BAGHDAD, The Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Region, Nechirvan Barzani and Brit McGurk, the special envoy of the US President to the International Alliance against Daesh stressed "a more serious dialogue between the political parties to form the next government.
A statement by the Kurdistan Regional Government said "Barzani met with the Special Envoy of the US President to the International Alliance against Daesh, the Deputy US Ambassador in Baghdad, the US Consul General in the Kurdistan region, and a diplomatic delegation accompanying them. During the meeting, they discussed recent developments and the political process in Iraq, and efforts to form a new Iraqi government, emphasizing a more serious dialogue between the political parties to form that government, and active the role of the Kurdistan region in this area, and the strong presence of the Kurdish parties in Baghdad.
"The dialogue, currently under way between Arbil and Baghdad, to solve the problems has been highly evaluated," the government statement said.
The statement added "Prime Minister of the Kurdistan region presented a profile of the endeavors and dialogue of the political parties in Iraq and the Kurdistan region, in both Arbil and Baghdad, the ongoing preparations for the elections in the Kurdistan region, and dialogue between the Kurdish political parties on participation in the Iraqi government.
The statement said "Barzani expressed the hope to expand the circle of dialogue and the readiness of the Kurdistan region to launch negotiations with the parties that will form the new government."
The statement pointed out that they also discussed the developments in the center and south of Iraq and meet the demands of demonstrators, and protect the security of the region and achieve further progress in relations between the Kurdistan region and the United States of America.
Source: National Iraqi News Agency