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A Message from President Masoud Barzani

Over the past century, we have not had any real exercising of the principle of partnership in Iraq. We have instead experienced a series of injustices including the genocidal Anfal campaign and bombardment by chemical weapons. It is therefore in pursuit of peace and avoiding further conflicts that the people of the Kurdistan Region decided […]

Prime Minister Barzani meets British Ambassador to Iraq

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received Frank Baker, British Ambassador to Iraq and his accompanying delegation. The two sides discussed the current situation in the Kurdistan Region, particularly reconvening of the Kurdistan Region Parliament and the independence referendum, to be held on 25 September. The relations between Erbil and Baghdad were highlighted in […]

Prime Minister Barzani meets US Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received the US Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL, Brett McGurk, and his accompanying delegation. Discussing the Kurdistan independence referendum, planned to be held on 25 September, the two sides stressed that all the outstanding issues between Erbil and Baghdad should be settled through serious […]

Prime Minister Barzani receives Germany’s new Consul General to the Kurdistan Region

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received Mr. Kurt Georg Stockl-Stillfried, the new Consul General of Germany in Erbil. The General Consul  stressed that the German Government places great importance to its relations with the Kurdistan Region and voiced the need to further strengthen bilateral relations. Prime Minister Barzani wished the […]

Prime Minister Barzani meets Kuwaiti envoy in the Kurdistan Region

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani met with Mr. Omar Al-Kandari, the Consul General of the State of Kuwait in Erbil. In the meeting, the Kuwaiti envoy reiterated his desire to strengthen bilateral relations between the Kurdistan Region and Kuwait. He briefed the Prime Minister on the humanitarian support provided by […]

Prime Minister Barzani receives letter from Korean President

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received Mr. Park Young-Kyu, the Consul General of Korea in Erbil and his accompanying delegation. Mr. Park conveyed a letter from Mr. Moon Jae-In, President of the Republic of Korea, inviting stronger relations between Erbil and Seoul. He expressed Korea’s readiness to cooperate with the […]

Prime Minister Barzani’s message on Eid al-Adha

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – On the occasion of Eid al-Adha, Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani, issued the following message: On the occasion of Eid al-Adha I extend my best wishes to the families of our martyrs and congratulate all Muslims in Kurdistan and around the world. On this Eid, with our deepest gratitude, we remember and honor our highly-esteemed martyrs. […]

Kurdistan Region President meets with US Secretary of Defense

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani met with a senior American delegation headed by Secretary of Defense James Mattis in Erbil.  According to the official website of the Kurdistan Region Presidency, President Barzani and Secretary Mattis reviewed the ongoing operations against the so-called Islamic State terror group as well as […]

KRG Prime Minister: Improving education remains a main priority

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Kurdistan Regional Government Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani says that improving education remains a main priority of his government. Mr. Barzani made the remarks during a conference on education, organized by KRG’s Ministry of Education and the United Nations Children’s Fund in Erbil on Thursday. Below is the transcript of […]

Bangladesh Embassy to open office in Erbil

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received Mr. Abu Magsoud Forhad, Bangladesh’s Ambassador to Iraq. Ambassador Forhad discussed his government’s intention to open in Erbil an office of his country’s Iraq embassy. Discussing the situation of the Bangladeshi nationals, resident in Iraq and Kurdistan Region, he said opening of […]