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PRESIDENT, MEETING PLASSCHAERT, CONFIRMS THE NEED TO ENSURE HIGHEST STANDARDS OF INTEGRITY OF UPCOMING ELECTIONS TO REFLECT GENUINE WILL OF CITIZENS

President Salih welcomed today UN envoy to Iraq Ms. Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert.
The discussions at the meeting stressed the importance of the upcoming elections as well as the need to ensure the highest standards of integrity and transparency at all stages of the elections.

Office of the President of IraqMon, Oct 5, 2020 Mon, Oct 5, 2020

Foreign Minister Appreciates Canada’s Stances in Support of Iraq

Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein discussed with the Canadian Foreign Minister Mr. Francois Philip the ways for promoting cooperation between the two countries in various fields, and expressed his appreciation for Canada’s stances in support of Iraq and bilateral cooperation in various fields.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Oct 3, 2020 Mon, Oct 5, 2020

Foreign Minister Appreciates Canada’s Stances in Support of Iraq

Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein discussed with the Canadian Foreign Minister Mr. Francois Philip the ways for promoting cooperation between the two countries in various fields, and expressed his appreciation for Canada’s stances in support of Iraq and bilateral cooperation in various fields.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Oct 3, 2020 Mon, Oct 5, 2020

Foreign Minister Receives a Call from his German Counterpart

Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein received a phone call from German Foreign Minister Mr. Heiko Maas.
The conversation focused on bilateral relations and ties between the two countries, and on the initial decision of the US administration to withdraw the embassy from Baghdad.

Minister Fuad Hussein expressed concern about this decision, despite it being a sovereign decision by the US side, but it may lead to results that are not in the interest of the Iraqi people.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Oct 4, 2020 Sun, Oct 4, 2020

Foreign Minister Receives a Call from his German Counterpart

Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein received a phone call from German Foreign Minister Mr. Heiko Maas.
The conversation focused on bilateral relations and ties between the two countries, and on the initial decision of the US administration to withdraw the embassy from Baghdad.

Minister Fuad Hussein expressed concern about this decision, despite it being a sovereign decision by the US side, but it may lead to results that are not in the interest of the Iraqi people.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Oct 4, 2020 Sun, Oct 4, 2020

Foreign Minister Appreciates Canada’s Stances in Support of Iraq

Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein discussed with the Canadian Foreign Minister Mr. Francois Philip the ways for promoting cooperation between the two countries in various fields, and expressed his appreciation for Canada’s stances in support of Iraq and bilateral cooperation in various fields.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Oct 3, 2020 Sat, Oct 3, 2020

Foreign Minister Stresses the Need to Prioritise the Supreme Goal to Preserve the Future of Humanity from Use of Nuclear Weapons and Weapons of Mass Destruction

Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein reiterated Iraq’s emphasis on the importance of establishing a Middle East region free of nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction.

The Minister praised the efforts made to convene the United Nations conference headed by the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan in November 2019, stating that this step constitutes a parallel path to support international efforts aimed at establishing a zone free of nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction in the Middle East.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Oct 5, 2020 Sat, Oct 3, 2020

Foreign Minister Receives a Call from his US Counterpart

Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein received a phone call from US Secretary of State Mr. Micheal Pompeo on Friday evening, 2/10/2020, and the conversation focused on the bilateral relations and ties between the two countries, and the US administration’s initial decision to withdraw the embassy from Baghdad.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Oct 5, 2020 Sat, Oct 3, 2020

Foreign Minister Meets with US Ambassador to Iraq

Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein received the US ambassador to Iraq on Monday 28/9/2020 , and the two sides held discussions that focused on issues related to the security and political situation, and Iraqi-American relations in light of the circumstances the country is going through.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Sep 30, 2020 Wed, Sep 30, 2020

Press Statement

Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein made an official visit to the Islamic Republic of Iran, which began with a meeting with President Hassan Rouhani, followed by a meeting with his counterpart, Mr. Mohammad Javad Zarif, and with Mr. Mohammad Baqir Qalibaf, Speaker of the Islamic Consultative Assembly.

This is the first visit of Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein to Tehran since he assumed his duties as Foreign Minister of Republic of Iraq, and it lasted for two days and began on Saturday 26/9/2020 and ended Sunday evening.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Sep 28, 2020 Mon, Sep 28, 2020

Foreign Minister Affirms the Need to Continue French Support for Iraq within the Framework of Global Coalition to Prevent the Resurgence of Terrorist Groups

The Ministers also discussed mechanisms for bilateral cooperation on the political, security, economic, and cultural levels, as well as the entry of French companies to contribute to the reconstruction.

Minister Fuad Hussein expressed his appreciation for the visit of the French President to Baghdad, stressing that it gave an important impetus to advance the development of bilateral relations, which The Minister renewed the call to the French side to continue effective French security and military cooperation within the framework of the international coalition to fight the terrorist... Read more...

