Salahadin, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, (Barzani Headquarters) President Masoud Barzani received a European Union delegation which included the deputy Prime Minister of Belgium, Mr. Alexander De Croo and Mr. Christos Stylianides, the EU commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management. During the meeting, President Barzani and the EU delegation discussed the current political developments in Baghdad and Erbil and spoke of new ways to further develop the bilateral relations.
Salahadin, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, (Barzani Headquarters)- President Masoud Barzani received a United States government delegation which consisted of State and Defense Departments officials and was headed by ambassador James Jeffery, the Special Representative for Syria Engagement
Erbil, Kurdistan Region of Iraq (Barzani Headquarters)- President Masoud Barzani received an Iranian government delegation headed by Mr. Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran's Minister of Foreign Affairs. President Barzani and Minister Zarif discussed the latest political developments in Iraq, Mr. Zarif was pleased with the enhancing relations between Erbil and Baghdad and stated that those relations are for the collective benefit of all sides.
"I was born in the shadow of the Kurdistan flag in Mahabad (Iran) and I am ready to serve and die for that same flag"
Mustafa Barzani and the Kurdish Liberation Movement
1945 - 1958
Masoud Barzani was born 16 August 1946 in Iranian Kurdistan, during the short-lived Republic of Mahabad.