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Barzani hopeful for resolving disputes with Baghdad

Waar Media - 2018-11-20 16:47
WAAR-Duhok: We see “positive gesture” that will help resolve the constitutional dispute between Erbil and Baghdad, KRG Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani said Monday. “Now that a new government is in place in Baghdad, we hope we will be able to resolve all ...

Kurdistan Ready to Resolve Disputes with Iraq through Peaceful Talks: PM

BAS News - 2018-11-19 22:06
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is ready to resolve its disputes with the federal government through peaceful talks and in accordance with the constitution, said PM Nechirvan Barzani on Monday. Barzani made the remarks during a press conf ...

PM Barzani Congratulates Muslims on Prophet's Birthday

BAS News - 2018-11-19 19:00
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region PM Nechirvan Barzani has congratulated in a statement the Muslims in the Kurdistan Region and other parts of the world on the birth date of their prophet Mohammed. "I congratulate the Muslims in the Kurdistan Region, Iraq, and ar ...

Kurdistan PM Receives US Medical Delegation, Discuss IDP, Refugees Issue

BAS News - 2018-11-18 19:01
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region PM Nechirvan Barzani received on Sunday a delegation from the American Surgical and Medical Support Group (GSMSG), which included a number of doctors and surgeons scheduled to provide medical services to IDPs and Syrian refugees ...

Kurdistan PM, US Delegation Review Erbil-Baghdad Relations

BAS News - 2018-11-16 23:52
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received on Friday a diplomatic delegation from the United States, headed by Andrew Peek, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Iraq and Iran. The sides exchanged views on the latest political d ...

PM Barzani Receives Samaritan’s Purse President

BAS News - 2018-11-11 18:55
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region PM Nechirvan Barzani received on Sunday the President and CEO of Samaritan’s Purse, Franklin Graham, for talks on bilateral ties. Barzani's press office said in a statement that the pair shed light on the subject of IDPs and Syri ...

PM Barzani, UN Envoy Discuss Iraqi, Kurdistan's Politics

BAS News - 2018-11-07 16:11
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region PM Nechirvan Barzani received on Wednesday the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq, Jan Kubis for discussions on the political process in the region and Iraq. Barzani's press office said in a s ...

Kurdistan PM Condemns Terrorist Attack on Coptic Christians in Egypt

BAS News - 2018-11-03 11:29
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region PM Nechirvan Barzani has condemned the terrorist attack on the Coptic Christians in Egypt's Minya region, in which several members of the religious group were killed or wounded. The Kurdish premier has also extended condolences t ...

KRG PM Nechirvan Barzani receives Italian defence minister in Erbil

Waar Media - 2018-10-29 02:59
Italian Defense Minister Elisabetta Trenta meets with KRG Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani in Erbil, October 28, 2018. WAAR-DUHOK: Italy has reiterated its military and humanitarian assistance to the Kurdistan Region and its Peshmerga forces, PM Barzani’ ...

Kurdistan PM, Russian Envoy Discuss Bilateral Ties

BAS News - 2018-10-28 19:19
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region PM Nechirvan Barzani received on Sunday the Russian ambassador to Iraq, Maksim Maksimov, to discuss the bilateral ties and the latest political issues across Iraq. Barzani's Office said in a statement that the pair also exchanged ...

PM Barzani Receives UAE Consul General

BAS News - 2018-10-28 15:33
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received in a farewell visit in Erbil on Sunday, the United Arab Emirates Consul General Rashid Mohammed Al- Mansouri. The UAE envoy, according to a statement by Barzani's office, thanked the Kurd ...

PM Barzani Sends Condolences to Jordan on Deadly Flash Flood

BAS News - 2018-10-27 15:17
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minisiter Nechirvan Barzani has sent a letter of condolences to King Abdullah II of Jordan after the deadly flash flood in the country. “I was saddened to hear the tragedy of the flood on Thursday near the Dead Sea, where m ...

PM Barzani Promises to Compensate Those Affected by Erbil Blaze

BAS News - 2018-10-25 18:14
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani has expressed sadness over the fire incident at Erbil’s Langa Bazaar (secondhand clothing marketplace). The marketplace caught fire after midnight on Wednesday, causing huge damage to over 1,000 s ...

