Iran FM, EX-Iraqi Kurdish president meet in Erbil

Iran FM, EX-Iraqi Kurdish president meet in Erbil

A high-profile political delegation and also Iranian Ambassador to Baghdad Iraj Masjedi are accompanying Zarif in this meeting.

Earlier, Iranian foreign minister met with Iraqi Kurdish Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani and the Chancellor of the Kurdistan Region Security Council in Iraqi Kurdistan Masrour Barzani.

Arrived in Baghdad on January 13, the Iranian foreign minister has so far met some Iraqi officials, namely Prime Minister

Adil Abdul-Mahdi, President Barham Salih, Speaker of the Council of Representatives of Iraq Mohamed al-Halbousi, Head

of the National Wisdom Movement of Iraq Ammar Hakim, Iraqi member of Parliament Hadi Al-Amiri and heads and

members of Iraqi religious, political, cultural, ethnical and social bodies.

Zarif will leave Erbil for Sulaymaniyah, another main city in the Kurdish-dominated area later on Tuesday.