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Cavusoglu Meets the Chancellor of the Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani

Cavusoglu Meets the Chancellor of the Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani

Waar Media - 2019-04-29 20:40
WAAR_DUHOK Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu met on Monday with the Chancellor of the Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani. According to the Anadolu correspondent, Cavusoglu visited the Turkmen Front on Monday morning and toured the ...
Cavusoglu Meets the Chancellor of the Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani - Waar Media

Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received the UK Permanent Under-Secretary at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Head of the Diplomatic Service

Waar Media - 2019-05-06 18:36
WAAR_DUHOK Prime Minister Barzani presented a brief overview of the ISIS conflict, post-ISIS situation and the conditions of internally displaced persons and refugees in the Kurdistan Region, including the reconstruction of their areas to enable them to ...

A citizen from Karamah city west of Iran (Kurdistan region) is sentenced to prison

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2019-05-05 14:28
KMMK: Danial Darab Khani, a resident of Kermanshah, was sentenced to a year in prison by a division of the Islamic Revolutionary Tribunal of the Islamic Republic of Iran on charges of acting against national security. This citizen was arrested by Islamic ...

Turkey says Israeli strikes in Gaza targeted building where its state news agency has office

Reuters - 2019-05-04 22:56
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Saturday that Israeli forces had targeted a building in Gaza where the offices of Turkey's state-run Anadolu news agency are located, and added that the attacks were a crime against humanity. ...

Turkey, U.S. getting closer on ‘safe zone’ in northern Syria: foreign minister

E-Kurd - 2019-05-02 21:19
ANKARA,— Turkey and the United States are getting closer to an agreement on the details of a planned safe zone in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeast Syria along the Turkish border, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday. Cavusoglu ...

Prime Minister Barzani and U.S. Vice President discuss developments in the Kurdistan Region and Iraq

KRG-Spain - 2019-04-30 00:01
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani held a phone call with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence. They discussed the latest security developments in the disputed territories and the political situation in the Kurdis ...

Kurdistan PM, Turkish FM Favor Greater Trade, Closer Ties

BAS News - 2019-04-29 14:38
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Monday in Erbil where they reviewed bilateral relations as well as future cooperations to foster ties. Cavusoglu arrived in Erbil overnigh ...

Nechirvan Barzani Meets Mevlut Cavusoglu Today

Waar Media - 2019-04-29 14:29
WAAR_DUHOK Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu met Kurdistan Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani; they discussed the relations between Kurdistan and Turkey. Mevlut Cavusoglu held several meeting with Kurdish leaders; he met PM Nechirvan Barzani and th ...

Masrour Barzani Receives Turkish FM in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-04-29 10:32
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani received Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Monday in Erbil. Cavusoglu arrived in Erbil overnight Sunday after visiting Baghdad and meeting with top Iraqi officials, where ...

Masrour Barzani Emphasises Latest Erbil-Baghdad Talk

BAS News - 2019-04-28 23:33
ERBIL - Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council, Masrour Barzani, has welcomed the latest discussions between Erbil and Baghdad, considering it a "positive" step towards resolving the remaining disputes between the sides. A high-level delegation ...

Turkish FM Mevlut Cavusoglu visits Iraq to discuss trade, water, security

E-Kurd - 2019-04-28 21:31
BAGHDAD,— Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu arrived in Iraqi capital city of Baghdad on Sunday morning to discuss trade, border security and water resources with Iraqi officials. He was welcomed by Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohammed Ali al-Hakim upo ...

Turkish FM to Visit Erbil Next Week

BAS News - 2019-04-25 15:10
ERBIL — Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu is scheduled to visit Kurdistan Region’s capital Erbil next week on Monday, according to Turkish state-run Anadolu Agency. Cavusoglu will embark on a two-day trip to Iraq starting on 28th April, the repor ...

Kurdistan PM Discusses Politics, Security with Coalition

BAS News - 2019-04-24 01:04
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received the Deputy Special Envoy to the Global Coalition to Defeat Islamic State Ambassador William Roebuck on Tuesday for talks on a number of political and security issues in the region. During ...

KRG Council of Ministers congratulates Christians on Easter

KRG-Spain - 2019-04-24 00:02
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – The Kurdistan Regional Government Council of Ministers congratulates all Christians on the occasion of Easter. Following is the text of the statement: On the occasion of Easter, we extend our warmest congr ...

Masoud Barzani Discusses the Political Affairs in Iraq with Al-Halbusi

Waar Media - 2019-04-23 17:17
WAAR_DUHOK President of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, received the Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohemmed Al-Halbusi Monday; they discussed the political affairs and developments in the country and some other issues. Barzani expressed Kurdistan’s desi ...

Islamic State is about Ideology, not Territory: Masrour Barzani

BAS News - 2019-04-23 16:05
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council, Masrour Barzani, received on Tuesday the Deputy Special Envoy to the Global Coalition to Defeat Islamic State Ambassador William Roebuck to review the latest developments in security challenges of ...

Turkey to restore relations with Erbil ahead of Cavusoglu visit: business leaders

Rûdaw - 2019-04-23 01:07
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will reportedly visit Erbil next week ...

Turkish FM Criticizes US Statement of Meeting with Pompeo

BAS News - 2019-04-05 00:55
ERBIL - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has strongly criticized the US State Department’s readout of his meeting with his US counterpart Mike Pompeo, stating that part of the statement does not reflect the truth. Ties between the two NATO allie ...

Turkey says proposed working group to ease U.S. worries over Russian S-400s

Reuters - 2019-04-03 18:03
Turkey has proposed to the United States that they form a working group to determine that Russian S-400 missile defense systems do not pose a threat to U.S. or NATO military equipment, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Wednesday. ...