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THU, 23 JAN 2020 Kurdistan Region (GMT +3)

What is KDP?

Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) is a democratic and patriotic party who believes in human rights, Social justice and individual freedom. The party believes in the Kurdish and other nations' right to self determination and practicing this right in accordance with the international legal jurisdictions and through democratic and peaceful means. To achieve its aims, the Party benefits from the experiences of the history of the Kurdish liberation movement and Mustafa Barzani's patriotic and heroic legacy. It also benefits from the shared experiences of other nations which are relevant to circumstances in Kurdistan.

KDP was founded on 16 August 1946 under the leadership of the Kurdish legendary leader Mustafa Barzan



Selected Articles
President Nechirvan Barzani receives Ambassador of Finland to Iraq


Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani congratulated Mr. Vesa Häkkinen on his appointment as the Ambassador of Finland to Iraq and wished him success in his mission. The President also emphasized strengthening ties between Kurdistan Region and Finland.

President Nechirvan Barzani to meet with President Donald Trump at Davos


President Nechirvan Barzani will hold meetings with U.S. President Donald Trump and the United Nations’ Secretary General Antonio Guterres. The President is also expected to meet with a number of other world leaders, ministers and high ranking officials.

Iraqi Kurdistan president: 'We are not scared of Iran, but we respect Iran'


In Kurdistan we do not wish Iraq to become a battleground where Iran and the United States settle their scores. Iraq’s relations with the United States are very important. But Iran is our longstanding neighbor. Since assuming office Prime Minister Mahdi has set out to avoid being dragged into the conflict between Iran and the United States.