Bafel Jalal Talabani, President of the Kurdistan National Union (PUK) today, received Elbrus Kutrashev, the Russian ambassador to Baghdad, at the headquarters of the PUK Political Bureau in Erbil.
Executive of the PUK political bureau Darbaz Kosrat Rasul accompanied President Talabani in the meeting and discussed the latest developments and political shifts and a way to overcome the political deadlock in Iraq.
President Bafel Jalal Talabani touched on the political developments in the Kurdistan region and said that a favorable environment for dialogue and understanding is set. "Let us go to Baghdad with a united national discourse and as a team to defend and protect our constitutional rights," President Bafel said,
"Everyone knows the position of the PUK, and we have openly said that dialogue and understanding is the basis for resolving the issues. All our efforts are aimed at bringing together different positions for the sake of stability in the country and building a brighter future," the president declared.