President Barzani Meets with UK Ambassador to Iraq | |
Salahadin, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, ( President Masoud Barzani received Mr. Frank Baker, the United Kingdom ambassador to Iraq. During the meeting President Barzani and Ambassador Baker discussed the latest developments in the region and spoke of the independence referendum of September 25. Ambassador Baker expressed his understanding of the grievances of the Kurdistan Region but added that the timing of the referendum may not be suitable.

President Barzani reiterated the stance of the Kurdistan Region on holding the referendum on time and that the experiences of the Kurdistan Region with Baghdad have been unfavorable in the past. The President added that dialogue with Baghdad will continue and hoped for the best possible outcome.