The Dutch and Romanian governments have decided to open consulates in Kurdistan region, according to an official statement.
This came during a meeting between President of Iraq's Kurdistan region, Massoud Barzani, and ambassadors of Romanian and Netherlands.
The two separate meetings tackled ways of boosting bilateral relations in various domains.
The Dutch diplomat expressed his country's desire to raise its diplomatic level in Kurdistan, noting that the consulate would be opened soon in the region.
For his part, the Romanian ambassador said the consulate would be opened in mid September, noting that the consulate would give visas to travel to Romania directly.