On Wednesday, June 21, 2023, Prime Minister Masrour Barzani of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) held a meeting with Jeanine Plasschaert, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI).
The meeting focussed on current issues within the Kurdistan Region. Both parties agreed on the urgent need to hold parliamentary elections in the region as soon as possible.
The Prime Minister reiterated the importance of avoiding any further delays in the elections, and emphasised that this democratic process must not be compromised or undermined by any group’s self-interest.
In addition, the discussions also encompassed the latest developments in Iraq, including the constitutional rights and financial entitlements of the Kurdistan Region.