President Nechirvan Barzani receives the incoming Consul General of Russia
President Nechirvan Barzani received on Sunday in Erbil the incoming Consul General of the Russian Federation, Mr. Maxim Rubin. The President congratulated the new Consul General on assuming the office and wished him success.
The President also reiterated full support for Mr. Rubin in his new mission and reaffirmed the willingness of the Kurdistan Region to further develop the bilateral relations with Russia.
For his part, the Consul General expressed pleasure at his new mission in the Kurdistan Region and referred to the longstanding relations between the Kurdistan Region and the Russian Federation. He also hoped, with the support of the relevant parties in the Kurdistan Region, to develop the mutual relations between the two sides.
Discussions also covered the latest developments in Iraq and the wider region.