PUK & KDP meeting starts in Erbil

5 December 2013 –  Shafaq News / The political offices of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) , headed by Vice President , Nechirvan Barzani and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) headed by Deputy Secretary General, Barham Salih started a meeting on Thursday for talks on forming the next regional government .

“PUK and KDP held a joint meeting in the capital of Erbil in the presence of Deputy Secretary-General of PUK , Barham Salih , the deputy head of KDP , Nechirvan Barzani ,” A source close to the meeting , requested anonymity told ” Shafaq News “. He added that this meeting comes within the series of meetings held by the parties and political blocs to form a new government in Kurdistan Region. The candidate of KDP, Nechirvan Barzani has begun a series of meetings and discussions with various winning blocs in the parliamentary elections for Kurdistan Region , which took place on 21 of last September, starting from Sulaimaniyah to meet all of PUK and Change movement and then returned to Erbil to meet with each of the Kurdistan Islamic Union , the Islamic movement , Christian and Turkmen parties .