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UK Committed to Working with New KRG: FM

UK Committed to Working with New KRG: FM

BAS News - 2019-06-20 21:29
ERBIL - UK Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday that his government is committed to working with the future Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), sending a congratulatory message to Masrour Barzani on his election as the PM- ...
UK Committed to Working with New KRG: FM - BAS News

Parliament to vote on new KRG cabinet end of June – if PUK conditions met

Rûdaw - 2019-06-24 13:47
Kirkuk remains the key barrier to progress ...

Gorran Almost Ready with List of Candidates for KRG Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-06-23 14:17
ERBIL — The Change Movement (Gorran) is just about to finalize the list of its candidates for ministerial posts in the next Kurdistan Regional Cabinet. Kamil Qader, a senior member of the party, told BasNews on Sunday that Gorran will most likely submit ...

Parliament to Vote on New KRG Cabinet Before Summer Recess: MP

Gulan Media - 2019-06-22 17:05

British Minister to Visit Tehran Amid Iran-US Tensions

BAS News - 2019-06-22 14:22
ERBIL — UK Minister of State for the Middle East and International Development, Andrew Murrison, will visit Tehran on Sunday amid heightening tensions between Iran and US. The Foreign Office said Murrison will conduct “frank and constructive” talks with ...

Turkmen Front to Have a Minister in Next KRG Cabinet

BAS News - 2019-06-22 13:28
ERBIL — The Turkmen Front Party will join the new cabinet of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), party leader said on Saturday. Aidin Marouf told BasNews that his party will have the KRG’s minister of state for minority affairs. Earlier the day, Mar ...

Parliament to Vote on New KRG Cabinet Before Summer Recess: MP

BAS News - 2019-06-22 12:21
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament is likely to vote on the new government cabinet before its summer recess begins on 1st July, said a lawmaker. Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani has already begun talks with political parties to conclude the form ...

Trump Doesn't War with Iran: Pompeo

BAS News - 2019-06-19 01:27
ERBIL - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday that Washington will keep pressuring Iran and continue to deter aggression in the Gulf area, but is not willing to deteriorate the situation with Tehran. "We have been engaged in many messages, ev ...

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 ...

Masrour Barzani: PUK is Committed to its Agreement With KDP

Waar Media - 2019-06-17 17:53
WAAR_DUHOK Masrour Barzani who was nominated to form the new Kurdistan Region government arrived in Sulaimani on Monday; he announced that the PUK is committed to its agreements with the KDP. This statement comes after Barzani’s visit to Sulaymani and hi ...

PUK Committed to Political Agreements with KDP: PM-Deisgnate Masrour Barzani

BAS News - 2019-06-17 13:47
ERBIL - The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) will stay committed to its political agreements with the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) regarding its posts in the new government, Kurdistan Region PM-designate Masrour Barzani said on Monday after a meeti ...

Masrour Barzani Arrives in Sulaimani to Meet With PUK

Waar Media - 2019-06-17 13:25
WAAR_DUHOK KDP delegation headed by PM Masrour Barzani arrived in Sulaimani to hold talks with PUK politburo, and the delegation is expected to meet with Gorran movement and Kurdistan Socialist Democratic Party. KDP delegation included Dilshad Shahaband ...

Masrour Barzani, New US Envoy Discuss KRG's Future Agenda

BAS News - 2019-06-15 20:22
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani received on Saturday the new US Ambassador to Iraq Matthew Tueller for talks on future agenda of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). "Fruitful exchange today with new US Ambassador to ...

PUK political party to meet on new Government formation

Waar Media - 2019-06-15 18:38
WAAR_DUHOK PUK political party is expected to meet today to discuss the meeting with KDP on the new government formation. Waar correspondent in Sulaimani has reported that today PUK politburo will meet to start the preparations for the expected meeting w ...

PM-Designate Barzani to Meet with KDP Team, Set Govt.-Formation Plan

BAS News - 2019-06-15 13:44
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani will hold a meeting with Kurdistan Democratic Party’s (KDP) negotiating team to set the plan for talks over the formation of the new cabinet. According to the information obtained by Bas ...

Kurdistan’s New President Meets Saudi Minister of State

Waar Media - 2019-06-13 18:21
WAAR_DUHOK The New Kurdistan Region’s president Nechirvan Barzani received the Saudi Minister of State for Gulf Affairs Thamer al-Sabhan in capital Erbil on Wednesday. In this meeting both sides held talks on the ties between the Kurdistan Region and Sau ...

UK Committed to Prosperous Kurdistan: Minister

BAS News - 2019-06-13 11:13
ERBIL — The British government is committed to a prosperous and secure Kurdistan Region, said Andrew Murrison, the UK Minister of State for the Middle East and International Development. Murrison welcomed the appointment of Masrour Barzani as the Prime M ...

New President of Kurdistan, Saudi Minister of State Meet in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-06-12 23:42
ERBIL - New President of Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani received on Wednesday the Saudi Minister of State for Gulf Affairs Thamer al-Sabhan in capital Erbil. During the meeting, the pair held talks on the ties between the Kurdistan Region and Saudi A ...

The new president assigns pleased Masrour Barzani to form the Kurdistan Regional Government

Waar Media - 2019-06-12 20:05
WAAR_DUHOK Kurdistan Region President Nezhirvan Barzani, issued a decree to Masrour Barzani in order form the new government cabinet. The commissioning follows the inauguration of Nezhirvan Barzani on the first day of the presidency of the Kurdistan Regi ...

Mike Pompeo, Nechirvan Barzani Talk over the phone

BAS News - 2019-06-03 01:48
ERBIL — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held a phone call with Nechirvan Barzani to congratulate him on his election as the new president of Kurdistan Region. Pompeo reiterated his country’s support for Kurdistan Region and encourage Erbil and Baghdad ...

Gorran Leader Sends Congratulations to Nechirvan Barzani on Kurdistan Presidency

BAS News - 2019-05-29 15:19
ERBIL — The leader of Chance Movement (Gorran), Omar Sayd Ali, made a phone call with Nechirvan Barzani on Wednesday to congratulate him on his election as the President of Kurdistan Region. According to the information obtained by BasNews, Barzani and A ...