According to a report from Press TV, Iran and Iraq’s Kurdistan may agree a visa waiver scheme to facilitate cross-border travels as part of a program of increased cooperation between the two sides.
To facilitate cross-border travel for both Iranians and the citizens of the Kurdistan region in northern Iraq, and to encourage trade and cultural interchange for both sides, Iran and the Kurdistan Regional Government are considering a scheme to eliminate any visa requirements for travelling purposes, Press TV’s correspondent in Erbil reports.
Iraqi Kurdistan’s Prime Minister Barham Salih visited Iran recently in an effort to further enhance bilateral relations.
On 10th Jan, Salih met with Iranian Parliament Speaker, Ali Larijani, and other senior Iranian officials for talks aimed at boosting political and economic ties between the two sides.
According to the report from PressTV, during the meeting, he also expressed gratitude for Tehran’s efforts in establishing peace and security in Iraq.