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Nechirvan Barzani to visit Sulaimani, pay respects to Gorran leader

KurdPress - 2017-05-22 11:08
Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister, Nechirvan Barzani is set to make a visit to the city of Sulaimani on Monday, May 22, to pay his respects to Change Movement (Gorran) leader Nawshirwan Mustafa, who passed away last week at the age of 73. ...

KRG PM, deputy PM express condolences on death of Gorran leader

KurdPress - 2017-05-19 18:45
Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani expressed his condolences on Friday, May 19, to the family of Change Movement (Gorran) leader Nawshirwan Mustafa, who died earlier in the day at the age of 73, NRT reported. ...

Iraqi Kurdistan News in brief – May 19, 2017

E-Kurd - 2017-05-19 14:58
Kurdistan PM expresses condolences on death of Gorran leader Nawshirwan Mustafa Erbil: Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani expressed his condolences on Friday (May 19) to the family of Change Movement (Gorran) lead ...

PM Barzani Condoles with Gorran for Leader's Demise

BAS News - 2017-05-19 13:36
ERBIL—Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)' Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani on Friday sent a condolence message for the death of Gorran (Change) Movement General Coordinator Nawshirwan Mustafa. Mustafa died on Friday morning of Kidney cancer at the age o ...

Prime Minister Barzani meets US Special Presidential Envoy

KRG-Spain - 2017-05-17 00:02
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received the US Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL, Brett McGurk, and his accompanying delegation, including the US Ambassador to Iraq and th ...

Nechirvan Barzani, McGurk discuss political issues, IS fight

KurdPress - 2017-05-15 12:54
The United States’ Special Presidential Envoy Brett McGurk arrived on Sunday evening in Erbil, the capital of Kurdistan Region, where he met Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani. The two sides discussed Erbil-Washington rel ...

McGurk and PM Barzani Stress Close Ties Between Erbil and Washington

BAS News - 2017-05-15 10:01
Nechirvan Barzani and Brett McGurk met in Erbil on Sunday ERBIL — Prime Minister of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Nechirvan Barzani met with the US Special Presidential Envoy to the International Coalition against the Islamic State (IS), Brett McGu ...

Prime Minister Barzani meets Italy’s new Consul General to Erbil

KRG-Spain - 2017-05-13 00:02
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Kurdistan Regional Government Prime Minister, Nechirvan Barzani, received Ms. Serena Moroni, Italian new Consul General to Erbil. Consul General Serena Moroni expressed her country’s desire to have solid r ...

Prime Minister Barzani meets British special envoy

KRG-Spain - 2017-05-13 00:02
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received General Tom Beckett, UK special envoy for security affairs, Frank Baker, UK Ambassador to Iraq, and a number of British military officials. In the ...

Prime Minister Barzani condemns Friday’s terror act in Sweden

KRG-Spain - 2017-05-11 00:06
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Kurdistan Regional Government Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani, in a statement on Saturday, strongly condemns Friday’s terrorist attack in Stockholm that killed and wounded several civilians. Below is the ...

Prime Minister Barzani condemns Sunday’s terrorist attack in Egypt

KRG-Spain - 2017-05-11 00:06
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – In a statement, Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani strongly condemned the terrorist attacks, which targeted two Coptic churches in Egypt, killing and injuring a number of people. Following i ...

PM Barzani Thanks Catholics Church for Trusting Kurdistan Region

BAS News - 2017-05-10 17:59
Catholicos Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East acknowledges PM for his support for Christians in Iraq ERBIL— Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)'s PM Nechirvan Barzani stated on Wednesday that his administration will keep supporting the Catholic ...

Project of US, UK, Germany for Establishing Professional Peshmerga Force

Waar Media - 2017-05-08 15:37
WAAR-DUHOK: A joint defense team from the United States, United Kingdom and Germany has presented a draft plan to Kurdish officials including Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani to help build a ‘robust and professional’ Peshmerga force capable of defending ...

Barzani: Foreign Investors Trust Kurdistan's Policy and Stability

BAS News - 2017-04-30 18:11
Lebanese minister meets PM Barzani before launching colossal project in Erbil ERBIL— Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)'s Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani stated on Sunday that despite the crises in the Kurdistan Region, the foreign investors still put ...

