Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
WED, 19 DEC 2018 11:07 Erbil, GMT +3
Source: KRG-DFR DFR publication date: MON, 19 FEB 2018 14:45
Prime Minister Barzani continues meetings with world leaders on the last day of MSC

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Kurdistan Regional Government senior delegation, led by Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani continued its meetings on the sidelines of the last day of Munich Security Conference in Germany.

Prime Minister Barzani met the Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Mohammad Javad Zarif and his accompanying delegation.

In the meeting they discussed the relations between the Kurdistan Region and the Islamic Republic of Iran and means to strengthen them in all fields.

They also discussed Prime Minister Barzani’s recent visit to Tehran, the current regional political situation and the talks between Erbil and Baghdad. They stressed the need to settle all outstanding disputes within the framework of the Iraqi constitution.

Prime Minister Barzani also met the United Nations and Arab League Envoy to Syria, Staffan de Mistura.

In the meeting they discussed the situation in Syria, latest developments in the region, ways to engage peaceful resolutions, international efforts to find solutions to the Syrian crisis in order to restore security and stability for the Syrian people and its communities.

Both sides agreed that it is necessary to solve the issues of the region in general and especially in Syria in peaceful ways, guaranteeing the rights of all the components of the Syrian people, including the Kurdish people.

They also discussed the recent Turkish incursion in Afrin province, and the issue of the protection of civilians in Syria.

Dr. Fuad Hussein, Chief of Staff to the Kurdistan Region Presidency, Falah Mustafa, the Head of Department of Foreign Relations, Dilshad Barzani, representative of the Kurdistan Regional Government in Germany accompanied Prime Minister Barzani in today’s meetings in Munich.

 

 




Introductory meeting between New Egyptian Consul to Kurdistan Region and DFR Head, Falah Mustafa
TUE, 11 DEC 2018 19:25

Erbil, Kurdistan Region (dfr.gov.krd) – The new Consul of the Arab Republic of Egypt to the Kurdistan Region, Ambassador Ahmed Jihad Hares visited the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Department of Foreign Relations (DFR) and was received by Falah Mustafa, Head of DFR, and Siham Mamand, the Assistant Head and discussed current political developments, efforts to form the new KRG government and Erbil-Baghdad ties.

 
Poland’s Minister for Humanitarian Affairs visits Kurdistan Region and met with the KRG Officials
MON, 10 DEC 2018 22:55

Erbil, Kurdistan Region (dfr.gov.krd) – Beata Kempa, Poland’s Minister for Humanitarian Aid visited the Kurdistan Region and was received by the Head of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Department of Foreign Relations (DFR), Minister Falah Mustafa, the Assistant Head of DFR, Siham Mamand, and the Governor of the Erbil, Nawzad Hadi, accompanied by the KRG Representative to Poland, Ziyad Raoof.

 
Prime Minister Barzani receives British Ambassador
MON, 10 DEC 2018 12:50

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) - Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received British Ambassador to Iraq Jon Wilks, Lord Francis Maude, and British Consul General to the Kurdistan Region, Martin Warr.

 

 

Head of DFR presents a seminar at the Lebanese French in Erbil

TUE, 18 DEC 2018 14:34

Erbil, Kurdistan Region (dfr.gov.krd) – The Head of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Department of Foreign Relations (DFR), Minister Falah Mustafa presented an academic seminar entitled “The Foreign Relations of the Kurdistan Region and the Kurdish issue around the world” at the Lebanese French University (LFU) in Erbil. The LFU Presidency, the University Commission, Heads of Departments and a number of students were also in attendance.


Dutch Foreign Minister, Stef Blok pays an official visit to Erbil

TUE, 18 DEC 2018 14:31

Erbil, Kurdistan Region (dfr.gov.krd) – The Dutch Foreign Minister, Stef Blok arrived in Erbil, on the 17th of December 2018, and was welcomed by the Minister of Interior of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), Karim Sinjari and the Head of the KRG Department of Foreign Relations (DFR), Minister Falah Mustafa.

 

Swedish Embassy Office in the Kurdistan Region celebrates a Winter Reception in Erbil

MON, 17 DEC 2018 14:32

Erbil, Kurdistan Region (dfr.gov.krd) – The Embassy Office of the Kingdom of Sweden hosted a Winter Reception on the 12th December 2018 in Erbil,  In attendance were senior KRG officials, members of Parliament, governors, representatives of political parties, the Ambassador of Sweden to Iraq, Pontus Melander, and Deputy Head of Mission in Erbil, Mahyad Tavakoli.

 

KRG UK Representation to organize an event for the Kurdistan trade delegation

MON, 17 DEC 2018 12:17

Erbil, Kurdistan Region (dfr.gov.krd) – The KRG UK Representation and the British Expertise International (BEI) organized an event for the Kurdistan Chambers of Commerce delegation led by Dara Jalil Khayat, Head of the Federation of Kurdistan Chambers of Commerce. The delegation composed of the Head of Erbil Chamber of Commerce, Dara Jalil Khayat, Head of Sulaymaniyah Chamber of Commerce, Sirwan Muhamad, and Head of Duhok Chamber of Commerce, Ayad Abdulhalim in London.