Department of Foreign Relations
Kurdistan Regional Government
SAT, 21 SEP 2019 06:12 Erbil, GMT +3
Source: KRG-DFR DFR publication date: SUN, 19 MAY 2019 22:11
U.S. will continue to strengthen bilateral ties and cooperation with Kurdistan Region

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (dfr.gov.krd) – The United States’ Consul General to Kurdistan Region, Mr. Steven Fagin and his accompanying delegation visited the KRG Department of Foreign Relations and were received by Minister Falah Mustafa on Saturday, May 18th.

The US Consul General expressed his satisfaction with the existing bilateral ties and the US’s commitment to further enhancing and expanding relations with the Kurdistan Region. He briefed Minister Mustafa on their plans and activities and said that they will continue to develop bilateral strategic cooperation with the Kurdistan Region’s institutions.

Minister Falah Mustafa, Head of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Department of Foreign Relations (DFR) thanked the U.S. Consulate General for their contribution and continued support, and highlighted the longstanding relations with the U.S.

They also discussed recent political and security developments in Kurdistan Region and Iraq, Erbil-Baghdad relations, reactivating Kurdistan’s presidency, forming the next KRG cabinet and the Kurdistan Parliament’s efforts in this regard, in addition to addressing the outstanding issues through dialogue and mutual understanding.

The Assistant Head of the DFR, Ms. Siham Mamand and General Director at the DFR Dr. Abdul Salam Rasheed, also attended the meeting.




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