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Barzani to Brazilian Diplomat: Coexistence Kurds' Culture

BAS News - 2017-08-08 17:22
ERBIL— Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani stated on Tuesday that coexistence and pluralism is highly valued by Kurds as part of their culture. Barzani's remark came in response to praising comments by the ambassador of Brazil to Iraq Miguel Junior ...

Barzani: Independence Referendum Irreversible Decision

BAS News - 2017-08-03 17:21
Barzani met with Norwegian ambassador to Iraq ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani reiterated that there will be no turning back on Kurdistan’s independence referendum, emphasizing that the decision is irreversible. Barzani received on Thurs ...

It is not right time for Kurdistan referendum: UK Ambassador to Iraq

KurdPress - 2017-08-03 11:22
Iraqi Vice President Osama Nujaifi’s press office cited Frank Baker, UK's Ambassador to Iraq, as saying in a meeting between the two sides on Wednesday, August 2, that it is not the right time for Kurdistan Region to hold the referendum of independence. ...

Iran ready to help reconstruct Iraq: Ambassador

KurdPress - 2017-08-02 12:59
Iranian governmental and private sectors in the country are ready to stand by Iraqi people in the same way they did to fight terrorism, and help the country reconstruct itself, Iranian Ambassador to Iraq Iraj Masjedi said. ...

Kurds, Voting on Independence in September, Want Stability and Democracy

National Review - 2017-08-01 21:35
‘The people of the Kurdistan region overwhelmingly or almost unanimously want independence,” former U.S. ambassador Peter Galbraith told a symposium in Washington, D.C., on July 28. His speech was one of many at the event, which highlighted Kurdistan as “ ...

Russia mulling to lift tourist visa for Iranians soon

KurdPress - 2017-07-31 15:09
Russia's Ambassador to Iran Levan Dzhagaryan in meeting with Head of Iran Chamber of Cooperative Bahman Abdollahi on Sunday acknowledged about cancellation of tourist visa for Iranians in near future. ...

Bangladesh to Open Consular Office in Erbil

BAS News - 2017-07-30 20:13
ERBIL— The Peoples' Republic of Bangladesh will open a consular office in the Kurdistan Region, according to Bangladeshi ambassador to Baghdad. Abu Maqsud Furhad, Bangladesh's ambassador to Iraq met Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nech ...

Barzani and US Ambassador Meet in Erbil

BAS News - 2017-07-28 00:52
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzni received US Ambassador to Iraq, Douglas Silliman, on Thursday to discuss bilateral ties and latest developments in the region. According to a press release by Barzani’s office, the pair exchanged views on ...

Iran's envoy discusses mutual interests with Syrian minister

KurdPress - 2017-07-27 12:03
Iran's Ambassador to Syria Javad Torkabadi met with Syrian Minister of Administrative Development Salam al-Saffaf here on Wednesday when the two sides discussed ways to strengthen and expand bilateral relations. ...

Nadia Murad: Israel a beacon of hope for Yazidis

Waar Media - 2017-07-26 18:48
WAAR-DUHOK: The UN Goodwill Ambassador from Shingal visited the Israeli parliament to raise awareness of the shared atrocities faced by the Jewish and Yezidi peoples, as one outspoken parlimentarian is supporting recognition by her nation. Less than five ...

Mosul Victory Not Possible Without Peshmerga: Iraqi Envoy to US

BAS News - 2017-07-21 19:50
ERBIL — Iraq’s Ambassador to the US, Farid Yassin, has said that the liberation of Mosul from the Islamic State (IS) militants would have not been achieved without the vital role of Kurdish Peshmerga forces. “The great victory [Mosul liberation] would no ...

US Ambassador to UN appreciates ‘legitimate aspirations’ of Iraqi Kurds

Waar Media - 2017-07-19 14:02
WAAR-DUHOK: The United States appreciates the “legitimate aspirations” of the Kurds of Iraq, said its ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley on Tuesday, adding meanwhile that an independence referendum may affect the priority of fighting ISIS. “Ambassador Hale ...

US Envoy to UN Says US Respects Legitimate Aspirations of Kurds

BAS News - 2017-07-19 12:03
ERBIL — The US respects the “legitimate aspirations” of the Iraqi Kurds for independence, said the US Ambassador to UN Nikki Haley on Tuesday in a meeting with the Special Representative of UN Secretary General to Iraq. However, the US official said an i ...

PM Barzani and New Iranian Ambassador Discuss Bilateral Ties

BAS News - 2017-07-16 19:26
ERBIL— Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani and the new ambassador of Iran to Baghdad, Iraj Majedi, discussed bilateral relations. Masjedi, leading a delegation, visited Barzani’s office on Sunday and expressed his content ...

Kurdish vote against constitution: Iraqi ambassador

KurdPress - 2017-07-16 08:56
The Iraqi Ambassador to Iran, Rajeh Saber Abboud al-Moussavi, called the move by Iraq’s Kurdistan Region to hold a referendum and declare independence as unlawful and against the Iraqi constitution. ...

