KRG Prime Minister Meets with U.S. Secretary of State
On Tuesday, January 16, 2024, Prime Minister Masrour Barzani of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) engaged in pivotal talks with Antony Blinken, the United States Secretary of State, at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
In this meeting, Secretary Blinken strongly condemned the recent attack on Erbil, labeling it a blatant breach of Iraqi sovereignty. Expressing the United States’ condolences to the victims’ families, he underscored President Joe Biden’s view of these attacks on the Kurdistan Region as a grave threat, reaffirming the U.S. commitment to bolstering security and stability in the region.
Prime Minister Barzani echoed these sentiments, declaring the attacks unwarranted, and urged the international community to break its silence against such acts of aggression.
Additionally, both parties acknowledged the importance of addressing the ongoing disputes between Erbil and Baghdad and upholding the constitutional rights of the Kurdistan Region.