PM Barzani, EU Envoy Discuss Politics Across Iraq

BAS News - 2018-10-24 19:36
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region PM Nechirvan Barzani received on Wednesday the EU Ambassador to Iraq Ramon Blecua for talks on the latest developments in Iraq and the region. According to a statement by Barzani's office, the two officials exchanged views on the ...

Kurdistan PM, Armenian Envoy Discuss Bilateral Ties

BAS News - 2018-10-24 17:46
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region PM Nechirvan Barzani received on Wednesday in Erbil, in a farewell visit, the Armenian ambassador to Iraq, Karen Grigorian. During the meeting, Barzani's office said that the Armenian envoy, who was accompanied by a delegation, t ...

KRG PM Barzani receives Turkish ambassador to Iraq in Erbil

Waar Media - 2018-10-24 16:09
Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received Turkish Ambassador to Iraq, Fatih Yildiz in Erbil WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received on Wednesday the Turkish Ambassador to Iraq, Fatih Yildiz, to discuss the ...

PM Barzani, Turkish Ambassador Review Bilateral Ties

BAS News - 2018-10-24 15:44
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received on Wednesday the Turkish Ambassador to Iraq, Fatih Yildiz, to discuss the relations between Erbil and Ankara as well as areas of potential cooperation. In his first visit to Erbil, Yildiz ...

Attracting Foreign Investors is KRG’s Priority: PM

BAS News - 2018-10-24 13:34
ERBIL — Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is encouraging foreign companies to invest in different sectors of the Kurdistan Region and boost the economic ties with other countries, Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani said. The Kurdish premier made the rema ...

KRG PM Nechirvan Barzani receives phone call from France president Macron

Waar Media - 2018-10-21 00:40
KRG Prime Minister, Nechirvan Barzani (R) France President Emmanuel Macron (L) on October 20, 2018. Photo: WAARTV WAAR-DUHOK: Emmanuel Macron, the president of France, called Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) Prime Minister and Iraq’s prime minister- ...

PM Barzani Thanks Macron for Mediating Between Erbil, Baghdad

BAS News - 2018-10-20 19:45
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region PM Nechirvan Barzani has thanked the French President Emmanuel Macron for his efforts in mediating talks between Erbil and Baghdad in hopes of resolving the remaining disputes between the sides after last year's October events. T ...

Kurdistan PM Receives Turkish Delegation

BAS News - 2018-10-18 20:03
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region PM Nechirvan Barzani received on Thursday afternoon Turkish former Minister of Agriculture Mehmet Mehdi Eker for talks on the bilateral ties. During the meeting, where Turkish Consul General Hakan Karacay and Kurdistan Region's M ...

Kurdish PM, Iraqi Parliament Speaker Discuss Politics

BAS News - 2018-10-18 00:13
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani met on Wednesday with the Iraqi parliament speaker Mohammed al-Halbusi to discuss the political developments in Kurdistan Region and Iraq. The pair, during the meeting, shed light on the underway ...

PM Barzani, Adil Abdul-Mahdi Discuss Iraqi New Government Formation

BAS News - 2018-10-17 23:35
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region PM Nechirvan Barzani met with his Iraqi incoming counterpart Adil Abdul-Mahdi in Baghdad for talks on formation of a new government in the country. The pair, according to a statement by Barzani's office, also stressed on resolvin ...

PM Barzani, Abadi Meet in Baghdad

BAS News - 2018-10-17 16:37
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani met with his Iraqi counterpart on Wednesday in Bagdad to discuss the latest political developments, including ties between Erbil and Baghdad. According to a readout of the meeting released by Barz ...

Kurdistan PM, Australian Ambassador Discuss Strengthening Bilateral Ties

BAS News - 2018-10-16 16:20
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received on Tuesday the ambassador of Australia to Iraq, Joanne Loundes, to discuss the latest political developments and ties between Erbil and Canberra. Ambassador Loundes praised the Kurdistan ...

KRG PM Barzani meets US Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan

Waar Media - 2018-10-16 13:10
KRG Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani meets US Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan in Erbil, October 15, 2018. WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdistan Region PM Nechirvan Barzani received on Monday the US Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan, where they discussed va ...

PM Barzani Receives US Deputy Secretary of State

BAS News - 2018-10-16 06:23
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region PM Nechirvan Barzani received on Monday the US Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan, where they discussed various political issues. According to a statement by Barzani's office, during the meeting, where the US ambassador to I ...

