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Turkish FM Arrives in Erbil to Attend Kurdistan President Inauguration

Turkish FM Arrives in Erbil to Attend Kurdistan President Inauguration

BAS News - 2019-06-10 09:13
ERBIL — Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, accompanied by a large senior delegation has arrived in Erbil to attend the inauguration of the new president of Kurdistan Region. Cavusoglu was received by Nechirvan Barzani, the new president of Kurdis ...
Turkish FM Arrives in Erbil to Attend Kurdistan President Inauguration - BAS News

President of the Kurdistan Region tasks Masrour Barzani to form the new KRG cabinet

KRG-Spain - 2019-06-18 00:02
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani has tasked Masrour Barzani, as Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government, to form the ninth ministerial cabinet, in the presence of the Speaker ...

Former Governor of Kirkuk Arrives in Erbil After Arrest Reports in Lebanon

BAS News - 2019-06-16 11:51
ERBIL — Former governor of the Kurdish province of Kirkuk, Najmaddin Karim, arrived in Erbil on Saturday evening. Previous reports claimed Karim’s arrest during his recent trip to Lebanon, which were soon refuted by the Kurdish politician himself. A sour ...

"Nobody" Can Give Turkey Ultimatum on S-400: FM

BAS News - 2019-06-13 20:26
ERBIL - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has said that "nobody" can give Turkey an ultimatum regarding Ankara's plans to purchase Russia's S-400 missile defense system. The Turkish FM made the comments following an earlier statement by US acting ...

Former Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani meets Turkish FM

Waar Media - 2019-06-11 18:33
WAAR_DUHOK Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani received Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, in Erbil, where they discussed issues the political and security developments in the area. Cavusoglu visited Erbil earlier to attend the inauguration of the new ...

The ceremony for swearing-in of Nechirvan Barzani as the new President of the Kurdistan Region

KRG-Spain - 2019-06-11 00:01
The Kurdistan Parliament today conducted a special ceremony for the swearing-in of Nechirvan Barzani as the new President of the Kurdistan Region. Nechirvan Barzani delivered a first speech to all the participants, from Iraq and abroad, as president of Ku ...

Masrour Barzani’s Message to the New President of Kurdistan Region

BAS News - 2019-06-10 16:34
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani congratulated Nechirvan Barzani on his inauguration as the new president of Kurdistan Region. Barzani said in an online statement that he hopes the new presidency will serve the nati ...

Masrour Barzani Meets With Turkish Foreign Minister While in Erbil

Waar Media - 2019-06-10 16:11
WAAR_DUHOK Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu met with Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani in Erbil on Monday. Cavusoglu arrived in Erbil today to attend the taking oath ceremony of Nechirvan Barzani as the new Kurdista ...

Barham Salih Arrives in Erbil To Attend the Taking Oath ceremony

Waar Media - 2019-06-10 16:11
WAAR_DUHOK The President of the Republic of Iraq, “Barham Salih,” on Monday the capital of Erbil to attend the oath of constitutional ceremony for the presidency of the Kurdistan Region Barham Salih was received by President Nechirvan Barzani, who is due ...

Ammar al-Hakim Arrives in Erbil to Take Part in the Ceremony Of taking Legal Oath

Waar Media - 2019-06-10 16:11
WAAR_DUHOK Ammar al-Hakim arrived in Erbil to take part in the inauguration ceremony of the new Kurdistan Region president. The head of the Alliance of Reform and Reconstruction, Ammar al-Hakim arrived in Erbil to participate in the inauguration ceremony ...

Iraqi Leaders Attend Kurdistan Presidential Inauguration, Call for Continued Dialogue

BAS News - 2019-06-10 13:58
ERBIL — Several Iraqi leaders attended the inauguration ceremony of the new president of Kurdistan Region, Nechirvan Barzani, in Erbil, calling for continued talks between Kurdistan Region and Iraq so to address the remaining disputes. Iraqi President Ba ...

Turkish FM Meets with Masrour Barzani While in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-06-10 10:04
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council, Masrour Barzani, and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu met in Erbil on Monday. Cavusoglu arrived in Erbil earlier the day where he will attend the inauguration of Kurdistan’s new president, ...

PUK Finally Decides to Attend Kurdistan President’s Inauguration

BAS News - 2019-06-09 14:45
ERBIL — The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) leadership has decided to attend a ceremony during which the new president of Kurdistan Region will take the oath. The party previously boycotted a parliamentary session on 28th May during which the new pres ...

Gorran Leadership to Attend Kurdistan President’s Inauguration

BAS News - 2019-06-09 13:27
ERBIL — The Change Movement (Gorran) will be present at the inauguration ceremony of the new president of Kurdistan Region on Monday, a lawmaker said. Nechirvan Barzani, who was elected the president of Kurdistan Region by the Parliament late in May, wil ...

65 illegal oil refineries still in operation in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-06-06 15:36
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— There are still 65 out of 124 illegal refineries in Erbil province in Iraqi Kurdistan and they are still in operation and smuggle oil. According to NRT the illicit refineries do not had any legal, environmental and ...

Nechirvan Barzani was elected President of Kurdistan Region

KRG-Spain - 2019-06-04 00:01
Nechirvan Barzani was elected President of the Kurdistan Region by Kurdistan’s Parliament on May 28. He will step down from his current position as Prime Minister after taking his oath of office on June 10 in a special ceremony. The President, after his J ...

Nechirvan Barzani Elected as President of Kurdistan Region

BAS News - 2019-05-28 11:10
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament on Tuesday (28th May) elected Nechirvan Barzani from the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) as the new President of Kurdistan Region. The session was attended by 81 lawmakers, from whom 68 voted in favor of Barzani. Ther ...

Iranian FM arrives in Baghdad to meet with Iraq officials

Waar Media - 2019-05-26 17:18
WAAR_DUHOK Iranian media are reporting that the country’s foreign minister has arrived in Baghdad to meet his Iraqi counterpart and other officials. The official IRNA news agency reported Saturday that Mohammad Javad Zarif will meet with Iraqi Foreign Mi ...