Putin meets with Iraqi Kurdistan PM

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News ID: 22708
Publish Date: 19:11 - 09 May 2018
TEHRAN, May 9 - Russian President Vladimir Putin held a brief meeting with the prime minister of Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdistan region, Nechirvan Barzani, in Moscow on Wednesday, a Kremlin spokesman is quoted as saying by TASS news agency.

Putin meets with Iraqi Kurdistan PMTEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) – On Tuesday, a Kurdistan regional government official said that Barzani would travel to Moscow at the request of Rosneft chief Igor Sechin.

Rosneft is a major investor in Iraqi Kurdistan and controls its oil pipelines. The company did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Source: Reuters

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