Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
MON, 22 APR 2019 09:42 Erbil, GMT +3
Source: KRG-DFR DFR publication date: MON, 4 FEB 2019 22:41
Prime Minister Barzani receives Consul General of the Hellenic Republic

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received the Hellenic Republic’s Consul-General to the Kurdistan Region Efthymios Costopoulos and his accompanying delegation.

As the first Consul-General of the Hellenic Republic to the Kurdistan Region, Mr. Efthymios Costopoulos stressed developing bilateral cooperation between the Kurdistan Region and the Hellenic Republic (Greece).

He praised the tradition of tolerance and coexistence in the Kurdistan Region and commended the Kurdistan Regional Government for having hosted, accommodated and offered assistance to an extraordinary number of internally displaced persons.

Prime Minister Barzani assured Consul-General Costopoulos of KRG institutions’ full support to the Greek Consulate General.

He presented a brief overview of the post-ISIS situation, reconstruction of devastated areas and relations between the Kurdistan Region and Baghdad, expressing his government’s full support to the new Iraqi government led by Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi.

Latest political developments in the wider region were also discussed in the meeting.




Czech Republic aims to strengthen bilateral relations with Kurdistan
THU, 18 APR 2019 15:48

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Falah Mustafa on April 15, 2019, received the Deputy Foreign Minister of the Czech Republic, Mr. Martin Smolik.

 
Minister Falah Mustafa meets German state of Baden-Württemberg officials, headed by Minister of Science
THU, 18 APR 2019 11:45

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – A high-level delegation from the German state of Baden-Württemberg visited the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Department of Foreign Relations (DFR) and met with Minister Falah Mustafa, Head of the DFR.

 
Minister Falah Mustafa and Czech Republic Deputy Foreign Minister Smolik speak at launch of Czech Academic City in Erbil
THU, 18 APR 2019 11:40

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Falah Mustafa on April 15, 2019, participated in a ceremony to launch the Czech Academic City, together with the Czech Republic Deputy Foreign Minister Mr. Martin Smolik, Consul General Mr. Michal Svoboda, and university heads and faculties. The launch was organized by Czech Technical University of Ostrava – VŠB.

 

 

Minister Falah Mustafa welcomes a delegation from the Konrad Adenauer Foundation

SUN, 21 APR 2019 10:02

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Falah Mustafa welcomed a delegation from the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KSA) headed by Mr Gregor Jaecke, Head of the Foundation’s Syria and Iraq Office, and discussed research, strategic cooperation and the current political developments in Kurdistan and beyond.

 

Minister Falah Mustafa and International Crisis Group Senior Analyst discusses political and humanitarian developments

THU, 18 APR 2019 18:47

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Falah Mustafa on Wednesday met with Ms. Dareen Khalifa, Senior Analyst at the International Crisis Group, and discussed the post-conflict political and humanitarian situation in Kurdistan and Iraq.

 

Minister Falah Mustafa discusses sustainable development with the Smithsonian Institution

THU, 18 APR 2019 18:45

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Falah Mustafa on Wednesday met with a delegation from the Smithsonian Institution, the world’s largest museum, education and research complex, headed by Mr. John Davis, Provost the Under Secretary for Museums and Research at the Smithsonian Institution.

 

Minister Falah Mustafa and Qatari Charge D'Affaires discuss areas of cooperation

THU, 18 APR 2019 18:43

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Falah Mustafa received Mr. Hussein Ali al-Fadala, the Qatari Charge D'Affaires to Iraq, to discuss ways to strengthen bilateral relations, the current political developments and efforts to form the new KRG cabinet.