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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

Foreign Minister Meets Secretary General of the League of Arab States

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Mr. Ahmed Aboul Gheit, Secretary-General of the League of Arab States to discuss the overall political and security situation in Iraq and the region.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Sep 10, 2019 Wed, Sep 11, 2019

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

MOFA Spokesperson: MOFA Strongly Condemns the Coward Attack in Arish

"Ministry of Foreign Affairs strongly condemns the coward, terrorist attack in Arish, northern Sinai. The ministry expresses the most heartfelt sympathies and condolences, wishing a speedy recovery for the injured.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Jan 10, 2017 Tue, Jan 10, 2017

Foreign Minister and Russian Deputy Prime Minister Sign Joint Minutes

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim Head of the Iraqi side and Russian Deputy Prime Minister Mr. Yury Borisov Head of the Russian side, signed the joint meeting minutes of the eighth session of the joint Iraqi-Russian committee.

They agreed to develop and enhance mutual cooperation in various productive and service sectors, as well as taking all measures to remove obstacles that face trade and investment between the two countries, and identify the mechanism by which bilateral cooperation is activated.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Apr 25, 2019 Fri, Apr 26, 2019

Foreign Minister Meets with European Union's Counter-Terrorism Coordinator Mr. Gilles de Kerchove

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim met with the European Union's Counter-Terrorism Coordinator Mr. Gilles de Kerchove on the sidelines of the fifth EU-LAS ministerial meeting in Brussels.

The meeting discussed cooperation in combating terrorism. Minister Alhakim expressed Iraq's welcome to any European efforts to help fight terrorism and reiterated that restoring stability and building infrastructure will contribute to stability and eradicate the roots and ideology of terrorism.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Feb 5, 2019 Tue, Feb 5, 2019

Foreign Minister Meets President of Palestinian Authority

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Mr. Mahmoud Abbas, President of the Palestinian Authority, and exchanged views on the so-called (Deal of the Century), affirming Iraq’s steadfast stance towards the Palestinian issue, achieving the Palestinian people their full rights, and establishing an independent state with Alquds as its capital.

This meeting comes in the context of Iraq’s presiding over the emergency meeting of the Council of the League of Arab States at the level of Foreign Ministers.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Feb 2, 2020 Sun, Feb 2, 2020

Iraqi Foreign Minister and Russian Deputy Prime Minister Chair Meetings of Joint Iraqi-Russian committee

The Foreign Minister, Fuad Hussein and Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov chaired the meetings of the Iraqi-Russian Joint Committee of the ninth session, held in Moscow on Thursday, August 26, 2021, to discuss files of bilateral cooperation between Baghdad and Moscow, and ways to develop them to serve the two friendly countries.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Aug 28, 2021 Sat, Aug 28, 2021

Foreign Minister Stresses the Need to Increase Volume of Banking Cooperation between Baghdad and Washington

Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein stressed the importance of the joint relations that bind Iraq and the United States of America, and the need to develop them in various fields, especially the development of banking relations between the two sides, expressing his aspiration to benefit from the banking expertise of American banks.

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

In Presence of the President and Prime Minister of The Holy See Foreign Minister Participates in Christmas Mass

The President of the Republic of Iraq Dr. Barham Salih, Iraq’s First Lady, Prime Minister of Holy See Cardinal Pietro Parolin and Foreign Minister Mohamed A. Alhakim participated in the Christmas Mass held in Baghdad .The Foreign Ministry invited the heads of diplomatic missions and accredited international organizations in Baghdad.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Dec 25, 2018 Tue, Dec 25, 2018

A Telephone Call between Iraqi and Dutch Foreign Ministers

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim received a phone call from Dutch Foreign Minister Mr. Stef Blok. The latest developments in Iraq were discussed, in addition to various aspects of bilateral relations and ways of cooperation in various fields.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Jan 7, 2020 Tue, Jan 7, 2020

Iraqi Foreign Minister Meets Australian Foreign Minister on the sidelines of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York

Iraqi Foreign Minister Dr. Ibrahim Al- Jaafari met Australian Foreign Minister Ms.Marise Payne on the sidelines of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

They discussed bilateral relations and means of promoting them to serve the interests of the two friendly peoples.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Sep 30, 2018 Mon, Oct 1, 2018

Foreign Minister Meets with Chairman of Foreign Affairs Committee in the British Parliament

Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein met with Mr. Tom Tugendhat, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee in the British Parliament, and they discussed security, political, economic and health developments in Iraq.

The two sides also discussed issues of mutual interest and the importance of strengthening bilateral relations between the two countries at various levels. Minister Fuad Hussein called on British companies to seize the opportunity of fertile ground for investment and serious work in Iraq, amid governmental support for the sincere efforts to build and reconstruct the country... Read more...

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Oct 24, 2020 Sat, Oct 24, 2020

Foreign Minister Accompanies President during Meeting with Austrian Chancellor

President Barham Saleh accompanied by Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim attended the meeting with Austrian Chancellor Mr. Sebastian Kurz in the presence of the Ministers of Trade and Culture on the sidelines of the LAS-European Summit in Sharm El-Sheikh.

The meeting discussed the bilateral relations between the two countries, economic cooperation and reconstruction especially in the field of infrastructure, and mutual support in international issues of common concern.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Feb 25, 2019 Mon, Feb 25, 2019

Foreign Minister Receives a Call from his Jordanian Counterpart

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim received a phone call from the Jordanian Minister of Foreign and Expatriate Affairs Mr. Ayman Al-Safadi, and levels of joint cooperation, developments in the region were discussed in addition to the two countries’ measures to confront Coronavirus.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Mar 10, 2020 Wed, Mar 11, 2020

Foreign Minister Attends Funeral Service in Abu Dhabi

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim attended on behalf of Prime Minister Dr. Adel Abdul Mahdi the funeral service set up by the UAE for the diplomat and politician Dr. Adnan Al-Pachachi.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Nov 20, 2019 Wed, Nov 20, 2019

Statement / Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The Foreign Ministry rejects and condemns the Bahraini Foreign Minister’s Tweet about the recent attacks on Arab territories and the Popular Mobilization Forces by Zionist enemy under the pretext of self-defense.
The Popular Mobilization Forces stood by our armed forces, the police (local and federal), the Peshmerga, and the tribal fighters to defend our holy land and made great sacrifices to liberate the cities of Iraq, and to defeat Da’esh terrorist gangs.

Iraqi Foreign Ministry
28/8/2019

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Aug 28, 2019 Thu, Aug 29, 2019

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 Mohamad A. Alhakim Meets with Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah on the sidelines of his participation in the Arab Economic and Social Development Summit held in Beirut.

Minister Alhakim expressed the great interest Baghdad attributes to the Palestinian issue and its implications for the security and stability of the Arab region reiterating the firm Iraqi position that is based on the establishment of a Palestinian state with Alquds as its capital.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Jan 22, 2019 Tue, Jan 22, 2019

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