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Scoop: Iraqi Kurdistan prime minister to travel to Turkey

Head of the Kurdistan Regional Security Council Masrour Barzani speaks during an electoral rally for the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) list, in Arbil, the capital of the northern Iraqi Kurdish autonomous region, on April 26, 2018.

Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq Masrour Barzani is set to travel to Istanbul today where he will meet with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Al-Monitor has learned.

This will be the prime minister’s second official trip to Turkey since taking office. The delegation traveling to Turkey includes KRG Foreign Minister Safeen Dizayee. It comes ahead of Barzani's trip to the UK.

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