Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
WED, 21 AUG 2019 10:41 Erbil, GMT +3
Source: KRG-DFR DFR publication date: WED, 22 MAY 2019 12:47
Falah Mustafa meets Canada Foreign Ministry’s Deputy Director for Iraq and Syria

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Ms. Pegatha Taylor, the Deputy Director for Iraq and Syria at Canada’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, met with Minister Falah Mustafa on May 20th, to review the latest political developments and her country’s commitment to Kurdistan Region and Iraq.

Ms. Taylor stressed Canada’s commitment to its relations with Baghdad and Erbil, under the strategy announced by the Canadian government. The purpose of her visit was to review the latest activities of Canada’s diplomatic missions, and the ties with Kurdistan Region and Iraq.

Minister Mustafa highlighted the progress of Canada-Kurdistan relations, in particular, the cooperation on the war against ISIS and post-conflict priorities, and the need for a strategic plan for the reconstruction of liberated areas to provide basic services.

Minister Mustafa thanked the people and government of Canada for participating in the international coalition against ISIS and providing humanitarian aid to refugees and displaced persons. He asked that Canada continue its work on issues related to society, development, coexistence, stability, and capacity-building. He also gave a brief on the latest political and security developments in Kurdistan and beyond.

Ms. Taylor was accompanied by Ms Nancy Bergeron, Head of Canada’s Embassy Office in Erbil. Ms Siham Mamand, the Assistant Head of the DFR, also participated in the meeting.

 




Prime Minister Masrour Barzani receives Netherlands Ambassador to Iraq
WED, 31 JUL 2019 22:37

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) - Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today received a delegation from the Netherlands led by the Ambassador to Iraq, Matthijs Wolters.

 
Prime Minister Barzani receives Poland’s Undersecretary of State
TUE, 30 JUL 2019 23:27

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) - Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today received Poland's Undersecretary of State for Economic Diplomacy, Development Cooperation, Asia, Africa and the Middle East Policy, Maciej Lang and his delegation in Erbil.

 
Summary of the Kurdistan Region Council of Ministers meeting
TUE, 30 JUL 2019 19:22

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV-KRD) - Presided over by Prime Minister Masrour Barzani, Kurdistan Region’s Council of Ministers convened on Tuesday, 30 July 2019.

 

 

Head of DFR and Germany’s Consul General discuss mechanism for strengthening bilateral relations

THU, 8 AUG 2019 13:48

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Safeen Dizayee on 7th July met Germany’s Consul General Ms. Barbara Wolf and her delegation. Ms. Wolf introduced the new German Deputy Consul General Mr. Sven Krauspe, and they explored ways to strengthen the partnership between both countries.

 

Minister Safeen Dizayee receives new Iranian Consul General in Erbil

MON, 5 AUG 2019 22:17

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Safeen Dizayee, Head of KRG Department of Foreign Relations met on Monday 5th August Mr Nasrollah Rashnoudi, the new Consul General of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Kurdistan Region and his delegation.

 

Palestinian Consul General to Kurdistan Region visits DFR

MON, 5 AUG 2019 16:20

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Palestinian Consul General, Ambassador Nazmi Hazuri to Kurdistan Region on Monday visited KRG Department of Foreign Relations and was received by Head of DFR, Minister Safeen Dizayee.

 

Prime Minister Barzani Receives U.S. Military Delegation

WED, 31 JUL 2019 23:40

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) - Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today received a U.S. military delegation led by the Chief of the U.S. Office of Security Cooperation – Iraq (OSC-I), Brigadier General Gregory Kreuder.