Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
MON, 14 OCT 2019 02:15 Erbil, GMT +3
Source: KRG-DFR DFR publication date: MON, 23 SEP 2019 20:29
Prime Minister Masrour Barzani Meets with the Commander of the Special Operations Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today received Major General Eric T. Hill, Special Operations Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve Commander in Iraq and Syria.

Prime Minister Barzani discussed the ongoing threat of the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and the challenge it presents to displaced families wishing to return home.

Prime Minister Barzani provided an update on the coordinated efforts of the Kurdish Peshmerga and Iraqi security forces to eliminate the so-called Islamic State and protect the people of Iraq.

Commander Hill praised the Peshmerga and Iraqi security forces’ robust partnership and affirmed the coalition’s support for cooperation between the Kurdistan Regional Government and the federal government of Iraq.

Prime Minister Barzani informed Commander Hill of the Kurdistan Regional Government’s commitment to establishing a constructive and stable relationship with Baghdad, underpinned by the Kurdistan Region’s rights under the constitution.




Prime Minister Masrour Barzani receives Greek delegation
SUN, 29 SEP 2019 21:06

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today received the Greek Ambassador to Iraq, Leonidas Kontovounesios and Consul-General of the Hellenic Republic to Erbil, Efthymios Costopoulos.

 
Prime Minister Masrour Barzani receives the Qatari Ambassador to Iraq
SUN, 29 SEP 2019 21:01

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today met with the Ambassador of Qatar to Iraq, Khalid bin Hamad al-Sulaiti.

 
Minister Safeen Dizayee attends UN General Assembly
FRI, 27 SEP 2019 22:57

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Representing the Kurdistan Regional Government, Minister Safeen Dizayee attended the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly as part of the Iraqi delegation led by Iraqi President Barham Salih.

 

 

KRG Statement on developments in Northeastern Syria

TUE, 8 OCT 2019 22:21

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – The Kurdistan Regional Government is deeply concerned by the United States’ decision to withdraw from the safe zone in northeastern Syria and by reports of a potential unilateral military operation by Turkey. The government calls on Turkey, as a member of the Global Coalition, to avoid any initiative that would undermine the progress made against ISIS, including jeopardising the secure detention of terrorist fighters.

 

Minister Safeen Dizayee meets with Korean Ambassador to Iraq

TUE, 1 OCT 2019 21:11

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Safeen Dizayee, Head of KRG Department of Foreign Relations received on 1st October South Korean Ambassador Jang Kyung-wook to Iraq, accompanied by Consul General CHOI-Kwang Jin in Erbil.

 

Minister Dizayee looks forward to more economic cooperation at China’s 70th anniversary celebration of founding of the People's Republic

MON, 30 SEP 2019 23:07

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – Minister Safeen Dizayee, Head of Kurdistan’s Department of Foreign Relations on 30 September made a speech at the celebration in Erbil for the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China. He attended the Chinese Consulate General’s reception together with Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani, Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani, and Mr. Ni-Ruchi, the Chinese Consul General in Erbil.

 

Prime Minister Masrour Barzani meets with the Consul-General of the People’s Republic of China in Erbil

SUN, 29 SEP 2019 21:09

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today received the Consul-General of the People’s Republic of China in Erbil, Ni-Ruchi.