Wednesday 3 January 2018

KRG Representative and Afghan Ambassador meet in Washington

Washington, DC, USA ( - Afghanistan’s Ambassador to the United States Hamdullah Mohib received Kurdistan Regional Government Representative Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman for a meeting at the Embassy of Afghanistan in Washington, DC on January 3, 2018.

The diplomats updated each other on the current situation in their respective countries, highlighting the commonalities of the relationship between their countries and the United States. They discussed the need for democracy and minority and women's rights to be respected in the Middle East and central Asia.

Representative Abdul Rahman underscored the effects that the flight ban is having on Kurdistan, which was imposed in September 2017 by the federal Iraqi authorities.