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Prime Minister Barzani and German Ambassador discuss post-referendum developments

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received German Ambassador to Iraq Cyril Nann and his accompanying delegation. In the meeting both sides shed light on the latest political, humanitarian and post-referendum developments and agreed that tension and aggressive statements will not help resolve the issues and that dialogue and […]

President Barzani Meets with E.U. Ambassador to Iraq

Salahadin, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, (Krp.org)- President Masoud Barzani received a European Union delegation headed by Mr. Ramon Blecua, the E.U. ambassador to Iraq. During the meeting, President Barzani and ambassador Blecua discussed several issues including the relations between Baghdad and Erbil and the Kurdistan Independence Referendum. President Barzani warmly welcomed the delegation and added […]

Prime Minister Barzani meets with top UN envoy to Iraq

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani met with UN Secretary General’s Special Representative to Iraq, Jan Kubis, and his accompanying delegation. In the meeting, both sides discussed post-referendum developments, reactions and the sanctions that the Baghdad authorities imposed on the Kurdistan Region, that included banning international flights to and from both […]

Prime Minister Barzani and U.S. Ambassador stress the need for dialogue between Erbil and Baghdad

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Kurdistan Regional Government Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani met with the United States Ambassador to Iraq, Douglas Silliman, and U.S. Consul General in Erbil, Ken Gross. In the meeting, post-referendum developments in the Kurdistan Region, Iraq and the wider region were discussed. Both sides agreed on the need to calm […]

Former iraqi president Jalal Talabani dies

The beloved Kurdish leader Jalal Talabani passed away on Tuesday in a hospital in Germany. Talabani was appointed president of Irak in 2005 by the Transitional National Assembly, he was the country’s first non-Arab president, and was instrumental in creating the current Iraqi constitution. Talabani was the founder and Secretary General of the Patriotic Union […]

President Barzani Receives a Letter from Secretary Fallon on the Referendum

Salahadin, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, (Krp.org)- President Masoud Barzani received a letter from the United Kingdom Secretary of State for Defense, Mr. Michael Fallon regarding the Kurdistan Independence Referendum which was held on September 25, 2017. Secretary Fallon began the letter by thanking the President for his warm welcome during his visit to the Kurdistan […]

KHERC: Yes wins by 92.73 percent at Kurdistan independence referendum

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – The Kurdistan Independent High Elections and Referendum Commission, yesterday announced the results of the Kurdistan independence referendum. In a press conference, Hndren Muhammad, the head of the Commission, announced an overwhelming victory of Yes in the referendum and provided the following preliminary figures: Eligible voters: 4,581,255. Turnout: 3,305,925 voted […]

Prime Minister Barzani meets Netherlands Ambassador

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received Mr. Matthijs Wolters, newly appointed Ambassador of The Netherlands to Iraq, with his delegation. Ambassador Wolters commended the Kurdistan military forces, the Peshmerga, for their role in the fight against the Islamic State terrorist group, ISIS. He also praised the government and people of […]

President Barzani Receives France’s Ambassador to Iraq

Salahadin, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, (Krp.org)- President Masoud Barzani received a French diplomatic delegation headed by ambassador Bruno Aubert, the ambassador of France to Iraq. During the meeting, President Barzani and ambassador Aubert spoke of a number of issues including the excellent bilateral relations between France and Kurdistan as well as the Kurdistan Independence Referendum. […]

KRG welcomes decision to establish team to investigate ISIS crimes

Today the United Nations Security Council unanimously voted to establish a team to assist Iraq in investigating ISIS crimes and holding the terrorist group accountable for war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide. A Special Adviser will be appointed by the Secretary-General to head an investigation team of international and Iraqi experts that will initially […]