Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
TUE, 11 AUG 2020 01:32 Erbil, GMT +3
Source: KRG-DFR DFR publication date: MON, 13 APR 2020 23:22
Head of DFR receives a phone call from the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Iraq Affairs at the State Department

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (http://DFR.GOV.KRD) –  Minister Safeen Dizayee, Head of Department of Foreign Relations (DFR) Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) today received a phone call from Mr David Copley, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Iraq Affairs at the U.S. Department of State’s Near Eastern Affairs bureau.

In this phone call, Minister congratulated Mr Copley on assuming his new post and wished him success. Also, he expressed his optimism for a good future working relations further to develop bilateral ties on many areas of mutual cooperation.

During the call, Minister Dizayee and Mr Copley discussed recent developments in the Kurdistan Region and Iraq, the efforts made by the KRG and Federal government in response the COVID-19 pandemic, the formation of the next Iraqi government, the continuing fight against ISIS as well as the US assistance to the Peshmerga and other forms of aid.

Both sides also talked about the Kurdistan Region’s economic challenges as a result of the lockdown in the entire country and Iraq’s businesses, borders, and the fall in oil prices.




Prime Minister Masrour Barzani lays foundation stone of food industry zone in Duhok
MON, 20 JUL 2020 22:51

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) - Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on Monday laid the foundation stone of a food industry zone in Duhok.

 
Head of DFR meets with Iran’s new Consul General in Slemani
MON, 20 JUL 2020 22:16

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (DFR.GOV.KRD) – Minister Safeen Dizayee, Head of the KRG’s Department of Foreign Relations (DFR) on Sunday met with Mr Mehdi Shushtari, newly appointed Consul General of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Slemani.

 
Prime Minister Masrour Barzani receives Iranian Foreign Minister
SUN, 19 JUL 2020 23:54

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) - Prime Minister Masrour Barzani received on Monday Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Mohammad Javad Zarif, to discuss regional developments and bilateral relations.

 

 

Minister Safeen Dizayee meets with Charge d'affairs of the Embassy of Indonesia in Iraq

SUN, 9 AUG 2020 22:34

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (DFR.GOV.KRD) – The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)’s Minister of Foreign Relations Safeen Dizayee met on Sunday Mr. Harryansah Khairul, the Charge d'affairs of the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Iraq and his accompanying delegation at the Department.

 

In presence of Deputy Prime Minister and Head of DFR, Mr. Daban Shadala assumes his role as Deputy Head of DFR

SUN, 9 AUG 2020 20:21

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (DFR.GOV.KRD) – In a ceremony at the Department of Foreign Relations (DFR) of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) on Sunday, Mr. Daban Shadala, the former KRG’s Representation in Spain started his duty as the Deputy Head of DFR.

 

Minister Safeen Dizayee discusses ways to help Yazidis, Christians and other communities to recover and improve their lives, during webcast discussion

SAT, 8 AUG 2020 19:14

The webcast was moderated by Associate Professor of Sociology, American University in Cairo, and 2019 Visiting Professor at the Middle East Initiative of Harvard University, Amy Austin Holmes, and introduced by Ms Merissa Khurma, Project Director-Middle East Special Initiatives at Woodrow Wilson Center.


Head of DFR receives incoming Head of Japan’s Consular Office in the Kurdistan Region

WED, 22 JUL 2020 09:35

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (DFR.GOV.KRD) – Head of Department of Foreign Relations (DFR) Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) received on Tuesday the newly appointed Japanese Head of Consular Office in the Kurdistan Region, Nagayama Youshiko.