Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
THU, 23 JAN 2020 01:38 Erbil, GMT +3
Source: KRG-DFR DFR publication date: MON, 9 DEC 2019 09:40
Minister Safeen Dizayee holds round table with EU countries’ diplomats in Erbil

Minister Safeen Dizayee, the Head of the KRG Department of Foreign Relations, on 8 December held a round table meeting with the diplomatic missions of the European Union countries in the Kurdistan Region. The EU diplomats were headed by Mr Vincent-Guillaume Poupeau, the Head of the EU Liaison Office in Erbil, with the Consul Generals of Poland, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary and Bulgaria, and Deputy Consul General of France.

The purpose of the meeting was to pay a close look at the current developments in Kurdistan Region, Iraq and the wider region, Erbil and Baghdad improved relations and key priorities for the Kurdistan Regional Government on the political, security, stability, humanitarian and different community issues.

Minister Dizayee briefed the consuls about the latest political and security developments in Iraq, relations between the KRG and the Federal Government and their discussions on budget, oil and security issues.

Minister Dizayee highlighted the KRG’s policy of solving all the key outstanding issues with Baghdad through dialogue.

The Minister said that ISIS has not been completely eliminated and Kurdistan needs the continued support of the international coalition and community.

 

He commended the international coalition for assisting the Peshmerga forces against ISIS and helping the refugee relief effort.

On behalf of all the EU countries’ missions in Erbil, Mr Poupeau thanked Minister Dizayee for the comprehensive overview and explaining the KRG’s policies.

He explained the EU’s vision and their intention to continue supporting and working with the Kurdistan Region at all levels.

Each country’s consul briefed the meeting on their work and activities, with the goal of promoting peace and stability in Kurdistan Region and beyond. 




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