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KRG Prime Minister Welcomes Cardinal Sako of the Chaldean Catholic Church

On Monday, November 13, 2023, Prime Minister Masrour Barzani of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) cordially received Cardinal Louis Raphaël Sako, the Patriarch of the Chaldean Catholic Church in Iraq and worldwide.

Cardinal Sako shared insights from his recent visit to the Holy See, where he met with His Holiness Pope Francis. He also expressed his deep appreciation to Prime Minister Barzani for his unwavering support for Christians in Iraq and his continued efforts to promote peaceful coexistence within the Kurdistan Region.

In response, Prime Minister Barzani praised Cardinal Sako’s pivotal role as the Patriarch of the Chaldean Catholic Church and reaffirmed the KRG’s steadfast commitment to safeguarding the rights of Christians and all other ethnic and religious communities in the region.

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