Iraqi Kurdistan seeks close ties with Iran

March 13, 2011 - 0:0

TEHRAN – Barham Saleh, prime minister of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan region in Iraq, called on Friday for expansion of ties between Iran and Kurdistan.

Saleh made the remarks in a meeting with Iran’s ambassador to Iraq, Hassan Danaeefar.
Danaeefar and Saleh stressed the need to increase cooperation in economic, cultural and political relations between the two sides.
Saleh also called for an active participation of Iranian companies in infrastructure projects in Kurdistan, saying Kurdistan is ready to cooperate with Iranian companies in this regard