Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
SAT, 21 SEP 2019 06:19 Erbil, GMT +3
Source: KRG-DFR DFR publication date: MON, 20 MAY 2019 22:10
Prime Minister Barzani receives U.S. Consul General

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.

They discussed the political situation in Iraq in general and the Kurdistan Region in particular, including the process of formation of the new cabinet of the Kurdistan Regional Government.

Prime Minister Barzani presented a brief overview of the agreement reached between the political parties on the activation of the Presidency of the Kurdistan Region and the formation of the new cabinet.

They also discussed improvement in relations between the Kurdistan Region and Baghdad and the efforts to resolve outstanding issues.

The current conditions of Mosul and the disputed areas as well as the post ISIS situation were highlighted. They emphasized the importance of cooperation and coordination between the Kurdistan Region, Baghdad and the Coalition forces to prevent the re-emergence of terrorism.

The situation of the internally displaced people and their return to their homes were also discussed in the meeting.




Minister Dizayee and Chinese Consul General discuss means of enhancing ties and corporation between Kurdistan Region and China
TUE, 10 SEP 2019 23:16

Minister Dizayee highlighted the importance of economic, scientific, historical and cultural status and peaceful coexistence of China and thanked the Chinese Consulate General in Erbil for advancing bilateral relations between the two countries especially in the scientific and economic fields

New Head of Canada’s Embassy Office Ms Ashley Durec, starts her duties in Kurdistan Region
TUE, 10 SEP 2019 14:51

 Head of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Department of Foreign Relations, Minister Safeen Dizayee received Ms Ashley Durec, new Head of Canadian Embassy Office in Kurdista

Minister Dizayee meets Programme Manager at Dialogue Advisory Group for Iraq and Libya projects
TUE, 10 SEP 2019 14:37

Minister Safeen Dizayee Head of the KRG Department of Foreign Relations met on 10th September with Ms Lahib Higel, Programme Manager at Dialogue Advisory Group (DAG) for Iraq and Libya projects


 

President Barzani: Iraq and Kurdistan Need More Foreign Investment

THU, 12 SEP 2019 23:17

President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani stressed the importance of attracting more foreign investment to Iraq and the Kurdistan Region


New Head of the European Union's Liaison Office assumes office in Kurdistan Region

THU, 12 SEP 2019 16:48

Minister Safeen Dizayee, Head of the KRG Department of Foreign Relations receives Mr Vincent Guillaume Poupeau, Head of the European Union's Liaison Office in Erbil on assuming his new post to the Kurdistan Region


Minister Dizayee meets Russian Federation Consul General in Kurdistan Region

THU, 12 SEP 2019 16:45

Russian Federation Consul General, Mr Oleg Levin to the Kurdistan Region visited KRG Department of Foreign Relations and was received by Minister Safeen Dizayee, Head of DFR


Prime Minister Barzani chairs meeting to discuss government priorities

WED, 11 SEP 2019 19:44

Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today chaired a meeting of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to discuss a range of key priorities