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Steinmeier to meet with President of the Federal Region of Kurdistan-Iraq

03.03.2009 - Press release

Wednesday, 4 March, Federal Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier will meet for talks with Masoud Barzani, President of the Federal Region of Kurdistan-Iraq.

The discussion will focus on the close relations between Germany and the Kurdistan-Iraq region, including economic relations, as well as the current political developments in Iraq and the situation for Christians and Yazidis in Kurdistan-Iraq.

Federal Minister Steinmeier already met with President Barzani in Erbil, where he opened the new German Consulate-General, during his visit to Iraq two weeks ago.

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