DUBAI: Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, the Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, met with Masrour Barzani, prime minister of the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government, to discuss ways to further strengthen bilateral relations between UAE and Iraq.

During the meeting, the two ‘explored new avenues to strengthen bilateral relations between the UAE and Iraq, particularly the Kurdistan Region, in various fields to serve the development goals of both nations,’ state news agency WAM reported.

The two sides also discussed a number of regional and global topics of mutual interest, the report added.