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KRG Prime Minister Meets with Former British Prime Minister

On Monday, November 20, 2023, Prime Minister Masrour Barzani of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) held a meeting with Boris Johnson, the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Their discussion focussed on the evolving political landscape in Iraq and the broader region, and the ongoing bilateral relations between the Kurdistan Region and Britain.

Mr. Johnson acknowledged the numerous sacrifices made by the Kurdistan Region in its quest for rights, underlining the critical need for the international community to support the Kurdish people. He expressed his deep personal connection to the Kurdistan Region, pledging his ongoing support.

Additionally, Mr. Johnson highlighted the importance of establishing direct flights between the Kurdistan Region and Britain, which would strengthen ties and facilitate travel.

Prime Minister Barzani thanked the UK for its consistent support of the Kurdistan Region. He stressed the significance of honouring the Kurdistan Region’s federal status, deeming it essential for sustaining peace and stability in Iraq and the surrounding region.

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