16 october / 2017

About Russian Stance on the Situation in Iraq

"We definitely stand for resolving all the issues on Iraq’s agenda, involving Baghdad and the Kurds, through peaceful political and diplomatic means, on the basis of territorial and political integrity of Iraq while respecting the legitimate rights and interests of the Kurdish people is necessary. Moscow maintained good relations with Baghdad, particularly boosting trade and economic ties. Besides, Russia has always had close relations with the Iraqi Kurds, and Moscow values both relationships." (Russian President’s Spokesman Dmitry Peskov)