KRG Poland News
  • Ziyad Raoof at the European Economic Congress in Katowice

    Three-days European Economic Congress took place in Katowice (Poland) from 2 to 4 September 2020. It was the first big, international conference organized in Poland after coronavirus pause.

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  • Statement by the KRG Representative in Poland on the 6th anniversary of Yazidi Genocide

    On August 3, 2014 terrorists from so called Islamic State invaded Kurdistan Region and took over Shingal beginning genocide of Yazidis. According to United Nations statistics 5,000 people were murdered. However, total number of the victims is unknown, as mass graves are still being discovered. According to statistics by Kidnapped Yazidis Rescue Office operating in Duhok, 6417 Yazidis were abducted.

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  • Video conference with newly appointed Polish ambassador in Iraq

    Staff of KRG Representation in Poland headed by Ziyad Raoof took part in online meeting with Marcin Kubiak- new Polish ambassador in Iraq who is going to take the role in Baghdad in coming weeks.

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    Exhibition of Kurdish painter Bahram Hajou

    On June 23 in Krakow, KRG Representation in Poland together with Krakow Chapter of Association of Polish Artists and Designers organized a vernissage of the “Dialogue” exhibition by famous Kurdish painter Bahram Hajou. He is from Rojava, now living and working in Germany.

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Kurdistan News
  • Russian deputy minister of foreign relations visited Kurdistan

    On January 29, Mikhail Boghdanov visited Kurdistan Region. He is deputy minister of foreign relations and also the Russian president’s representative for Middle East and Africa. In Erbil Mr. Boghdanov met with the highest authorities: president Nechirvan Barzani, Prime Minister Masrour Barzani, deputy prime minister Qubad Talabani and head of department of foreign relations Safeen Dizayee. 

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  • President of Kurdistan Region met with President of the United States

    Nechirvan Barzani and Donald Trump met on January 22 in Davos during annual World Economic Forum. They discussed energy cooperation, Erbil-Baghdad relations, developments in the Middle East and the danger of the resurgence of terrorism. 

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  • President Barzani receives US Vice President Mike Pence

    His Excellency Mike Pence, U.S. Vice President stated his country’s appreciation for the IKR’s significant role in the fight against ISIS, and praised the IKR for the coexistence, religious and ethnic minorities protection and sheltering refugees and IDPs. He conveyed his and U.S. administration’s gratitude for the Peshmerga and the families of the fallen Peshmargas who lost their lives fighting against terror.

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  • President Nechirvan Barzani visited United Arab Emirates

    President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani met with Sheikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces and Chairman of the UAE Executive Council.

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Visit Kurdistan
  • Visit Kurdistan

    Distance between cities

    • Erbil to Slemani – 170 km, approx. three hour drive
    • Erbil to Dohuk – 245 km, approx. three hour drive
    • Dohuk to Slemani – 340 km, approx. five hour drive

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Economy
  • Prime Minister Barzani and Iranian Minister of Trade discuss economic relations

    Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received Iran’s Minister of Industry, Mine and Trade, Dr. Mohammad Shariatmadari and his accompanying delegation, which included Iran’s Ambassador to Iraq, Mr. Iraj Masjedi, Tehran’s governor, Mr. Moghimi, Urmia’s governor, Mr. Shahriari, the head of Iraqi and Iranian Trade Development, Mr. Danayi Far and representatives of Chambers of Commerce from several Iranian provinces. The meeting was also attended by Kurdistan Regional Government Deputy Prime Minister, Qubad Talabani.

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  • Prime Minister Barzani receives Saudi delegation

    On July 24, Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received a delegation from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia including President of the Chambers of Commerce of Saudi Arabia Dr. Sami bin Abdullah Al-Obaidi, Saudi Ambassador to Iraq Abdulaziz al-Shammari, Saudi Consul General to the Kurdistan Region Mansour Faisal al-Otaibi and a number of officials and members of Saudi Chambers of Commerce.

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  • Minister Falah Mustafa received United States-Kurdistan Business Council delegation

    Erbil, Kurdistan Region – KRG Foreign Minister Falah Mustafa on December 13, 2016 received representatives of 30 U.S companies, led by the U.S-Kurdistan Business Council (USKBC), to discuss investment opportunities and latest developments. Read more

  • Deputy Prime Minister outlines KRG’s reform initiatives

    Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq – Kurdistan Region Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani outlined his government’s reform initiatives during speech on Monday. Read more