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PM Masrour Barzani meets American LDS organisation

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) - Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on Thursday met delegates from the American LDS organisation.

The Premier thanked the delegation which has helped the Barzani Charity Foundation (BCF) with aid to displaced and poor people.

They praised the Kurdistan Region for taking over a million displaced people, despite the financial crisis, and discussed the importance of returning Yezidis to their hometown Shingal.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
https://gov.krd/english/government/the-prime-minister/activities/posts/2021/october/pm-masrour-barzani-meets-american-lds-organisation/

PM Masrour Barzani meets German Ambassador to Iraq

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) - Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on Tuesday met Martin Jaegar, the new German ambassador to Iraq.

Prime Minister Barzani congratulated ambassador Jaegar and hoped for further links between Kurdistan Region, Iraq, and Germany.

The ambassador thanked the KRG for its cooperation and expressed Germany’s wish for greater ties.

Both sides also discussed the recent Iraq and German elections, and the KRG’s reform process, along with continued support for the Peshmerga.

 
 
 
 
 
 
https://gov.krd/english/government/the-prime-minister/activities/posts/2021/october/pm-masrour-barzani-meets-german-ambassador-to-iraq/

PM Masrour Barzani meets Turkish Ambassador to Iraq

 Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) - Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on Wednesday met Ali Reza Guney, Turkey’s ambassador to Iraq.

Also present was the Turkish consul general in Erbil and both sides discussed developing relations between Turkey, Iraq, and the Kurdistan Region.

They emphasised bilateral cooperation, especially in trade and commerce.

 
 
 
https://gov.krd/english/government/the-prime-minister/activities/posts/2021/october/pm-masrour-barzani-meets-turkish-ambassador-to-iraq/

Kurdistan Region President meets with UK Ambassador

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, October 21, 2021

Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani met with Mr. Mark Bryson-Richardson, the United Kingdom’s Ambassador to Iraq, in Erbil on Thursday.

At the meeting, attended by the UK Consul General in Erbil, the relations of the Kurdistan Region and Iraq with the United Kingdom, the latest developments in the country, the parliamentary elections in Iraq, the improvement in process from previous elections, and the importance of settling any disputes through the appropriate legal channels were highlighted.

Discussions also covered the Erbil-Baghdad relations, President Nechirvan Barzani’s recent visit to London, the ongoing efforts to contain COVID-19 pandemic, the war on terrorism and confronting ISIS.

President Nechirvan Barzani and Ambassador Richardson reaffirmed commitment to strengthen relations and agreed that Iraq’s future government should be responsive to the will and expectations of its citizens. In regards to confronting COVID-19 and its wide ranging implications especially for schools, education and the economy, it was affirmed that the vaccination process needs to be expanded. Both sides also expressed delight over the coordination between the Peshmarga forces and the Iraqi army with support from the International Coalition to confront ISIS.

The President reiterated the importance of unity among Kurdistani factions in Baghdad and the efforts of the Kurdistan Region Presidency to achieve this. The President also offered his appreciation for the UK support and assistance to Iraq and the Kurdistan Region and referred to his recent visit to London, his meetings with UK Prime Minister and other officials in the United Kingdom, and the outcome of the meetings there. The President commended the role of the UK Embassy and Consulate General in Baghdad and Erbi in this regard.

Discussions also covered the developments in the wider region and other topics of mutual interest.

Kurdistan Region President meets with Ambassador of Sweden

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, October 21, 2021

Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani received Mr. Jonas Lovèn, the incoming Ambassador of Sweden to Iraq, in Erbil on Thursday.

The President congratulated Ambassador Lovèn on assuming office, wished him success in his new mission, and expressed full support for his assignment. The President also commended Sweden’s aid to the Kurdistan Region.

Ambassador Lovèn referred to the importance that Sweden attaches to its relations with Iraq and the Kurdistan Region in all areas of cooperation, encouraging Swedish businesses to invest in Iraq and the Kurdistan Region.

The President voiced Kurdistan Region’s willingness to welcome and support Swedish investments, gave a brief overview of the election law in Iraq, the voting process and the outcome of the elections. The President expressed his appreciation for the cooperation of the UNAMI, the European Union and their global partners with Iraq’s Independent High Electoral Commission.

Boosting relations, the developments in the wider region, the impacts of global warming especially on Iraq, the works and activities of the Kurdistan Regional Government’s Representative in Sweden, and the status of the Kurdistani community in Sweden were highlighted.

PM Masrour Barzani meets UK ambassador to Iraq

 

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) - Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on Thursday met Mark Bryson, UK Ambassador to Iraq.

They discussed post-election Iraq and the Kurdistan Region’s relationship with the UK.

The Premier hoped the election results will help stability in Iraq and ease problems between Erbil and Baghdad.

Peshmerga reforms, terrorism, and the Shingal agreement were also discussed.

 
 
https://gov.krd/english/government/the-prime-minister/activities/posts/2021/october/pm-masrour-barzani-meets-uk-ambassador-to-iraq/

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