KRG Willing to Settle Issues Between Baghdad and Erbil: PM

BAS News - 2017-04-30 17:49
KRG PM met with the Iraqi minister of planning in Erbil ERBIL — Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani met with Iraqi Minister of Planning Salman al-Jumaili in Erbil on Sunday. Jumaili stated his willingness for any cooperat ...

Nechirvan Barzani meets Erdogan in Istanbul

KurdPress - 2017-04-29 06:59
Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Istanbul, three days after Turkish warplanes launched air raids in Shingal that killed five Peshmerga. ...

Erdogan: Airstrike on Peshmerga “Mistake”

BAS News - 2017-04-28 22:42
ISTANBUL — Receiving Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani in Istanbul, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan stated last weeks airstrikes around Sinjar was “mistakenly” carried out that resulted in several Peshmerga casualties. The two offi ...

KRG’s PM to Meet Turkish President in Istanbul

Waar Media - 2017-04-28 18:33
WAAR-DUHOK: After he attended the 2017 Atlantic Council’s Istanbul Summit, Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani is set to meet with the Turkish President Recep Tayip Erdogan on Friday afternoon. The Atlantic Council’s Ista ...

KRG PM Nechirvan Barzani to Meet with Turkish President in Istanbul

BAS News - 2017-04-28 16:05
KRG PM attended the 2017 Atlantic Council's Istanbul Summit ERBIL — After he attended the 2017 Atlantic Council's Istanbul Summit, Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani is set to meet with the Turkish President Recep Tayip ...

KRG and Belgium Sign a Memorandum of Understanding

BAS News - 2017-04-26 13:46
A Belgian delegation met with KRG PM in Erbil ERBIL — A Belgian delegation led by Deputy PM Jan Gambon arrived in Kurdistan Region late on Monday and met with the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) senior officials including PM Nechirvan Barzani and his ...

KRG Believes in Dialogue to Settle Disputes with Baghdad: PM

BAS News - 2017-04-12 16:16
KRG PM Nechirvan Barzani and Iraqi FM Ibrahim Jaafari met in Erbil ERBIL — Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received the Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim Jaafari and his accompanying delegation on Wednesday in Erbil. Dur ...

Iraqi foreign minister arrives in Erbil then will be in Duhok

Waar Media - 2017-04-12 14:45
WAAR-DUHOK: Iraqi foreign minister Ibrahim Al-Jaafari has arrived in Erbil where he is meeting with high-level Kurdish officials. Jaafari is set to meet with a Kurdish delegation headed by Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani. Jaafari is then expected to tra ...

KRG’s PM Condemns Sunday’s Terrorist acts Against Churches in Egypt

Waar Media - 2017-04-10 17:03
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani, in a statement on Monday, strongly condemned Sunday’s terrorist attacks on two churches in Egypt which killed and wounded dozens of people. “I strongly condemn yesterday’s ...

KRG PM Condemns Sunday's Bombings Against Churches in Egypt

BAS News - 2017-04-10 11:29
ERBIL – Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani, in a statement on Monday, strongly condemned Sunday's terrorist attacks on two churches in Egypt which killed and wounded dozens of people. "I strongly condemn yesterday’s terr ...

PM Barzani “Strongly” Condemns Friday's Terrorist Attack in Stockholm

BAS News - 2017-04-08 22:00
ERBIL — Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani, in a statement on Saturday, condemned Friday's terrorist attack in Stockholm that killed and wounded several civilians. “I strongly condemn yesterday’s terrorist attack by a tr ...

Referendum on Kurdistan’s independence to be held this year: Barzani

E-Kurd - 2017-04-01 08:42
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— A referendum on the independence of Kurdistan Region is set to take place this year to gauge support for leaving Iraq, Kurdistan Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani said. “Yes, there will be a referendum this year. No ...

Iraqi Kurdistan News in brief – March 26, 2017

E-Kurd - 2017-04-01 08:42
Gorran leader pens thank you letters to the Barzanis for their condolence London: The leader of the Change Movement (Gorran party) in Iraq’s Kurdistan Region has expressed his gratitude to KDP party leader Massoud Barzani and his nephew Nechirvan Barzani ...

Nechirvan Barzani hails Kirkuk declaration to hoist Kurdistan flag

E-Kurd - 2017-04-01 08:42
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani praised Wednesday a decision by the Kirkuk provincial council to officially fly the Kurdistan flag in government offices in the highly volatile and disputed province ...

