Mr Karwan Jamal Tahir, the KRG High Representative to the UK met with Michael Fallon MP and Former UK Defence Secretary. The two sides discussed the bilateral relations between the Kurdistan Region and the United Kingdom and the importance of enhancing this relation. During the meeting, the political and economic developments in Kurdistan Region, Iraq and the wider region were discussed.
High Representative Karwan also updated Michael Fallon MP on the negotiations between Erbil and Baghdad aimed at settling the chronic issues between both sides, and reiterated KRG’s position to solve all the issues inline with the Iraqi Constitution. He also urged the UK government to support those negotiations in order to reach a final agreement with Baghdad.
High Representative Karwan appraised the UK’s support to the Ministry of Peshmarga in different areas. Michael Fallon MP said: “The entire world owes Peshmarga” for their scarifies and courge in the fight against Daesh.
The meeting also focused on exchanging views on strengthening relations between the KRG and the Conservative party.