Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
TUE, 25 JUN 2019 05:12 Erbil, GMT +3
Source: KRG-DFR DFR publication date: WED, 22 MAY 2019 12:47
Falah Mustafa meets Canada Foreign Ministry’s Deputy Director for Iraq and Syria

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.

Ms. Taylor stressed Canada’s commitment to its relations with Baghdad and Erbil, under the strategy announced by the Canadian government. The purpose of her visit was to review the latest activities of Canada’s diplomatic missions, and the ties with Kurdistan Region and Iraq.

Minister Mustafa highlighted the progress of Canada-Kurdistan relations, in particular, the cooperation on the war against ISIS and post-conflict priorities, and the need for a strategic plan for the reconstruction of liberated areas to provide basic services.

Minister Mustafa thanked the people and government of Canada for participating in the international coalition against ISIS and providing humanitarian aid to refugees and displaced persons. He asked that Canada continue its work on issues related to society, development, coexistence, stability, and capacity-building. He also gave a brief on the latest political and security developments in Kurdistan and beyond.

Ms. Taylor was accompanied by Ms Nancy Bergeron, Head of Canada’s Embassy Office in Erbil. Ms Siham Mamand, the Assistant Head of the DFR, also participated in the meeting.

 




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.