SOUTH KURDISTAN (IRAQ) : UK parliamentary group launches report after visiting Kurdistan Region (Read Full Report)

London, UK ( 17-1-2014 – A report of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on the Kurdistan Region in Iraq and its fact finding mission to Erbil, Duhok and Domiz in November 2013, will be launched during the parliamentary debate on UK’s relations with Kurdistan Region on Wednesday, January 15.

The delegation consisted of Co-Chairs Nadhim Zahawi MP and Meg Munn MP together with Vice-Chair Robert Halfon MP, Mike Gapes MP, Leo Docherty, the Director of the Conservative Middle East Council and Gary Kent, the Director of the APPG.

The report titled ‘Five years: the continuing story of success and transition in the Kurdistan Region’, highlights Kurdistan as a major success story in the past five years and reflects on the achievements of the British – Kurdish relationship.

The report outlines the following areas and issues: the Kurdish Genocide recognition, security, economy, public services, relations with Baghdad and Ankara, energy exports, independence or federalism, Syria, international differences and reform and the future heading of the region.

Executive Summary of the report is available below.

The full report is available here: