Iran-Kurdistan Relations

Iranian president-elect holds separate phone calls with Serbian, Kurdiastan region presidents

In separate telephone conversations with the President of Serbia and the President of the Iraqi Kurdistan Region, Iran's President-elect Massoud Pezeshkian reaffirmed Iran's commitment to respecting the territorial integrity of all countries and expressed a strong desire to deepen relations with both Serbia and Iraq.

Iran says wants full disarmament of Iraq-based secessionist groups

Iran’s top military commander has expressed dismay over Iraq’s failure to take adequate action with regards to secessionist in the Kurdistan region, saying the Iraqi side's measures have not been enough.

Iran says security pact with Iraq should be fully implemented

Iran says a security agreement with Iraq to tackle the anti-Iran terror groups in northern Iraq, should be implemented to the letter.

Anti-Iran groups in northern Iraq accept call for disarmament, relocation: Report

An informed source has confirmed that secessionist anti-Tehran groups in northern Iraq have agreed to lay down their arms and leave the areas along the common border between Iran and the Iraqi Kurdistan Region.

Iran “deploying military hardware to Iraq borders” as deadline to disarm terrorists in Kurdistan nears

Footage and reports received from citizens suggest Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) is deploying military hardware to borders in the northwest of the country as a September 19 deadline for the disarmament of separatist terror groups in Iraq’s Kurdistan region approaches.

IRGC official: Iraq’s deadline to disarm terror groups in Kurdistan to end on Sep 19

An Iranian military official says a deadline Iran has set for Iraq to disarm terror groups in the Kurdistan region in northern Iraq will end on September 19.

Report: Iran warns against Iraq failure to expel anti-Tehran armed groups

Al-Araby Al-Jadeed says that Iran has issued a warning to Iraq, stating that it will defend its national security if Iraq fails to comply with an agreement regarding armed groups based un northern Iraq.

Agreement reached with Iraq to ‘disarm, relocate’ terrorists based in Kurdistan region: Iran

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Nasser Kanaani stated on Monday Tehran has reached a deal with Baghdad on disarming and relocating terrorist groups in northern Iraq by the next month.

Top Comdr.: IRGC attack on terrorists’ positions in north Iraq, step toward their full disarmament

A senior Iranian military commander says an attack by Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) on the positions of terrorists in northern Iraq was a step toward full disarmament of these groups.

Iranian commander: Attacks against terrorists in Iraq will continue if Baghdad doesn’t expel them

The commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Forces says Iran will continue to hit the positions of anti-Iran terrorists in Iraq if Baghdad doesn’t adhere to a commitment to expel them from Iraqi territory.

Iranian FM says Kurdistan-based separatist groups threaten Iran, Iraq security

The Iranian foreign minister has warned against the presence of anti-Iran separatist groups in the Iraqi Kurdistan region.

Report: Parts of drones used in Isfahan attack smuggled into Iran from north Iraq, Israel involved

Iran’s Nour News media outlet says parts of the drones used in the recent attack on a military facility in Isfahan were smuggled into Iran with the help of Israel-affiliated counterrevolutionary Kurdish groups based in northern Iraq.

MP: Iranian raids destroyed dozens of terror bases in Iraqi Kurdistan

An Iranian lawmaker says the country’s Armed Forces destroyed over 70 terror bases with missiles and drones during raids on Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region, significantly boosting security on the Iranian side of the border.

Iran’s IRGC deploying reinforcements to Iraq Kurdistan border areas

The commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC)’s Ground Force says reinforcements are being deployed to regions along Iran’s western and northwestern borderline as the military steps up the campaign against separatist terror groups in the Iraqi Kurdistan region.

Iran UN mission urges Iraq to counter threats from Kurdistan region

Iran told the United Nations that the military operations against separatist terror groups based in Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region aim to defend the country’s national security. It called on the central Iraqi government to shoulder its responsibility to maintain effective control over its entire territory and internationally-recognized borders.

IRGC launches new missile, drone raids on terror bases in Iraqi Kurdistan

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has launched a new barrage of missiles and drones against hideouts of separatist terrorists in Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region.

Iran resumes military operation against separatist groups in Iraq’s Kurdistan

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) announced that its ground forces have launched a new round of drone and missile attacks on the positions of separatist groups in Iraq’s Kurdistan Region on Monday.

Iran launches aerial operation against terrorists in Iraq’s Kurdistan

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has once again smashed the positions of terrorist groups operating near the country’s western borders in Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region.

Iraq’s Kurdistan Region PM says local govt. open to closer economic cooperation with Iran

The prime minister of Iraq’s Kurdistan Region says the local government is prepared to increase economic cooperation with Iran, especially the neighboring Iranian province of West Azarbaijan.

Iran’s Center of Commerce and House of Innovation and Technology inaugurated in Sulaymaniyah

 Iran’s Center of Commerce and House of Innovation and Technology was launched in Sulaymaniyah before noon on Tuesday, July 5, 2022, in a ceremony attended by Iranian and Iraqi Kurdish officials as well as representatives of the private sectors of the two sides.

Iran-Kurdistan Region Trade and Technological Conference held in Sulaymaniyah

The trade conference of Iran and Iraq’s Kurdistan region was held on Monday, July 4, 2022, at Sulaymaniyah’s Titanic Hotel with the participation of 33 Iranian knowledge-based companies and over 100 companies and merchants from the Kurdistan region.

Iran, Iraq’s Kurdistan discuss closer trade ties

Iran says it stands ready to make investments in Iraq, calling for closer trade and economic relations between the two countries.

Iran general warns of more anti-terror attacks in Iraq’s north

The Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major-General Mohammad Baqeri has warned of more operations against terrorist cells in Iraq’s northern Kurdistan region.

Tehran Says Prepared for Development of Relations with Erbil

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has held talks with a delegation from the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) co-chaired by Lahur Sheikh Jangi and Bafel Talabani in Erbil.

Iraqi Kurdistan’s Soil Won’t Be Used for Threatening Iran: Barzani

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has held talks with Masoud Barzani, the leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party in Iraq, in Erbil.

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