Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
THU, 18 OCT 2018 09:06 Erbil, GMT +3
Source: KRG-DFR DFR publication date: THU, 4 OCT 2018 23:37
KRG Representative in Poland attends Lech Walesa’ 75th birthday and the 35th anniversary of his Nobel Peace Prize

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Ziyad Raoof KRG Representative in Poland together with a large group of guests from Poland and abroad attended a solemn celebration of Lech Walesa 75th birthday and the 35th anniversary of receiving Nobel Peace Prize On Saturday, September 29.

The event took place in the Polish Baltic Philharmonic in Gdansk. President Masoud Barzani was also invited to the ceremony in Gdansk, due to the elections in Kurdistan; he did not arrive in Poland. However, he wrote a special congratulatory letter and wishes personally conveyed to Lech Walesa by Ziyad Raoof KRG Representative in Poland.

Lech Walesa met the KRG Representative on several occasions in Poland, he always declared his sympathy and support for the Kurdish issue, he was also invited to Kurdistan in 2013 for the anniversary commemoration of Anfal, but for health reasons, his visit fell through.

Lech Walesa is one of the most recognizable Polish politicians in the world, the legendary leader of the "Solidarity" movement. He contributed to the peaceful overthrow of communism in Poland, which led to further great changes: the fall of the Berlin Wall, the end of the Cold War and the democratization of Central and Eastern Europe. In the years 1990-1995, Lech Walesa was the president of Poland, later he remained an influential figure working for democracy and defending human rights all over the world. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his activity




Prime Minister Barzani congratulates Nadia Murad
FRI, 5 OCT 2018 13:36

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) - Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani sent a congratulatory message to Ms. Nadia Murad on the occasion of receiving the Nobel Peace Prize.

 
Minister Falah Mustafa Attends Day of German Unity Reception
THU, 4 OCT 2018 23:40

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – 3rd October 2018 The Head of the KRG DFR, Minister Falah Mustafa, attended a celebration hosted by the German Consulate General that marked Germany’s Day of Unity. In attendance were also other KRG Officials, members of Parliament, representatives of political parties, diplomats, Peshmerga Officials and German Forces based in Erbil.

 
Head of DFR welcomes incoming Yemeni Ambassador to Iraq
WED, 3 OCT 2018 11:20

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – In his first visit to the Kurdistan Region, the new Ambassador of the Republic of Yemen to the Republic of Iraq, Alkhadar Ahmed Ali Marmash visited the Foreign Relations Department and met with Falah Mustafa, Head of the KRG Department of Foreign Relations.

 

 

DFR Head and Australian Ambassador to Iraq discuss potential to enhance bilateral cooperation

WED, 17 OCT 2018 20:17

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Head of the Foreign Relations Department of Kurdistan Regional Government, Minister Falah Mustafa and Assistant Head, Siham Mamand, received the Australian Ambassador to the Republic of Iraq, Dr Joanne Loundes.

 

Prime Minister Barzani receives U.S. Deputy Secretary of State

TUE, 16 OCT 2018 10:12

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received a senior delegation headed by U.S. Deputy Secretary of State, John Sullivan.

 

New Serbian Ambassador to Iraq pledges commitment to boost relations with Kurdistan Region

THU, 11 OCT 2018 11:34

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – The newly appointed Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia, Uroš Balov, visited the Foreign Relations Department of the Kurdistan Regional Government and was welcomed by the Head of the KRG Department of the Foreign Relations, Minister Falah Mustafa, and the Assistant Head, Siham Mamand to discuss recent parliamentary elections, the latest political developments, the government formation process and Erbil-Baghdad relations.

 

KRG High Representative to the UK attends the Conservative Party conference in Birmingham

TUE, 9 OCT 2018 12:05

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) - A delegation of the KRG High Representation to the United Kingdom led by the Kurdistan Regional Government High Representative to the United Kingdom, Karwan Jamal Tahir attended the Conservative Conference to observe its proceedings, met new and old friends and diplomats from many countries in Birmingham, London, United Kingdom.