Monthly Archives: January 2021

APPG Chair urges urgent UN action on Erbil/Baghdad relations

The Rt Hon Robert Halfon MP, Chair of the APPG, today raised the issue of Kurdistan/Iraq relations in the Commons. He said “Covid is bankrupting Iraq and the Kurdistan region. A stalled budget deal between Erbil and Baghdad is bleeding … Continue reading

APPG Chair puts official UK trade mission to the Kurdistan Region on ministerial agenda

APPG Chair, Rt Hon Robert Halfon MP, today asked the Trade Ministry the following question. “The recent report from the all-party group on the Kurdistan Region in Iraq, which I chair, identifies opportunities for British bodies in energy, solar power, … Continue reading

UK supports a strong and successful Kurdistan Region of Iraq within a thriving Iraq

APPG Chair, Rt Hon Robert Halfon MP asked the FCDO Minister for his assessment of the implications for his policies of his visit to the Kurdistan Region in Iraq. The Minister for the Middle East, Rt Hon James Cleverly replied … Continue reading