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Iraqi President Meets UK Foreign Secretary: International cooperation and collaboration needed to maintain regional peace and security, there should be further coordination in fight against terror, curbing corruption and confronting climate change

On Tuesday, June 8, 2021, the President of the Republic of Iraq, Barham Salih met with British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab.
President Salih and UK Foreign Secretary Raab discussed Iraqi-British ties, and how best to promote these in all sectors, and where there could be implement the memorandum of understanding signed today between the two countries.

Tue, Jun 8, 2021 Tue, Jun 8, 2021

Iraqi President Meets US Ambassador, Matthew Tueller

On Tuesday, June 8, 2021, the President of the Republic, Barham Salih met with US Ambassador to Iraq, Matthew Tueller. The meeting took place at al-Salam Palace.
The close bilateral relations, and the mutual cooperation between Iraq and the USA across all the fields were discussed during the meeting. President Salih and the American Ambassador discussed how best to strengthen the prospects for further cooperation and where there could be further dialogue and functional commissions on strategic issues of common interest.

IRAQI PRESIDENCYTue, Jun 8, 2021 Tue, Jun 8, 2021

Iraqi President: High Standard of Scientific Level of Iraqi Universities Should Be Ensured, and Barriers Hindering University Professors and Students Should Be Overcome

On Monday, June 7, 2021, the President of the Republic of Iraq, Barham Salih met with the Iraqi Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Mr. Nabil Kazem Abdul Sahib. The meeting took place at al-Salam Palace in Baghdad.
It is vital to ensure a high standard of scientific level of Iraqi universities and raise the academic education in Iraq, President Salih said, with focus on the need that the scientific independence of universities should be guaranteed.

IRAQI PRESIDENCYMon, Jun 7, 2021 Mon, Jun 7, 2021

Foreign Minister: We Discussed Prospects for Economic Cooperation and Investment Opportunities for Russian Companies Participating in Infrastructure and Reconstruction Projects

Foreign Minister, H.E. Mr. Fuad Hussein expressed his appreciation to the Government of Russia and its Ministry of Foreign Affairs for its supportive stance towards Iraq’s request from the Security Council to send observers to monitor the electoral process. The two sides stressed the importance of holding elections to build solid foundations for the democratic system in Iraq.
This came in a telephone conversation between Minister Fuad Hussein and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Mr. Sergey Lavrov.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Jun 6, 2021 Sun, Jun 6, 2021

Iraqi President Meets World Bank's Delegation: Iraq Heads Toward Achieving National Economic Reform, Promotion of Investment and Works to Support Private Sector and Curb Corruption

On Wednesday, June 2, 2021, the President of the Republic of Iraq, Barham Salih met with the World Bank Group Vice President for Middle East and North Africa, Mr. Ferid Belhaj and alongside his delegation. The meeting was held at al-Salam Palace in Baghdad.

Thu, Jun 3, 2021 Thu, Jun 3, 2021

Press Release

In the aim of enhancing confidence in the electoral process, achieving wide participation in the elections, and ensuring integrity and organization, the UN Security Council unanimously adopted Resolution No. 2576, to renew the mandate of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI), until May 27, 2022.
The resolution contains strong elements, adopted for the first time to send a UN team to monitor elections in Iraq.

Fri, May 28, 2021 Fri, May 28, 2021

Press Release:

The Iraqi government categorically renews its rejection and condemnation of any act that destabilizes the security and stability of diplomatic missions in Iraq, especially what the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Consulate in Karbala has been went recently through.
As we draw attention to the government’s actions during the past few days in this regard, we point out the continuation of investigations to uncover the identity of the perpetrators and taking appropriate measures to reach the results.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, May 22, 2021 Mon, May 24, 2021

Iraqi President: Ensuring Fair and Free Election Is a Cornerstone for Achieving Reforms and Overriding Flaws and Maladministration

2021/05/20
On Thursday, May 20, 2021, the President of the Republic of Iraq, Barham Salih met with Secretary of the Central Committee of the Iraqi Communist Party (ICP), Raid Fahmi alongside his delegation.
Latest developments related- situations in Iraq were discussed.
President Salih said that Iraq faces an important and critical phase requiring us to have further cooperation and synergy.

IRAQI PRESIDENCYThu, May 20, 2021 Thu, May 20, 2021

Congratulations

On the occasion of the blessed Eid Al-Fitr, I extend my congratulations to the dear people of Iraq and would be honored to wish them blessed days to come carrying better opportunities for achieving more tolerance, love and brotherhood.

Fuad Hussein
Minister of Foreign Affairs
13 May 2021

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, May 13, 2021 Thu, May 13, 2021

Minister of Foreign Affairs: Our visit to the Vatican comes in appreciation and in follow up on the outcomes of His Holiness’s visit to Iraq and to translate these outcomes into projects.

