Saadi Ahmed Pira, a member of the Political Bureau of the PUK and official of PUK's public relations office, met with Mahmoud Al-Maadawi, Consul General of the Arab Republic of Egypt in the Kurdistan Region, on Tuesday 24/9/2019 in Erbil.
The meeting stressed the long-standing relations between Egypt and the Kurdistan Region, where Pira pointed to the historical friendly relations between the Kurdish and Egyptian peoples, especially the important role of the late President Mam Jalal in strengthening friendly relations with political leaders, intellectuals and other Egyptian personalities since the era of Gamal Abdel Nasser to this time which became strong basis for coordination between the two sides.
For his part, the Egyptian consul in Kurdistan paid tribute to the role of the PUK in mediating between the political parties and its continuous attempts to achieve political stability and solve obstacles, pointing out that the Egyptian government wants the Iraqi people to live in peace and stability and be united and that the rights and freedom of all parties are reserved, wishing that the governments of Iraq and neighboring countries and the region and all parties are careful in dealing with events.
The Egyptian consul on the other hand confirmed that they will continue to strengthen relations with the Kurdistan region, especially in terms of trade.
For his part, said Saadi Pera that the view of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, on the events and the political future of Iraq and the Kurdistan region, is in the direction of peace and political stability through dialogue and understanding.