Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
SUN, 21 APR 2019 05:56 Erbil, GMT +3
Source: KRG-DFR DFR publication date: TUE, 2 APR 2019 19:24
Minister Falah Mustafa meets Ile-de-France Region Vice-President Jérôme Chartier

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Falah Mustafa on 31 March met with Mr. Jérôme Chartier, Vice-President of the Île-de-France Regional Council.

Minister Mustafa, Head of the Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) Department of Foreign Relations (DFR), expressed his gratitude to the people and government of France for their contribution in the war against ISIS, their support to the Peshmerga Forces and assistance to internally displaced persons. He was pleased that the Kurdistan Region and France have increased cooperation in many fields.

Minister Mustafa briefed the French delegation on current developments in Kurdistan, Erbil-Baghdad relations, efforts to form the next KRG cabinet, and the ongoing discussions between the political parties in this regard. He added that the KRG’s priority is to provide vital assistance for refugees and IDPs, and to promote the conditions throughout Iraq that will bring stability and security.

Mr. Chartier stated that the purpose behind his visit is to look at recent developments and to further boost the cooperative partnership between the two countries in areas of common concern.

He commended the heroic role of the Peshmerga Forces in the war against ISIS and honored their considerable sacrifices.  

Île-de-France is in North-Central France, contains the capital city Paris and is the country’s most populous region.

Ms. Siham Mamand, the Assistant Head of the DFR, and Mr Dominique Mas, French Consul-General to Erbil, also participated in the meeting.

 




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 meets Chairman of the International Islamic Charity Organization (IICO) to discuss support for IDPs and refugees
TUE, 16 APR 2019 10:43

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Falah Mustafa welcomed Mr. Abdulla Al Matouq, the Chairman of the International Islamic Charity Organization (IICO) and his accompanying delegation along with Consul General of the State of Kuwait in Erbil, Dr. Omar Al-Kandari.


 

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.

 

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.