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UNSC to discuss Erbil-Baghdad disputes

Waar Media - 2018-02-20 21:57
WAAR-DUHOK: United Nations Security Council will start investigations on the disputes between Iraq and the Kurdistan Region in order to help the sides resolve their issues via peaceful methods. According to a statement released by the UN, a copy of which ...

World Security Council to Help Baghdad, Erbil Resolve Disputes

BAS News - 2018-02-20 11:13
ERBIL - World Security Council will start investigations on the disputes between Iraq and the Kurdistan Region in order to help the sides resolve their issues via peaceful methods.According to a statement released by the UN, a copy of which was been sent ...

Erbil Awaiting Baghdad to Fulfil Its Promises: Masrour Barzani

BAS News - 2018-02-17 16:06
ERBIL — The Iraqi government has promised to resolve the issues between Baghdad and Erbil, but the Kurdistan Region is still waiting for the fulfilment of those promises, said Masrour Barzani, the Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC). T ...

KRG’s PM receives letter from UN Secretary General

Waar Media - 2018-01-05 16:38
WAAR-DUHOK: The head of the United Nations has urged Erbil and Baghdad to hold political dialogue to resolve their outstanding issues on the basis of the Iraqi constitution, according to a statement from the Kurdistan Regional Government. UN Secretary-Ge ...

PM Barzani: Baghdad Continues to Put Pressure on Kurdistan’s Citizens

BAS News - 2017-12-28 14:18
KRG is ready for talks with Baghdad ERBIL — The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani said on Thursday that KRG is ready for serious dialogue with Baghdad to resolve the outstanding issues. During a press conference in Erbi ...

Members of European Parliament send a joint letter to Iraqi PM

Waar Media - 2017-12-21 16:56
WAAR-DUHOK: Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) on Wednesday sent a joint letter to the Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, asking him to kickstart talks with the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to resolve the outstanding issues. The EMPs ref ...

MEPs Call on Iraq’s Abadi to Kickstart Talks with KRG, Resolve Issues

BAS News - 2017-12-21 15:31
ERBIL — Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) on Wednesday sent a joint letter to the Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, asking him to kickstart talks with the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to resolve the outstanding issues. The EMPs referre ...

Barzani: Dialogue is the best way to resolve Erbil-Baghdad issues

Waar Media - 2017-12-04 13:24
WAAR-DUHOK: President Barzani stated on Sunday that dialogue is the best way to resolve the Erbil-Baghdad issues and the status quo cannot be imposed by military force. Barzani said they emphasized on holding talks with Baghdad even before the September ...

Barzani: War Cannot Impose Status Quo, Dialogue Best Solution

BAS News - 2017-12-03 16:01
Baghdad responded to legitimate will of Kurdistan’s people militarily, Barzani says ERBIL — President Barzani stated on Sunday that dialogue is the best way to resolve the Erbil-Baghdad issues and the status quo cannot be imposed by military force. Barza ...

French President and Iraqi PM spoke over the phone on Saturday

Waar Media - 2017-12-03 12:12
WAAR-DUHOK: Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and French President Emmanuel Macron spoke over the phone on Saturday and agreed to peacefully resolve issues between Erbil and Baghdad. The telephone call followed a meeting held between the Prime Ministe ...

KRG’s PM: All articles of Iraqi constitution have to be implemented

Waar Media - 2017-11-20 20:59
WAAR-DUHOK: The Kurdistan Region’s top official on Monday criticized Baghdad for cherry-picking its implementation of the Iraqi Constitution. “Our efforts to launch dialogue and resolve issues peacefully with Baghdad continue,” the Prime Minister of the ...

Military Operations Won’t Resolve Erbil-Baghdad Issues: KDP

BAS News - 2017-11-07 18:31
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) Leadership Council met on Tuesday and discussed the current political and military situation in Kurdistan Region and the internal party’s issues. President Barzani chaired an inclusive meeting of the KDP Leade ...

Dialogue the Only Means to Resolve Erbil-Baghdad Disputes: KRG PM

BAS News - 2017-11-07 15:14
KRG PM met with Special Representative of UN Secretary General ERBIL — Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani met on Tuesday with Ján Kubiš, the Special Representative of UN Secretary General, to discuss the pressing issues. ...

KRG Ready to Resolve Issues with Baghdad Through Dialogue: PM

BAS News - 2017-11-06 13:15
The disputes between Erbil and Baghdad cannot be resolved by military, PM Barzani says ERBIL — The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani expressed Erbil’s willingness to engage in talks with Baghdad to resolve the pending i ...

France Commends Historic Role of President Barzani

BAS News - 2017-10-31 10:00
President Macron calls on Baghdad and Erbil to resolve the issues through dialogue ERBIL — The President of the Republic of France Emmanuel Macron took note of the decision of President Barzani to leave his position as the President of Kurdistan Region, ...

