Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
SAT, 17 MAR 2018 09:01 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 ( - 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.


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.

„suffering and hope”- opening of photo exhibition in headquarters of KRG Representation in Poland
WED, 21 FEB 2018 22:08

Opening of the exhibition has begun with a short speech given by KRG Representative Ziyad Raoof. He welcomed guests, talked about the circumstances of taking those photographs and also cited the latest statistics on refugees in Kurdistan.



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.