June 30, 2017

KRG and Catalan representatives meet in Washington

Washington, DC, USA (us.gov.krd) – Ms Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman, KRG Representative to the United States today received the Chief Representative of the Government of Catalonia in North America, Mr. Andrew Davis.

Both sides exchanged views on issues of common interest, in particular Kurdistan and Catalonia’s aspirations for independence. They stressed that it is the democratic right of the people of Kurdistan and Catalonia to hold referendum on their future and hoped that members of the international community would respect and support such democratic practices. They also discussed the humanitarian and military developments in Iraq and Kurdistan, as well as the post-ISIS era.
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