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FRI, 24 MAR 2017 Kurdistan Region (GMT +3)

Report on Munich Security Conference (MSC)

2/27/2017 1:51:54 PM

His Excellency President Barzani attended the Munich Security Conference (MSC), which is the most important event of the year, addressing international conflicts and resolutions


A formal handover ceremony took place at the Kurdistan Democratic Party's Foreign Relations Office
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 19:46:27

On 15 February where Hemin Hawrami officially passed responsibility to Hoshyar Siwaily.

Hawrami meets Japan's new Consul General to Kurdistan for talks on relations
Tue, 31 Jan 2017 21:56:04

In a meeting with the newly-appointed Japanese Consul General to Kurdistan, Katsumi Moriyasu, Hemin Hawrami highlighted the appreciation of the Kurdish administration for Japan's role in supporting the Kurds and said he hoped that both sides can encourage future positive relations

Deputy German Consul hails Peshmerga sacrifices in meeting with Hawrami
Wed, 25 Jan 2017 18:47:22

Hemin Hawrami praised Germany for their humanitarian support and military aid after meeting with the Deputy Consul General to Erbil, Cristofer Burger, for talks on the latest political climate in the Kurdistan Region.

UN representative in Kurdistan says the Kurdistan people's decision will be respected
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 19:22:18

Hemin Hawrami says any decisions by the Iraqi government on the potential provincial elections in the disputed city Kirkuk should be taken into consideration, but if the Iraqi government is take a contrary decision, the KRG and the governor of Kirkuk will have a decision on Kirkuk

Hawrami: Peshmerga has defended all national and religious sects without discrimination
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:38:50

Hemin Hawrami has paid tribute to Kurdish Peshmerga forces who have made a vast amount of sacrifices fighting against terrorists across parts of the country and shown good sprit in respecting national and religious sects while defending their land and stability.

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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