Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
TUE, 25 JUN 2019 05:15 Erbil, GMT +3
Source: KRG-DFR DFR publication date: TUE, 21 MAY 2019 11:12
Prime Minister Barzani meets Patriarch of Assyrian Church of the East

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received the Catholicos-Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East, His Holiness Mar Gewargis III Sliwa, and his accompanying delegation that included bishops from other countries.

The meeting was also attended by Kurdistan Regional Government ministers and officials.

Prime Minister Barzani congratulated the delegation on the occasion of the opening of the new church in Diana in the Soran district. He stated that the Kurdistan Region is proud of its culture of peaceful coexistence among its communities.

 

The delegation thanked Prime Minister Barzani and the institutions of the Kurdistan Regional Government for supporting their activities and for sheltering and protecting a large number of displaced people without discrimination. They commended the culture of coexistence in the Kurdistan Region.

Prime Minister Barzani presented a brief overview of the political situation in the region and the threat of the reemergence of ISIS. He hoped that security and stability will return to war devastated areas of Iraq and the displaced people will be able to go back to their places of origin.

He also stressed KRG’s continued support to their church and all other churches and religions in the Kurdistan Region.




Assistant Head of DFR Siham Mamand meets Czech Consul General to Kurdistan Region
FRI, 31 MAY 2019 12:03

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Ms. Siham Mamand, Assistant Head of the Department of Foreign Relations (DFR) of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), had a good exchange of views on May 30th with Mr. Michal Svoboda, Consul General of the Czech Republic in Erbil.

 
Minister Falah Mustafa meets outgoing Belgian Ambassador Hendrik Velde
THU, 30 MAY 2019 10:39

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Falah Mustafa received on May 28th Ambassador Hendrik Van de Velde, Belgium’s envoy to Jordan and Iraq, to bid him farewell as his tenure in the region comes to an end.

Minister Falah Mustafa meets EU Ambassador to Iraq, Ramon Blecua
WED, 29 MAY 2019 20:15

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Falah Mustafa met with the European Union's Ambassador to Iraq, Mr. Ramon Blecua and discussed the role of the EU in promoting security and peace and humanitarian assistance for refugees and displaced persons in the liberated areas.

 

 

Minister Falah Mustafa and Dutch Ambassador to Iraq highlight strength of Kurdistan-Netherlands relations

FRI, 21 JUN 2019 11:42

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Falah Mustafa met on 19th June H.E. Matthias Wolters, the Netherlands Ambassador to Iraq and his accompanying delegation.

 

Outgoing Sudanese Ambassador to Iraq optimistic about Kurdistan’s future, congratulates new President and PM designate of Kurdistan Region

WED, 19 JUN 2019 09:21

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Falah Mustafa met with Ambassador Yassin Awad Ismail, Sudan’s outgoing Ambassador to Iraq, who congratulated Nechirvan Barzani on his election as President of the Kurdistan Region, and Mr. Masrour Barzani on his selection as the Prime Minister-designate of the 9th KRG cabinet.

 

Cyprus’s first Honorary Consul Mr. Ibrahim Sindi starts his duties in the Kurdistan Region

TUE, 18 JUN 2019 13:14

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Falah Mustafa on 17th June welcomed the first ever Honorary Consul of the Republic of Cyprus assigned to the Kurdistan Region Mr. Ibrahim Sindi to mark the start of his official duties in Erbil.

 

Minister Falah Mustafa receives incoming Swiss Ambassador Lukas Gasser and his delegation

FRI, 31 MAY 2019 13:49

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Falah Mustafa received Ambassador Lukas Gasser, Switzerland’s ambassador to Iraq, resident in Amman, and his accompanying delegation on his first visit to the Kurdistan Region.