Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
WED, 24 JUL 2019 02:04 Erbil, GMT +3
Source: KRG-DFR DFR publication date: THU, 4 JUL 2019 11:48
Minister Falah Mustafa met with Dutch Consul General and his accompanying delegation

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Falah Mustafa received on 1st July Mr. Willem Nicolaas Cosijn, Consul General of the Netherlands to the Kurdistan Region and his accompanying delegation.

Minister Falah Mustafa, Head of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Department of Foreign Relations (DFR) commended the level of bilateral relations does exist between both countries and talked about the continuation of cooperation and support of Netherlands government to Kurdistan Region during difficult times.

Minister Mustafa updated the delegation on current political developments, Erbil-Baghdad relations and efforts to form the new KRG cabinet. He further highlighted the potential areas of cooperation between both sides in terms of economic, stability, protection and combats of human traffic, and also development of the agriculture sector in the Kurdistan Region.

The meeting also attended by Ms. Siham Mamand, the Assistant Head of DFR, and Dr. Mustafa Ramazan, KRG Representative to Austria.




Press Release by KRG Spokesperson: Detention in Turkey of Tourists from the Kurdistan Region
FRI, 19 JUL 2019 17:40

Several people from the Kurdistan Region were recently attacked in the Turkish city of Trabzon.

 
Statement by Department of Foreign Relations of the Kurdistan Regional Government following today’s shooting incident at a restaurant in Erbil.
WED, 17 JUL 2019 22:32

KRG Department of Foreign Relations condemns in the strongest terms today’s attack which caused the deaths of two people, including a Turkish diplomat, and the injury of one other person, and extends its sincere condolences to the families of the victims and wishes a speedy recovery for the injured.

 
KRG Statement on shooting incident in Erbil
WED, 17 JUL 2019 21:20

The Kurdistan Regional Government condemns in the strongest possible terms today’s shooting incident at a restaurant in Erbil, which resulted in the deaths of two people, including a Turkish diplomat, and the injury of one other person.

 

 

Safeen Dizayee takes office as the New Head of KRG Department of Foreign Relations

TUE, 23 JUL 2019 10:55

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – In an senior Kurdistan Regional Government officials at the KRG Department of Foreign Relations on Sunday 21 July, Minister Safeen Dizayee assumed office as the new Head of the KRG Department of Foreign Relations, taking over from former Minister and Head of DFR, Falah Mustafa.

 

Safeen Dizayee and Turkish Consul General discuss ways to strengthen bilateral relations

TUE, 23 JUL 2019 10:04

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Safeen Dizayee, Head of the KRG Department of Foreign Relations on Monday 22 July met with Mr Hakan Karacay, Consul General of the Republic of Turkey to Kurdistan Region.

 

Second Regular Meeting of KRG Council of Ministers

TUE, 23 JUL 2019 10:02

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) - Presided over by Prime Minister Masrour Barzani, the Council of Ministers of Kurdistan Region held its second regular meeting on 22 July 2019.

 

KRG Spokesperson: Main Perpetrator of Erbil Shooting Arrested

SUN, 21 JUL 2019 09:37

The main perpetrator responsible for the Erbil restaurant shooting on July 17 has now been arrested by the Counter-Terrorism Unit of Kurdistan Region, following a large-scale search operation. He has been named as Mazlum Dag.