US Calls on KRG and Baghdad to Urgently Resolve Pending Issues

BAS News - 2017-10-30 16:58
ERBIL — The United States commends the decision of President Barzani not to seek another term as President of Kurdistan Region. “The United States commends the decision of Masoud Barzani not to seek an additional term as President of the Iraqi Kurdistan ...

KRG PM: Continued Military Operations Will Impact Erbil-Baghdad Talks

BAS News - 2017-10-23 17:57
Erbil is willing to settle the issues with Baghdad through dialogue ERBIL — The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani stated on Monday that Erbil is ready to resolve the outstanding issues with Baghdad through dialogue and ...

Kurdish Parties Call for Dialogue to Resolve Issues with Baghdad

BAS News - 2017-10-15 19:01
ERBIL — The major parties of Kurdistan Region, KDP and PUK, conducted on Sunday a successful meeting in which both parties emphasized on dialogue to resolve the issues with Baghdad peacefully. The Kurdish parties also refused any preconditions such as ca ...

Baghdad Ready to Resolve Oil Issues With Erbil

BAS News - 2017-09-19 23:54
ERBIL — Baghdad is ready to discuss and settle outstanding oil issues with Erbil, Iraqi oil minister said on Tuesday. According to Iraq's Oil Minister, Jabar al-Luaibi, Iraq is ready for dialogues with Erbil, as the Region is moving forward with its upco ...

Tehran welcomes talks between Erbil, Baghdad: spokesman

KurdPress - 2017-08-16 12:30
Spokesman for Iranian Foreign Ministry, Bahram Ghasemi reiterated on August 15 that his country’s support for Iraq’s unity, saying Tehran welcomes recent dialogues held between Baghdad and Erbil to resolve internal pending issues. ...

Ammar al- Hakim urges Riyadh to hold talks with Tehran

KurdPress - 2017-07-09 10:47
Leader of Iraq’s National Alliance Ammar al-Hakim called on Saudi Arabia to resolve disputes with Iran over regional issues through dialogue and said Baghdad can help the two countries to reconcile their stances. ...

Gorran says we will extend our political struggle in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2017-05-23 08:58
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Change Movement (Gorran) said it is ready to cooperate and resolve the issues in Iraq’s Kurdistan Region on the principles of rule of law and sovereignty of institutions as well as balance and respect. Following t ...

Iraqi Kurdistan News in brief – March 20, 2017

E-Kurd - 2017-03-23 05:55
Kurdish political figure Othman: Parties can resolve Kurdistan’s issues but make no attempt Sulaimani: Kurdish political figure Mahmoud Othman said political parties can resolve issues in Iraq’s Kurdistan Region but they have not made an attempt to do so ...

KIU proposes project to KDP for resolving issues in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2017-03-08 16:09
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Kurdistan Islamic Union (KIU) proposed a project to the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) in an effort to resolve the issues in Iraq’s Kurdistan Region. Following a meeting with a KIU delegation in Erbil on Mond ...

KDP, PUK to prepare project to resolve issues: official

KurdPress - 2017-01-30 10:09
The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) will prepare a joint project based on current issues in the Kurdistan Region, PUK Politburo member Saadi Ahmed Pira told reporters on Sunday, January 29. ...

KRG delegation to visit Baghdad next week

Kurd Press - 2015-11-20 00:03
Iraqi deputy parliament speaker Aram Sheikh Mohammed has announced that a Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) delegation is to visit Baghdad next week in an attempt to resolve longstanding issues with the central government. ...

KRG Delegation to Visit Baghdad Next Week

BasNews - 2015-11-19 11:51
Delegates will discuss issues with Iraqi federal government BAGHDAD - Deputy Iraqi parliament speaker Aram Sheikh Mohammed has announced that a Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) delegation plans to visit Baghdad in an attempt to resolve longstanding iss ...

PM Barzani Warns Baghdad Government

BasNews - 2015-06-06 15:40
DUHOK – The prime minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has accused the Baghdad government of showing no will to resolve simmering budget issues, saying that the current situation cannot continue. During the opening ceremony of Rixos Hotel i ...

Baghdad, Erbil should set up oil council: advisor

Kurd Press - 2014-12-09 06:40
A federal oil and gas council should be established to resolve disputes between the Iraqi federal government in Baghdad and the Kurdish Regional Government in Erbil amid oil export issues in Iraq, says an Iraqi senior advisor. ...

Kurdistan PM Barzani to Visit Baghdad On Sunday

BasNews - 2014-11-29 22:27
BAGHDAD Kurdish Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani and a high-level Kurdish delegation are expected to visit Baghdad on Sunday, for more talks aiming to resolve outstanding issues between the Iraqi and Kurdish governments. In the visit to the Iraqi capital, ...

Baghdad delays solving suspending issues with Kurdistan

Kurdsat - 2013-02-05 16:56
Peshmerga Minister, Sheikh Jaafar Sheikh Mustafa hold on Tuesday, the Iraqi Ministry of Defense the responsibility of delaying the resolve of the existing problems and tensions between Erbil and Baghdad, as he emphasized that the regional gover ...
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