Kurdish Official: Massoud Barzani To Visit Baghdad At Head Of A Delegation Next Week

Baghdad - Kurdish sources quoted the adviser of the President of the Kurdistan region / Hainen Hawrami / as saying that "a high-level delegation headed by Massoud Barzani, the President of the Kurdistan region will visit the federal capital Baghdad soon."

"A senior delegation from the Kurdistan region will visit Baghdad before August 10 to discuss the issue of the referendum with the officials of the federal government," Hawrami said on his personal page on the social networking site Twitter on Tuesday night. "sources said.

Hawrami said that the delegation, after visiting Baghdad, will visit neighboring countries to discuss the referendum, stressing that "the referendum is a natural right of the people of Kurdistan and everyone should work to make it successful."

The announcement of the presidency of the Kurdistan Regional Government to hold a referendum on the independence of the region next September has been met with large opposition internally, regionally and internationally.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency