ERBIL –During the meeting with head of the Kurdistan Region in northern Iraq Nechirvan Barzani, Armenia’s Ambassador to Iraq Karin Gregorian announced that Armenia will open a Consulate in Erbil in June and that by the end of February, there will be two direct flights a week between Erbil and Yerevan.

Barzani welcomed the news, saying that the KRG would welcome Armenian investors in the Kurdistan Region and facilitate the process wherever possible.

The ways of strengthening ties between the Republic of Armenia and Kurdistan had been discussed at the meeting. The sides particularly highlighted the development of cultural and social ties between the two nations.

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