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PM Barzani, US Secretary of Energy Discuss Bilateral Ties, Iraq’s New Gov’t.

Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on Friday held a phone conversation with US Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette to discuss a range of issues, including energy cooperations between Erbil and Washington.

“Prime Minister Barzani and Secretary Brouillette agreed on the importance of increasing US-Kurdistan energy investments,” the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) website said.

“They also discussed the new federal government in Baghdad and how the US can continue to support Iraq and the Kurdistan Region, including the unlocking of international financial assistance,” it added.

The Kurdish leader and the US secretary of energy also touched upon the novel coronavirus pandemic and its economic repercussions in Kurdistan and the US. Source