Al-Sudani, Barzani discuss fiscal dispute between Baghdad, KRG
In a crucial diplomatic encounter held in the heart of Iraq’s capital, Prime Minister Mohammed Al-Sudani engaged in discussions with his counterpart, Masrour Barzani, the Prime Minister of Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG).
The primary agenda of the meeting centered on the persistent fiscal dispute that has strained relations between Baghdad and the KRG in recent times. Both leaders conveyed their deep concern over the ongoing conflict and underscored the urgency of finding alternative resolutions.
During the discussions, Al-Sudani and Barzani reiterated their commitment to a comprehensive strategy aimed at fostering long-term stability in the region, emphasizing their desire to steer away from protracted conflicts.
In a bid to garner further support for the Kurdistan Region, Barzani also held talks with Iraq’s President, Abdul Latif Rashid, emphasizing the importance of increased funding to sustain vital regional programs.
Adding to the significance of the discussions, Iraq’s KRG Deputy Prime Minister, Qubad Talabani, participated in these high-level meetings, signifying a unified effort to address the fiscal challenges facing the region.
The outcome of these deliberations will be closely watched as stakeholders hope for a path forward towards resolving the fiscal dispute and promoting a more stable future for Iraq and its Kurdistan Region.