Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
THU, 20 SEP 2018 20:07 Erbil, GMT +3
Source: KRG-DFR DFR publication date: SAT, 24 FEB 2018 13:38
Qubad Talabani meets US Assistant Secretary of Defense

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) - 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.

The two sides discussed the recent talks between the Kurdistan Regional Government and Iraqi Federal Government to resolve outstanding problems, including the pressing issues of resuming international flights from and to the Kurdistan Region airports, as well as payment of KRG civil servants.

The US delegation expressed support for continuation of these talks and for the settlement of all issues on the basis of the Iraqi constitution.

Continuation of  military training for the Peshmerga forces and strengthening of ties between the Kurdistan Region and the United States were also discussed.

Acting Prime Minister Talabani reaffirmed the readiness of the Kurdistan Region to expand negotiations with Baghdad to normalize relations, drawing attention to the important role of the United States in this regard.

Other topics including the upcoming elections in Iraq and the Kurdistan Region, and the post-ISIS situation were also discussed.

 




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

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) - 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 (dfr.gov.krd) – 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 (dfr.gov.krd) – 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 (dfr.gov.krd) – 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 (cabinet.gov.krd) - 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 (dfr.gov.krd) – 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 (dfr.gov.krd) – 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.