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Statement from the KRG on the death of Dr. Firsat Sofi, Governor of Erbil

The Kurdistan Regional Government today issued the statement below expressing its deepest condolences at the news of the passing of Dr. Firsat Sofi, Governor of Erbil.

Statement by Kurdistan Regional Government on Iraqi parliament’s federal budget bill

The Kurdistan Regional Government expressed concerns and signaled its opposition to legislation put forward by the Iraqi parliament on Thursday that would once more cut the Kurdistan Region’s share of the federal budget.

Kurdistan Regional Government strongly condemns PKK’s attack on Peshmerga forces

Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on Wednesday chaired a cabinet meeting to discuss several domestic issues, including security, and strongly denounced the Kurdistan Workers Party’s (PKK) attack on Peshmerga Forces in the town of Chamanke in the Duhok province.

KRG issues new Coronavirus directives for schools following surge in infections

The Kurdistan Regional Government’s High-level Committee on Coronavirus met on Sunday to consider additional health and safety guidelines for the new school year following a surge in infections and related fatalities in the Kurdistan Region.

KRG statement on terror attack on oil pipeline

The Kurdistan Regional Government issued a statement today strongly condemning the terrorist attack that targeted Kurdistan Region’s oil pipeline this week.

Council of Ministers convenes over global efforts to prosecute ISIS crimes

Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today chaired a cabinet meeting to discuss ongoing international efforts to investigate crimes committed under ISIS and bring justice to the victims and their families.