Armenia to open Kurdish consulate and air links

ANKARA – Armenia is set to open a consulate and an air route to service the in Kurdish regional government in Iraq, an official said on Wednesday.

Armenia’s Baghdad ambassador, Karin Gregorion, who was meeting the Kurdish region’s prime minister, Nechirvan Barzani, said that Yerevan will open a consulate in the Kurdish region’s capital Erbil in June.

Barzani welcomed the Armenian plans adding that the country’s businessmen and investors were welcome in Iraq and would be helped.

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