The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq (SRSG), Mr. Nickolay Mladenov (pictured) held meetings on Sunday with the Kurdistan Region of Iraq’s Parliament.
The meeting focused on the continuous cooperation between the KR-I and the central government, as well as on the current humanitarian burden on the KR-I. He received a copy of the report that the Kurdistan Regional Parliament on the terrible situation in Kobane, Syria.
Mr. Mladenov commented:
“In my meeting with the Kurdistan Region’s leadership, I urged them to take without delay their rightful place in the government and to discuss their outstanding differences within the Council of Ministers.
“Iraq is facing many political, humanitarian and security challenges that require all components to work together.
“At this critical time, Iraq’s unity is of paramount importance to save all Iraqis from their scourge of terrorism.”
The SRSG reiterated that UNAMI stands ready as always to assist the process of dialogue.