(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) ISTANBUL, Dec 1 (KUNA) -- Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani arrived in Turkey Friday, official media reported.
Barzani entered the Turkish territories through Habur border crossing in Sirnak province, southeastern Turkey, according to Anadolu Agency.
He was headed to Istanbul by a special aircraft from Sirnak Serafettin Elci Airport, the agency added.
The reason behind Barzani's visit remains unclear, it said, noting that the Kurdish Premier has previously expressed desire to restore the relationship between Irbil and Ankara.
Relations between KRG and Turkey have deteriorated since the Kurdistan Region held independence referendum on September 25. (end) ta.ma