posted tages with "Iraqi Kurdistan"

Erbil uses ISIL terrorists to exert pressure on Baghdad: MP

Erbil uses ISIL terrorists to exert pressure on Baghdad: MP

TEHRAN, Mar. 24 (Press Shia Agency) - Iraqi Parliament's Security and Defense Commission Member Iskandar Watut warned Iraqi officials that PKK is setting up a new stronghold in northern Iraq.Given the above issue, Iraq’s Kurdistan region owns thousands of ISIL terrorist groups in order to use them as a leverage against central government in Baghdad. He  added that the Iraqi Kurdistan...

Erbil using ISIL terrorists to exert pressure on Baghdad: MP

Erbil using ISIL terrorists to exert pressure on Baghdad: MP

TEHRAN, Mar. 24 (Press Shia) - Iraqi Parliament's Security and Defense Commission Member Iskandar Watut warned Iraqi officials that PKK is setting up a new stronghold in northern Iraq.Given the above issue, Iraq’s Kurdistan region owns thousands of ISIL terrorist groups in order to use them as a leverage against central government in Baghdad. He  added that the Iraqi Kurdistan region...

Turkey opens airspace to northern Iraq's Erbil

Turkey opens airspace to northern Iraq's Erbil

TEHRAN, Mar. 23 (Press Shia) –Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Friday announced the lifting of a flight ban to northern Iraq's Erbil city.Speaking to media in capital Ankara, Yildirim said, "We had closed down our airspace following northern Iraq's referendum. We are opening our airspace as of today." An international flight ban had been imposed late last year in response to an...

Baghdad agrees to reopen another border crossing with Iran

Baghdad agrees to reopen another border crossing with Iran

TEHRAN, Feb. 28 (Press Shia Agency) – A Kurdish member of the Iraqi cabinet has reported that Iraqi government has agreed to reopen another border crossing on the border between Iran and the Kurdistan region.The Iraq’s Minister of Migration and Displacement Darbaz Mohammed wrote on his personal Facebook page on Tuesday that “at the cabinet meeting today, I proposed that the ‘Sartak’...

Iraqi Kurdistan PM Barzani thanks Iran for helps to Kurdistan

Iraqi Kurdistan PM Barzani thanks Iran for helps to Kurdistan

TEHRAN, Feb. 18 (Press Shia) – Iraqi Kurdistan PM Nechirvan Barzani met Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif in Munich on the sidelines of the 2018 Munich Security Conference and extended gratitude for Iran’s helps to Iraqi Kurdistan.Nechirvan Idris Barzani, the Prime Minister of Iraqi Kurdistan met with Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammad Javad Zarif, on the sidelines of the 2018 edition...

Barzani declares his visit to Iran a success

Barzani declares his visit to Iran a success

TEHRAN, Jan. 22 (Press Shia) – In a press conference in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan's prime minister declared his visit to Iran a success, insisting that no armed groups can use KRG territory as a base to attack neighboring countries. Iraqi Kurdistan Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani with his accompanying delegation visited Tehran yesterday January 21, 2018. During their visit the Kurdish delegation...

Iran plays active, effective role in mediating between Baghdad, Erbil

Iran plays active, effective role in mediating between Baghdad, Erbil

TEHRAN, Jan. 22 (Press Shia Agency) – An Iraqi Kurdish MP from Barzani political party (KDP) has told Kurdish media that Iran is playing an active and effective role in resolving the issues between Iraqi central government and the KRG. Iraqi Kurdish MP Majed Shengali from the Iraqi Kurdistan Democratic Party's fraction in Iraqi parliament told local media that the Islamic Republic of Iran plays...

Iran values friendly, strategic ties with KRG

Iran values friendly, strategic ties with KRG

TEHRAN, Jan. 22 (Press Shia) – Parliament Speaker Larijani said Sun. that Iran values the friendly and strategic ties with Iraqi Kurdistan region and seeks to preserve the relations.Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani made the remarks in a meeting with Iraqi Kurdistan Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani on Sunday in Tehran. During the meeting, Larijani stressed that the strategy of the...

Iraqi Kurdistan to pose no threat against Iran: Nechirvan Barzani

Iraqi Kurdistan to pose no threat against Iran: Nechirvan Barzani

TEHRAN, Jan. 21 (Press Shia) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani received Nechirvan Barzani of Iraqi Kurdistan on Sunday in Tehran where Barzani reassured the Iranian side that the KRG homes no anti-Iran threat.“All efforts should be concentrated on bolstering close relations between the two nations of Iran and Iraq,” said Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday. The Iranian head of...

Iran ready to mediate issues between Baghdad, Erbil

Iran ready to mediate issues between Baghdad, Erbil

TEHRAN, Jan. 21 (Press Shia) – In a meeting with Iraqi Kurdistan PM in Tehran on Sunday, Iran’s Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council said “Iran cannot tolerate presence of anti-Islamic Revolution armed groups in Kurdistan Region.”Iraqi Kurdistan Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani with his accompanying delegation arrived in Tehran last night, and their visit marks normalizing...