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PM Barzani urges UK investment in meeting with new British consul

PM Barzani urges UK investment in meeting with new British consul - Rûdaw

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. ...

Baghdad-Tehran Agree on Joint Investment in Two Oil Fields

BAS News - 2017-07-30 18:16
ERBIL— Iraq and Iran have reached an initial agreement for joint investment in two oil fields in Khanaqin and Basra, Iraqi oil minister stated Sunday. Abdul-Jabbar al-Luaibi told reporters after meeting with Iranian official in Tehran that there is an in ...

Kurdistan Foreign Minister Discussing Independence in Washington

BAS News - 2017-07-18 13:31
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Head of the Department of Foreign Relations, Fallah Mustafa, is now in Washington DC, meeting with US officials to discuss the political and security developments in the region with the upcoming independence referendum on top o ...

Kirkuk Governor Urges Abadi to Launch Hawija Operation

BAS News - 2017-07-17 18:43
ERBIL— Kirkuk Governor Najmaddin Karim on Monday called on the Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi to launch the operation to liberate the town of Hawija, south of Kirkuk province. During a meeting with the directors of the governmental agencies in Kirk ...

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 ...

U.S. LNG In Central and Eastern Europe – Taking Diversification Seriously

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2017-07-14 03:06
Last week President Trump met in Warsaw with Polish officials and Central and Eastern European (CEE) leaders at the Three Seas Initiative Summit. The event brought together countries from the Adriatic, Black and Baltic seas to discuss development of regi ...

Trump arrives in Paris with Russia scandal in tow

Waar Media - 2017-07-13 13:45
WAAR-DUHOK: Donald Trump arrived in Paris on Thursday for a presidential visit filled with Bastille Day pomp and which the White House hopes will offer respite from rolling scandal back home. Air Force One touched down at Paris’ Orly airport shortly afte ...

Barzani does not believe in independence, PUK official tells Kurdpress

KurdPress - 2017-07-11 09:49
A member of the central Council of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) blamed Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani’s visit to Brussels, Belgium, and called it an attempt to cover his illegal presidency in the region not an attempt to declare indep ...

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 ...

Barzani Receives UK's New Consul General

BAS News - 2017-07-02 17:21
ERBIL— Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani on Sunday received Martyn Warr, the new UK consul general to Erbil and congratulated him on his new position. In the meeting, the UK diplomat commended Barzani for his role in the struggle of Kurdish peopl ...

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 ...

Masrour Barzani Meets with Top EU Delegation in Erbil

BAS News - 2017-06-22 17:44
Barzani: Kurdistan Region will play a more active role in the anti-terrorism efforts ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) Masrour Barzani met with a top European Union (EU) delegation headed by Patrick Simmonet, the European Uni ...