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President Barzani Receives a U.S. Congressional Delegation‏

US Congressmen praised the role of Peshmarga in pushing back ISIS.

  President Masoud Barzani received a delegation from the United States Congress which consisted of several members of both the Senate and the House of Representatives. During the meeting President Barzani warmly welcomed the delegation and took advantage of the opportunity to express his appreciation for the role of the …

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KRG: “We Are Reaching A Breaking Point”

There is over a quarter of Syrian refugees in the Kurdistan Region, in addition to the 1.5 million IDPs.

The Kurdistan Region’s Planning Minister Ali Sindi appealed to the Europeans Thursday for urgent medical, humanitarian, military and financial aid, as advances by the Islamic State (ISIS) continue to displace growing numbers of civilians. “We are reaching a breaking point,” he warned. The minister joined officials from the central government …

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UN Appreciates KRG Efforts Regarding IDPs

President Barzani Meets UN Envoy to Iraq Jan Kubis

  Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani today met with the new Special Representative of the UN in Iraq Mr Jan Kubis in Salahaddin. The President and the UN representative discussed the situation of IDPs in Kurdistan and political and security developments in the country. Mr. Kubis expressed UN appreciation for the KRG …

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