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Prime Minister Masrour Barzani receives Qatar's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) - Prime Minister Masrour Barzani and Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani today received Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim al-Thani, Qatar's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Following recent regional instability, both sides called on the immediate de-escalation of tensions and for all parties to preserve peace and security in the Middle East.

Prime Minister Barzani affirmed that renewed conflict and instability will undo the significant progress achieved in the reconstruction of Iraq.

Highlighting his cabinet's ambitious reform program to modernise and diversify the regional economy, Prime Minister Barzani emphasised that the KRG is committed to making Kurdistan an attractive destination for investors.

Minister al-Thani recognized the economic opportunities presented by the Kurdistan Region for Qatari investors and praised the KRG for its efforts in promoting economic growth and stability. The Qatari envoy also expressed his country's desire to strengthen bilateral relations with the Kurdistan Region, particularly in relation to trade.