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KRG Prime Minister Meets Senator Lindsey Graham in Washington DC

On 28 February 2024, the Kurdistan Regional Government's Prime Minister Masrour Barzani met with U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham in Washington D.C.

Prime Minister Barzani thanked Senator Graham and the United States for their steadfast support of the Kurdistan Region, discussing recent developments in both the Kurdistan Region and Iraq. He highlighted the challenges the Kurdistan Region faces, particularly in its relations with the Iraqi federal government.

Senator Graham, welcoming Prime Minister Barzani, expressed his aspirations for a stronger Kurdistan and reiterated his backing for the Kurdish people's legitimate demands and rights. This includes their financial entitlements and rightful budget share, the importance of maintaining regional stability and security, the necessity for the continuation of oil exports, and the recognition of the Kurdistan Region's constitutional status within Iraq.