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Shafaq News / The United States of America reiterated on Monday the need to understand and solve problems between the Kurdistan Region and the Iraqi government.
The US statements came during a visit by the US Consul General in Arbil, Ken Gross and his accompanying delegation to the Secretary General of the Kurdistan Islamic Union Salahuddin Bahauddin, which discussed the situation in the Kurdistan Region and the outstanding problems between Arbil and Baghdad and took more than one hour.
In a statement issued after the meeting, Bahauddin told Gross that the current situation of the people of the region, especially the financial crisis and the problem of salaries and poor living conditions led to disturb people's conditions, noting that the relations between Arbil and Baghdad need to be radical treatment, but Baghdad is not performing its role as it should Ready to address the problems of salaries and the budget of the Kurdistan Region.
Bahaauddin said he hoped the United States would help the people of the province and his government to address these problems.
The two sides said according to the statement on the electoral process fled Iraq in the month of May next and saw the two sides should be able to make those elections to change the political map in the Kurdistan region and Iraq and address the problems, and the parties saw the need to unite the ranks of the Kurdish parties.
The statement pointed out that the American delegation expressed its pleasure to meet with the Islamic Union, stressing the need to understand and solve the problems between Arbil and Baghdad.