Kurdistan News

Kurdistan Region President visited United Arab Emirates

On June 12, president of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani visited United Arab Emirates where he met with Crown Prince Mohamed bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. 

The talks focused on: strengthening bilateral economic cooperation, the situation in Iraq in the context of this year’s parliamentary elections and the constant threat posed by ISIS, the fight against terrorism, as well as humanitarian aid for refugees in camps in the Kurdistan Region. President Barzani especially thanked the Emirates for donating vaccines for refugees.


Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Region visited Belgium

On June 9-10, the Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Region Masrour Barzani visited Belgium, where he held meetings with Prime Minister Alexander de Croo, Foreign Affairs Minister Sophie Willems, and the President of Flanders Jean Jambon.


French president visited Kurdistan Region

Preisdent of France Emmanuel Macron visited yesterday Kurdistan Region. After arrival on Erbil Airport he was welcomed by president Nechirvan Barzani. Both presidents held a meeting and later together participated in a press conference. 


Iranian minister of foreign affairs visited Kurdistan Region

Iranian minister of foreign affairs Mohammed Javad Zarif visited Kurdistan Region on April 27. He met with the highest authorities of Kurdistan Region- president Nechirvan Barzani, prime minister Masrour Barzani, deputy PM Qubad Talabani and also with Masoud Barzani.


Pope Francis visited Kurdistan Region

From 5 to 8 March 2021 pope Francis visited Iraq. On Sunday, March 7, he arrived to Kurdistan Region. Pope was welcomed in the morning at Erbil International Airport by the highest KRG authorities. 


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.