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Barzani: The United Nations can help Baghdad and Erbil to turn the page on differences

Within a series of his meetings in Baghdad, the President of the Kurdistan Region, Nechirvan Barzani, met, on Wednesday afternoon, with the Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations in Iraq, Mrs. Jenin Blashart.

In a statement by the region’s presidency, Barzani and Blashardt discussed the political process and the situation in Iraq and the Kurdistan Region, pointing out that they highlighted the relations and dialogue between Erbil and Baghdad and the recent understanding between the two sides on the issue of the budget and salaries of Kurdistan Region’s employees.

Barzani referred to the role of the United Nations team in Iraq that can help Erbil and Baghdad to urge them to conduct a serious dialogue for a radical and final solution to the problems on the basis of the constitution, highlighting the report of the representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations in Iraq, which she submitted to the UN Security Council on the importance of implementing the constitution and order Federal (federal) in Iraq.

The statement noted that the latest developments regarding the outbreak of the Coronavirus epidemic and how to address it, the upcoming Iraqi elections, the election law, and the conditions of displaced and refugees in the Kurdistan Region camps were other axes in the meeting. Source