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Rosneft Becomes First Oil Major to Pre-Finance Kurdish Crude

The logo of Russia's Rosneft oil company is pictured at the central processing facility of the Rosneft-owned Priobskoye oil field outside the West Siberian city of Nefteyugansk, Russia, August 4, 2016. Picture taken August 4, 2016. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Russian state oil firm Rosneft has become the first major oil firm to pre-finance crude exports from Iraq’s Kurdistan, joining trading houses in the race for crude from the semi-autonomous region. “We look forward to developing new markets for Kurdish crude oil,” a statement by Rosneft quotes chief executive Igor …

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President Barzani Meets World Leaders in Munich

Masoud Barzani and US Defense Secretary Mattis Kurdistan

President Masoud Barzani attended the Muncih Security Conference to, among other crucial tasks, discuss the latest developments of the war on the terrorists of the Islamic State. The President held a number of meetings during which he spoke of the sacrifices of the Peshmerga forces, the severity of the cruelty …

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President Barzani Receives UK Secretary of State for Defense

President Masoud Barzani and UK Defense Minister Fallon

President Masoud Barzani received a senior United Kingdom delegation headed by Sir Michael Fallon, the Secretary of State for Defense and a number of other military officials. The delegation also included ambassador Frank Baker, UK’s ambassador to Iraq. During the meeting Secretary Fallon began by stating that he is pleased …

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Masrour Barzani: We Are Forced To Be Iraqis

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The Chancellor of the Kurdistan Region’s Security Council expresses concern over an US administration ban on Iraqi people, which also includes visitors from Kurdistan. US President Donald Trump signed an executive order on banning people from seven Muslim countries to enter the United States. The Kurds, which have been a …

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