Baghdad, The Kurdish leader Mahmoud Othman revealed some of what was agreed upon by Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi and the President of the Kurdistan region, Nichervan Barzani, and the party that arranged the meeting between them.
Othman said in a statement to the National Iraqi News Agency (NINA) that the visit of Nichervan Barzani to Baghdad was a surprise to all, during which the discussion of several topics and agree on part of them, such as the export of Kirkuk oil through the Kurdistan region again, and joint cooperation between the armed forces and Peshmerga to fight Daesh.
"The Americans arranged the meeting between Al-Abadi and Nichervan through Brett McGurk, the US President's special Envoy to the International Coalition against Daesh, because the United States is willing to cooperate with the Peshmerga and the armed forces again in order to put an end to this danger," he said.
He pointed out that the problems between the region and the center is still ongoing, and therefore should be new dialogues more serious with Al-Abadi now and with the new Prime Minister after its formation.
Al-Abadi met yesterday with the PM of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Nichervan Barzani and the Head of the Office of the Presidency of the Region Fouad Hussein, and during the meeting discussed the political and public situation in the country and discussed a number of files shared between the federal government and the Kurdistan Regional Government.
Source: National Iraqi News Agency