July 7, 2017

KRG Representative meets Canadian Embassy officials in Washington

Washington, DC, USA (us.gov.krd) – KRG Representative in the United States, Ms. Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman today met with the Deputy Head of Mission in Canada’s Embassy to the United States, Mr. Denis Stevens.

Representative Rahman lauded Canada’s continued humanitarian and military support to the Kurdistan Region. The Representative briefed Mr. Stevens on Kurdistan’s decision to hold a referendum on independence on September 25th, stressing the democratic right of the people of Kurdistan to decide on their future. Both sides discussed the ongoing fight to liberate Mosul, post-ISIS governance and future Erbil-Baghdad ties.

They also exchanged views on cooperation between Canada and Kurdistan and agreed that the recent opening of the Canadian Embassy Office in Erbil would be a major stepping stone in further broadening bilateral ties in different fields.
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