Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
SUN, 9 AUG 2020 02:58 Erbil, GMT +3
Source: KRG-DFR DFR publication date: TUE, 16 OCT 2018 10:12
Prime Minister Barzani receives U.S. Deputy Secretary of State

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received a senior delegation headed by U.S. Deputy Secretary of State, John Sullivan.

Deputy Secretary Sullivan congratulated Prime Minister Barzani on the success of the Kurdistan parliamentary elections as well as the victory over ISIS terrorists. He reaffirmed the support of the United States of America to the Kurdistan Region.

He called for continuation of dialogue between the Kurdistan Region and Baghdad to resolve outstanding issues and promote security and economic cooperation.

He also expressed hope that all Iraqi leaders will work to form the new Iraqi government on time in accordance with the Iraqi Constitution.

Prime Minister Barzani expressed appreciation for U.S. assistance to the Kurdistan Region. He also briefed the delegation on the political process in Iraq and the participation of the Kurdistan Region as well as the Kurdistan parliamentary elections.

The delegation included Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Maj. Gen. Ricky L. Waddell, US Ambassador to Iraq, Douglas Silliman and U.S. Consul General to the Kurdistan Region, Steven Fagin. They were accompanied by a number of U.S. diplomatic and military officials.

A number of Kurdistan Regional Government ministers and senior officisals also attended the meeting.




Prime Minister Masrour Barzani receives Iranian Foreign Minister
SUN, 19 JUL 2020 23:54

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) - Prime Minister Masrour Barzani received on Monday Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Mohammad Javad Zarif, to discuss regional developments and bilateral relations.

 
Minister Safeen Dizayee takes part in panel discussion on the impact of conflict on Kurds in Syria and Iraq
SAT, 18 JUL 2020 14:54

Minister Safeen Dizayee, Head of the Department of Foreign Relations (DFR) of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) spoke on Friday, July 17 in a virtual panel discussion titled The Impact of Deadly Conflict on Kurds in Syria and Iraq.

 
Prime Minister Masrour Barzani receives French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian
FRI, 17 JUL 2020 23:47

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) - Prime Minister Masrour Barzani received today French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian to discuss bilateral relations and regional developments.


 

Minister Safeen Dizayee discusses ways to help Yazidis, Christians and other communities to recover and improve their lives, during webcast discussion

SAT, 8 AUG 2020 19:14

The webcast was moderated by Associate Professor of Sociology, American University in Cairo, and 2019 Visiting Professor at the Middle East Initiative of Harvard University, Amy Austin Holmes, and introduced by Ms Merissa Khurma, Project Director-Middle East Special Initiatives at Woodrow Wilson Center.


Head of DFR receives incoming Head of Japan’s Consular Office in the Kurdistan Region

WED, 22 JUL 2020 09:35

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (DFR.GOV.KRD) – Head of Department of Foreign Relations (DFR) Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) received on Tuesday the newly appointed Japanese Head of Consular Office in the Kurdistan Region, Nagayama Youshiko.

 


Prime Minister Masrour Barzani lays foundation stone of food industry zone in Duhok

MON, 20 JUL 2020 22:51

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) - Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on Monday laid the foundation stone of a food industry zone in Duhok.

 

Head of DFR meets with Iran’s new Consul General in Slemani

MON, 20 JUL 2020 22:16

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (DFR.GOV.KRD) – Minister Safeen Dizayee, Head of the KRG’s Department of Foreign Relations (DFR) on Sunday met with Mr Mehdi Shushtari, newly appointed Consul General of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Slemani.