President Barzani Receives Canada’s Ambassador to Iraq
President Masoud Barzani received a Canadian diplomatic delegation headed by ambassador Paul Gibbard, Canada’s ambassador to Iraq. Mr. Gibbard is Canada’s first resident ambassador to Iraq since 1991. During the meeting, President Barzani and ambassador Gibbard spoke of a number of topics including the recent Parliamentary elections in Kurdistan and the process of cabinet formation in Baghdad. The President also took advantage of the opportunity to express his appreciation to the people and government of Canada for their support to the Kurdistan Region during the efforts to eradicate the terrorists of the Islamic State.