Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
SAT, 25 MAY 2019 08:41 Erbil, GMT +3
Source: KRG-DFR DFR publication date: THU, 19 APR 2018 10:32
Head of DFR meets with Head of UNHCR in Iraq

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Falah Mustafa Bakir, the Head of the Department of Foreign Relations, met with Head of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Iraq, Mr. Bruno Guido on 12 April 2018.

During the meeting, both sides underlined the importance of raising concerns about refugees and IDPs in Iraq and Kurdistan stressing means of improving their living conditions and restoring a sense of hope within them.

Minister Mustafa expressed his appreciation and gratitude to UNHCR for the assistance provided to Kurdistan Region, which alleviated a heavy burden on the KRG caused by war on terror and large waves of refugees and IDPs.

United Nations High Commissioner thanked people and Government of the Kurdistan Region for hosting large numbers of displaced persons and refugees in the Region, despite their impact and pressures leading to economic hardships. He also emphasized recent efforts of the High Commission to work on the return of the displaced communities,  back to their homes.

The meeting concluded by touching upon the latest political developments and the current situation in the Kurdistan Region, highlighting the progress of the talks between Erbil and Baghdad.

The meeting was also attended by the Assistant Head of the DFR, Ms. Siham Mamand.




Minister Falah Mustafa meets Japan’s Head of Consular Office, Mr. Katsumi Moriyasu
SUN, 19 MAY 2019 22:57

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – in the course of round meetings on Saturday, May 18th with the diplomatic missions in Kurdistan Region, Minister Falah Mustafa met with Mr. Katsumi Moriyasu, Head of the Consular Office of Japan in Erbil.

 
Minister Falah Mustafa holds productive meeting with European countries’ heads of diplomatic missions
SUN, 19 MAY 2019 22:14

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – for the purpose of discussing current important issues and developments in Kurdistan Region and Iraq, Minister Falah Mustafa, Head of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Department of Foreign Relations (DFR) held a productive meeting in the presence of Ms. Clarisse Pasztory, Head of EU Liaison Office in Erbil, with the attendance of Consul General and Representatives of the United Kingdom, Republic of France, Federal Republic of Germany, Kingdom of the Netherlands, Republic of Czech, Republic of Hungary, Hellenic Republic, Consular Agency and Commercial Offices of the Republic of Poland, Romania and Bulgaria.

 
U.S. will continue to strengthen bilateral ties and cooperation with Kurdistan Region
SUN, 19 MAY 2019 22:11

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – The United States’ Consul General to Kurdistan Region, Mr. Steven Fagin and his accompanying delegation visited the KRG Department of Foreign Relations and were received by Minister Falah Mustafa on Saturday, May 18th.

 

 

Falah Mustafa meets Canada Foreign Ministry’s Deputy Director for Iraq and Syria

WED, 22 MAY 2019 12:47

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Ms. Pegatha Taylor, the Deputy Director for Iraq and Syria at Canada’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, met with Minister Falah Mustafa on May 20th, to review the latest political developments and her country’s commitment to Kurdistan Region and Iraq.

 

Minister Falah Mustafa meets with outgoing Deputy Head of IOM Iraq Mission

WED, 22 MAY 2019 11:45

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Falah Mustafa received Ms. Barbara Rijks, Deputy Head of the United Nations’ International Organization for Migration (IOM) on the occasion of the completion of her tour of duty on May 20th.

 

Prime Minister Barzani meets Patriarch of Assyrian Church of the East

TUE, 21 MAY 2019 11:12

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.

 

Prime Minister Barzani receives U.S. Consul General

MON, 20 MAY 2019 22:10

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received U.S. Consul General to the Kurdistan Region Steven Fagin and his accompanying delegation.