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsFri, Sep 18, 2020 Fri, Sep 18, 2020

Foreign Minister: We are Trying to Make Clear to Neighbouring Countries that We Want to Establish Balanced Relations … We Ask Neighbouring Countries to Respect the Sovereignty of Iraq and not to Interfere in its Affairs … Iraq is a Promising Country and h

Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein during his visit to Brussels, which is the second round of his official tour to European countries, stated that Iraq is a promising country and has the future, adding that “We are trying to make clear to neighboring countries that we want to establish balanced relations … We ask neighboring countries to respect the sovereignty of Iraq, and not to interfere in its affairs.”

This came during the hosting of the Minister by the European Press Club in the Belgian capital, Brussels.

Thu, Sep 17, 2020 Thu, Sep 17, 2020

Foreign Minister Meets with US Ambassador to Baghdad

Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein met with the US Ambassador to Baghdad Mr. Matthew Tueller.

The two sides discussed ways to improve the prospects of bilateral and strategic relations between Baghdad and Washington, and the importance of activating means of bilateral cooperation in order to achieve the interests of both friendly countries.

The two sides discussed the results of the visit of the Prime Minister and his accompanying delegation to Washington and stressed the importance to continue to achieve an effective partnership characterized by respect for the sovereignty of... Read more...

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Sep 7, 2020 Mon, Sep 7, 2020

The Foreign Minister Arrives to Washington on Head of Government Delegation

Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein arrived in Washington at the head of the negotiating delegation to hold a round of strategic dialogue on Wednesday, between Iraq and the United States of America.
The Iraqi delegation in this negotiating round will be headed by Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein, and the US delegation will be headed by Secretary of State Mr. Michael Pompeo.
This round of negotiations comes as a preparation to the dialogue that Prime Minister Mr. Mustafa Al-Kadhimi will lead from the Iraqi side with the US side led by US President Donald Trump.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Aug 17, 2020 Mon, Aug 17, 2020

Press Statement

The Foreign Ministry summoned the Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey to Iraq, Mr. Fatih Yildiz on the background of the continuing violations of the Turkish army,and recent drone bombing that struck the Sidakan area in the Erbil governorate in Kurdistan, and the martyrdom of two officers and an Iraqi army soldier.

The letter was delivered by the Undersecretary of the Foreign Ministry Ambassador Abdul Karim Hashim to the Turkish ambassador, in which it held the latter’s government responsible for this sinful attack, and demanded the Turkish side to clarify its circumstances and to... Read more...

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Aug 13, 2020 Thu, Aug 13, 2020

Press Statement

Iraq is keen to adhere to the agreements and the memorandums of understanding it has with the countries of the world within the framework of exchanging interests and enhancing bilateral cooperation.
Iraq had concluded a consular memorandum of understanding with the Republic of Turkey in 2009, stipulating that the traveler obtain the entry visa at border crossing points without reviewing the relevant embassy or consulate; In order to facilitate the movement of nationals of both countries, the Turkish side suspended work on the content of this memorandum, on its part the Iraqi... Read more...

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Jul 28, 2020 Tue, Jul 28, 2020

An expanded meeting of the Iraqi and Iranian governments' delegations headed by His Excellency the Premier Al-Kadhimi and Jahangiri

The Iraqi and Iranian delegations held in Tehran This day, Tuesday, an expanded meeting headed by His Excellency Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi and the first vice-president of the Islamic Republic of Iran Eshaq Jahangiri.
The expanded meeting discussed the files included on the agenda, which dealt with developing the strengthening collaboration in various sectors between the two countries, ways of overcoming obstacles and solving problems that might hinder the progress of joint cooperation.

Prime Minister's Media OfficeTue, Jul 21, 2020 Tue, Jul 21, 2020

Minister Fuad Hussein Receives Foreign Minister of Islamic Republic of Iran

Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein received the Iranian Foreign Minister Mr. Mohammad Javad Zarif, and the two sides held extensive discussions related to developing relations between the two countries, and ways to advance bilateral cooperation.

Minister Fuad Hussein praised the close historical relations, joint cooperation and unity of visions that bind the two countries, stressing his keenness to enhance and consolidate cooperation with Tehran in various fields in a way that benefits the interests of the two peoples.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Jul 19, 2020 Sun, Jul 19, 2020

H.E. Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi receives a delegation from the German company Siemens

His Excellency Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi received this Thursday, a delegation from the German company Siemens
During the meeting, they discussed the reality of electricity in Iraq, and the plans to develop it, identify the most important problems and obstacles facing this vital sector to reach essential solutions to overcome them.

Prime Minister's Media OfficeThu, Jul 16, 2020 Thu, Jul 16, 2020

Foreign Ministry Official Spokesman Dr. Ahmed Al-Sahaf:

Upon the follow-up of Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein, and the Embassy of the Republic of Iraq in Kuwait, (6) tanks loaded with (150) tons of medical oxygen arrived to Iraq which is the second batch that Iraq purchased.

Mon, Jul 13, 2020

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