Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
SUN, 23 FEB 2020 17:23 Erbil, GMT +3
Source: KRG-DFR DFR publication date: FRI, 27 SEP 2019 22:57
Minister Safeen Dizayee attends UN General Assembly

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.

During the week-long trip, the delegation met with numerous heads of state and dignitaries, including U.S. President Donald Trump, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, King Abdulla of Jordan, Iranian President Hasan Rohani, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Egyptian President Abdulfatah al-Sisi, Bulgarian President Rumen Radev, Georgian President Salome Zourabichvili, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, World Bank President David Malpass, UNESCO Director General Audrey Azoulay and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. During the meetings, President Salih called for constructive dialogue and restraint to defuse regional tensions.

Minister Dizayee and Representative Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman also met separately with Martin Povejšil, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, Ambassador James Jeffrey, the U.S. Special Representative for Syria Engagement and the Special Envoy for the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIL, and Carol Thompson O’Connell, the Acting Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration. During the meetings, Minister Dizayee gave an overview of the recent political, security and humanitarian developments in Iraq and the Kurdistan Region, improved relations between Erbil and Baghdad, and the role of the Kurdistan Region as a factor for stability in the Region.




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