PM Barzani, Arab League secretary general discuss bilateral ties
ERBIL (Kurdistan24) – Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on Tuesday met with Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, and discussed bilateral ties between the Kurdish region and the organization.
Barzani and Aboul Gheit met on the sidelines of the World Government Summit in Dubai, the UAE, where they discussed numerous topics, including discussing the latest regional developments.
The premier thanked the League’s stance for condemning the latest missile attacks on the Kurdistan Region, a statement from Barzani’s office read.
The League’s president highlighted the important role of the Kurdistan Region, expressing his appreciation for the struggle of President Masoud Barzani, according to the press release.
The officials stressed the importance of safeguarding the security and stability of Iraq and Kurdistan Region, it added.
In a brief interview with reporters following the meeting, Aboul Gheit said he hopes Prime Minister Barzani to participate in a session of the League in Egypt.
On the margins of #WGS24, I thanked SG Ahmed Aboul Gheit for the @arableague_gs unequivocal condemnation of the attack on Erbil.— Masrour Barzani (@masrourbarzani) February 13, 2024
We exchanged notes on ways the Kurdistan Region can help consolidate stability in Iraq. pic.twitter.com/jotLqwPzEn
Barzani on Sunday arrived in Dubai to attend the annual gathering for the third consecutive year. He met with UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed on Monday.
Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on Monday delivered a speech at the World Government Summit (WGS24), focusing on numerous challenges and issues the Middle East is facing currently.
WGS24 serves as a platform for global leaders to come together and discuss pressing issues that require international cooperation. In an increasingly interconnected world, countries must collaborate and find collective solutions to challenges such as climate change, poverty, and global health crises. Only through global cooperation can we effectively address these pressing issues and work towards a more sustainable and equitable future.