Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
MON, 17 DEC 2018 04:29 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.




Head of DFR and Indian Consul General discuss promoting further cooperation
SUN, 9 DEC 2018 10:48

Erbil, Kurdistan Region (dfr.gov.krd) – Falah Mustafa, the Head of Department of Foreign Relations (DFR) of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) received the Consul General of the Republic of India, Chandramouli Kumar and confirmed the determination of the KRG to develop a comprehensive partnership and mutual interest with the Republic of India. The Assistant Head of DFR, Siham Mamand was also in attendance.

 
Romanian Consular Office hosts National Day and Great Union Day celebration of the Republic of Romania in Erbil
WED, 5 DEC 2018 13:38

Erbil, Kurdistan Region (dfr.gov.krd) – On Monday, 4th December 2018 the Consulate Office of the Republic of Romania in Erbil held a special ceremony on the occasion of the Centenary of the Romanian Great Union Day. , KRG officials, members of Parliament, representatives of foreign countries and a number of distinguished guests were in attendance.

 
International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People celebrated in Erbil
MON, 3 DEC 2018 14:08

Erbil, Kurdistan Region (dfr.gov.krd) – On 29 November 2018 the Consulate General of the Palestinian authority to the Kurdistan Region hosted a special celebration for the annual Palestinian People International Day of Solidarity. The event was attended by KRG officials, Members of Parliament, Diplomatic corps, a number of distinguished guests, and the Palestinian community.

 

 

Introductory meeting between New Egyptian Consul to Kurdistan Region and DFR Head, Falah Mustafa

TUE, 11 DEC 2018 19:25

Erbil, Kurdistan Region (dfr.gov.krd) – The new Consul of the Arab Republic of Egypt to the Kurdistan Region, Ambassador Ahmed Jihad Hares visited the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Department of Foreign Relations (DFR) and was received by Falah Mustafa, Head of DFR, and Siham Mamand, the Assistant Head and discussed current political developments, efforts to form the new KRG government and Erbil-Baghdad ties.

 

Poland’s Minister for Humanitarian Affairs visits Kurdistan Region and met with the KRG Officials

MON, 10 DEC 2018 22:55

Erbil, Kurdistan Region (dfr.gov.krd) – Beata Kempa, Poland’s Minister for Humanitarian Aid visited the Kurdistan Region and was received by the Head of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Department of Foreign Relations (DFR), Minister Falah Mustafa, the Assistant Head of DFR, Siham Mamand, and the Governor of the Erbil, Nawzad Hadi, accompanied by the KRG Representative to Poland, Ziyad Raoof.

 

Prime Minister Barzani receives British Ambassador

MON, 10 DEC 2018 12:50

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) - Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received British Ambassador to Iraq Jon Wilks, Lord Francis Maude, and British Consul General to the Kurdistan Region, Martin Warr.

 

Head of DFR, Norway Chargé D’affaires discuss measures to increase cooperation between the Kurdistan Region and Norway

SUN, 9 DEC 2018 11:00

Erbil, Kurdistan Region (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Counsellor and Chargé D’affaires of Norway, Roar Haugsdal visited the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Department of Foreign Relations (DFR) and was received by the Head of DFR, Minister Falah Mustafa and the Assistant Head, Siham Mamand.