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Lavrov: Russia, Turkey, Iran to meet in Tehran on August 8-9

Lavrov: Russia, Turkey, Iran to meet in Tehran on August 8-9

Waar Media - 2017-08-06 17:14
WAAR-DUHOK: Representatives of Russia, Turkey and Iran will meet in Tehran on August 8-9 to discuss the strengthening of de-escalation zones in Syria, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Sunday. “With the Turkish counterpart [Turkish Foreign M ...
Lavrov: Russia, Turkey, Iran to meet in Tehran on August 8-9 - Waar Media

UK Minister of State arrives in Erbil to discuss referendum

KurdPress - 2017-09-04 11:03
A British senior delegation, headed by Minister of State for the Foreign and Commonwealth office, arrived in Kurdistan Region’s capital Erbil overnight Sunday, planning to discuss the imminent independence vote with top Kurdish officials, BasNews reported ...

UK Minister of State in Erbil to Discuss Kurdistan’s Independence Vote

BAS News - 2017-09-04 01:21
ERBIL — A British senior delegation, headed by Minister of State for the Foreign and Commonwealth office, arrived in Kurdistan Region’s capital Erbil overnight Sunday, planning to discuss the imminent independence vote with top Kurdish officials. Alistai ...

Turkey and Iraq Discuss Turkish Military Camp Near Mosul

BAS News - 2017-08-23 22:39
ERBIL — Turkey and Iraq will discuss the future of Bashiqa military camp, located 30 kilometers northeast of Mosul, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said on Wednesday. During a joint press conference for the foreign minister of Turkey and his Ir ...

Abdullah Ocalan lawyers again request to meet with her in the Bursa court,

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-11 09:32
Following the report to the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, lawyers from Abdullah Ocalan, a well-known figure and one of the leaders of the Kurdistan nationality who were imprisoned in Turkey, once again sought permission from the Bursa court to meet ...

Iran-Turkey-Russia kick off Syria talks in Tehran

KurdPress - 2017-08-09 10:22
Representatives from Iran, Russia and Turkey - guarantor powers in the Astana talks - kicked off the sixth round of a high-level trilateral meeting in Tehran, in a bid to reach a consensus on de-escalation zones in Syria, on Aug. 8. ...

EU office to be opened in Tehran : Spokesman

KurdPress - 2017-08-08 09:07
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qasemi said on Monday that opening the European Union office in Tehran is going through its routine procedure. ...

Romania to Take in 400 Yezidi Survivors for Medical Treatment

BAS News - 2017-08-06 15:10
ERBIL — The Romanian government has agreed to take in 400 Kurdish Yezidi women who have survived the Islamic State (IS) and now suffering from physical and psychological traumas, Sinjar Mayor Mahama Khalil said. According to the official, the Romanian go ...

Federica Mogherini arrives in Tehran for Rouhani inauguration

KurdPress - 2017-08-05 11:10
High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini arrived in Tehran on Friday night to attend in the President Hassan Rouhani’s inauguration ceremony on Saturday, August 5. ...

Turkey set to open largest military camp in Somalia

Waar Media - 2017-08-04 13:34
WAAR-DUHOK: A Turkish military training camp is set to open in the Somali capital Mogadishu next month, the Somali defense minister said on Aug. 3. Abdirashid Abdullahi Mohamed said in a statement that the camp which had been under construction for the l ...

Over 100 delegations to attend Rouhani oath-taking ceremony

KurdPress - 2017-08-01 13:07
Member of Iran’s Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Commission said in a message that over 100 foreign delegations are scheduled to participate in President Hassan Rouhani's swearing-in ceremony slated to be held in Tehran on August 5. ...