Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
TUE, 14 JUL 2020 14:04 Erbil, GMT +3
Source: KRG-DFR DFR publication date: FRI, 15 MAY 2020 22:26
139 Kurdistani citizens from Sweden and 84 others from Emirates safely returns home

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (DFR.GOV.KRD) – Fights today on 15th May, under the directive of the Kurdistan Prime Minister Masrour Barzani and follow-up by Minister Safeen Dizayee, Head of the KRG’s Department of Foreign Relations brought 139 Kurdistanis safely home from Sweden and  84 others from Emirates amidst the Coronavirus travel stoppages. The returnees must follow health guidelines and undergo 14 days in quarantine.

The processes of repatriating Kurdistani citizens are coordinated between the KRG’s Department of Foreign Relations and the Iraqi Federal Foreign Affairs Ministry with the KRG’s Representation in Sweden; the KRG Representation in Baghdad; the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs and the Embassy in Iraq and the and the Iraqi Airways.

Minister Dizayee conveyed his gratitude and appreciation to all the staff who worked hard and played an important role in making this process possible during these challenging times.




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