The Sartak-Pishta border crossing between Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and the Islamic Republic of Iran was reopened on Monday.
Officials of Iraqi’s Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) especially Sulaymaniyah province voiced their readiness to take advantage of Iran’s high technical knowhow and knowledge in the field of electrical parts and equipment.
KRG Parliament Speaker and its Head of Department of Foreign Relations appreciate Iran’s role in mediating between Baghdad and Erbil, call for expansion of ties between Iraqi Kurdistan and Iran. Speaking on the sidelines a ceremony in commemoration of the 39th anniversary of Iran’s 1979 Islamic Revolution held in Erbil on Tuesday, the Parliament speaker of […]
The regional foreign minister of Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has said that the semi-autonomous region has never intended to engage in a confrontation with the Iraqi military. In an interview with broadcaster CNN, Falah Mustafa Bakir underlined the need for dialog between the KRG and Iraqi government in an attempt to achieve a common […]
TEHRAN – Senior MP Boroujerdi called for Iran and Turkey’s swift response in addressing the need for preserving Iraq’s territorial integrity following Kurdistan region’s insistence on separation. Head of the Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi held talks on bilateral and regional issues with Turkish Parliamentary National Defense Committee head Yusuf Beyazıt in […]
TEHRAN – The US has adopted a hypocritical policy towards the Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s plan to secede from Iraq, Iran’s Judiciary chief deplored, saying Iran, by stark contrast, has explicitly opposed the secession bid which is part of plot to sap the strength of the Muslim nations. Addressing a high-level meeting of Judiciary officials in […]
TEHRAN – Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani slammed the independence referendum recently held in Iraq’s Kurdistan Region, saying the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) adopted an “irresponsible and amateurish approach”. Speaking at a meeting with Turkey’s Chief of the General Staff General Hulusi Akar in Tehran on Monday, Shamkhani said the […]
Turkey’s Prime Minister Binali Yildirim spoke by phone with his Iraqi counterpart Haider al-Abadi discussed the recent illegitimate referendum on regional independence in northern Iraq. According to Anadolu, A Turkish prime ministry source said on Wednesday that the two leaders discussed the developments regarding the referendum in the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) as well as […]
TEHRAN – Ali Shamkhani, a top Iranian security official went to Iranian Parliament on Wednesday to discuss the Iraqi Kurdistan independence referendum. Iranian MP Jabbar Kouchakinejad, from the constituency of Iranian northern city of Rasht, recounted that Iranian Parliament went into a one-hour private session on Wednesday. The event featured Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National […]
TEHRAN – The Iranian parliament on Wednesday condemned the Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s move to hold an independence referendum, saying such separatist measures are to the detriment of Iraq and the whole region. In a statement, signed by 210 lawmakers, the parliament voiced support for the Iraqi government and legislature and condemned the Kurdistan Regional Government’s […]