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Nechrivan Barzani: KDP Has No Preconditions for Reactivating Parliament

BAS News - 2017-08-08 19:48
ERBIL— Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has set no preconditions for calling Kurdistan Parliament back into session, said KDP Vice President Nechirvan Barzani. Barzani addressed a joint press conference with Mulla Bakhtiyar form the politburo of the Patr ...

Iraqi Kurds must protect themselves as a state: Nechirvan Barzani

KurdPress - 2017-08-04 20:19
In a speech marking the third anniversary of the IS invasion of Shingal and the murder and abduction of thousands of Yezidis, the Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani said that the Kurds have lost all hope in living with ...

Independence Referendum to Ensure Security in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2017-08-03 23:27
ERBIL — The upcoming independence referendum in Kurdistan Region is an important step towards ensuring that the Region would not risk the reoccurrence of yet another genocide, the Prime Minister of Kurdistan Region said on Thursday. PM Nechirvan Barzani ...

KRG PM and British Envoy to Erbil Discuss Political, Trade Ties

BAS News - 2017-07-17 16:10
ERBIL — Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received Martin Ware, the British Consul in Erbil and his accompanying officials. The British diplomat thanked KRG’s institutions for the assistance and cooperation they have pr ...

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 ...

Malala in Kurdistan celebrites her 20th birthday

Waar Media - 2017-07-12 13:37
WAAR-DUHOK: Malala Yousafzai, a Nobel Prize laureate and international women’s activist marked her 20th birthday among university students in the Kurdistan Region. She met with the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani on T ...

Malala Yousafzai to Assist Displaced Women and Girls in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2017-07-11 19:41
ERBIL— Pakistani activist for female education Malala Yousafzai on Tuesday paid a visit to Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani and promised to offer assistance to the women and girls in the IDP and refugee camps. In the m ...

PM Barzani and McGurk Discuss Future of Iraq

BAS News - 2017-07-09 11:51
ERBIL — Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani met with US Special Presidential Envoy to the Coalition against the Islamic State (IS) on Saturday in Erbil. The officials discussed a number of pressing issues, including Mosul ...

Nechirvan Barzani, Brett McGurk discuss regional developments, referendum

KurdPress - 2017-07-09 10:47
Kurdistan Region Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani and Brett McGurk the US Special Presidential Envoy to the coalition to defeat IS met on Saturday in Erbil where they discussed regional issues and ties between Erbil and Baghdad, ...

Prime Minister Barzani’s message on Eid al-Fitr

KRG-Spain - 2017-06-29 00:14
On the occasion of Eid al-Fitr, Kurdistan Regional Government Prime Minister, Nechirvan Barzani, issued the following message: On the occasion of Eid al-Fitr, I extend my best wishes to the families of martyrs, families of Peshmergas, and congratulate the ...

Prime Minister Barzani discusses the situation of displaced people

KRG-Spain - 2017-06-24 00:07
Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received Mr. Amin Awad, UNHCR Director for the Middle East and North Africa Bureau and Regional Refugee Coordinator, and his accompanying delegation. Mr. Amin commended the people and government of Iraqi Kurdistan in hosti ...

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 ...

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 ...

PM Barzani: Countries’ Positions on Referendum “Normal”

BAS News - 2017-06-11 16:59
ERBIL — Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani described the positions of the countries on Kurdistan Region’s independence referendum as “normal.” The countries that have so far expressed their positions on the forthcoming i ...

Prime Minister Barzani condemns Tehran terrorist attack

KRG-Spain - 2017-06-10 00:05
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – In a statement, Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani strongly condemned the terrorist attack in Tehran. Below is the text of Prime Minister Barzani’s statement: I strongly condemn the terroris ...

KRG PM and Italian Army Chief of Staff Stress Bilateral Ties

BAS News - 2017-06-08 12:52
Nechirvan Barzani and Claudio Graziano met in Erbil ERBIL — Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received the Italian Army Chief of Staff, General Claudio Graziano, on Wednesday, June 7. During the meeting, Graziano commen ...