PM Barzani: Hoisting Kurdistan Flag in Kirkuk Strengthens Coexistence

BAS News - 2017-03-30 01:10
ERBIL — Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani on Wednesday congratulated Kirkuk’s governor, provincial council and the people on the decision to raise Kurdistan flag over state buildings, saying the initiative will further ...

KRG PM: Kurdistan Region to Hold Referendum This Year

Waar Media - 2017-03-26 12:04
WAAR-DUHOK: The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani says the Kurdistan Region will hold a referendum on independence this year. When asked by Trudy Rubin from the American Philly website about the referendum on Kurdistan ...

PM Barzani: There Will Be a Referendum on Independence This Year

BAS News - 2017-03-25 11:07
"If the Americans want a united Iraq, in practical terms it doesn't exist anymore," Nechirvan Barzani says ERBIL — The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani says the Kurdistan Region will hold a referendum on independence t ...

PM Barzani Decries London Terror Attack

BAS News - 2017-03-23 12:18
People of Kurdistan understand pain of terrorism, Nechirvan Barzani says ERBIL — Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister condemned the terrorist attack which took place in London on Wednesday. “I strongly condemn the terror attack which took p ...

Kurdistan’s Barzani calls on PKK to leave Iraq’s Sinjar

E-Kurd - 2017-03-20 00:15
DUHOK, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister and deputy leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party KDP, Nechirvan Barzani, said the KRG will not accept the self-assertion of any party to remain in Sinjar by forc ...

We will not clash with PKK: Nechirvan Barzani

KurdPress - 2017-03-15 10:54
Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister stated that the region is not seeking to clash with the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) to expel the forces from Shingal, northern Iraq. ...

KRG’s PM Nechirvan Barzani Meets Duhok’s Officials

Waar Media - 2017-03-13 14:43
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdistan regional government prime minister, Nechirvan Barzani with a staff of his cabinet are in meeting with Duhok’s officials governorate for discussing economic crisis, IDP, ISIS combat and after-ISIS period. According to WAAR reporter, ...

Baghdad Continues Depriving Erbil of International Aids: PM Barzani

BAS News - 2017-03-08 00:16
ERBIL — The Iraqi central government continues depriving Kurdistan Region of its share for the international aids sent to the country to deal with the humanitarian situation, said Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Nechirvan Barzani. In a meeting with I ...

PM Barzani Optimistic about Russian Investment in Kurdistan Region

BAS News - 2017-03-01 18:18
Russian delegation tells Barzani about Russia's will to further invest in Kurdistan ERBIL — Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani stressed that with the reform process underway in the Kurdistan Region, the situation will be ...

PM Barzani: No Progress in Suspended Issues with Baghdad

BAS News - 2017-02-22 17:56
Barzani tells US congressmen about Erbil-Baghdad's "good" military coordination ERBIL — Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)'s Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani stated on Wednesday that for settling the long term disputes between Baghdad and Erbil, no prog ...

PM Barzani Discusses Baghdad-Erbil Ties With US Delegation

BAS News - 2017-02-21 20:48
ERBIL — The Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Nechirvan Barzani met with Senator Robert Corker, the chairman of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee, who was accompanied by a military and diplomatic delegation.The meeting whi ...

KRG’ Prime Minister Congratulates Vian Dakhil

Waar Media - 2017-02-15 12:01
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdistan Regional Government Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani congratulated Vian Dakhil Iraqi Parliamentarian over receiving the Lantos Foundation 2016 Human Rights Prize. During a ceremony February 8, 2017 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. ...

KRG PM and Italian Defense Minister Meet in Erbil

BAS News - 2017-02-02 13:32
The Italian defense minister reiterated their support to Peshmerga ERBIL — Italian Defense Minister Roberta Pinotti on Wednesday arrived in Erbil and met with the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) prime minister Nechirvan Barzani. The Italian defense m ...

Islamic State will linger in Iraq after Mosul, Nechirvan Barzani says

E-Kurd - 2017-02-01 19:33
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The U.S.-led operation to oust Islamic State militants from Mosul will not eliminate the organization’s presence in Iraq, warned northern Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani. “IS w ...

Nechirvan Barzani signs Ayatollah Hashemi’s book of condolence

KurdPress - 2017-01-14 08:51
Kurdistan Region Prime Nechirvan Barzani, Deputy PM Qubad Talabani and some other officials of the region signed the book of condolence to commemorate the Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani, died last week, and expressed their condolence on the death of the Ay ...

