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SAT, 10 DEC 2016 Kurdistan Region (GMT +3)

CDU praises Barzani for peace process and the war against terrorism

12/6/2016 7:23:26 PM

By official invitation to attend the 29th annual conference of the ruling Christian Democratic Union Party in Germany, a Kurdistan Democratic Party delegation led by Hemin Hawrami participated at the event held in the western city of Essen on 6 December.

Hawrami highlights Peshmerga victories in Vienna
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:22:03

By official invitation from the Austrian National Defence Academy, Hemin Hawrami  head of KDP’s FRO delivered a lecture about the current situation in Kurdistan and the latest political and military developments.

Hawrami meets delegates for talks in Berlin
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 16:07:57

On the sidelines of the Foreign Policy Forum in Berlin, Hemin Hawrami met with delegates participating at the event for talks on regional issues and areas of mutual interest.

Hawrami participates at Foreign Policy Forum in Berlin
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 16:23:09

During a meeting on the sidelines of the Berlin Forum on Foreign Policy where Hemin Hawrami is participating by official invitation, extended the greetings of President Massoud Barzani to the Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni Silveri, and thanked the government and people of Italy for their support toward the people of Kurdistan.

Secretary General of the Lebanese Future Movement praises the role of President Barzani to combat terrorism
Sun, 27 Nov 2016 11:32:54

The Leader of Lebanese Future Movement Saad Hariri expressed praise to the role of President of Kurdistan Region Massoud Barzani in countering terrorism and for the people Kurdistan for hosting the millions of refugees and displaced people.

Kurdistan Region President discusses Mosul operation with US Secretary of Defence
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 17:30:23

During a telephone conversation with President of Kurdistan Region Massoud Barzani, the US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter expressed satisfaction of the great victories achieved by the Peshmerga forces on the front line of the war against Islamic State terrorists

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Hawrami: ‘We are protecting our areas, we are helping the Iraqi army forces, and part of the global coalition to defeat ISIS
The Kurdish forces, the Peshmerga are regarded as the most successful in the fight against ISIL so far. Let's have a little bit of a closer look, now. It is providing that is the KRG the Kurdish Regional Government: 50,000 fighters for this offensive but under a deal with the Iraqi government, Peshmerga forces will not enter the city of Mosul itself. This is considered a red line. The offensive is the first time that the Kurdish and the Iraqi government forces coordinate their efforts on the battlefront. Now we can talk to Hemin Hawrami, who is advisor to Massoud Barzani, president of the semi-autonimous region of Northern Iraq. Mr Hawrami is also Head of the Foreign Relations Office of the Kurdistan Democratic Party. Now from Erbil, thank you for talking to us.

The president of Iraqi Kurdistan, "We want more weapons"

In an interview with The Turk Haber, Hemin Hawrami said the Kurdistan Region is doing its best to calm tensions and resolve problems between Baghdad and Ankara.
Hemin Hawrami, Head of Kurdistan Democratic Party’s Foreign Relations Office, highlighted the vision and the KDP positions in the current situation in the Middle East. The town of Bashik has become a problem between Baghdad and Ankara. From the other side, the Kurdistan Region is going through a financial crisis. President Massed Barzani recently visited Baghdad and met with the Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi with efforts to diffuse the rising tensions and situation between the province and the central government, and at the same time, to extend the presence of the Turkish troops in Iraq, the Iraqi government has thus far conveyed a strict attitude towards Turkey. Translated/ by Sherko Habeb