Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
THU, 20 SEP 2018 20:08 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.



Prime Minister Barzani receives UN delegation
MON, 17 SEP 2018 13:01

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq ( - Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received Mr. Mohammad Naciri, regional director for the Arab States for the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, and his accompanying delegation.

DFR Head and German CG stress needs for strengthened cooperation between Kurdistan Region - German Republic
MON, 17 SEP 2018 12:21

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq ( – Barbara Wolf, German Consul General to Kurdistan Region together with the German Consul for political, economic and humanitarian affairs, Barbera Schumacher visited KRG Department of Foreign Relations and met with Head of KRG Department of Foreign Relations, Falah Mustafa Bakir and Assistant Head, Siham Mamand.

KRG DFR and new US Consulate General confirmed their determination to further develop existing relations
THU, 13 SEP 2018 17:03

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq ( – Head of KRG Department of Foreign Relations, Minister Falah Mustafa along with the Assistant Head Siham Mamand met with the New US Consul General to Kurdistan Region, Steven Fagin, and his accompanying delegation.



Head of DFR and Swedish Ambassador to Iraq discuss areas of cooperation

WED, 19 SEP 2018 15:25

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq ( – KRG Head of the  Department of Foreign RelationsMinister Falah Mustafa,  received Swedish Ambassador to Iraq, Pontus Melander and his accompanying delegation to discuss the latest political developments in the area.


Prime Minister Barzani and U.S. Envoy discuss political process

TUE, 18 SEP 2018 20:12

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq ( - Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received Mr. Brett McGurk, U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIS, accompanied by U.S. Ambassador to Iraq, Douglas Silliman and the U.S. Consul General to the Kurdistan Region, Steven Fagin.


Greek Consul General meets with Head of DFR and formally assumes office in Kurdistan Region

TUE, 18 SEP 2018 16:51

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq ( – The New Greek Consul General to Kurdistan Region, Efthymios Costopoulos, visited Foreign Relations Department and met the Head of DFR, Minister Falah Mustafa.


Head of EU Liaison Office in Erbil and Head of DFR to further expand and advance bilateral cooperation

MON, 17 SEP 2018 13:16

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq ( – Head of the Department of Foreign Relations of Kurdistan Regional Government,  Minister Falah Mustafa along with Assistant Head Siham Mamand, yesterday received the Head of EU Liaison Office in Erbil, Clarisse Pásztory, to review the latest political situation in the Region.