President Barzani Receives EU Ambassador to Iraq | |
Salahadin, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, ( President Masoud Barzani received Mr. Patrick Simonnet, the Ambassador of the European Union to Iraq. During the meeting President Barzani and ambassador Simonnet discussed the latest developments insofar as the liberated areas are concerned and the ongoing operations against the terrorists of the Islamic State. The two sides also spoke of the Kurdistan Referendum, ambassador Simonnet conveyed the message of support from the European Union and urged for further dialogue between Baghdad and Erbil.

President Barzani reiterated the stance of the Kurdistan Region and how the referendum issue is of utmost importance to the people and leadership of the Kurdistan Region. The President added that the principle of partnership has continuously been ignored by Baghdad and the time to send a message from the people of the Kurdistan Region to the rest of the world, through the September 25 referendum has come.