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Round table – inauguration of the photographic EXPO “WARS AND REFUGEES: 30 years of the great Kurdish exodus”

Madrid, October 29, 2021 The exhibition “Wars and Refugees: 30 Years of the Great Kurdish Exodus” recalls, through four renowned photojournalists: José Luis Vidal Coy, Rafael Magaña, Alfredo Cáliz and Karlos Zurutuza, the events that occurred three decades ago in northern Iraq, when During the 1991 Gulf War, an entire town had to flee pursued […]

Statement by Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on US bipartisan resolution

I welcome the bipartisan resolution by our friends, Senators Chris Van Hollen and Marco Rubio commemorating Operation Provide Comfort and the strong partnership between Iraqi Kurdistan and the United States. I also appreciate the seven original cosponsors in the House of Representatives: Mike Waltz, Jim Cooper, Chris Stewart, Jason Crow, Dina Titus, Andy Kim, Don […]

Kurdistan Region President receives Ambassador of Spain

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, September 22, 2021 Kurdistan Region President received Mr. Pedro Martinez, the incoming Ambassador of Spain to Iraq, in Erbil on Wednesday. President Nechirvan Barzani congratulated Mr. Martinez on assuming the office, wished him success and expressed full support for his new mission as Spain’s Ambassador to Iraq. The President also reiterated the […]

The Prime Minister Masrour Barzani welcomed Josep Borrell, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy

Erbil, the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, 7th of September 2021 The Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government Masrour Barzani welcomed today Josep Borrell, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy in Erbil, Kurdistan Region of Iraq. The Prime Minister  thanked the European Union for its support for the Kurdistan Region […]

France reaffirms support to the Kurdistan Region

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, August 29, 2021 Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani, accompanied by Kurdistan Region Prime Minister, Mr. Masrour Barzani, and Kurdistan Region Speaker of Parliament, Ms. Rewaz Fayeq, received the President of France, Mr. Emmanuel Macron and his accompanying delegation, in Erbil on Sunday. Discussions focused on latest developments in Iraq and the wider […]

A message from the KRG on the Yazidi genocide

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – The Kurdistan Regional Government on Tuesday released a statement commemorating the 7th anniversary of the Yazidi genocide in Shingal. Full statement from the KRG: “Today, seven years have passed since the massacre of Yazidis in Shingal and surrounding areas. This was conducted by ISIS terrorist group in a barbaric […]

Kurdistan Region President receives Spain’s Ambassador

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, July 28, 2021 Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani received Mr. Juan Jose Escobar, Spain’s outgoing Ambassador to Iraq, on Wednesday. At the meet, the President bid farewell to the outgoing Ambassador and wished him success in his new duties. The President also thanked Mr. Escobar for his contributions to the development of […]

KRG’s Ninth cabinet marks 2nd anniversary with 27 projects started over past year

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – The ninth cabinet of the Kurdistan Regional Government started 27 multisectoral projects from March 2020 to June 2021, as it reaches the 2nd anniversary since its foundation. The KRG invested $332 million on housing projects, developed a $250 million wheat marketing project, distributed $2.56 billion worth of business licenses, […]

Kurdistan Region Oil Price and Production Crashed due to Spread of COVID-19 During 2020

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – The Kurdistan Regional Government released its annual oil and gas audit report for 2020, which revealed several drops in production due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The region’s total exported and consumed oil for the year stood at 165,942,861 barrels, about 5 million barrels less comparing to 2019. The average […]