Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
SUN, 22 APR 2018 18:59 Erbil, GMT +3
Source: KRG-DFR DFR publication date: TUE, 10 APR 2018 23:45
Prime Minister Barzani receives Russian Ambassador to Iraq

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) - Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received Russian Ambassador to Iraq, Maksim Maksimov and his accompanying delegation, including Russian Consul General in Erbil, Victor Simakov, General Director of Gazprom Neft Middle East, Sergei Petrov, Gazprom Erbil office director, Olig Bligin, and Baghdad Russian Embassy advisor, Mand Andrey.

The Russian delegation extended the condolences of the Russian Government to Prime Minister Barzani on the passing of his brother, Mr. Dilovan Idris Barzani.

Discussing bilateral relations, the delegation expressed support for further strengthening the ties between the two sides. They expressed their satisfaction with the progress made in the recent talks between the Kurdistan Region and Iraqi federal government.

Prime Minister Barzani stated that the Kurdistan Regional Government attaches great importance to the relationship between Kurdistan Region and Russia. He expressed his government’s readiness to further develop these relations, particularly in the economic field, and offer support to Russian investors, who wish investing in the Kurdistan Region.


 




Belgian Ambassador to Jordan and Iraq visits DFR
TUE, 17 APR 2018 11:37

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq - (dfr.gov.krd) – Head of Foregin Relations Department-KRG, Minister Falah Mustafa met with Belgian Ambassador to Jordan and Iraq, Mr. Hendrik van de Velde expressed concern regarding current situation in Iraq and the wider region, stressing the process of dialogue, negotiations, and the upcoming elections in Iraq.

 
Head of DFR meets with Russian Ambassador to Iraq
MON, 16 APR 2018 12:40

Erbil, Kurdistan Region (DFR.GOV.KRD) – Minister Falah Mustafa, received Russian Ambassador to Iraq, Mr. Maksim Maksimov, to discuss a number of issues including recent political, security and humanitarian developments and ways to further enhance mutual relations.

 
Italian ‘Emergency Organization’ to support the health care system in Kurdistan Region
MON, 16 APR 2018 12:16

Erbil, Kurdistan Region (dfr.gov.krd) –The Head of the Department of Foreign Relations (DFR) in KRG, Minister Falah Mustafa, received Mr. Emanuele Annini, Deputy Director of the Italian ‘Emergency Organization’ to Erbil.

 

 

Delegation of the Netherlands Foreign Ministry visit DFR

SUN, 22 APR 2018 10:06

Ms. Mamand briefed the delegation on the latest political developments and dialogue process between Erbil and Baghdad. She also expressed KRG’s desire to strengthen ties with Kingdom of the Netherlands and the importance of the presence of the Dutch Consulate General  in Erbil. The assistant head also extended the willingness of DFR in seeking closer collaboration in various fields between Kurdistan Region and the Netherlands.

 

Head of DFR meets with Head of UNHCR in Iraq

THU, 19 APR 2018 10:32

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Falah Mustafa Bakir, the Head of the Department of Foreign Relations, met with Head of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Iraq, Mr. Bruno Guido on 12 April 2018.

 

Head of DFR welcomes the new Consul General of the People's Republic of China to Kurdistan Region

TUE, 17 APR 2018 12:44

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq - (dfr.gov.krd) – 11 April 2018, On the occasion of assuming his new position in Kurdistan Region, Minister Mustafa received the new Consul General of the People's Republic of China Mr. Ni Ruchi.


Kurdistan Region to boost relations with India

TUE, 17 APR 2018 11:50

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq - (dfr.gov.krd) – The new Consul General of the Republic of India, Mr. Chandramouli K. Kern, visited KRG Foreign Relations Department  and was warmly received by Minister Mustafa and his Assistant Head, Ms. Siham Mamand, to welcome the newly appointed Consul General of the Republic of India to Kurdistan.