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President Barzani Receives German Foreign Minister

Barzani and German FM

President Masoud Barzani welcomed Mr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Germany. Mr. Steinmeier was accompanied by a delegation of the Ministry as well as German diplomats from Baghdad and Erbil. President Barzani welcomed the minister by a high Kurdistan Region delegation which included Mr. Masrour Barzani, the …

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Kurdistan Region President Meets UK Ambassador to Iraq

Barzani and UK Ambassador

Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani met with the UK Ambassador to Iraq, Mr. Frank Baker, in his office is Salahaddin today. The President and the UK Ambassador shared views on the military campaign against ISIS, relations between Erbil and Baghdad, and the political and economic challenges in Kurdistan and in …

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On the Front Line Against Islamic State

Masrour Barzani 60 minutes

Kurdish intelligence chief Masrour Barzani’s forward base on the Iraqi-Syrian border isn’t easy to reach. On a bright Sunday morning, two members of his staff drive me there from Erbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan. We race four hours around Kurdistan’s barren hills, passing numerous checkpoints, a circuitous route that …

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