PM Masrour Barzani to meet Iraqi leaders in Baghdad for key discussions

KRG announced that the discussions will center on the latest political and security developments in Iraq. A significant focus will be on resolving ongoing issues between the Kurdistan Region and the federal government based on the Iraqi constitution.
KRG PM Masrour Barzani. (Photo: Kurdistan 24)
KRG PM Masrour Barzani. (Photo: Kurdistan 24)

ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) - Prime Minister Masrour Barzani of the Kurdistan Region is scheduled to visit Baghdad on Thursday, May 30, to hold crucial meetings with Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia al-Sudani, government officials, and political party leaders.

The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) announced that the discussions will center on the latest political and security developments in Iraq. A significant focus will be on resolving ongoing issues between the Kurdistan Region and the federal government based on the Iraqi constitution.

These include ensuring the provision of salaries and financial rights for the Kurdish people and fostering cooperation to maintain security and stability in both Iraq and the Kurdistan Region.

Prime Minister Barzani emphasized the importance of these talks, stating, “The Kurdistan Regional Government has endeavored to address the issues between Erbil and Baghdad within the framework of the constitution and mutual agreements. I am in constant contact with Prime Minister Mohammed Shia al-Sudani, and our negotiating teams are working diligently to overcome obstacles.”

He continued, “We are confident that by working together, we can serve the public interest and effectively utilize the resources of Iraq and the Kurdistan Region to enhance service levels and improve the economic standing of our region.”

These meetings come at a critical time, as both sides seek to strengthen their collaboration and address pressing issues that affect the stability and prosperity of Iraq and the Kurdistan Region.

The outcomes of these discussions are expected to have significant implications for the future relationship between Erbil and Baghdad, particularly in terms of economic development and security cooperation.