Kurdistan Regional Government
SAT, 23 FEB 2019 02:12 Erbil, GMT +3

Foreign Relations




The KRG established the Department of Foreign Relations (DFR) in September 2006 to conduct relations with the international community. Today, the DFR is an integral part of the government with a wide-ranging portfolio of responsibilities.

The KRG Department of Foreign Relations is mandated to promote the interests of the Kurdistan Region and its people in regard to relations with the international community and in accordance with the Region’s legislation and the Constitution of the Republic of Iraq. Click here for more information on KRG foreign policy.

The KRG coordinates activities outside of the Kurdistan Region through its 13 representative offices worldwide. Erbil is now host to a number of diplomatic representations.

The Department is currently led by Minister Falah Mustafa Bakir, and is organized into a series of directorates. Click here to see the DFR organization structure. Contact details for the Department can be found here.





Activities

Prime Minister Barzani receives Kuwaiti Consul General

TUE, 12 FEB 2019 11:28

Prime Minister Barzani thanked the people and Government of Kuwait for their humanitarian assistance with special gratitude to the Emir of Kuwait and the Consul General.

Prime Minister Barzani meets visiting Italian Prime Minister Conte

THU, 7 FEB 2019 11:44

Prime Minister Barzani said that the threat of terrorism still exists and highlighted the cooperation and coordination between the Kurdistan Region and Baghdad to eradicate terrorism. He stressed that the support of the international community is essential in this context.

Prime Minister Barzani meets with German Ambassador to Iraq

WED, 6 FEB 2019 17:14

They discussed the relations between the Kurdistan Region and Baghdad as well as the coordination between the security forces of the two sides in the areas where terrorism is likely to reemerge.