Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif Meets With Kurdish President in Arbil

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Iran’s foreign minister Javad Zarif met with President of Iraqi Kurdistan Masoud Barzani during a visit to Arbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan, on August 26. Zarif’s visit to Arbil was part of a two-day state visit to the country during which he also visited Baghdad and met with prime minister-designate Haider al-Abadi. Zarif’s visit comes as Iraq attempts to fight the Islamic State insurgency.

This video, from the Kurdistan Democratic Party-owned Kurdistan TV, shows Zarif’s arrival at the airport. Credit: YouTube/Kurdistan TV

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