12-12-2019 09:17 PM Jerusalem Timing

Iraqi Kurdish Leader in Turkey to Discuss Security

Iraqi Kurdish Leader in Turkey to Discuss Security

Kurdish Regional Government President Massoud Barzani has paid a visit to Ankara to hold official talks.

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyeb Erdogan (L), Kurdish Leader Masoud Barzani (R)Kurdish Regional Government President Massoud Barzani has paid a visit to Ankara to hold official talks.

Barzani held separate talks on Monday with Turkish President Abdullah Gul, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu in meetings which were closed to the media.

During Barzani's meeting with Erdogan, the pair discussed security and stability in Iraq as well as bilateral relations and energy, said sources from the Turkish prime ministry.

Turkey exports Kurdish oil to international markets and payments from oil revenues are transferred to Turkey’s Halk Bank.

Last month, $93 million was deposited from the sales of Kurdish oil.