Nechirvan Barzani, in a telephone conversation with the US Secretary of State, discussed the future of the political process in Iraq

Baghdad, The Prime Minister of the Kurdistan region Nechirvan Barzani received on Saturday evening a phone call from the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and discussed the developments of the political situation and the future of the political process in Iraq, and highlighted the process of electing the presidency of the Iraqi House of Representatives and efforts to election of the Presidency of the Republic and the new Iraqi government.

The two sides stressed the need to intensify efforts to make the political process in Iraq a success, expressing the hope that the next stage in Iraq will be a stage of political and security stability and that the new government and authority will be an expression of the aspirations and rights of all Iraqi components.

Pompeo stressed the importance of the active role and the Kurdistan region to participate in the Iraqi political process and the formation of the three presidencies of the country.

"The two sides also discussed the US relations with Iraq and the Kurdistan region and the latest developments on the scene in Iraq and the region in general."

Source: National Iraqi News Agency