Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
WED, 23 JAN 2019 06:47 Erbil, GMT +3
Source: KRG-DFR DFR publication date: WED, 19 DEC 2018 15:36
Prime Minister Barzani receives Japanese Ambassador

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) - Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received incoming Japanese Ambassador to Iraq Naofumi Hashimoto and the Consul of Japan to the Kurdistan Region  Katsumi Moriyasu along with their delegation.

Ambassador Hashimoto expressed hope for continuing cooperation and coordination of KRG institutions on mutual interests and with the Japanese consulate. He lauded the Region’s development and said Japan pays great importance to its relations with the Kurdistan Region. He spoke of the formation of the new KRG cabinet and the Region’s participation in the political process of Iraq. He hoped the issues between the Kurdistan Region and Baghdad will be solved through discussions.

Prime Minister Barzani wished Ambassador Hashimoto success in his duties. He affirmed the Kurdistan Region would strengthen its relations with Japan and thanked Japan for its projects implemented throughout the Kurdistan Region and the rest of Iraq.

He talked about the Kurdistan parties participating in the Iraqi government, and hoped outstanding issues between the Kurdistan Region and Baghdad will be resolved through discussions. He said there are serious discussions towards forming the new KRG.
The situation of Iraq and issues in the greater region were also discussed.




Prime Minister Barzani meets U.S. Secretary of State
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Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo and his accompanying delegation. The meeting was also attended by Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani.

 
Prime Minister Barzani receives U.S. Consul General
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Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received U.S. Consul General to the Kurdistan Region Steven Fagin, and his accompanying delegation.

 
A statement delivered by the Head of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Department of Foreign Relations (DFR), Minister Falah Mustafa at the New Year Winter Reception
SUN, 30 DEC 2018 19:10

It is with great pleasure that I welcome you this evening to celebrate the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), Department of Foreign Relations’ (DFR) New Year Winter Reception.

 

 

Head of DFR receives a delegation from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and affirmed their continued cooperation

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Erbil, Kurdistan Region (dfr.gov.krd) – The Head of the KRG Department of Foreign Relations, Minister Falah Mustafa received ICRC Operations Coordinator for the Near and the Middle East, Marco Succi accompanied by the Head of Sub-Delegation in Erbil, Noah Lilienfein and Deputy Head Chiya Miqdad Ali.

 

Prime Minister Barzani meets visiting Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs

TUE, 15 JAN 2019 14:42

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) - Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received the Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Mohammad Javad Zarif and his accompanying delegation.

 

Prime Minister Barzani meets visiting French Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs

TUE, 15 JAN 2019 13:40

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) - Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received French Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs, Jean-Yves Le Drian and his accompanying delegation, including French Ambassador to Iraq, Bruno Aubert, and French Consul General to the Kurdistan Region, Dominique Mas.

 

Head of DFR discusses bilateral relations with Korean Consul General in Erbil

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Erbil, Kurdistan Region (dfr.gov.krd) – The Head of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Department of Foreign Relations (DFR), Minister Falah Mustafa along with the Assistant Head of DFR, Siham Mamand received Consul General of the Republic of Korea to the Kurdistan Region, Mr. Park Young-Kyu and discussed key issues of bilateral relations and latest political development in the Kurdistan Region and wider the region.