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President Barzani Meets UN Secretary-General in Erbil

( www.krp.org ) President Masoud Barzani received a United Nations delegation today in Erbil headed by the Secretary General, Mr. Ban Ki-moon. The delegation consisted of several UN officials who were accompanying the Secretary-General in their visit to the Kurdistan Region following the latest political and security issues in Iraq, which have led to the […]

Daban Shadala Visits Catalonia after Catalan Parliament Rejected the Right to Kurdish Self-determination

The Kurdistan Regional Government Representative to Spain, Daban Shadala, has just completed a trip to Catalonia where he visited a number of Catalan government officials as well as parliamentarians & members of leading political parties. Mr. Shadala visited the region in order to discuss the recent motion that was brought to parliament regarding the Kurdish […]

KRG Notice To All Crude Oil Buyers From SOMO

Under Article 112 of the Iraqi Constitution, the Iraqi federal government is legally required to distribute oil and gas revenues from present fields “in a fair manner in proportion to the population distribution in all parts of the country.” Under Article 112, the KRG is entitled to 17% of all proceeds from oil sales by […]

Four Universities from the Kurdistan Region allocated places on Erasmus Mundus initiative “Marhaba”

The University of Santiago de Compostela from Galicia, Spain, which proposed a new initiative called Marhaba under the Erasmus Mundus scheme, has had the budget approved for the project to go ahead. Marhaba will cover the Middle East and will therefore be accepting students from a variety of universities across the region. Four universities from […]

High-level delegation discusses with Washington crisis sweeping Iraq and future options for Kurdistan

A high level delegation this week met United States government officials, including the Vice President and Secretary of State, as well as foreign policy experts, think tanks, business leaders, non-governmental organisations, and the media to discuss the crisis sweeping Iraq. Dr Fuad Hussein, Chief of Staff to President Masoud Barzani, and Minister Falah Mustafa, Head […]