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Dr. Al-Sahaf: We are coordinating and implementing to return the stranded, so far we have been able to return 13,000 Iraqis from 17 countries within 66 exceptional flights, and two land journeys

Foreign Ministry Official Spokesman

Dr. Al-Sahaf: National institutions work collectively in the spirit of the team to achieve the required response to return Iraqis stranded in the countries of the world and not the Foreign Ministry alone.

Dr. Al-Sahaf: We are coordinating and implementing to return the stranded, and so far we have been able to return 13,000 Iraqis from 17 countries within 66 exceptional flights, and two trips by land.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Apr 28, 2020 Wed, Apr 29, 2020

Press Statement

Iraq highly values ​​Japan’s supportive stances in various emergency condition and along the historical line of relations between Iraq and Japan. The most recent of which is the Japanese government’s decision to allocate $ 1.45 million through the International Committee of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies to assist Iraq in confronting Coronavirus, and to provide (1.55) million dollars through the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to support the humanitarian needs of the displaced Iraqis.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Apr 28, 2020 Wed, Apr 29, 2020

Foreign Minister: Political Analyst Dr. Wathiq Al-Hashemi was a Worthy National Figure

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim expressed his sincere condolences and sympathy to Iraqis, especially the family of the deceased political analyst Dr. Wathiq Al-Hashemi.
Considering that Dr. Al-Hashemi is a worthy patriot who left a clear trace in Iraqi reality, and a loyal patriotic legacy.
Praying to God Almighty, that the soul of the deceased rest in peace, and to be granted Paradise.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Apr 28, 2020 Wed, Apr 29, 2020

Foreign Minister Calls his Omani Counterpart

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim made a phone call to the Omani Foreign Minister Mr. Yusef bin Alawi, and the two sides exchanged congratulations on the occasion of the holy month.

Minister Alhakim stressed the depth of fraternal relations that bind Iraq with Oman and expressed the interest of the Iraqi government in strengthening bilateral cooperation to achieve the interests of the two friendly peoples, and his aspirations for more progress and prosperity to the Sultanate.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Apr 26, 2020 Wed, Apr 29, 2020

Press Statement

The Air Defense Command has detected a violation of Iraqi airspace which occurred through a drone plane belonging to the Turkish army. A refugee camp was bombed near the city of Makhmur, and two women’s lives were claimed from the camp on April 15, 2020. The Foreign Ministry expresses its condemnation in the strongest possible terms for these Turkish attacks which violate Iraqi sovereignty and contradicts the principles of good-neighborliness, and represents a grave violation of international humanitarian law and the provisions of the United Nations Charter.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Apr 16, 2020 Thu, Apr 16, 2020

Foreign Ministry Official Spokesman Dr. Ahmed Al-Sahaf

The Foreign Ministry condemns in the strongest possible terms the attack carried out by the Turkish side, which resulted in loss of life and property, the Foreign Minister directed the summoning of the Turkish Ambassador in Baghdad to deliver him a letter of protest.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Apr 16, 2020 Thu, Apr 16, 2020

His Excellency Prime Minister Congratulates Christians for the occasion of Easter

April -12– 2020

I offer the most sincere the best congratulations and blessing to our Nation Christian's People brothers and Sisters on the occasion of Easter, in time they stand on those days in Stand of unity, solidarity, and Symbiosis as in all circumstances with their brothers in the Homeland

My sincere congratulations for Iraq and World Christians, happy Year and Our Blessed honorable People in thousand good

Adil Abd AL-Mahdi
Prime Minister
April-12 -2020

Prime Minister's Media OfficeSun, Apr 12, 2020 Wed, Apr 15, 2020

Energy Ministerial Council discusses Oil Prices, Supporting Energy Stability

April -12– 2020

Prime Minister's Media OfficeSun, Apr 12, 2020 Wed, Apr 15, 2020

Prime Minister-designated continues his government formation talks

April -12– 2020

Prime Minister-designated Mustafa Al-Kadhimi continues his government formation talks in constructive atmosphere in cooperation of political blocs and social activities, according to the directions announced in his speech, where he held during the past days a series of meetings and consultations during which he affirmed his intention to present his government program and to form the new government as soon as possible.

