President Nechirvan Barzani held a meeting with Mr. Volker Perthes, the Head of the Independent Strategic Review of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) on November 15. Their discussion addressed Mr. Perthes’ visit to Iraq and his meetings with senior Iraqi officials. They also emphasized and appreciated the important role of the UN team and its agencies in Iraq and the Kurdistan Region.
President Nechirvan Barzani expressed his gratitude to the United Nations and its agencies for their longstanding support and assistance to Iraq in many areas of work and at numerous stages. He highlighted UNAMI’s efforts in stabilizing the country, promoting democracy and good governance, and improving the performance of institutions after Iraq’s liberation.
Mr. Perthes, on his part, shared his perspectives on the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq, as well as on Iraq’s request to review the mission. He expressed his gratitude to the President for recognizing the importance of the United Nations and their agencies in supporting Iraq, and for his insightful comments on their work and responsibilities.
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