Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
TUE, 14 JUL 2020 14:11 Erbil, GMT +3
Source: KRG-DFR DFR publication date: THU, 12 SEP 2019 16:48
New Head of the European Union's Liaison Office assumes office in Kurdistan Region

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Safeen Dizayee, Head of the KRG Department of Foreign Relations receives Mr Vincent Guillaume Poupeau, Head of the European Union's Liaison Office in Erbil on assuming his new post to the Kurdistan Region.

Minister Dizayee congratulated Mr Poupeau, the EU’s new Head for assuming office, wishing him success in his work, said that he has DFR's full support for EU’s activities in the Region. Both sides also exchanged views on the recent developments in the Region and beyond and ways to enhancing EU and Kurdistan Region bilateral cooperation of mutual interest.

The EU’s new Head thanked Minister Dizayee for the warm welcome and DFR’s support and touched on the programs and future plans of EU in the Region to further deepen the cooperation between the European Union and Kurdistan Region and supporting KRG’s institutions and civil society organizations.




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