Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
SAT, 25 JAN 2020 04:25 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.




Readout of PM call with the UK Minister of State for the Middle East and North Africa Andrew Murrison
WED, 8 JAN 2020 23:32

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) - Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today received a telephone call from the UK Minister of State for the Middle East and North Africa Andrew Murrison.

 
KRG discusses the latest developments in Iraq and the Middle East
WED, 8 JAN 2020 20:30

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
MON, 16 DEC 2019 20:55

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

 

 

 

Minister Safeen Dizayee Attends World Economic Forum (DAVOS 2020)

TUE, 21 JAN 2020 15:39

Minister Safeen Dizayee, Head of the KRG Department of Foreign Relations along with other senior Kurdistan Region Presidency officials accompany H.E. Nechirvan Barzani, President of the Kurdistan Region at the World Economic Forum (DAVOS 2020) where they will meet political and business leaders.

 


Minister Dizayee and DFR officials meet with Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker and the Relations and Kurdish Diaspora Committee

MON, 20 JAN 2020 13:09

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (DFR.GOV.KRD) – A delegation from the KRG Department of Foreign Relations (DFR) headed by Minister Safeen Dizayee visited the Kurdistan Parliament on 19 January and met with the Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami and the Relations and Kurdish Diaspora Committee headed by the chair, Dr Rebwar Babkayi.

 

Minister Safeen Dizayee meets with Spain’s Ambassador to Iraq

MON, 20 JAN 2020 12:03

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (DFR.GOV.KRD) – Minister Safeen Dizayee, Head of the KRG Department of Foreign Relations, received on 19 January Spain’s Ambassador to Iraq, H.E. Hansi Escobar, and Mr Dawed Sardar Jaff, Spain’s Honorary Consul in Kurdistan Region, to discuss the latest political developments in the Kurdistan Region, Iraq and across the region.

 

Prime Minister Masrour Barzani meets with Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Iraq and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq

MON, 13 JAN 2020 17:56

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.