Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on Monday affirmed the region’s desire to expand its cooperation with Norway.
Prime Minister Barzani received the Norwegian Ambassador to Iraq and Jordan Espen Lindbaeck in his office in Erbil.
During their meeting, they discussed the general situation in Iraq and efforts to form the new government as well as ways to strengthen relations between the Kurdistan Region and Norway, according to a statement on the Kurdistan Regional Government’s website.
Barzani thanked Norway for its assistance in the fight against ISIS.
He stressed that the Kurdistan Region desires to expand areas of cooperation and coordination with Norway and develop comprehensive relations.
The Norwegian ambassador discussed his country’s projects and programs in Iraq and the Kurdistan Region and expressed Norway’s readiness to consolidate relations with the autonomous region at all levels.