KRG Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received Mr. Mahmoud Alavi, Minister of intelligence of Islamic Republic of Iran and his accompanying delegation on Saturday.
Mr Alavi said that Iran attaches great importance to its relations with Kurdistan Region, stressing that these relations have deep historical roots.
The delegation stated that Iran has always considered the Kurdistan Region as a friendly neighbour and a factor of stability in the region.
Prime Minister Barzani thanked the Islamic Republic of Iran for its support to the Kurdistan Region, expressing the Region’s readiness to work to strengthen and develop bilateral relations in various fields.
The two sides exchanged views and on the current situation in the Kurdistan Region and Iraq and the war against the Islamic State terrorist organization, ISIS.