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Barzani to arrive in Tehran tomorrow

Barzani to arrive in Tehran tomorrow

TEHRAN, Jan. 20 (Press Shia Agency) – Iraqi Kurdistan Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani and his deputy are set to hold meetings with Iranian high-ranking officials including President Rouhani on Sunday and Monday.According to Iran’s consulate in Iraqi Kurdistan capital, Erbil, Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani will accompany him and their visit will last for two days. During the...

Barzani to visit Tehran

Barzani to visit Tehran

TEHRAN, Jan. 20 (Press Shia Agency) – Iraqi Kurdistan Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani and his deputy are set to hold meetings with Iranian high-ranking officials including President Rouhani on Sunday and Monday.According to Iran’s consulate in Iraqi Kurdistan capital, Erbil, Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani will accompany him and their visit will last for two days. During the...

Recent riots in Iran plotted in Erbil: Rezaie

Recent riots in Iran plotted in Erbil: Rezaie

TEHRAN, Jan. 06 (Press Shia) – Secretary of Iran's Expediency Council and Mohsen Rezaei, , said that the recent riots in Iran were the result of a joint operation of Saddam’s loyalists, MKO members, US, Saudi Arabia, and Barzanis.“The scenario designed by MKO members, monarchists, and US put into practice in Iran in recent days was plotted months earlier in Erbil of Iraq,” said the...

As protests continue, two parties withdraw from KRG government

As protests continue, two parties withdraw from KRG government

TEHRAN, Dec. 20 (Press Shia Agency) –Following days of violent clashes between protesters and security forces in Iraqi Kurdistan, the Change Movement (Gorran) and Kurdistan Islamic Group (KIG) declared their withdrawal from the KRG’s 8th cabinet on Wednesday. The Change Movement announced on its official website that it has given up the Parliament speaker position as well. The Change...

Iran consulate in Erbil warns Iranians

Iran consulate in Erbil warns Iranians

TEHRAN, Dec. 20 (Press Shia Agency) – The Iranian consulate in Erbil issued a statement on Tuesday Dec. 19 warning Iranian citizens not to approach the area of the ongoing demonstrations in the autonomous Iraqi Kurdistan region. The statement of the Iranian Consulate in Erbil strongly advises the Iranian citizens living in the Kurdistan Region to be careful to keep their distance from the...

US after interests in dividing ME: Zarif to Tillerson

US after interests in dividing ME: Zarif to Tillerson

TEHRAN, Oct. 23 (Press Shia) – Tillerson’s anti-Iran remarks in Riyadh were responded by Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif who is currently visiting South African capital city of Pretoria.“Contrary to US who seeks interests in dividing and provoking conflicts, the Islamic Republic of Iran is after cooperation and collaboration with countries of the region,” asserted Mohammad Javad Zarif, the...

Iraq slams attack on Iran consulate in Erbil

Iraq slams attack on Iran consulate in Erbil

TEHRAN, Oct. 22 (Press Shia Agency) – Iraq’s Foreign Ministry in a Sat. statement has condemned a pre-planned attack on Iranian consulate in Erbil, holding authorities of the Kurdistan region responsible for endangering lives of the consulate staff.“The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Iraq condemns the pre-planned attack on Iran’s consulate in Erbil and the disrespect to the flag of the...

Baghdad to retake Erbil faster than Kirkuk: Amir-Abdollahian

Baghdad to retake Erbil faster than Kirkuk: Amir-Abdollahian

TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (Press Shia) – Iranian Parliament's General Director for International Affairs Amir-Abdollahian posted on his Twitter account on Wednesday that a united Iraq is so close.“The mighty central government of Iraq will return Erbil to the united Iraq easier than Kirkuk, just within minutes,” reads the latest tweet of Iranian Parliament's General Director for International Affairs...

KRG referendum to deepen issues between Erbil, Baghdad

KRG referendum to deepen issues between Erbil, Baghdad

TEHRAN, Aug. 23 (Press Shia) – Turkey's ruling party AKP deputy chair Mehmet Mehdi Eker has said the Iraqi Kurdistan's (IKBY) decision to set up an independence referendum would not solve any of the problems that the IKBY and Iraq face, but will deepen the problems.General Mohammad Hossein Bagheri, Chief of Staff of Iranian Armed Forces, paid a 3-day visit to Turkey. He had unprecedented talks...

SRSG Kubiš welcomes Baghdad-Erbil negotiations

SRSG Kubiš welcomes Baghdad-Erbil negotiations

TEHRAN, Aug. 20 (Press Shia Agency) – The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary General (SRSG) for Iraq, Mr. Jan Kubiš, met on 16 August with the Kurdistan political delegation. He welcomes the dialogue between Baghdad and Erbil that is ongoing and urges the two sides to agree on a roadmap with timelines how to resolve all outstanding issues and implement the agreed...

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