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Pompeo calls for solving problems between Arbil and Baghdad through dialogue

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday congratulated Nechirvan Barzani on his election as president of the Kurdistan region, calling for resolving the differences between Baghdad and Erbil through dialogue.

In a telephone conversation, Pompeo stressed relations between the United States, the Kurdistan region and Iraq in all fields, hoping to strengthen relations between Erbil and Baghdad and resolve all outstanding problems between them through dialogue.

The Kurdistan Parliament elected on Tuesday May 28, 2019, Nechirvan Barzani, the President of the region by the votes of the majority of the members present, to begin a new political stage after 18 years of continuous tenure as prime minister of the region, and got Nechirvan Barzani 68 votes from the total members of the Kurdistan Parliament present Of the 81 parliamentarians, amid the province of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan and the movement of the new generation. Source