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Kurdistan Region President meets with UN delegation

President Nechirvan Barzani receives the UNSG Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide Adama Dieng and Special Adviser and Head of UNITAD Karim Khan Erbil, Kurdistan Region, March 3, 2020 Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani met with the United Nations (UN) Under-Secretary General and Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, Adama Dieng and Special […]

Prime Minister Masrour Barzani visits medical center as Kurdistan Region continues with coronavirus precautionary measures

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today visited a medical center as precautionary measures are undertaken to treat individuals suspected of, or infected with, the coronavirus, to prevent the spread of the virus in the Kurdistan Region. Prime Minister Barzani said the purpose of his visit was to closely monitor steps […]

KRG takes action to prevent coronavirus outbreak in Kurdistan

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – Prime Minister Masrour Barzani and Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani today chaired a cabinet meeting with governors from the Kurdistan Region to discuss recent developments, along with the steps the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is taking to prevent an outbreak of the coronavirus. Minister of Health Saman Hussein Muhammed […]

Statement on President Barzani’s joint meeting with Kurdistan Region’s top officials

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, February 24, 2020 On Monday February 24, Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani chaired a meeting with the leaders of the main political parties in the Kurdistan Region. The meeting was attended by the Parliament Speaker, the KRG Prime Minister and the Kurdistan Region negotiating team for the formation of the incoming Iraqi […]

Prime Minister Masrour Barzani meets Pope Francis at the Vatican

Vatican (GOV.KRD) – Today Prime Minister Masrour Barzani met His Holiness Pope Francis at the Pope’s official residence in the Vatican City. Prime Minister Barzani discussed with His Holiness the Pope the critical role the Kurdistan Regional Government has played in protecting minorities in the Kurdistan Region, including Christians, from terrorism and persecution. PM Barzani […]

Prime Minister Masrour Barzani meets Italian Prime Minister in Rome

Rome, Italy (GOV.KRD) – Today Prime Minister Barzani met Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte for high-level bilateral talks. PM Barzani thanked PM Conte for Italy’s staunch support in the fight against ISIS, including through training Peshmerga, and also police training provided by the Italian carabinieri. PM Barzani outlined the ambitious reform programme the KRG is […]

Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on visit to Rome and Vatican City

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – Prime Minister Masrour Barzani has arrived today in Rome for a two-day visit to the Italian capital and Vatican City. Prime Minister Barzani is leading a KRG delegation including Dana Abdulkareem Hamasalih, Minister of Housing and Reconstruction; Ano Jawhar Abdulmaseeh Abdoka, Minister of Transport and Communications; Pshtiwan Sadq Abdullah, […]

Prime Minister Masrour Barzani meets Germany’s Minister of State

Munich, Germany (GOV.KRD) – Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today met with Germany’s Minister of State at the Federal Foreign Office, Niels Annen, during the Munich Security Conference. Discussing the latest developments in Iraq and the region, both sides agreed to further strengthen bilateral ties between the Kurdistan Region and Germany. Prime Minister Barzani acknowledged Germany’s […]

Prime Minister Barzani discusses regional tensions and economic opportunities with world leaders during second day of Munich Security Conference

Munich, Germany (GOV.KRD) – Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today continued meeting counterparts, senior ministers and officials from around the world at the Munich Security Conference. In the morning, Prime Minister Barzani’s meetings included discussions with US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper; Kuwait’s Prime Minister, Sheikh Sabah al-Khaled al-Hamad al-Sabah; and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. […]