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Council of Ministers statement on Court of Cassation ruling

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – A recent ruling by the Court of Cassation in Erbil convicting five men referred to the alleged role of certain diplomatic missions in the context of the case. The Kurdistan Regional Government reiterates that the judiciary in the Kurdistan Region is independent of the …

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Prime Minister Masrour Barzani convenes Council of Ministers

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – Prime Minister Masrour Barzani, joined by Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani, today convened a meeting with the Council of Ministers to go over key pieces of legislation. As part of the Kurdistan Regional Government’s efforts to combat corruption and the misuse of public funds, …

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Council of Ministers approves justice and trade bills

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today convened the Council of Ministers to approve a number of bills to be tabled in the Kurdistan Region Parliament. The Council of Ministers approved five key bills as part of the Kurdistan Regional Government’s reform agenda to be submitted …

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KRG Council of Ministers convenes over Budget Bill, Government Services

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – Prime Minister Masrour Barzani, joined by Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani, today chaired a meeting of the Council of Ministers to discuss the Kurdistan Region’s draft budget bill and other legislation to improve public services. The Prime Minister emphasized the need to reduce bureaucratic …

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Clarification from the Kurdistan Regional Government Spokesperson

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – The Kurdistan Regional Government in a statement today rejected assertions made by some regional media outlets regarding the presence of an Israeli intelligence agency within the Kurdistan Region. The Kurdistan Regional Government responded as follows: “A number of local media outlets have falsely reported …

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Council of Ministers Convenes to discuss Federal Budget Bill

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today convened the Council of Ministers to discuss ongoing work with the Federal Government of Iraq and the budget bill. The Prime Minister praised the Kurdistan Regional Government’s negotiating team for its efforts over the past year, reaffirming that the …

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Statement by the KRG on the occasion of Akitu

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – The Kurdistan Regional Government issued the following statement on the occasion of Akitu: “The Kurdistan Regional Government congratulates all Christian brothers and sisters in the Kurdistan Region as they observe the birth of Akitu and celebrate the New Year for Assyrians, Syriacs, and Chaldeans. …

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Pope Francis’s visit to the Kurdistan Region

The Relationship between the Kurdistan Region and the Vatican   After the war for freedom in Iraq ended, a war which was a period of great terror and violence in the country’s history, the Kurdistan Region flourished as a peaceful and stable area where not only Iraqi Christians, but many …

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Prime Minister Masrour Barzani convenes Council of Ministers

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (GOV.KRD) – Prime Minister Masrour Barzani today headed a meeting of the Council of Ministers to discuss recent developments with Iraq and ongoing efforts by the Kurdistan Regional Government. Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani, heading the delegation leading negotiations with Baghdad, updated the cabinet on the …

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