Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
MON, 23 SEP 2019 10:56 Erbil, GMT +3
Source: KRG-DFR DFR publication date: MON, 9 SEP 2019 22:01
PM Barzani receives UN Special Representative for Iraq

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today received the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq, Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert.

During the meeting, Prime Minister Barzani and the Special Representative reviewed ongoing discussions with the federal government in Baghdad.

Prime Minister Barzani affirmed the new government’s commitment to establishing a constructive and stable relationship with Baghdad underpinned by the Kurdistan Region’s rights enshrined within the constitution. He commended the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq for efforts to broker political settlements and promote reconciliation in the disputed territories, including in Kirkuk. In that regard, the Prime Minister spoke on the importance of implementing Article 140 of the constitution as it relates to the disputed territories.

The Special Representative praised the KRG for its ongoing support to IDPs and refugees from conflict in the region.




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