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News & Announcements

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THE PRESIDENT RECEIVES MEMBER OF THE BRITISH HOUSE OF LORDS

President Salih received today in Baghdad Member of the British House of Lords and Executive Head of the Iraqi-British Trade Council, Baroness Ema Nichelson.
Together, the President and the Baroness discussed the international support to boost security and stability across the country. Furthermore, they reviewed political developments at the region and the world as well.

Wed, Nov 6, 2019 Thu, Nov 7, 2019

The Foreign Minister Receives Telephone Call from the British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim received a phone call from British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Mr. Andrew Morrison. The two sides discussed the latest developments in the region, the situation in Iraq, and the government’s measures to meet the demands of the demonstrators through the reforms launched by the government.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Nov 6, 2019 Thu, Nov 7, 2019

H.E. Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi receives U.S. congressmen delegation

His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi received; this Sunday U.S. congressmen delegation headed by U.S. House Armed Services Committee Chairman the Representative of Democratic in Washington Adam Smith.
They discussed bilateral, strengthening Mutual collaboration, supporting reforms plans and measures taken by the Iraqi government.
His Excellency Prime Minister confirmed that Iraq is keen to establish the best bilateral with the United States of America, its surrounding Arabic countries and the regional.

Prime Minister Dr. Haider Al-AbadiSun, Nov 3, 2019 Mon, Nov 4, 2019

Press Statement

With the continuation of the popular protests calling for reform, and the issuance of statements by foreign countries and international organisations, the Iraqi government affirms the respect of the will of Iraqis to claim their rights guaranteed by the Iraqi Constitution in articles 38, 39 and 40, which prove the right of Iraqis to choose their government in accordance with the contexts in force in the Iraqi democratic system and their rights guaranteed in the Constitution for freedom of expression “without prejudice to public order and morals”.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Nov 2, 2019 Sun, Nov 3, 2019

Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq Dr. Fareed Yasseen participated in a seminar titled "Understanding the Iraqi Protests"

The Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq, Dr. Fareed Yasseen, participated in a seminar titled "Understanding the Iraqi Protests", held by the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies at Georgetown University.

Fri, Nov 1, 2019

PRESIDENT, ADDRESSING IRAQ'S PEOPLE, AGREES ON HOLDING SNAP ELECTIONS BY ADOPTING NEW ELECTORAL LAW AND FRESH ELECTORAL COMMISSION

President Salih confirmed that he would approve early elections by adopting to the new electoral Law and a new Electoral Commission.

Addressing the Iraqis People on Thursday evening, President Salih said that, "The Prime Minister had agreed to resign, asking political blocs to agree on appointing an acceptable alternative, taking into their considerations the constitutional and legal contexts that would prevent a constitutional void."

Fri, Nov 1, 2019 Fri, Nov 1, 2019

Foreign Minister: Iraqi Judiciary System is Committed to Prosecute Iraqi Terrorists, and Foreigners that Committed Crimes in Iraq

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim said that the Iraqi judiciary is committed to prosecuting Iraqi terrorists, and foreigners who committed crimes in Iraq, and is not responsible for prosecuting foreigners in Syria for crimes committed against non-Iraqis.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Oct 31, 2019 Thu, Oct 31, 2019

Foreign Minister Attends Signing of Framework Agreement for Diplomatic Cooperation between Iraqi Foreign Service Institute and Clingendaael Institute

The Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq to the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Dr. Hisham Al-Alawi, signed a framework agreement for diplomatic cooperation between the Iraqi Foreign Service Institute and the Dutch Clingendael Institute.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Oct 31, 2019 Thu, Oct 31, 2019

The Foreign Minister Gives Lecture at Dutch Clingendael Institute of International Relations

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim gave a lecture at the Dutch Clingendael Institute of International Relations, titled: “Iraq in the Middle East: Battleground or Bridge Building.”

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Oct 31, 2019 Thu, Oct 31, 2019

Foreign Minister Participates in 6th Istanbul Mediation Conference

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim participated in the 6th Istanbul Mediation Conference which is taking place in Turkey with the participation of representatives from different countries of the world.

The conference will discuss mediation, efforts to resolve disputes through peaceful means, and prepare guidelines . In addition, experts, researchers and academics from around the world will seek ways to promote the use of mediation as an important means of preventing conflicts and finding solutions through diplomacy.

