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Robert Halfon looks for dialogue between Kurdistan and Iraq

News / Wed 21st Feb 2018 at 06:36pm

Kurdistan

HARLOW MP Robert Halfon rose on the floor of the House of Commons to question a minister on foreign affairs.

Mr Halfon said: “What steps the Government are taking to encourage dialogue between the Kurdistan Regional Government and the Government of Iraq?”

Alistair Burt Minister of State (Department for International Development) (Jointly with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office), Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Joint with the Department for International Development) replied:

“I was able to meet with both Prime Minister Abadi and Kurdish Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani in Munich at the weekend, when on behalf of the UK I encouraged the continuing dialogue recently begun between them individually, which is essential to the long-term stability of Iraq.

“We have no current plans for observers from the UK to attend May’s elections, but we are working with others to ensure efficient and effective monitoring.

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1 Comment for Robert Halfon looks for dialogue between Kurdistan and Iraq:

jarrett
2018-02-21 22:20:47

Pity he didn't ask about the Turks shelling the YPG.

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