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Press Statement

The Foreign Ministry expresses its rejection and condemnation of the violation of the sovereignty of Iraq by the US forces through the bombing of the headquarters of the Military , police, and the Popular Mobilization Forces which are Iraqi national forces that defended Iraq and its unity and have fought valiantly, and stopped the expansion of Da’esh to the countries of the region, and the world.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsFri, Mar 13, 2020 Mon, Mar 16, 2020

Press Statement

The Foreign Ministry expresses its rejection and condemnation of the violation of the sovereignty of Iraq by the US forces through the bombing of the headquarters of the Military , police, and the Popular Mobilization Forces which are Iraqi national forces that defended Iraq and its unity and have fought valiantly, and stopped the expansion of Da’esh to the countries of the region, and the world.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsFri, Mar 13, 2020 Fri, Mar 13, 2020

The Foreign Minister held an emergency meeting

The Foreign Minister held an emergency meeting in which the Ministry’s Undersecretaries, Advisors, and Official Spokesman attend to discuss measures regarding the recent U.S aggression, and directed the summoning the Ambassadors of the United States and UK to Baghdad.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsFri, Mar 13, 2020 Fri, Mar 13, 2020

Foreign Minister Calls his Chinese Counterpart and Expresses his Appreciation for Beijing’s Support to Iraq

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim stated that Iraq is keen to hold the best relations with China, and to raise prospects for cooperation to meet the aspirations of the two friendly peoples.
This came in a phone call made by Minister Alhakim with Foreign Minister of the People’s Republic of China Mr. Wang Yi.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Mar 11, 2020 Wed, Mar 11, 2020

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 Ministry Official Spokesmam Dr. Ahmed Al-Sahaf

(18) of the victims of the traffic accident in Syria and (3) were wounded on board the air transport plane, which will took off from Damascus airport to the Najaf airport.

May Allah grant mercy to all the victims and recovery for the wounded.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Mar 10, 2020 Tue, Mar 10, 2020

The Foreign Minister Discusses with Iranian Counterpart Strengthening Bilateral Cooperation between Baghdad and Tehran

oreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim stressed that Iraq is interested in strengthening bilateral cooperation between Baghdad and Tehran, and the importance of achieving strategic partnerships in all fields to achieve the aspirations of both friendly peoples.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Mar 3, 2020 Tue, Mar 3, 2020

A Conversation with H.E. Dr. Fareed Yasseen, Ambassador of Iraq to the United States

On February 26, 2020, the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations in cooperation with the World Trade Center Washington, DC at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center hosted a public affairs briefing program “A Conversation with His Excellency Dr. Fareed Yasseen, Ambassador of Iraq to the United States.”

The National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations February 26, 2020, Public Affairs Briefing explored dynamics affecting Iraq and Iraq’s relationship with the United States.

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Sat, Feb 29, 2020 Sat, Feb 29, 2020

Foreign Ministry Official Spokesman Dr. Ahmed Al-Sahaf:

The Foreign Minister directs the Iraqi embassies in China, Iran, Thailand, South Korea, Japan, Italy and Singapore to stop granting entry visas to expatriates and exclude Iraqis from these countries, as well as diplomats working in diplomatic missions, and official delegations provided they are subject to the procedures of the Ministry of Health.

Wed, Feb 26, 2020 Wed, Feb 26, 2020

Press Statement

Several countries in the world have witnessed infections with the Coronavirus, and the government has taken a number of preventive measures to preserve the safety of Iraqi citizens and to prevent the spread of this virus in Iraq.

Wed, Feb 26, 2020 Wed, Feb 26, 2020

Foreign Minister: Iraq is Keen to be Part of the Regional and International Movement Aimed at Reducing International Humanitarian Crises and Promoting Human Rights

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim confirmed that the government dealt with the demonstrations that Iraq witnessed as true demands, so it made quick measures to meet these demands and formed sub-committees in the Governorates to determine the needs and made direct dialogue.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Feb 26, 2020 Wed, Feb 26, 2020

Iraq is with any Effort, or Negotiations among Nuclear-Weapon States to Achieve a Serious Reduction in the Stockpiles Weapons for a World Free of these Weapons.

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Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Feb 25, 2020 Tue, Feb 25, 2020

Foreign Minister Meets his Saudi Counterpart

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with the Foreign Minister of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud.

The two sides discussed ways to strengthen relations between the two brotherly countries, and ways to activate cooperation in various fields, including the political and economic fields, especially in the field of establishing industrial zones, electrical connectivity and investment companies.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Feb 25, 2020 Tue, Feb 25, 2020

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim Delivers to the Minister of Culture Mr. Abdul Amir Al-Hamdani Antiquities Recovered by Ministry from Several Countries

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim delivered to the Minister of Culture Mr. Abdul Amir Al-Hamdani antiquities recovered by Ministry from several countries. These pieces included 156 Cuneiform tablets received by the Embassy of the Republic of Iraq in London from the British Museum, and a file containing 250 documents dating back to the second century

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Feb 20, 2020 Thu, Feb 20, 2020

Foreign Minister Delivers Antiquities to the Minister of Culture and Tourism

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim handed over antiquities to the Minister of Culture and Tourism , Mr. Abdul Amir Al-Hamdani that had been acquired by the Foreign Ministry from several countries through coordination between the Iraqi embassies with the countries in which these antiquities were taken from Iraq by illegal means.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Feb 20, 2020 Thu, Feb 20, 2020

Foreign Minister Meets his Austrian Counterpart

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Austrian Foreign Minister Mr. Alexander Schallenberg. The meeting discussed the resumption of the joint Iraqi-Austrian committee meetings as a framework to activate bilateral cooperation between Baghdad and Vienna.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Feb 18, 2020 Tue, Feb 18, 2020

Foreign Minister Meets with High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy in European Union

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Mr. Josef Borrell, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy in European Union.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Feb 18, 2020 Tue, Feb 18, 2020

Foreign Minister Meets with Danish Counterpart and Calls for Reopening of Danish Embassy in Baghdad

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with the Danish Foreign Minister Mr. Jeppe Kofod and reviewed with him the developments of the bilateral relations between the two countries and developing them in all fields, especially economic and trade, and encouraging Danish investors to take advantage of the investment opportunities available in Iraq.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Feb 18, 2020 Tue, Feb 18, 2020

Foreign Minister Discusses Coordination of Positions and Mutual Support in International Forums with Egyptian Counterpart

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Egyptian Foreign Minister Mr. Sameh Shoukry on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference / Session (56).

The two sides discussed the importance of activating security and intelligence cooperation, and exchanging information between the two countries in the field of combating terrorism.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Feb 16, 2020 Sun, Feb 16, 2020

Foreign Minister Meets his Iranian Counterpart

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Iranian Foreign Minister Mr. Muhammad Javad Zarif, and discussed bilateral relations, Minister Alhakim expressed Iraq’s keenness to establish strong relations with neighbouring countries, to stay away from bias policy and to avoid any regional and international conflicts.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Feb 16, 2020 Sun, Feb 16, 2020

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