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January 29th, 2011 - 3:58 pm § in Elections & Democracy, KRG

Kurdistan is not Tunisia

Regrettably, attempts by civil society organizations to demonstrate and ask for improved services from their government are being hijacked by the opposition block in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq’s parliament Gorran. No one is doubting the need to improve governance and the delivery of services[...]

July 4th, 2010 - 2:18 am § in Elections & Democracy, KRG

Happy Independence Day

Today I released this official statement congratulating all Americans on this their day of Independence: Happy Independence Day On behalf of the people of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, I wish our American friends the best on this day of national celebration.  Today, 234 years ago, a group of Americ[...]