Turkish PM arrives in Erbil

KurdPress - 2017-01-08 09:01
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim arrived in Erbil, the capital of Kurdistan Region, late on Saturday, January 7, and was welcomed upon his arrival by his Kurdish counterpart Nechirvan Barzani. ...

KRG PM denies selling oil fields to Turkey

KurdPress - 2017-01-03 11:19
Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani has rejected the previous media reports claiming that KRG is planning to sell oil fields to Turkey. ...

KRG Selling No Oil Fields: PM

BAS News - 2017-01-03 02:19
Barzani renewed his call on PKK to withdraw from Sinjar ERBIL — Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani has rejected the previous media reports claiming that KRG is planning to sell oil fields to Turkey. In a press conference ...

Iraqi Kurdistan News in brief – December 30, 2016

E-Kurd - 2017-01-01 04:37
Iraqi PUK MP: ‘Killing between siblings’ will bring destruction for Kurds Iraqi MP from the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan PUK, Mohammed Haji Osman, spoke to ANF on Nechirvan Barzani’s comments “We might resort to the use force if necessary to remove PKK fr ...

Nechirvan Barzani warns PKK to quit Shingal

KurdPress - 2016-12-25 07:31
The Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), Nechirvan Barzani, warned the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) that the region could use forces against the party if it stops short of quitting Shingal, a city in the region. ...

Iraqi Kurdistan News in brief – December 15, 2016

E-Kurd - 2016-12-24 12:50
Nechirvan Barzani: PKK must leave Sinjar Duhok: The Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) should leave Shingal as it has created instability in the region and deterred people from rebuilding their town, said Nechirvan Barzani, Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regi ...

Canadian defense minister arrives in Erbil, meets with Nechirvan Barzani

KurdPress - 2016-12-22 12:05
The Canadian defense minister and his accompanying delegation arrived in Erbil, the capital of Kurdistan Region, and held a meeting with the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani on Wednesday December 21, the KRG official w ...

Kurdistan Region PM urges PKK to leave Shingal

Kurdistan24 - 2016-12-16 05:24
Kurdistan Region's Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani speaks during a panel at a conference titled "Independence of Kurdistan: Challenges and Opportunities" held at the American University of Kurdistan in the city of Duhok, Kurdistan Region, Dec. 15, 2016. ...

Divided KRG Threatens Any Deal With Baghdad

Kurdishpolicy - 2016-12-07 23:43
Although, the KRG’s oil policy does not seem to have KDP’s 100 percent support. It might be the KRG’s leadership policy, Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani, Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani, and Minister of Natural Resources Ashti Hawrami. Despite PUK's ...

Iraqi Kurdistan PM Nechirvan Barzani in Turkey, meets top officials

E-Kurd - 2016-12-01 09:59
ANKARA,— Iraqi Kurdistan delegation headed by PM Nechirvan Barzani arrived in Ankara late on Tuesday to discuss a range of issues including the presence Turkish troops in northern Iraq, security in the region, armed conflict between the Turkish military a ...

Nechirvan Barzani to visit Turkey today

KurdPress - 2016-11-26 00:57
Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani is planned to make a visit to Turkey early today. ...

PM Barzani meets with Erdogan in Ankara

Waar Media - 2016-11-23 19:57
Waar, Duhok: Prime Minister of Kurdistan Region, Nechirvan Barzani met with Turkish President Recep Tayipp Erdogan in Ankara on Wednesday, state-run Anadulo agency reported. Mr Barzani, heading a top Kurdish delegation, is reportedly in Ankara to discuss ...

Nechirvan Barzani to visit Turkey today

KurdPress - 2016-11-23 14:36
Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani is planned to make a visit to Turkey early today. ...

Kurdistan PM calls on Islamic clerics to eradicate extremist ideology

E-Kurd - 2016-11-09 21:49
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— During a conference held on Tuesday, the Prime Minister of Iraq’s Kurdistan Region asked clerics to eliminate extremist ideology and avoid politics while preaching in mosques. Nechirvan Barzani stated the government ...

PM urgues clerics to combat religious extremism, avoid politics

Waar Media - 2016-11-08 19:31
Waar, Duhok: Prime minister of Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani on Tuesday called on clerics to combat religious extremism and avoid talking about politics in their sermons. The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) will put mosques under surveillance in ...
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