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FM Opens New Consulate Building in LA

Foreign Minister Dr. Ibrahim al-Jaafari, accompanied by Consul General Ahmad Nazem Jawad, has opened the new building of the General Consulate of the Republic of Iraq in Los Angeles. The opening ceremony was carried out by ribbon-cutting and unveiling a plaque chronicling the opening date. The minister, in the presence of the guests, toured the […]

Cyprus to Open Office in Erbil

Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cyprus, Ioannis Kasoulides, received Minister Falah Mustafa on Thursday to discuss bilateral ties between the Kurdistan Region and the Republic of Cyprus as well as latest developments in the wider region. In welcoming Minister Mustafa and his accompanying delegation, Foreign Minister Kasoulides said, “We are determined to […]

Armenia to Open Consulate in Erbil

Kurdistan Region Prime Minister, Nechirvan Barzani, has received Mr. Levon Sargsyan, Ambassador-at-large and Special Envoy of the Armenian Government, and Mr. Karin Gregorian, Ambassador of Armenia to Iraq. Mr. Sargasyan conveyed the greetings of the President and Prime Minister of Armenia to Prime Minister Barzani and stressed his country’s desire to build solid ties with […]

FM Receives Armenian Ambassador

By John Lee. Iraqi Foreign Minister, Dr. Ibrahim Al Jaafari, received the Armenian Ambassador to Iraq, Karen Grigoryan, at his office on Sunday, and discussed with him bilateral relations, opening joint cooperation horizons through accelerating the preparation for holding the first meeting of the Iraqi-Armenian Committee, excluding the diplomats from visas, facilitating the procedures for […]

EU to Open Office in Kurdistan

By John Lee. The European Union (EU) is to open a representative office in Iraqi Kurdistan. The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) representative to the EU, Dlawar Azhgayi, told BasNews: “It is an important message that Europe is nurturing its relationship with the Kurdistan Region." He added that the process of choosing the representative has already […]

Saudi Arabia to Open Consulate in Erbil

A high ranking delegation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, headed by Mr. Abdul-Rahman al-Shahri, visited Kurdistan Region to prepare the opening of the Saudi Arabian Consulate in Erbil in a near future. In a meeting held yesterday with the Kurdistan Region Prime Minister, Nechirvan Barzani, Mr. al-Shahri stated […]

China Opens Consulate in Kurdistan

In the presence of Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani, China’s Vice Foreign Minister, Zhang Ming, officially opened China’s consulate general in Erbil today. Prime Minister Barzani in his speech applauded the decision of the government of China to open its consulate general in Erbil. He said: “Opening the consulate general of the People’s Republic of China […]

Bulgaria to Open Consulate in Erbil

The Head of Trade and Economic Section of Republic of Bulgaria in Erbil, Mr. Dimitar Ougrinov, today met with the KRG Head of Department of Foreign Relations, Minister Falah Mustafa to discuss bilateral ties and the latest developments. Mr. Ougrinov announced that Bulgaria places great importance on enhancing relations with the Kurdistan Region and stated […]

India to open Consulate in Kurdistan

Special envoy of the Government of India, Ambassador Suresh K Reddy visited the KRG Department of Foreign Relations to discuss latest developments and the opening of India’s Consulate General in Kurdistan. Ambassador Reddy appreciated the continued support of the DFR for the Indian mission in Iraq and pledged to continue working with the Kurdistan Region […]

China's First Diplomat Posted to Kurdistan

Chinese Consul General Tan Banglin this week visited the KRG Department of Foreign Relations to present his credentials as his country’s first diplomat posted to Kurdistan, and to discuss areas of cooperation between both sides. Minister Falah Mustafa warmly welcomed Consul General Banglin and congratulated him on his new post, assuring him of the KRG’s […]

China to open Consulate in Erbil

Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani today received Mr Tan Banglin, envoy from China's Foreign Ministry appointed to be the first Chinese consul general in the Kurdistan Region. Mr Banglin said that he was very pleased to visit the Kurdistan Region, stating that he has arrived in the Region during this difficult time to express China’s solidarity […]