KDP Vice President Receives Iraqi Delegates

BAS News - 2018-10-14 22:46
ERBIL - Vice President of the ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Nechirvan Barzani, received on Sunday an Iraqi delegation of the Reform Coalition, led by Ammar al-Hakim, in Erbil, to discuss the political process in Iraq. During the meeting, offic ...

KRG PM Barzani congratulates Nadia Murad on receiving Nobel Peace Prize

Waar Media - 2018-10-05 18:33
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani has congratulated Kurdish Yezidi activist Nadia Murad on receiving the 2018’s Nobel Peace Prize, saying that the people of Kurdistan are proud of her courage. “Heartfelt congratulations to Nad ...

Kurdistan is Proud of Nadia Murad: PM Barzani

BAS News - 2018-10-05 14:47
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani has congratulated Kurdish Yezidi activist Nadia Murad on receiving the 2018’s Nobel Peace Prize, saying that the people of Kurdistan are proud of her courage. “Heartfelt congratulations to Nadia M ...

PM Barzani Receives Hadi al-Amiri in Erbil

BAS News - 2018-10-05 00:54
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region PM Nechirvan Barzani received on Thursday head of al-Fatih Coalition, Hadi al-Amiri, to discuss the Iraqi political process as a new government in Baghdad is expected to be formed in a near future. During the discussions, the pai ...

KRG PM Barzani: Unfortunately, PUK damaged Kurdish factions unity

Waar Media - 2018-10-04 15:03
KRG Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani speaking to reporters at a press conference in Erbil on Thursday, October 4, 2018 WAAR-DUHOK: The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) Vice President Nechirvan Barzani, who also serves as the Prime Minister of Kurdistan R ...

PM Barzani, Iraqi Counterpart Abadi Meet in Baghdad

BAS News - 2018-10-02 22:04
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region PM Nechirvan Barzani met on Tuesday night with his Iraqi counterpart Haider al-Abadi for talks on the latest political developments in Iraq. According to a statement by Abadi's office, the pair discussed the underway process of e ...

KRG PM Barzani meets Adil Abdul-Mahdi in Baghdad

Waar Media - 2018-10-02 12:40
WAAR-DUHOK: KRG Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani, who is the KDP’s deputy. They met with Adil Abdul-Mahdi, a former oil minister in Iraq. Hussein was part of a delegation on Monday in Baghdad headed by KRG PM. The Iraqi parliament is scheduled to meet at ...

Nechirvan Barzani to Visit Baghdad

BAS News - 2018-10-01 12:40
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani, who is also the vice president of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), is heading to Baghdad amid the talks over competitions for Iraqi president position. According to the information obtained ...

KRG PM Barzani casts his vote in Erbil

Waar Media - 2018-09-30 13:12
WAAR-DUHOK: The prime minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Nechirvan Barzani casted his vote as polls opened in Erbil. He is deputy head of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP). He encouraged eligible voters to go and cast their ballot. “I hope ...

Polls Opened in Kurdistan Region for Parliamentary Election

BAS News - 2018-09-30 08:54
ERBIL — Polls were opened in the Kurdistan Region where the people cast their votes for the fifth round of parliament. Kurdistan electoral commission has said that 3,085,461 people are eligible to vote. Kurdistan Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani casted h ...

Kurdistan PM Honors Top Students

BAS News - 2018-09-29 11:44
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minsiter Nechirvan Barzani on Saturday met with top students in the Kurdistan Region and honored them for their success despite the hardship affecting everyone. Delivering a speech at the meeting, Barzani reminded the stude ...

PM Barzani Hails Kurdish Forces for Stabilizing Kurdistan

BAS News - 2018-09-27 17:49
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani has thanked the Peshmerga and other Kurdish security forces for the stability they have provided for Kurdistan through their sacrifices in the front lines and service inside the region. The Kurdis ...

Halabja new governor sworn in ahead KRG PM and Interior Minister

Waar Media - 2018-09-27 14:58
WAAR-DUHOK: The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) swore the new governor of Halabja province on Thursday. Azad Tofiq was assigned to the office and he was sworn in by Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani and Interior Minister Karim Shingali. Halabja has de ...