Media offices of the Prime Minister-designated
April-12-2020

Prime Minister's Media OfficeSun, Apr 12, 2020 Wed, Apr 15, 2020

Prime Minister- designated Mustafa Al-Kadhimi receives the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq

April -12– 2020

Prime Minister's Media OfficeSun, Apr 12, 2020 Wed, Apr 15, 2020

Foreign Ministry Official Spokesman: Al-Sahaf: We coordinated the return of thousands of Iraqis and devoted ourselves to national response diplomacy

Since the beginning of the crisis of the outbreak of the pandemic of Covid-19, the Foreign Ministry worked in cooperation with the Ministry of Transport to organize an air route to rescue Iraqi travelers stranded in countries where the pandemic has occurred, and we have also worked on forming crisis cells in cooperation with our embassies abroad to monitor the infected among the Iraqi communities, track their health conditions and secure supplies for their families to alleviate their suffering.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Apr 8, 2020 Wed, Apr 8, 2020

The Decision to Return Iraqis Abroad is not Subject to the Foreign Ministry

The Foreign Ministry has confirmed that it is closely coordinating the return of Iraqis abroad who have traveled during the past three months.

Foreign Ministry official spokesman Ahmed Al-Sahaf said, “The Foreign Ministry is coordinating closely of the return of Iraqis abroad who have traveled during the past three months, and as stipulated in the decisions of the Crisis Cell.”

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Apr 8, 2020 Wed, Apr 8, 2020

Foreign Ministry Official Spokesman Dr. Ahmed Al-Sahaf

We would like to clarify to the public that the sums mentioned are not a grant or a donation, and they only include very exceptional cases of those who are out of reach , and the sums would be sent by their families in Iraq. Our procedures are subject to the rules of banking transactions in each State.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Apr 6, 2020 Mon, Apr 6, 2020

Foreign Ministry Official Spokesman Dr. Ahmed Al-Sahaf

We would like to clarify to the public that the sums mentioned are not a grant or a donation, and they only include very exceptional cases of those who are out of reach , and the sums would be sent by their families in Iraq. Our procedures are subject to the rules of banking transactions in each State.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Apr 6, 2020 Mon, Apr 6, 2020

H.E. Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi receives US Ambassador to Baghdad

April -5– 2020

Prime Minister's Media OfficeMon, Apr 6, 2020 Mon, Apr 6, 2020

Foreign Ministry Official Spokesman Dr. Ahmed Al-Sahaf

11 new cases of Coronavirus infection were registered among the Iraqi community in Belgium. The total number of cases of the Iraqi community abroad reached 43 cases distributed accordingly:

Belgium 11
Jordan 10
Italy 6
Los Angeles 5
Britain 5
Canada 3
Lebanon 2
Iran 1

In addition to two deaths, one in UK and the second in Norway
On their part, our embassies in these countries make every effort to follow up the conditions of those infected and provide them with medical care.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Mar 29, 2020 Sun, Mar 29, 2020

Foreign Ministry Official Spokesman Dr. Ahmed Al-Sahaf

The Crisis Cell at the Foreign Ministry held a meeting to discuss procedures for facilitating the return of Iraqi citizens stranded in a number of countries, in cooperation with our missions abroad and in coordination with the Ministry of Transport and the Civil Aviation Authority. In addition to travel procedures for diplomats working in Iraq and resident foreign communities.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Mar 29, 2020 Sun, Mar 29, 2020

Foreign Minister Meets Head of United Nations Mission in Iraq(UNAMI)

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with the Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations in Iraq (UNAMI) Ms. Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert.

During the meeting, they discussed ways of bilateral cooperation between Baghdad and the United Nations Mission, as well as the latest developments in the political situation in Iraq and the region.

Ms. Plasschaert expressed the willingness of the UN mission in Baghdad to provide support to Iraq as part of strengthening efforts to combat the Coronavirus.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Mar 26, 2020 Thu, Mar 26, 2020

Foreign Minister : We Have Strong and Genuine Brotherly Ties with Kuwait

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim praised the bilateral relations between Baghdad and Kuwait, expressing his appreciation for the positions of Kuwait in support of Iraq, the latest of which was presented by the Emir of the State of Kuwait to Iraq by donating $ 10 million to support efforts to combat Coronavirus
This came in a telephone call received by Minister Alhakim from his Kuwaiti counterpart, Sheikh Dr. Ahmed Nasser Al-Muhammad Al-Sabah, who will deliver the sum to the World Health Organization in Geneva to purchase emergency equipment and medical supplies for Iraq.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Mar 17, 2020 Tue, Mar 17, 2020

The text of the two identical letters that the Foreign Ministry sent to the United Nations and the Security Council regarding the US bombing of the Iraqi forces

The text of the two identical letters that the Foreign Ministry sent to the United Nations and the Security Council regarding the US bombing of the Iraqi forces

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Mar 17, 2020 Tue, Mar 17, 2020

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