Kurdistan News

President Barzani and Secretary Mattis Meet in Erbil

Erbil, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, (Krp.org)- President Masoud Barzani received a high level United States government delegation headed by James Mattis, the Secretary of Defense. The Secretary’s delegation included ambassador Brett McGurk, the Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant as well as a number of military and diplomatic officials. On President Barzani’s side, the meeting was attended by Vice President Kosrat Rasul Ali and a number of military and government officials.


the United Nations Secretary General visited Kurdistan Region

President Masoud Barzani received the United Nations Secretary General, Mr. Antonio Guterres in Erbil. During the meeting President Barzani and Secretary General Guterres reviewed the latest developments on the Mosul operation. President Barzani reiterated his position of the importance of meticulously planning for the post-liberation management of the city.


Japan Opens Consulate in the Kurdistan Region

In the meeting, attended by Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani, the Japanese Minister reaffirmed his country’s position to further strengthen its relations with the Kurdistan Region, by opening its consulate in Erbil on Wednesday.