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High-Level Summit in Erbil: Strengthening Ties Between Türkiye and Kurdistan

On Monday, 22 April 2024, Nechirvan Barzani, President of the Kurdistan Region, alongside Masrour Barzani, Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), warmly received Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, President of the Republic of Türkiye, and his delegation at Erbil International Airport. Subsequently, in a meeting that included Qubad Talabani, Deputy Prime Minister and seve ...

Prime Minister Barzani's Address on Kurdish Journalism Day

On Kurdish Journalism Day, marking the anniversary of the first issue of the Kurdistan Newspaper by Mikdad Midhat Bedir Khan and the anniversary of the establishment of the Kurdistan Union of Journalists, I extend my congratulations to all journalists in Kurdistan and wish them continued success. In the Kurdistan Region, it is with pride that journalists fulfil their duties wit ...

KRG Prime Minister Commemorates 33rd Anniversary of UNSCR 688

Today marks the 33rd anniversary of the adoption of United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR 688) on 5 April 1991, in response to the egregious assault by the former Iraqi regime on millions of Kurds heading towards the borders. This pivotal resolution by the Security Council laid the groundwork for the establishment of a No-Fly Zone, curbing attacks, tyranny, and opp ...

KRG Prime Minister Commemorates the 44th Anniversary of the Feyli Kurdish Genocide

On the 44th anniversary of the Feyli Kurdish genocide, we solemnly remember our Feyli Kurdish brothers and sisters who suffered arrest, murder, disappearance, and the loss of their citizenship under the brutal campaigns of the former Iraqi regime, targeted for their Kurdish identity and support for our cause. This genocide against the Feyli Kurds remains an unforgivable crime, ...

KRG Prime Minister Holds Meeting with UNAMI Chief

On Tuesday, April 2, 2024, the Kurdistan Regional Government's Prime Minister, Masrour Barzani, engaged in discussions with Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General in Iraq and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI). Their meeting focused on the upcoming Kurdistan parliamentary elections. Prime Minis ...

PM Barzani meets with U.S. Ambassador on KRG budget and elections

Erbil, Kurdistan Region (GOV.KRD) — Prime Minister Masrour Barzani met today with the U.S. Ambassador to Iraq, Alina Romanowski. During the meeting, both exchanged views on the need to respect the Kurdistan Region as a federal entity and the provision of the Kurdistan Region’s financial entitlements through the KRG. They also discussed progress in the KRG’s financial inclusion ...