Deputy Speaker of Kurdistan Parliament receives representative of UN office to Kurdistan region

2/26/2019 12:10:00 PM

On Sunday, 24/2/2019, Hemin Hawrami Deputy Speaker of Kurdistan Parliament received Ricardo Rodriguez representative of UN office to Erbil and his accompanying delegation.  

In the meeting, representative of UN office to Erbil congratulated Deputy Speaker on his new responsibility in Kurdistan Parliament. He hoped that a new cabinet of Council of Ministers in the region would be formed in a near future. He also praised the role of people of Kurdistan and KRG for sheltering a huge number of displaced people in Iraq.

On his own side, Deputy Speaker of Kurdistan Parliament welcomed Mr. Ricardo and gave a brief about the political situation in Kurdistan region. In addition, he shed light on Kirkuk, emphasizing that Kirkuk needs to be restabilized as soon as possible, and Peshmarga forces have to return the city in order to protect it from ISIS’s threats. He asserted that the fate of the city should be resolved based on article 140, which has been confirmed by Iraq’s Constitution.