Province: Barzani will visit Tehran and Baghdad represents a strategic depth

2016/6/2 16:11

[Oan- Baghdad]

The head of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Nechirvan Barzani, that date to visit the region's president, Massoud Barzani, to Iran have not yet been determined.

Barzani said in a press conference held on Thursday, after a visit to one of the exam halls in Arbil, "Islamic Republic of Iran made a formal invitation to President Massoud Barzani had been accepting the invitation, but he has yet to determine the date of the visit."

On the issue of visiting government delegation from Kurdistan to Baghdad, he said the head of the provincial government, "Kurdistan will not leave any opportunity to resolve all problems with Baghdad," adding that he "did not approve the visit a government delegation from the region to Baghdad, but he might play some political parties visit Baghdad. "

He added, "I want to stress that the Baghdad government represents a strategic depth for us, even if we have followed state roads will remain Baghdad represents the strategic depth of Kurdistan, so Kurdistan will not waste any opportunity to resolve all outstanding problems with the Iraqi government."

The representative of the Kurdistan Regional Government in Iran Nazem Dabbagh, said yesterday that "the region's president, Massoud Barzani, will visit Tehran soon, to expand economic, cultural and social relations between Iran and Kurdistan and discuss views and exchange views on political affairs in Iraq second."

And who he was scheduled to visit Barzani middle of the next month of May, the Iranian capital Tehran, at the official invitation of Iranian Foreign Ministry.

An official source at the Iranian embassy in Baghdad said in a statement that "Barzani's visit comes at the invitation of Iranian Foreign Ministry, during which he will discuss with senior Iranian officials and the conditions of the region Daash war and the battle to liberate Mosul's oil."