Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
MON, 18 FEB 2019 09:59 Erbil, GMT +3
Source: KRG-DFR DFR publication date: MON, 26 NOV 2018 15:36
Prime Minister Barzani receives French delegation

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received French Parliament Foreign Affairs Committee Chairwoman Marielle de Sarnez, Committee members Claude Goasguen and Delphine O, French Ambassador to Iraq Bruno Aubert, and French Consul General to the Kurdistan Region Dominique Mas.

The delegation highlighted good relations between the Kurdistan Region and France, praising the role of the people and Peshmerga forces in confronting ISIS, and the assistance provided to an extraordinary number of displaced people.

The delegation reaffirmed their country's support to the Kurdistan Region. They commended efforts to build confidence and settle outstanding issues between the Kurdistan Region and Baghdad through dialogue and to promote the political process and unity among Kurdistan parties.

Prime Minister Barzani thanked the delegation for Frence’s assistance during difficult times, especially last year when President Macron supported the Kurdistan Region.

He expressed willingness to further strengthen relations with France and briefed the delegation on the war against ISIS and its repercussions, especially the influx of a very large number of displaced people who fled the fighting and took refuge in the Kurdistan Region.

He also discussed the political process in Iraq and the Kurdistan Region as well as the formation of both the Iraqi federal and the Kurdistan regional governments.

Prime Minister Barzani expressed his support to Iraq’s new Prime Minister, Adil Abdul Mahdi, to lead a successful government, promote stability and improve the country’s economic conditions.




DFR Minister updates Diplomatic Missions of Arab countries in the Kurdistan Region
SAT, 9 FEB 2019 20:11

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (DFR.GOV.KRD) – Head of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Department of Foreign Relations (DFR), Minister Falah Mustafa and the Assistant Head of DFR, Siham Mamand hosted Consuls General of Arab countries based in Kurdistan to give an update on the current situation and exchange views on further strengthening ties on February, 6, 2019.

 
Head of DFR, Minister Falah Mustafa receives UNHCR Representative to Iraq
SAT, 9 FEB 2019 08:30

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Head of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Department of Foreign Relations (DFR), Minister Falah Mustafa received the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) representative to Iraq, Bruno Geddo on Thursday (February 7, 2019),  to discuss a range of issues concerning the current situation.

 
Prime Minister Barzani meets visiting Italian Prime Minister Conte
THU, 7 FEB 2019 17:34

THUErbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received Italy’s Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and his accompanying delegation in Erbil.

 

 

KRG Representative to Poland meets with the Marshal of Mazowieckie Voivodeship

WED, 13 FEB 2019 10:16

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Representative in Poland, Ziyad Raoof met with Adam Struzik, Marshal of the Mazowieckie Voivodeship, which is the biggest among 16 Polish voivodeships and its capital Warsaw is also the capital of Poland on ( 11th February 2019)

 

DFR Minister receives the Spanish Ambassador to Iraq to discuss recent political developments and issues of common interest

TUE, 12 FEB 2019 11:45

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Head of the KRG Department of Foreign Relations, Minister Falah Mustafa met with the Ambassador of Spain to Iraq, Juan José Escobar Stemmann and his accompanying delegation on 9 February 2019.

 

UNHCR organizes workshop on “enhancing the protection space for refugees and asylum seekers in the Kurdistan Region”

SAT, 9 FEB 2019 20:16

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to Iraq in collaboration with the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Department of Foreign Relations (DFR)  concluded a one  workshop on “enhancing the protection space for refugees and asylum seekers in the Kurdistan Region” on Thursday, February 7, 2019.

 

Iran celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution

SAT, 9 FEB 2019 20:15

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Head of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Department of Foreign Relations (DFR), Minister Falah Mustafa and a number of government officials, political parties and members of parliaments attended the ceremony marking the 40th anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution of the Islamic Republic of Iran hosted by the Iranian Consulate General in Erbil.