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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has met with Masoud Barzani, the former President of the Kurdistan Region and the leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), in Erbil.
A border crossing between Iran and the Iraqi Kurdistan Region has reopened and the trade exchanges via land border have resumed in the normal way, officials say.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Prime Minister of the Iraqi Kurdistan Masrour Barzani have expressed concern over the ISIS terrorist group’s revival.
The representative of Iranian Assyrians and Chaldean Catholics at the Iranian Parliament says Assyrians are beholden to General Qassem Soleimani, because thanks to his efforts over 30,000 of the Assyrians living in Iraq survived ISIS invasion.
Direct flights have been officially launched between Iraq’s Sulaymaniyah and Iran’s Kish Island, and the first passenger plane carrying the Kurdish tourists landed on the Persian Gulf island earlier this week.
Iranian virtuoso musician Shahram Nazeri has canceled a concert in Turkey’s Konya in deference to the Kurdish people of Syria affected by a Turkish military operation.
A photo exhibition is underway in Tehran, portraying the sufferings of refugees and the migration of Iraqi Kurds during the rule of former Iraqi strongman Saddam Hussein.
Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says it has launched retaliatory attacks on positions of anti-Iran terrorist groups along the Iranian borders with the Iraqi Kurdistan region.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has congratulated Nechirvan Barzani on his election as the new President of Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government.