Barzani congratulates Erdogan on election victory

Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government President Massoud Barzani congratulates Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on AK party's success in local elections.

Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government President Massoud Barzani congratulates Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on AK party's success in local elections.

IRBIL – Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government president Massoud Barzani has congratulated Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the victory of his Justice and Development (AK) Party in Turkey's municipal elections.

The AK Party’s victory would have a positive impact on the peace process in Turkey, Barzani said in a statement released on the KRG’s official website on Tuesday.

“This election is very important to entrench democracy in Turkey. I'm sure these election results will make a positive impact on the peace process in our region. I would like to continue the country’s development and peace,” Barzani said.

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