New Governor of Halabja Sworn in

BAS News - 2018-09-27 14:51
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) swore the new governor of Halabja province on Thursday. Azad Tofiq was assigned to the office and he was sworn in by Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani and Interior Minister Karim Shingali. Tofiq previously t ...

No Agreement Succeeds without Erbil: Nechirvan Barzani

BAS News - 2018-09-26 16:24
ERBIL — Deputy president of the Kurdistan Democrat Party (KDP), Nechirvan Barzani said Erbil has become a hub for key decisions in the region, and that no agreement without the Erbil will succeed. Speaking at a huge rally of his party ahead of the Kurdis ...

KRG PM Nechirvan Barzani attends opening ceremony of Gali-Zakho Tunnel

Waar Media - 2018-09-26 09:46
WAAR-DUHOK: The Gali-Zakho Tunnel is an important step forward for the service of the people of Kurdistan, Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Nechirvan Barzani said during a speech on Tuesday to mark the opening of the tunnel. “I a ...

PM Barzani, Sadr Discuss Government Formation

BAS News - 2018-09-23 14:04
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani met on Sunday with Muqtada al-Sadr, the leader of Sairoon bloc, to discuss the efforts underway ahead of forming the new Iraqi government. The meeting took place in Najaf after Barzani’s trip to B ...

Kurdistan Premier, US Secretary of State Discuss Iraq’s Politics

BAS News - 2018-09-23 10:35
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held a phone conversation on Sunday to review the lates developments in the region. According to the information obtained by BasNews, the pair mainly discusse ...

PM Barzani: All Components' Rights Should be Preserved in Iraq

BAS News - 2018-09-22 22:15
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region PM Nechirvan Barzani has stated that all sides in the Iraqi parliament should together preserve the rights of all components in the country in accordance with the constitution. The Kurdish premier made the remarks in a congratula ...

PM Barzani, Iraqi Counterpart Meet in Baghdad

BAS News - 2018-09-22 20:37
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region PM Nechirvan Barzani met on Saturday evening with his Iraqi counterpart Haider al-Abadi for talks on the formation of a new government in Baghdad. The two premiers asserted that the next cabinet should be strong and be formed wit ...

PM Barzani, Ammar al-Hakim Discuss Political Process

BAS News - 2018-09-22 20:00
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region PM Nechirvan Barzani met on Saturday evening with the Iraqi leader Ammar al-Hakim, head of Hikma party to discuss the current political developments in the country, including the formation of the new government. During the meetin ...

KDP VP Barzani Hails Role of Women in Kurdistan Development

BAS News - 2018-09-20 17:36
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) Vice President Nechirvan Barzani valued the role of women and the youth in Kurdistan Region who have contributed to the outstanding developments made in the past few years. Barzani delivered a speech among his par ...

New Zealand Envoy Meets with KRG PM, Praises Kurdistan’s Role in IS War

BAS News - 2018-09-20 16:37
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received on Thursday New Zealand's Ambassador to Iraq Bradley Sawden in Erbil. The pair reviewed the latest political and security developments in the region, discussing the side’s contribution to ...

KDP Refutes Allegation of Nechirvan Barzani Running for Iraqi Presidency

BAS News - 2018-09-19 13:24
ERBIL — The ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has refuted the reports claiming that Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan will run for the position of Iraq’s president. Fazil Mirani, the Secretary of KDP politburo, told Kurdistan 24 that Nechri ...

KRG PM Barzani, McGurk exchange views on local and regional issues

Waar Media - 2018-09-18 08:52
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdistan Region PM Nechirvan Barzani received on Monday the US special presidential envoy to the coalition against the Islamic State (ISIS), Brett McGurk, where they discussed the latest political developments in Iraq. During the meeting, wh ...

KRG PM Barzani congratulates Halbousi as new Iraqi parliament speaker

Waar Media - 2018-09-17 23:33
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdistan Region PM Nechirvan Barzani has congratulated the former governor of Anbar province Mohammed al-Halbousi on his new position as the Iraqi parliament speaker. According to a statement by the Kurdish premier’s office, a copy of which ...

Kurdish PM, McGurk Discuss Various Political Issues in Iraq

BAS News - 2018-09-17 23:25
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region PM Nechirvan Barzani received on Monday the US special presidential envoy to the coalition against the Islamic State (IS), Brett McGurk, where they discussed the latest political developments in Iraq. During the meeting, where th ...

