KRG High Representative meets with the FCDO State Minister for ME and the UN
News : 12/5/2022
London, United Kingdom (uk.gov.krd),
The Kurdistan Regional Government High Representative to the United Kingdom,
Karwan Jamal Tahir, was warmly welcomed by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, the
Minister of State for the ME and the UN, at the Foreign Commonwealth &
Development Office. Here, they discussed bilateral relations and the level of
cooperation between the United Kingdom and the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.
High Representative Karwan Tahir
conveyed his government’s gratitude for Britain’s continued support and
collaboration in security, the economy, the judiciary and in education. He
stressed that the strong bond between the Kurdistan Region of Iraq and the
United Kingdom is vital, and we are committed to continuing to strengthen the
cooperation even further.
The High Representative also briefed
the State Minister on the latest developments in the Kurdistan Region and Iraq,
including the formation of the new government of federal Iraq, where there is a
mutual understanding among all parties to resolve outstanding disputes between
the region and the federal government according to the Iraqi constitution.
Lord Ahmad reiterated the support of
his government to federal Iraq and the Kurdistan Region, highlighting the
importance of security, stability, human rights and respect for freedom of
religion and beliefs, adding that “For us, the stability of the Kurdistan
Region is essential, because it will have an impact on the whole Iraq”.
Both sides reiterated continuing the
strong relationship and more coordination between the United Kingdom and the
Kurdistan Region of Iraq.