Kurdistan News

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.


Russian minister of foreign affairs in Kurdistan Region

On Monday, October 7, Russian minister of foreign affairs Sergey Lavrov visited Erbil. He met with the highest authorities of Kurdistan Region: president Nechirvan Barzani, prime minister Masrour Barzani and Masoud Barzani. At the meetings there were discussed possibilities of strengthening mutual relations, among others in the field of energy sector. One of the key topics was situation in Rojava. According to the statement from the meeting, Masoud Barzani: “expressed his worries regarding the future of Kurds in Syria to the Russian Foreign Minister and asked that Russia play its role in case of any event or change to prevent further suffering and pain of the Kurdish people in Syria.”


Presidential inauguration ceremony

On June 12 in Erbil, during the special session of Kurdistan Parliament, Nechirvan Barzani took oath of office and inaugurated his term. Parliament elected him after the vote which took place on May 28.