President Nechirvan Barzani received in Barzan, the outgoing US Ambassador to Iraq, Mr. Matthew Tueller
President Nechirvan Barzani received on Tuesday in Barzan, the outgoing US Ambassador to Iraq, Mr. Matthew Tueller, who paid a farewell visit to the President upon completion of his term in office.
The President thanked Ambassador Tueller for his support and efforts to promote the United States bilateral relations with Iraq and the Kurdistan Region, and wished him success in his upcoming mission.
Mr. Tueller, for his part, expressed his appreciation to the President and the relevant authorities of the Kurdistan Region for their support and cooperation and hoped for continued partnership between the two countries.
The meeting also focused on US relations with Iraq and the Kurdistan Region and ways to further develop areas of cooperation and encouraging US investments in Iraq and the Kurdistan Region. The current situation in Iraq and the obstacles facing the political process in the country as well as the ongoing efforts to surpass the challenges were highlighted during the meeting.
Discussions also covered other pressing issues including the developments in the Kurdistan Region, relations among the political parties, the upcoming parliamentary elections in the Kurdistan Region, the continuing ISIS threats in the wider region, and stimulating economic activities in Kurdistan.