PM Barzani Congratulates New Iraqi Parliament Speaker

BAS News - 2018-09-17 19:24
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region PM Nechirvan Barzani has congratulated the former governor of Anbar province Mohammed al-Halbousi on his new position as the Iraqi parliament speaker. According to a statement by the Kurdish premier's office, a copy of which was ...

KRG PM Barzani receives UN delegation in Erbil

Waar Media - 2018-09-13 13:03
WAAR-DUHOK: The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and its Parliament will continue on supporting the coexistence of different ethnic and religious groups in the region, reiterated PM Nechirvan Barzani. The remarks were made during a meeting with the re ...

PM Barzani Reiterates Support for Coexistence of Minorities in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2018-09-13 11:34
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and its Parliament will continue on supporting the coexistence of different ethnic and religious groups in the region, reiterated PM Nechirvan Barzani. The remarks were made during a meeting with the region ...

Kurdish PM, British Envoy Discuss Political Process in Iraq

BAS News - 2018-09-12 23:41
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received on Wednesday the British Ambassador to Iraq Jon Wilks for talks on the latest political developments across the country. During the meeting, according to a press release by Barzani's pres ...

PM Barzani, McGurk Discuss Political Process Across Iraq

BAS News - 2018-09-11 19:02
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region PM Nechirvan Barzani received on Tuesday the US special presidential envoy to the coalition against the Islamic State (IS), Brett McGurk, for talks on the current political developments across Iraq. The two officials exchanged vi ...

PM Barzani: Peshmerga to Continue Battle Against Terror

BAS News - 2018-09-11 14:00
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani has reiterated Peshmerga forces commitment to the war against the Islamic State (IS), saying that the military cooperation with the US-led Coalition in this matter would continue. Barzani made the ...

KRG PM Barzani receives EU’s represintitives in Erbil

Waar Media - 2018-09-11 13:31
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received on Tuesday representatives and consuls of EU countries in Erbil to discuss bilateral ties and the upcoming parliamentary election. The EU envoys expressed their support to the vote as ...

EU Countries Support Kurdistan’s Parliamentary Election

BAS News - 2018-09-11 12:40
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received on Tuesday representatives and consuls of EU countries in Erbil to discuss bilateral ties and the upcoming parliamentary election. The EU envoys expressed their support to the vote as par ...

VP Pence Condemns Iran’s Attack in Call with PM Barzani

BAS News - 2018-09-10 22:53
ERBIL - The US vice president Mike Pence has condemned Iran’s missile attack on the headquarters of two Iranian opposition groups in the Kurdistan Region. During a phone call with the Kurdistan Region PM Nechirvan Barzani on Monday night, the US top offi ...

Kurdish PM, Spanish Envoy Discuss Bilateral Ties

BAS News - 2018-09-10 20:08
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received on Monday the Spanish ambassador to Iraq Juan José Escobar Stemmann for talks on bilateral ties. During the meeting, the Spanish envoy thanked the Kurdistan Region for hosting nerly 2 bil ...

Kurdistan Election Campaign to be Kicked Off: Statement

BAS News - 2018-09-09 21:33
ERBIL - Kurdistan Independent High Electoral Commission ( KIHEC) announced on Sunday night that the election campaign for the upcoming regional parliamentary vote will be kicked off on Monday midnight. The Kurdistan Region PM Nechirvan Barzani has schedu ...

Nechirvan Barzani: Election to Be Held on Time

BAS News - 2018-09-09 13:02
ERBIL — The vice president of the ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Nechirvan Barzani, has reiterated that so far no postponements were decided to the upcoming parliamentary election. Speaking to reporters following the meeting of his party’s lead ...

KRG PM Nechirvan Barzani receives Norwegian ambassador to Iraq

Waar Media - 2018-09-04 08:21
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdistan Region PM Nechirvan Barzani received on Monday the Norwegian ambassador to Jordan and Iraq, Tone Allers, to discuss the current political developments in the region and Iraq, including the first parliamentary session held on the day ...

PM Barzani, Norwegian Envoy Discuss Iraqi Political Process

BAS News - 2018-09-03 22:05
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region PM Nechirvan Barzani received on Monday the Norwegian ambassador to Jordan and Iraq, Tone Allers, to discuss the current political developments in the region and Iraq, including the first parliamentary session held on the day. Du ...
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