Prime Minister's Media OfficeThu, Oct 31, 2019 Thu, Oct 31, 2019

Foreign Minister Meets Several Ambassadors of Arab and European Countries and International Organizations Accredited to Kingdom of Netherlands

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Ambassadors of Arab and European countries and international organizations accredited to the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

Minister Alhakim reviewed the latest political and security situation in Iraq and the priorities of the government at the current stage, and at the strategic level, pointing out its orientations to diversify sources of income, support the private sector, create jobs, and eliminate unemployment by upgrading the economic sector, especially agriculture and industry, stating that his visit to the Kingdom of the... Read more...

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Oct 30, 2019 Wed, Oct 30, 2019

Foreign Minister Meets with Dutch Migration Minister

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Dutch Minister of Migration Ms. Ankie Broekers. During the meeting, they discussed the possibility of cooperation between the Migration Ministries of both countries. Minister Alhakim expressed Baghdad’s keenness to seek opportunities to exchange common interests between the two friendly peoples in the field of capacity building, skills, knowledge , border management, development of port control staff, authentication of travel documents, and the adoption of advanced and modern techniques in this regard.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Oct 29, 2019 Wed, Oct 30, 2019

Foreign Minister Meets with Dutch Minister of Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Dutch Minister of Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Ms. Sigrid Kaag as part of his visit to the Kingdom of the Netherlands to strengthen bilateral relations between the two friendly countries and increase coordination in international issues of common interest, especially those related to investment in the fields of agriculture, livestock and management, water, support of private sector, and benefit from the Dutch experience in creating jobs for young people in Iraq.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Oct 29, 2019 Wed, Oct 30, 2019

Foreign Minister meets Dutch Prime Minister

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Dutch Prime Minister Mr. Mark Rutte, and conveyed the greeting of President Mr. Barham Saleh, and Prime Minister Mr. Adil Abdul Mahdi.

The two sides discussed ways to enhance cooperation between the two countries in the field of combating terrorism and the issue of foreign terrorist fighters. They also discussed the support and training of Iraqi security forces by the Dutch side.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Oct 29, 2019 Tue, Oct 29, 2019

Foreign Minister Meets with his Dutch Counterpart

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Dutch Foreign Minister Mr. Stef Blok and discussed prospects of improving relations between the two countries to expand bilateral cooperation to serve the interests of the two friendly peoples.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Oct 29, 2019 Tue, Oct 29, 2019

Foreign Minister Meets with Foreign Relations Committee of the Dutch Parliament

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim met with the Foreign Relations Committee of the Dutch Parliament.

Minister Alhakim discussed the latest developments in Iraq and the measures taken by the Iraqi government to meet the demands of the youth and maintain security, calling on the Dutch side to open new prospects for cooperation in order to promote the Iraqi economy and provide job opportunities through stimulating investment in the productive sectors, especially agriculture, industry and reconstruction of liberated areas

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Oct 29, 2019 Tue, Oct 29, 2019

Statement issued by the Office of the Armed Forces’ Commander-in-Chief.

In the name of God the Most Merciful
“And incumbent upon us was support of the believers” -- al Rum Quran Surah 47.

To our kind Iraqi people,
After your brothers in the armed forces were able to militarily defeat ISIS and eradicate its presence from the Iraq regions, the Iraqi National Intelligence Service today completes this achievement with a qualitative intelligence victory that overthrew the terrorist leader of ISIS in light of joint intelligence follow-up and direct guidance by the Prime Minister and the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces.

Sun, Oct 27, 2019

Iraqi Ambassador Comments on Death of ISIS Leader.

Iraqi Ambassador to the United States Fareed Yasseen released the following statement regarding the successful military operation against ISIS leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, in Syria:

“Today justice prevailed. The brutal leader of ISIS, the most evil terrorist organization of today, has met his end. We would like to express our gratitude to the U.S. military personnel who carried out the daring raid in Syria that led to this outcome.

Sun, Oct 27, 2019

PRESIDENT DISCUSSES WITH SRSG JEANINE HENNIS PLASSCHAERT DRAFT ELECTORAL LAW AND LAUNCHING NATIONAL DIALOGUE TO AMEND CONSTITUTION

President Salih received today at the Presidential Office in Baghdad the Special Representative of the Secretary –General of the United Nations for Iraq Ms. Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert.

Sun, Oct 27, 2019 Sun, Oct 27, 2019

Tripartite Meeting between Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim and his Egyptian and Jordanian Counterparts

The Foreign Minister of the Republic of Iraq, Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim , the Foreign Minister of Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Mr. Ayman Al-Safadi, and the Foreign Minister of Arab Republic of Egypt Mr. Sameh Shoukry held a tripartite meeting on the sidelines of the 18th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement in Baku.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Oct 26, 2019 Sat, Oct 26, 2019

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