ERBIL - A high-level delegation from Iraq's High Judicial Council arrived in Erbil and met with PM Masrour Barzani on Tuesday, stressing on the Constitution as a base for resolving the disputes between the Kurdistan Region and Iraq.
The delegation, led by Fayiq Zedan, the head of the council, was in the Kurdistan Region for talks with the top Kurdish officials on closer cooperations between judicial authorities in Erbil and Baghdad.
Zedan pointed out that the Kurdistan Region's "unique position" has to be respected by the federal institutions, especially in the judiciary, Kurdistan 24 cited a statement by Barzani's office.
The Kurdish prime minister, in return, noted that the Iraqi judiciary should partially play its "effective and important role" in finding a solution to the remaining disputes between Erbil and Baghdad and prevent the constitutional violations, according to the statement.
"The Kurdistan Region has to be treated as a federal and constitutional entity [in Iraq]," Barzani argued.