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U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo visits Iraqi Kurdistan for meetings with officials

U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo visits Iraqi Kurdistan for meetings with officials

E-Kurd - 2019-01-09 21:02
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Iraqi Kurdistan Region capital city of Erbil to meet with Kurdish officials. Pompeo met with Kurdistan Democratic Party KDP President Massoud Barzani before meeting wi ...
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Fazil Mirani: KDP and PUK to Meet Tomorrow on the New Government Formation

Waar Media - 2019-02-04 17:09
WAAR_DUHOK Fazil Mirani secretary of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) held a press conference today, he announced that KDP and PUK politburos will meet tomorrow, PM Nechirvan Barzani will head KDP delegation; the purpose of the meeting is to discuss the ...

KDP Finally Agrees to Meet KIG Amid Gov’t-Formation Talks

BAS News - 2019-01-30 14:56
ERBIL — A high-level delegation from the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) is set to meet with the Kurdistan Islamic Group (KIG / Komal) on Thursday, a source said. The meeting is the first of its kind since the KDP has begun negotiating with other partie ...

KDP, Gorran to Meet on Tuesday for New Gov’t Talks

BAS News - 2019-01-21 14:17
ERBIL — High-level delegations from the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Change Movement (Gorran) are set to meet on Tuesday and discuss the formation of a new government in Kurdistan Region. Senior officials from the KDP confirmed to BasNews that th ...

KDP Delegation to Meet with PUK on Monday, Discuss New Gov’t

BAS News - 2019-01-20 14:31
ERBIL — A senior delegation from the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) will meet with Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) on Monday in Sulaymaniyah, a former lawmaker said. The two parties have been in talks since last parliamentary election, hoping to fin ...

Prime Minister Barzani meets U.S. Secretary of State

KRG-Spain - 2019-01-16 00:08
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo and his accompanying delegation. The meeting was also attended by Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani. The regional situati ...

KDP, Gorran to Meet on Tuesday to Discuss Future KRG

BAS News - 2019-01-14 20:40
ERBIL - A high-level delegation, led by Vice President Nechirvan Barzani, from the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) will meet on Tuesday with officials from the Change Movement (Gorran) for talks on the formation of a new cabinet in Erbil. Nasradin Mahmo ...

KDP, PUK to Meet on Monday for Gov. Formation Talks

BAS News - 2019-01-13 16:35
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) are expected to meet on Monday for talks on the formation of a new government in Erbil. The two major Kurdish parties are also said to discuss the Erbil-Baghdad relat ...

US Secretary of State visits NYU in Abu Dhabi

Waar Media - 2019-01-13 11:12
The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has visited a New York University campus during his visit to Abu Dhabi on Sunday. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdulla ...

Pompeo: US understands Turkey’s concerns

Waar Media - 2019-01-13 11:12
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday said Washington understands Turkey’s concerns and its efforts to protect its borders and people. In an interview with the Saudi-funded Al Arabiya television, Pompeo said the U.S. seeks accountability for th ...

Pompeo’s Kurdistan visit shows U.S. supports parties with own militias: analyst

E-Kurd - 2019-01-11 14:33
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo paid an unannounced visit to Iraqi Kurdistan Region on Wednesday, but his meeting with a party political leader in Erbil led some to question whether the US was undermining its own ...

PM Nechirvan Barzani meets with U.S. Secretary of State

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-01-10 17:00
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga Wednesday evening, on January 9th, 2019, HE KRG Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received Mike Pompeo, U.S. Secretary of State, and his accompanying delegation. The meeting was also attended with KRG Deputy Prime Minis ...

Masoud Barzani meets Kurdish National Council delegation

Waar Media - 2019-01-10 14:58
Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) President Masoud Barzani; met with a Kurdish National Council (ENKS) delegation today to discuss the latest political and security developments. “President Masoud Barzani met with ENKS’s delegation, they discussed the lat ...

Syrian Kurdish Delegation Meets with Barzani

BAS News - 2019-01-10 12:29
ERBIL — A delegation from the Syrian Kurdish National Council (ENKS) met with Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) President Masoud Barzani. The Delegation briefed the prominent Kurdish leader on the latest political and security developments across the Syri ...

HE President Masoud Barzani meets with U.S. Secretary of State

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-01-10 01:39
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On Wednesday, January 9th, 2019, HE President Masoud Barzani met with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Erbil. Douglas Silliman (U.S. Ambassador to Iraq) and Steve Fagin (U.S. Consul General in Erbil) were also pr ...

PM Barzani Received US Secretary of State in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-01-09 16:54
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani on Wednesday received US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his accompanying delegation in Erbil. Pompeo had arrived in Kurdistan Region’s capital earlier when he also met with former president Ma ...

US Secretary of State Arrives in Baghdad

BAS News - 2019-01-09 10:50
ERBIL — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Baghdad on Wednesday in an unannounced visit. Media reports claimed that Pompeo will visit Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdulmahdi and other officials to discuss the anti-Islamic State (IS) efforts, US wi ...

Pompeo to visit eight Middle East countries

Waar Media - 2019-01-06 19:01
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit eight Middle East countries, and he will seek an update on the investigation into the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Pompeo will visit Middle East’s countries on January 8th, and it is expected t ...

Turkey slams Pompeo comments on ‘slaughtering’ Kurds

Seattle Times - 2019-01-04 18:02
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey has criticized U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for saying Washington wants to prevent Turkey from “slaughtering” Kurds as American troops prepare to withdraw from Syria. A Foreign Ministry statement released Friday accuse ...

US Energy Secretary Rick Perry meets with Massoud Barzani in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2018-12-11 21:30
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry met with the leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) Massoud Barzani on Tuesday in Erbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan region. Perry visited Erbil on Tuesday afternoon aft ...

KDP, Gorran to Meet on Wednesday

BAS News - 2018-12-11 15:23
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Change Movement (Gorran) are set to meet on Wednesday. According to a source, the high-level meeting will focus on the formation of the new government. The KDP, with 45 seats, emerged victorious in the las ...