Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
TUE, 7 JUL 2020 18:20 Erbil, GMT +3
Source: KRG-DFR DFR publication date: WED, 20 NOV 2019 09:10
Minister Dizayee holds first round of Congressional meetings in Washington Washington, DC, USA

Kurdistan Regional Government Minister Safeen Dizayee met with seven key members of the US Congress on Tuesday, his second day of meetings in Washington.

Minister Dizayee, Head of the Department of Foreign Relations, and KRG Representative to the United States Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman met in the Senate with Senator Jack Reed, Ranking Member on the Armed Services Committee, and Senator Susan Collins, who sits on the Intelligence and Appropriations committees.

 

In the House of Representatives the delegation met with Representative Mike McCaul, the Ranking Member on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, as well as Representatives Mike Gallagher, Jim Langevin, Liz Cheney, and Ralph Abraham, all of whom serve on committees relevant to the Kurdistan Region.

In each meeting, Minister Dizayee thanked members of Congress for their support to the people of Kurdistan and the Peshmerga, and outlined the need for continuous and focused US engagement with Kurdistan and Iraq.

In the evening, Minister Dizayee and Representative Abdul Rahman met with Dr. Merza Hasan, the World Bank’s Executive Director and Dean of the Board of Executive Directors. 

 




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