Nechirvan Barzani denounces Tehran terrorist attacks

KurdPress - 2017-06-08 09:19
The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani denounced Wednesday terrorist attacks and stated that the Kurdish region understands the depth of the catastrophe as it has been at the forefront of the fight against terror and has ...

PM Barzani Decries Terrorist Attacks in Tehran

BAS News - 2017-06-07 23:23
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani decried Wednesday’s terrorist attacks in Tehran, reiterating further international coordination is needed to encounter terrorism. “We offer our condolences to the families of the victims, people ...

Prime Minister Barzani meets the Chairman of Gasprom Neft

KRG-Spain - 2017-06-06 00:06
On the sidelines of Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum, SPIEF, Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani and his accompanying delegation met Mr. Alexander Dyukov, Chairman of Gazprom Neft. Mr. Alexander Dyukov expressed his satisfaction ...

Prime Minister Barzani and Russian Energy Minister agree to expand ties

KRG-Spain - 2017-06-06 00:06
Kurdistan Regional Government Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani and Russian Minister of Energy Alexander Novakand agreed to expand relations during a meeting on the sidelines of St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. In the meeting, Prime Minister Ba ...

Prime Minister Barzani meets Russian President Putin

KRG-Spain - 2017-06-06 00:06
Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani met Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. President Putin valued the development of ties between the two sides, particularly in the economic ...

Prime Minister Barzani condemns London terrorist attack

KRG-Spain - 2017-06-06 00:06
In a statement, Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani strongly condemned Saturday’s terrorist attack in London. Below is the text of Prime Ministr Barzani’s statement: I strongly condemn the terrorist attack that took place last night in Londo ...

Iraqi Kurdistan News in brief – June 2, 2017

E-Kurd - 2017-06-04 22:57
Russian energy minister says deals made with high level Kurdish KDP delegation St. Petersburg: Russian energy minister Alexander Novak who met with a high-level Kurdish KDP delegation including Iraqi Kurdish PM Nechirvan Barzani on Thursday has told Ruda ...

Nechirvan Barzani meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin

E-Kurd - 2017-06-04 22:57
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani met with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in St. Petersburg. The Kurdish KDP-KRG delegation held talks with P ...

Iraqi Kurdistan News in brief – June 3, 2017

E-Kurd - 2017-06-04 22:57
Kremlin says Putin did not discuss arms supplies with Iraqi Kurdistan’s PM St. Petersburg: Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iraqi Kurdistan’s Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani have not discussed military issues, including arms supplies, Kremlin Spokes ...

KRG PM Strongly Decries Saturday's Terror Attack in London

BAS News - 2017-06-04 17:58
ERBIL — Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani strongly condemned Saturday's terrorist attack in London, according to a statement released Sunday by the KRG official website. “I strongly condemn the terrorist attack that too ...

Nechirvan Barzani meets Vladimir Putin

KurdPress - 2017-06-03 11:16
Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani met on Friday with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Saint Petersburg, Russia, where the two sides discussed ties between Moscow and Erbil. ...

Russia denies Putin and Barzani discussed arms ties

KurdPress - 2017-06-03 11:16
The spokesman of Russian presidency denied any talks between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani over military affairs. ...

Kurdistan Region seeks to deepen ties with Russia: PM

KurdPress - 2017-06-03 01:16
Kurdistan Region hopes for further development of relations with Russia and expansion of cooperation with Russian companies in various spheres, Prime Minister of the Kurdistan region of Iraq Nechirvan Barzani said Friday at the St. Petersburg Internationa ...

Russia’s Putin Welcomes Further Developing Relations with Erbil

BAS News - 2017-06-02 23:32
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani on Friday met with Russian President Vladimir Putin, discussing bilateral ties and further areas of potential cooperation. Reviewing the latest developments in the war against the Islamic State ...

