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U.S. Consul General in Erbil Meets Kakai Representative in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region
May 25, 2020

Man at video conference.

Consul General Steve Fagin participated in a virtual meeting with Farhad Rafaat, a representative from the Kakai community, to discuss religious inclusion and minority rights. Farhad Rafaat participated in the 2019 International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) focused on interfaith dialogue and religious freedom in the United States. This year is the 80th anniversary of the IVLP program. The U.S. government continues to prioritize the protection and promotion of religious freedom for minorities in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region.