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Japanese Consulate Opened in Erbil


apan opened its consulate in the Kurdish capital of Erbil on Wednesday following meetings between the country’s Foreign Minister Kentaro Sonoura and senior Kurdish officials, including the president and prime minister. In a ceremony attended by Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani and other senior officials, the Japanese consulate opened its doors …

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President Barzani Receives a Japanese Delegation


President Masoud Barzani received a Japanese diplomatic delegation headed by Japan’s State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Kentaro Sonoura. President Barzani and Minister Sonoura spoke of the importance of strengthening the bilateral relations between the Kurdistan Region of Iraq and Japan. The two sides also spoke of the current war …

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ISIS Leader Killed in West Kirkuk, KRSC


The Kurdistan Region’s Security Council announced the death of senior ISIS leader in the Kirkuk province who took part in the martyrdom of several Peshmerga members and the trade of Kurdish Yazidi women. “A joint operation by Kurdistan’s Counter-Terrorism Forces (CTD) and a Global Coalition member killed ISIS terrorist Islam …

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President Barzani Welcomes Turkish Prime Minister in Erbil


President Masoud Barzani received a high level Turkish delegation headed by Turkey’s Prime Minister, Mr. Bnali Yildarim,. During the meeting President Barzani warmly welcomed the delegation and began discussions of bilateral relations with Turkey and how we can further improve the relations. Prime Minister Yildarim and President Barzani discussed in …

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