Kurdistan

US emphasizes importance of freedom of expression in Kurdistan Region



The United States Ambassador to Iraq Matthew Tueller visited Erbil on February 24th and met with the Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani, Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Masrour Barzani, and KRG Interior Minister Reber Ahmed.

 

The meetings covered a range of issues, including U.S. support to the KRG and federal Iraqi government in the wake of the February 15 rocket attacks in Erbil, as well as regional relations and support for implementation of the Sinjar agreement and the safe, dignified, and voluntary return of IDPs to their homes.

 

They also discussed the KRG’s budget negotiations with the government of Iraq as well as relations between the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan and Kurdistan Democratic Party.

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Germany: A Kurdish refugee gets killed by another Arab refugee


The Summit Foundation in Kurdistan Region announced on Wednesday that a Kurdish refugee got killed by another Arab refugee in one of the camps in Germany.

 

In a statement, the...


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Will new US administration change its policy towards Syrian Kurds?


Joe Biden, the most pro-Kurdish U.S. politician, had won during last years election in the U.S. and one of the primary things he did was announcing the appointment of Brett Mcgurk, former US repres...


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