KRG Poland News
  • Ziyad Raoof’ speech in Polish Ethnological Society

    On Monday, March 9, Ziyad Raoof KRG Representative in Poland gave a speech entitled: “Kurdistan – an oasis of peace in the unstable Middle East” in Krakow branch of Polish Ethnological Society.

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  • Evacuation of a group of Kurds from Poland to Erbil

    KRG Representation in Poland and KRG Department of Foreign Relations successfully organized evacuation for a group of Kurdistan Region citizens who got stranded in Poland due to the coronavirus restrictions. Since the beginning of the lockdown in Poland KRG Representation has been gathering information from Kurds in Poland waiting for return to Kurdistan Region. On May 21, in another return flight to Erbil from Frankfurt organized by KRG authorities there were prepared a place also for Kurds from Poland. Read more

  • Cancelation of Newroz celebrations

    Dear compatriots form Kurdistan living Poland,

    Dear friends of Kurdistan in Poland

    We have been preparing for the official Newroz celebration for a long time. Unfortunately, we regret to inform you that due to the spreading coronavirus epidemic, we decided not to organize a large, official Newroz celebration in the current situation.

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  • KRG Representative in Poland seeks flight connection between Erbil and Warsaw

    Ziyad Raoof KRG Representative in Poland had a meeting with authorities of LOT Polish Airlines to discuss possibility to open passenger and cargo flight connection between Warsaw and Erbil operated by LOT. 

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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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  • 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