Iraqi Kurdish PM congratulates Erdoğan on election win

Iraqi Kurdish PM congratulates Erdoğan on election win

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Iraqi Kurdish PM congratulates Erdoğan on election win

Prime Minister of Iraq’s Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) Nechirvan Barzani on June 26 congratulated Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on his election win, expressing the desire to improve ties.

"We congratulate you, your party...," Barzani said, in a message he sent to Erdoğan, state-run Anadolu Agency reported.

“We in the region emphasize on this occasion, our permanent desire to keep improving these relations,” he added.

On June 25 morning, Turkey's official electoral commission announced that Erdoğan had won an absolute majority of the presidential vote.

June 24 elections, Turkish elections, Turkey Elections 2018