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Kurdistan Deserves an Amicable Divorce From Baghdad

Masrour Barzani, head of the Kurdish region's National Security Council, speaks during an interview with Reuters in Arbil, in Iraq's Kurdistan region, July 19, 2014

Throughout the modern history of Iraq, we have lived in denial. By we, I mean the Kurdish people, who comprise one-quarter of the country; the Arabs and other nationalities who make up the rest; and our friends around the world, who have been hoping that a functional, pluralistic nation could …

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President Barzani Receives Amnesty International Delegation

masoud barzani and amnesty international

President Masoud Barzani received an Amnesty International delegation headed by the organization’s Secretary General, Mr. Salil Shetty. President Barzani and Mr. Shetty spoke of the current situation in the Kurdistan Region and how the war against the terrorists of the Islamic State has had a great impact on the economic …

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Masrour Barzani and Amnesty International Discuss Joint Collaboration

masrour barzani and amnesty international

The Chancellor of the Kurdistan Region’s Security Council asked Amnesty International for close cooperation to eliminate any fault or personal misbehaviors. On Wednesday, Masrour Barzani received a delegation from Amnesty International led by the organization’s Secretary General Salil Shetty. The meeting focused on discussing Amnesty’s latest report of January 2016 …

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Masrour Barzani: Mentality in Baghdad Doesn’t Accept Partnership

Masrour Barzani and Marco Rubio

The Chancellor of the Kurdistan Region’s Security Council Masrour Barzani received the US Senator Marco Rubio and the US Consul in Erbil Matthias Mitman Wednesday in Salahaddin Pirmam. In the meeting, Masrour Barzani and Senator Rubio discussed the historical and sectarian differences between the Iraqi communities. Masrour Barzani told Rubio …

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