Foreign Minister, H.E. Mr. Fuad Hussein met with the President of the Association of the Christian Pilgrimage Foundation at the Vatican Opera Romana.
At the outset of the meeting, the president of the association said that the Iraqi city of Ur represents the Prophet Abraham and he is for all mankind and our roots are there, and the pilgrimage to Ur will make us feel that we are sons of the One God, thus; we all represent the heavenly religions.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, May 9, 2021 Sun, May 9, 2021

Foreign Minister Receives Phone Call from his Belgian Counterpart

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.E. Mr. Fuad Hussein, received a phone call from the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belgium, H.E. Mrs. Sophie Wilmès,

Mr. Hussien congratulated his counterpart on the occasion of assuming her position as Minister of Foreign Affairs, wishing her success in fulfilling her duties.

The two sides discussed the necessity of strengthening bilateral relations and elevating them to what meets the aspirations of the two friendly peoples.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, May 8, 2021 Sat, May 8, 2021

Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dr. Ahmed Al-Sahhaf:

Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E. Fuad Hussein leaves to the Italian Capital of Rome to hold a series of meetings and dialogue sessions with officials at the Vatican and the Italian Government. H.E. will also meet the Holy See Pope Francis and discuss the outcomes of the latter’s recent visit to Iraq

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, May 1, 2021 Thu, May 6, 2021

Foreign Minister, H.E. Mr Fuad Hussein Meets with his Counterpart of the Holy See

On 3 May 2021, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.E. Mr. Fuad Hussein, met with Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher, the Holy See’s Secretary for Relations with States at the Vatican State Building.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, May 5, 2021 Wed, May 5, 2021

Minister of Foreign Affairs Meets President of the Italian Parliament and Delivers Invitation to Visit Iraq from his Iraqi Counterpart

On 3 May 2012, Foreign Minister, H.E. Mr. Fuad Hussein met with the Italian President of the Parliament, Mr. Roberto Fico in the Italian capital, Rome.

The meeting emphasized the importance of advancing bilateral relations in a way that achieves the interests of both countries.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, May 4, 2021 Tue, May 4, 2021

Foreign Minister Meets Italian Counterpart in Rome and Discusses Exchanging Support in Various Fields

In 2 May 2021, Foreign Minister, H.E. Mr. Fuad Hussein met with Italian Foreign Minister H.E. Mr. Luigi Di Maio, in the Italian capital, Rome.

During the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations between Baghdad and Rome, and ways to consolidate them in the framework of strengthening joint cooperation between the two countries, and work to activate the Iraqi-Italian joint committee in a way that contributes to achieving the interests of the two friendly countries.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, May 3, 2021 Mon, May 3, 2021

condolence / Embassy of the Republic of Iraq

The Embassy of the Republic of Iraq and its employees extends its most sincere condolences and heartfelt sympathy to the families of the victims of the tragic fire that occurred 24th of April 2021, at Baghdad’s Ibn AL khatib Hospital.


We ask God Almighty, during these blessed days of the holy month of Ramadan, to have mercy on the souls of the innocent martyrs, grant patience and solace for their families and loved ones, and a speedy recovery for the wounded and injured.
To Allah, we belong, and to Him, we shall return.

Mon, Apr 26, 2021

Congratulations on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan

The Embassy of the Republic of Iraq in Washington D.C. would like to extend its best wishes to the Iraqi community in the United States of America on the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan. On this occasion, may God’s blessings shower our country and its people with prosperity, security, and safety.

Mon, Apr 12, 2021

Announcement of a public Tender / Ministry of Foreign affairs

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Tue, Apr 6, 2021

Foreign Minister of Iraq, Mr. Fuad Hussein Gives Briefing at the NATO Meeting

On 11 March 2021, H.E. Mr. Hussein held a virtual video conference with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), in which he talked about the cooperation between Iraq and NATO and the latter’s training mission in Iraq.
For his part, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, NATO Secretary-General, focused on discussions of the long-standing political and military dialogue between NATO and Iraqi officials, including his regular contacts with the Prime Minister H.E. Mr. Mustafa Al-Kadhimi and Foreign Minister Mr. Hussein.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsFri, Mar 12, 2021 Fri, Mar 12, 2021

Foreign Minister of Iraq, Mr. Fuad Hussein Gives Briefing at the NATO Meeting

On 11 March 2021, H.E. Mr. Hussein held a virtual video conference with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), in which he talked about the cooperation between Iraq and NATO and the latter’s training mission in Iraq.
For his part, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, NATO Secretary-General, focused on discussions of the long-standing political and military dialogue between NATO and Iraqi officials, including his regular contacts with the Prime Minister H.E. Mr. Mustafa Al-Kadhimi and Foreign Minister Mr. Hussein.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsFri, Mar 12, 2021 Fri, Mar 12, 2021

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