ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) – The Jordanian Foreign Ministry visited Baghdad on Thursday and said in a press conference that the independence referendum scheduled to be held in the Kurdistan Region next month is an internal matter.
Ayman al-Safadi, The Jordanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates stated that his country does not interfere in Iraq's domestic affairs.
Al-Safadi arrived in Baghdad on Thursday and met with the Iraqi officials including the Iraqi President, Prime Minister, Parliament Speaker and Foreign Minister.
In a joint press conference with the Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari, Safadi said that Jordan stands side by side with Iraq to support the country’s efforts to enhance stability, stating that Jordan deals with Iraq as a united country.”
Kurdistan Region and the Kingdom of Jordan have already established good bilateral relations.
On May 18, the Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani was received by King Abdullah II at the Royal Palace where the two discussed the political situation in the Region, the latest political development at the regional and international level and the war against terror, the Presidency statement said.
The meeting also focused on the “means to boost cooperation between Jordan and the Kurdistan Region, mainly in the economic and investment fields.”
Editing by Ava Homa