Erbil Looking for Long-term Relations with Russia: PM Barzani

BAS News - 2017-06-02 17:42
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani met with the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Friday on the sidelines of the St Petersburg International Economic Forum, to discuss the bilateral ties and latest developments in Kurdist ...

KRG PM: We seek expand energy, political, economic ties with Russia

Waar Media - 2017-06-02 15:43
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdistan Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani who is in the Russian city of Saint Petersburg as head of a delegation told reporters on Friday that his visit “is an opportunity to expand the relationship [with Russia] in all fields, including ene ...

Kurdish Delegation to Discuss Independence Referendum in Russia

BAS News - 2017-06-02 00:33
ERBIL — A high-level delegation from Kurdistan Region, headed by Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani, is currently in Russia to attend the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, on the sideline of which they will discuss an imminent independence refer ...

Iraqi Kurdistan News in brief – June 1, 2017

E-Kurd - 2017-06-01 18:17
Putin to hold a brief meeting with Nechirvan Barzani to discuss trade, anti-terrorism at SPIEF Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold a brief meeting with Iraqi Kurdistan PM Nechirvan Barzani on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg Internation ...

Iraqi Kurdistan PM meets CEO of Russian oil giant Rosneft

E-Kurd - 2017-06-01 18:17
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia,—A top Kurdish delegation headed by Iraqi Kurdistan Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani have met with management board of the Russian oil giant Rosneft including Chief Executive Officer Igor Schein in St. Petersburg Wednesday in the f ...

Russian President Expected to Meet with PM Barzani

BAS News - 2017-05-31 23:42
LEEDS — Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to hold a meeting with the Prime Minister of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), Nechirvan Barzani, on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF). The aim of the meeting ...

Prime Minister Barzani meets Italian Deputy Foreign Minister

KRG-Spain - 2017-05-30 00:09
Kurdistan Regional Government Prime Minister, Nechirvan Barzani, received Mr. Vincenzo Amendola, Italian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and his accompanying delegation. In the meeting, also attended by Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani, Mr. Amendol ...

Lavrov and PM Barzani to Discuss Mosul Operation in SPIEF

BAS News - 2017-05-26 14:25
ERBIL— Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani will confer over the international coalitions' efforts in the battle against the Islamic State (IS) in Mosul, said deputy for Russian F ...

PM Barzani to Meet with Russian Foreign Minister

BAS News - 2017-05-25 21:37
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani will attend the upcoming International Economic Forum (SPIEF) in Russia, also meeting with a number of world leaders to discuss the details latest developments in the region. The 21st Internatio ...

It’s best time for self-determination

KurdPress - 2017-05-25 13:22
Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani stated that it is the best time for the autonomous region to determine its fate ...

Prime Minister Barzani condemns Manchester terror attack

KRG-Spain - 2017-05-25 00:02
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – In a statement, Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani strongly condemned Monday’s terrorist attack at a concert in Manchester. Below is the text of the statement: I strongly condemn the terror ...

KRG’s PM: It’s Best Time for Independent

Waar Media - 2017-05-24 15:54
WAAR-DUHOK: A conference on the future of Kurdistan Region kicked off today and during the inauguration speech, Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani cast light on the economic and security issues in Kurdistan as well as th ...

KRG PM Says It's Best Time for Self-Determination

BAS News - 2017-05-24 12:21
ERBIL — A conference on the future of Kurdistan Region kicked off today and during the inauguration speech, Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani cast light on the economic and security issues in Kurdistan as well as the re ...

PM Barzani “Strongly” Decries Manchester Terrorist Attack

BAS News - 2017-05-23 19:46
LODZ — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani has condemned the terror attack in the UK which killed 22 people and wounded 59 others at Manchester Arena on Monday night. “I offer my condolences to the families affected, British people and gove ...

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 ...
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