UN Special Envoy for Iraq Meets with FM Zarif

The United Nations special envoy for Iraq, Yan Kubish, has held a meeting with Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in New York on Monday, September 19.

During the meeting, the two sides discussed the latest situation in Iraq, particularly the issue of referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan.

FM Zarif expressed Islamic Republic of Iran’s opposition to the holding of independence referendum in the region and underlined the necessity of respecting national sovereignty, observing the Constitution and preserving the territorial integrity of Iraq.

He also pointed out that the Baghdad-Erbil dialogue is the only solution to the disputes.

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