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Minister of Foreign Affairs Lazăr Comănescu meets with Head of the Department of Foreign Relations of the Kurdistan Regional Government (Iraq) Falah Mustafa Bakir

Type: 
Press release
Date: 
04/15/16

Minister of Foreign Affairs Lazăr Comănescu met with Head of the Department of Foreign Relations of the Kurdistan Regional Government (Iraq) Falah Mustafa Bakir, today 15 April 2016, on the side of the Global Security Forum GLOBSEC 2016 held in Bratislava, Slovakia.

During the talks, special attention was paid to bilateral cooperation, the Romanian official highlighting Romania's full readiness to cooperate with the authorities in Iraq, including the regional authorities in Erbil, in order to ensure security and stability in the democratic transition and rebuilding process of the Iraqi state. Moreover, the interlocutors recalled potential cooperation possibilities in fields such as energy, construction, oil and gas, infrastructure, transport, education and health services. In this context, they mentioned the importance of organizing, as of this year, a new meeting of the Romanian-Iraqi Joint Commission.

The Head the Department of Foreign Relations of the Kurdistan Regional Government thanked the Romanian party for Romania's participation in the International Coalition against Daesh and for the expertise contributed by Romania to stabilize the region.