Shafaq News/ The Prime Minister of Kurdistan Region, Masrour Barzani, hosted today, Wednesday, the Finnish Ambassador to Iraq, Vessa Hakkinen.
A statement of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) said that the meeting discussed ways of enhancing the ties between Iraq and Finland, the pending differences between the Regional and the Federal governments, and the share of the Kurdistan Region from the Federal Budget of 2021.
The Finnish Ambassador expressed his country's gratitude for the Kurdistan Region's vital role in countering terrorism and defeating ISIS and its intention to continue supporting the Region.
The head of KRG exalted the Finnish support to the Kurdistan Region, hoping to strengthen and expand the ties between the two parties, especially in the field of investment.
The meeting, according to the statement, touched upon the forthcoming Iraqi legislative elections, Sinjar agreement, and the importance of the departure of illegal armed groups from the district, as well as the efforts bolstered in the region to curb the spread of COVID-19.