EU Parliament Stresses on Erbil-Baghdad Cooperation Against IS
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EU Parliament Stresses on Erbil-Baghdad Cooperation Against IS

ERBIL - The European Union Parliament has stressed on the importance of Erbil-Baghdad cooperation against the Islamic State (IS) in the disputed areas.

Kurdistan Regional Government's (KRG) representative to the European Parliament, Dlawar Azhgayi, said in a statement on his Facebook page that he participated in an online meeting of the EU Parliament on Tuesday.

The recent increase in the IS attacks in the areas disputed between Erbil and Baghdad and the importance of closer cooperations between the Peshmerga fighters and Iraqi forces in those territories to preserve the country's stability were discussed in the meeting, he said.

They also exchanged views on the relations between the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and the federal government of Iraq, highlighting the need to resolve the disputes between the two sides in accordance with the constitution.