Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
TUE, 7 JUL 2020 18:50 Erbil, GMT +3
Source: KRG-DFR DFR publication date: THU, 21 NOV 2019 09:46
White House hosts Minister Dizayee for meeting on KRG-US partnership

Minister Safeen Dizayee and Representative to the US Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman were hosted at the White House today for a meeting with Rob Greenway, the Special Assistant to President Donald Trump and Senior Director for Middle East and North Africa Affairs, as well as staff of the National Security Council.

In a productive meeting, the two sides discussed practical steps to closer cooperation and partnership. Minister Dizayee thanked the White House and the American people for their continued support to the Kurdistan Region in general and the Peshmerga in particular.

Earlier in the day, Minister Dizayee spoke to a crowd gathered at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy. During the wide-ranging discussion with scholar Dr. Bilal Wahab, he covered the KRG’s view of the protests in the south of Iraq and the importance of the US-KRG partnership for peace and prosperity in the region. A livestream of the event is available here: http://bit.ly/37nVtzn

 

The delegation also continued their outreach to Congress today. At a lunch meeting with the Kurdish American Congressional Caucus they briefed Representatives Ralph Abraham, who co-chairs the Caucus, David Price, Ruben Gallego, Brad Sherman, Michael Cloud, and Andy Kim on a number of pressing security, political, economic, and humanitarian affairs in Kurdistan and Iraq. He thanked them for their staunch support over the years.

Minister Dizayee and Representative Abdul Rahman also met separately with Senators Dianne Feinstein, Chris Van Hollen, and Tammy Baldwin as well as Representative John Moolenar.




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Minister Dizayee hosted a virtual meeting with the diplomats, foreign missions and the UN organizations based in Kurdistan
SUN, 7 JUN 2020 23:00

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (http://DFR.GOV.KRD) – Head of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Department of Foreign Relations (DFR) Minister Safeen Muhsin Dizayee on Sunday 7th June hosted a productive virtual meeting through a video conference with the diplomats, foreign missions in the neighboring country and the UN organizations based in the Kurdistan Region.

 

 

Minister Safeen Dizayee holds virtual meeting with KRG Representatives abroad on latest developments and relations with international community

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KRG officials participate in U.S. Chamber event focusing on business opportunities in Kurdistan

WED, 24 JUN 2020 23:22

The Kurdistan Regional Government Representation in the United States took part in a virtual event highlighting the business outlook and opportunities in the Kurdistan Region, hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's US-Iraq d Council on Monday, June 21.

 

Council of Ministers meets to discuss Erbil-Baghdad relations

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Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) - Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on Monday chaired a meeting via videoconference to discuss ongoing disputes with the federal government.

 

Council of Ministers reviews public expenses

WED, 17 JUN 2020 20:59

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on Wednesday chaired a cabinet meeting via video conference to discuss expenses and the need to adapt to the current budget while protecting public entitlements.