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KRG and KDP Denounce PKK Threats on KRG-Turkey Gas Pipeline

In late August last year, the pipeline was attacked by PKK rebels in Turkey.

The Kurdistan Regional Government and the Kurdistan Democratic Party separately issued statements condemning recent calls by officials of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) who had threatened to blow up the KRG-Turkey gas pipeline. Damhad Agid, chief of PKK’s KCK foreign relations, told his party’s media outlets that they will not …

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President Barzani Meets World and Regional Leaders in Munich

Meeting between the President of Kurdistan and the President of Macedonia.

The President of Kurdistan Region Masoud Barzani is meeting numerous leaders that have attended the Munich Security Conference that embarked on February 12 and lasts until February 14. Among the leaders that President Barzani met are Lebanese Prime Minister Tamma Salam, Jordanian King Abdulla II, French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, German Foreign …

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Masrour Barzani Mourns Death of Tahir Elci

tahir elci

The Chancellor of the Kurdistan Region’s Security Council Masrour Barzani mourns the killing of Tahir Elci, the President of the Diyarbekir Bar Association and a prominent Kurdish rights advocate in Turkey. In a tweet on his personal account on Twitter, Masrour Barzani sent condolences to Elci’s family, who was killed on …

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