Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
SUN, 19 JAN 2020 10:40 Erbil, GMT +3
Source: KRG-DFR DFR publication date: MON, 25 NOV 2019 22:34
Prime Minister Masrour Barzani visits women’s centre on International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – Marking the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today visited a women’s centre which offers shelter and support to victims of violence and domestic abuse.

Prime Minister Barzani joined women and groups across the country in taking a stand against gender-based violence and affirmed the Kurdistan Regional Government’s commitment to protecting and empowering women.

Accompanied by Minister of Labour and Social Affairs Kwestan Mohammed, the Prime Minister sat with victims and activists as they shared their experiences and emphasised the need for the eradication of violence against women and girls.

Highlighting ongoing efforts by the new government, Prime Minister Barzani stated the Kurdistan Region should continue to strive for a brighter future free of all violence. He lent his voice to calling for greater support of women’s rights and to ensuring their safety.

Prime Minister Barzani reiterated the Kurdistan Regional Government’s role as an ally and partner in the fight to protect, enable, and empower women.




Prime Minister Masrour Barzani congratulates UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on his election victory
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Eebil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) - On behalf of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today congratulated Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Boris Johnson on securing a historic election victory.

 
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Erbil, Kurdistan Region (GOV.KRD) - Prime Minister Masrour Barzani and Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani on Wednesday convened a meeting to provide a year-end update to consuls, representatives, and diplomats in the Kurdistan Region.

 
Minister Safeen Dizayee holds round table with EU countries’ diplomats in Erbil
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Prime Minister Masrour Barzani meets with Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Iraq and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq

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Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today received the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Iraq and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq, Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert.

 

Readout of PM call with the UK Minister of State for the Middle East and North Africa Andrew Murrison

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KRG discusses the latest developments in Iraq and the Middle East

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ERBIL, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – Prime Minister Masrour Barzani and Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani today chaired a cabinet meeting to discuss the latest developments in the Kurdistan Region, Iraq, and the Middle East.

 

Prime Minister Masrour Barzani meets Canadian Ambassador to Iraq

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Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today received Canada’s newly appointed ambassador to Iraq, Ulric Shannon.