Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
SAT, 17 MAR 2018 09:03 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 ( – 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.



Head of DFR meets with Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon, UK Minister of State for the Commonwealth Office and the UN
MON, 5 MAR 2018 11:35

Erbil, Kurdistan Region ( –Head of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Department of Foreign Relations (DFR), Minister Falah Mustafa, received UK Minister of State for the Commonwealth and the UN at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office and Prime Minister’s Special Representative on Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict, Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon.

Qubad Talabani attends a seminar of Iranian representatives
SUN, 25 FEB 2018 15:13

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq ( - Acting Prime Minister Qubad Talabani attended a seminar of the Islamic Republic of Iran`s representatives in Iraq and Kurdistan, held in Suleimaniya. Iran's ambassador to Iraq, Iraj Masjedi, special representatives from the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, consuls and officials from Iranian representations in Iraq and Kurdistan were attended.

Qubad Talabani meets US Assistant Secretary of Defense
SAT, 24 FEB 2018 13:38

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq ( - Acting Prime Minister Qubad Talabani along with Minister of Interior and Acting Minister of Peshmerga Affairs Karim Sinjari received US Assistant Secretary of Defense Robert Karem, heading a military and diplomatic delegation.


Consul General of India pays farewell visit to DFR

SAT, 10 MAR 2018 12:57

Erbil, Kurdistan, Iraq ( –Head of the KRG’s Department of Foreign Relations, Minister Falah Mustafa, on Thursday, received the Consul General of the Republic of India, Mr. Deepak Miglani, to bid farewell to the outgoing CG as his tenure ends in Kurdistan Region.


Minster Mustafa welcomes PASS consultancy delegation

WED, 7 MAR 2018 15:07

Erbil, Kurdistan Region ( - Head of Foreign Relations Department of Kurdistan Region, Falah Mustafa received a delegation from PASS Strategic Consultancy, led by Mr. Daniel Puls, the President and CEO, on 5th March, 2018.


Minister Bakir received New Zealand’s New Ambassador to Iraq to discuss bilateral relations

WED, 7 MAR 2018 11:28

Erbil, Kurdistan Region ( –  New Zealand’s Ambassador to Iraq, Mr. Bradley Sawden met with Minister Bakir, yesterday at the Department of Foreign Relations to discuss the latest developments, bilateral ties, and  Erbil-Baghdad dialogue.


Prime Minister Barzani receives UK delegation

MON, 5 MAR 2018 22:34

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq ( - Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received a British delegation, led by Lord Nazir Ahmed, Minister of State for the Commonwealth and the United Nations, who is also UK Prime Minister's Special Representative on Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict.