German Foreign Minister to visit Erbil, meet Barzani

He will arrive in Baghdad on Thursday

German Foreign Minister to visit Erbil, meet Barzani
Sigmar Gabriel, the German vice-chancellor and foreign minister.


Erbil (BasNews) Sigmar Gabriel, the German vice-chancellor and foreign minister, is expected to visit Iraq and Kurdistan Region on Thursday where he will meet Iraqi and Kurdistan officials.

The German foreign minister will arrive in Baghdad on Thursday, and BasNews has learned that he will later head to Erbil to meet Kurdistan Region officials including President Masoud Barzani.

The officials are expected to discuss a number of topics such as German-Kurdistan Region bilateral ties and the counter terrorism efforts. Moreover, a joint press conference for both officials will be held following the meeting.

The German foreign minister is currently in Kuwait on an official trip. He will travel to Iraq on Thursday after he concludes his visit to Kuwait.


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