Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
SUN, 23 FEB 2020 17:38 Erbil, GMT +3
Source: KRG-DFR DFR publication date: WED, 29 JAN 2020 17:04
Prime Minister Masrour Barzani receives Russian Deputy Foreign Minister

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today received a Russian delegation headed by Deputy Foreign Minister and Special Presidential Representative for the Middle East and Africa, Mikhail Bogdanov.

The Deputy Foreign Minister praised the Kurdistan Region’s efforts to promote stability. He delivered a special greeting from Russian President Vladimir Putin and officially invited Prime Minister Barzani to participate in the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (3 - 6 June 2020).

Prime Minister Barzani and the Russian delegation agreed on expanding bilateral relations between the Kurdistan Region and Russian Federation. Prime Minister Barzani highlighted the Kurdistan Regional Government’s ongoing efforts to facilitate foreign investment and invited Russian investors to capitalize on the region’s growing economy.

Prime Minister Barzani stressed that the stabilization of Iraq and Syria is a precondition to regional economic prosperity, peace and security. Both sides agreed that continued military cooperation is critical to eliminating the growing threat of terrorism.




Minister Safeen Dizayee Meets Secretary of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on the Kurdistan Region
TUE, 18 FEB 2020 09:31

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (DFR.GOV.KRD) – Minister Safeen Dizayee, Head of the KRG Department of Foreign Relations had a fruitful discussion with Gary Kent, Secretary of the UK's All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on the Kurdistan Region on February 16.

 
Representative Abdul Rahman wraps up busy week of meetings with senior US Administration officials
SUN, 16 FEB 2020 13:47

Washington, DC, USA (DFR.GOV.KRD) – KRG Representative Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman met with senior US Administration leaders this week to discuss a range of humanitarian, security, and political issues.

 
Prime Minister Barzani discusses regional tensions and economic opportunities with world leaders during second day of Munich Security Conference
SAT, 15 FEB 2020 22:44

Munich, Germany (GOV.KRD) - Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today continued meeting counterparts, senior ministers and officials from around the world at the Munich Security Conference.

 

 

KRG Representative in Poland Meets Krakow’s President Special Representative for cultural cooperation with international organizations

WED, 19 FEB 2020 10:30

(DFR.GOV.KRD) – KRG Representative in Poland, Mr Ziyad Raoof met with Mr Robert Piaskowski, the Special Representative of the President of Krakow for cultural cooperation with international organizations.

 

President Nechirvan Barzani meets with US Special Representative James Jeffrey

TUE, 18 FEB 2020 10:40

On Monday February 17, Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani received the US Special Representative to Syria James Jeffrey and his accompanying delegation in Erbil.

 

Minister Safeen Dizayee Meets Turkey’s Consul General in the Kurdistan Region

TUE, 18 FEB 2020 10:37

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (DFR.GOV.KRD) – Minister Safeen Dizayee, Head of the KRG Department of Foreign Relations met with Turkey’s Consul General in Erbil, Mr Hakan Karacay and his team on 16th of February.

 

Minister Safeen Dizayee Receives Bhutan’s Ambassador to Kuwait

TUE, 18 FEB 2020 09:34

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (DFR.GOV.KRD) – Minister Safeen Dizayee, Head of the KRG Department of Foreign Relations received Bhutanese Ambassador to Kuwait, Tshering Penjor on February 16.