Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó has visited the Hungarian military contingent in Erbil, Kurdistan, Iraq on Wednesday.
The National Assembly decided in April to send 150 advisors to Kurdistan, Iraq to help the Kurdish militia's fight against the Islamic State terrorist organization.
The Hungarian foreign minister will propose at the EU's internal and foreign ministers upcoming meeting in Luxembourg on October 8 that in addition to Turkey, Lebanon and Jordan also invite Iraq and the Kurdish region of Iraq to the next conference held on the western Balkan migration route.
Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó discussed bilateral relations with the President of Kurdistan Region Masoud Barzani and the region's defense and foreign ministers.
Szijjártó said there was a full agreement between the two sides on the solution of the immigration crisis - first, the causes of the crisis must be eliminated in order to eliminate the mass exodus to Europe; this means defeating the Islamic State terrorist organization and creating stability in the Middle East.
(MTI – hungarianambiance.com)