to address a ceremony hosted by @ukinerbil to celebrate the Coronation of Their Majesties HM King Charles lll and Queen Camilla. On behalf of the KRG and PM @MasrourBarzani congratulated the people and Government of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth realms. pic.twitter.com/gOidN4jale
— Safeen Dizayee (@SafeenDizayee) May 7, 2023