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WED, 19 FEB 2020 Kurdistan Region (GMT +3)

What is KDP?

Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) is a democratic and patriotic party who believes in human rights, Social justice and individual freedom. The party believes in the Kurdish and other nations' right to self determination and practicing this right in accordance with the international legal jurisdictions and through democratic and peaceful means. To achieve its aims, the Party benefits from the experiences of the history of the Kurdish liberation movement and Mustafa Barzani's patriotic and heroic legacy. It also benefits from the shared experiences of other nations which are relevant to circumstances in Kurdistan.

KDP was founded on 16 August 1946 under the leadership of the Kurdish legendary leader Mustafa Barzan



Selected Articles
US Ambassador visites President Barzani and Commends His Role in Promoting Unity Among Syrian Kurds


Concerning the current evolving situation in Iraq, the influential Kurdish leader stressed on the need to address the demands of the Iraqi people.

Iraqi Kurdistan PM Barzani warns 'great possibility' of IS group returning


In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24, Masrour Barzani, Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, warned "there is a great possibility for ISIS (the IS group) to come back" and urged the international community to take action.

KRG Welcomes UN’s Recommendations for Fair Trial of IS Members


The report “acknowledged that judicial proceedings against ISIL defendants were generally conducted in an orderly manner, were well organized, and judges were routinely prepared with investigation files,” UNAMi published the report on its website.