Kurds should be included in Geneva intra-Syrian talks: Russia

KurdPress - 2017-07-16 08:56
The Kurds need to be incorporated in the Syrian opposition delegation at the intra-Syrian talks in Geneva as an important political and military force, as well as a part of the Syrian society, Russian Ambassador to the UN Office in Geneva Alexey Borodavki ...

Ambassador Forum: Iraq

International Crisis Group - 2017-07-13 00:51
Thursday, October 6, 2016New York ...

Ambassador Forum: Iran

International Crisis Group - 2017-07-13 00:51
Thursday, November 3, 2016New York ...

Iranian ambassador, Syrian minister discuss ties

KurdPress - 2017-07-10 09:34
Iranian Ambassador to Syria Javad Torkabadi discussed with Syrian Minister of Finance Mamo'un Hamdan financial and economic cooperation between the two states. ...

US lawmaker wants to block F-35 sales to Turkey over embassy brawl

K-Medya - 2017-07-10 06:19
A Democratic lawmaker from Rhode Island is seeking to block the U.S. sale of Lockheed Martin-made F-35 fighter jets to Turkey over an attack on protesters outside the Turkish ambassador’s residence in Washington two months ago. Rep. David Cicilline, a mem ...

Barzani: No Ground Should Be Given to IS Resurrection

BAS News - 2017-07-03 18:28
Barzani and US Ambassador Discuss Violations against Mosul Operation Agreements ERBIL— Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani and US Ambassador to Iraq Douglas A. Silliman deliberated over the concerns sourcing from the infringements on the agreements ...

Barzani: Kurdistan Region Seeking Independence Through Peaceful Means

BAS News - 2017-07-02 18:28
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani received on Sunday the Dutch Ambassador to Iraq Jan Valtmans and his accompanying delegation. During the meeting, a range of topics were discussed, including bilateral relations between Kurdistan Region a ...

Pentagon clarifies warning to Syria against use of chemical weapons

Kurdistan24 - 2017-06-28 12:49
US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley holds up photos of victims of the Syrian chemical attack during a meeting of the United Nations Security Council at UN headquarters, April 5, 2017, in New York City. (Photo: Getty Images) ...

US backs victims of Islamic State genocide

Kurdistan24 - 2017-06-26 09:22
US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley (L) with a Ezidi genocide survior Nadia Murad and international human rights attorney Amal Clooney (R). (Photo: Official Facebook page of Nadia Murad) ...

Scientist turned restaurateur, cultural ambassador

Kurdistan24 - 2017-06-26 09:11
Diaspora Kurds don’t have an official embassy to turn to because they do not have a recognized country yet. That is why a place like Niroj Restaurant, located in the beautiful Agoura Hills of Southern California—with a striking interior design: dim lights ...

Iranian envoy to Ankara confirms Tehran considers PYD, YPG “terrorists”

Waar Media - 2017-06-24 12:07
WAAR-DUHOK: Iran’s ambassador to Ankara, Mohammad Ebrahim Taherian Fard, said on Wednesday that Tehran considers the PKK’s Syrian affiliate Democratic Union Party (PYD) and its People’s Protection Units (YPG) to be terrorist groups, stressing that cooper ...

Prime Minister Barzani meets with the European Union representatives

KRG-Spain - 2017-06-24 00:07
Kurdistan Regional Government Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani met with a delegation of representatives of the European Union countries in Iraq and the Kurdistan Region. Mr. Patrick Simonnet, the head of the delegation and the EU Ambassador to Iraq, brief ...

Russia names new ambassador to Turkey

KurdPress - 2017-06-20 11:36
Russia has appointed Alexei Yerkhov as Moscow’s new ambassador to Turkey, under a decree signed by President Vladimir Putin on June 19, Turkey state-run Anadolu Agency reported. ...

Prime Minister Barzani meets British Ambassador to Iraq

KRG-Spain - 2017-06-17 00:03
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received Frank Baker, British Ambassador to Iraq, and his accompanying delegation. Ambassador Baker discussed regional developments, including the fight against ISIS and th ...

Erdoğan slams US decision to charge his bodyguards for Washington brawl

Waar Media - 2017-06-16 16:21
WAAR-DUHOK: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan slammed a recent decision by US authorities to announce criminal charges against 12 members of Erdoğan’s security detail for attacking protesters outside the Turkish ambassador’s residence on May 16. Spe ...

Masrour Barzani and British Ambassador Discuss Kurdistan Referendum

BAS News - 2017-06-15 17:18
ERBIL— Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) Chancellor Masrour Barzani and British Ambassador to Baghdad Frank Baker on Thursday stressed the coordination between Kurdistan Region and the UK in the war on terrorism should not be affected by any devel ...

Barzani: Kurdistan Region Willing to Build Best Relations with Baghdad

BAS News - 2017-06-15 16:05
Barzani and British ambassador to Iraq met in Erbil on Thursday ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani received on Thursday a British military and diplomatic delegation headed by Frank Baker, the British Ambassador to Iraq. During the meeting, ...
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