ERBIL — Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani, president of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), on Friday met with party members and veterans in the town of Akre to stress the need for continued dialogue with Baghdad, and reiterate party values.
The Kurdish leader reassured the general public that the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) will continue to deliver public services equally to all areas in the Region.
On relations between the Kurdistan Region and Baghdad, he stressed that Erbil will continue dialogue with the federal government of Iraq to safeguard the constitutional rights of the people of Kurdistan.
Barzani also reiterated the growing need for all parties to honor the invaluable principles of protecting the balance of power, partnership, and consensus among parties.
The Kurdistan Democratic Party marked the 77th anniversary of its founding on Wednesday this week. The KDP is the biggest political party in the Kurdistan Region. With the largest representation in the Kurdistan parliament, the party wields significant influence in Iraqi politics and plays a crucial role in the coalition that brought about the establishment of the federal cabinet in Baghdad.