Monthly Archives: February 2021

Guest column. One for post-Covid travel. Gideon Benedyk outlines his experience of visiting the Kurdistan Region

London black cabs in Iraqi Kurdistan? Absolutely. Kurds can now hire newly imported Hackney Cabs for weddings and photo-ops in the city of Duhok. Kurds love classic British brands in this beautiful, Western loving near-nation where I have just spent … Continue reading

Religious freedoms in the Kurdistan Region

APPG Chair Rt Hon Robert Halfon MP has tabled this Commons motion, so far supported by MPs, Jonathan Edward, Jim Shannon and Bob Blackman. This House warmly welcomes the visit in March by His Holiness The Pope to Iraq and … Continue reading

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The UK will continue to play its part in supporting the Kurdistan Region of Iraq to build a more peaceful, more prosperous future, says UK Minister

Rt Hon Robert Halfon MP, APPG Chair, asked the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what assessment he has made of the long-term effect on (a) UK foreign policy and (b) bilateral relations with the Kurdistan Region … Continue reading

UK backing for unifying the Peshmerga with training for 9,000 members

APPG member Alicia Kearns MP tabled a written question asking the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what the purpose is of his Department’s technical support to the Peshmerga Ministry in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Middle … Continue reading