News & Announcements

News & Announcements

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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

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

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

Foreign Minister Receives Copy of Credentials of United States Ambassador to Baghdad

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim received a copy of the credentials of US Ambassador to Baghdad Mr. Matthew Tyler. The two sides discussed ways to improve bilateral relations and the importance of enhancing cooperation opportunities at various levels to meet the aspiration of both peoples.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Jun 10, 2019 Mon, Jun 10, 2019

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 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

Foreign Minister Receives Phone Call from his Egyptian Counterpart

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim received a phone call from Egyptian Foreign Minister Mr. Sameh Shoukry. The two sides discussed the most important issues at the local level, and the necessity of activating the common interests between the two countries.

The two sides agreed to continue consultations and bilateral coordination on Arab and regional issues in order to find political approaches that contribute to defusing tensions and maintaining the security of the region.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Oct 10, 2019 Thu, Oct 10, 2019

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 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

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 Meets his Dutch Counterpart Stef Blok

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Stef Blok on the sidelines of the Ministerial Meeting of the Global Coalition to Defeat Da’esh in Washington.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Feb 7, 2019 Thu, Feb 7, 2019

Foreign Minister Meets his Syrian Counterpart Mr. Walid Al-Moallem

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Syrian Foreign Minister Mr. Walid Al-Moallem on the sidelines of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly.
Minister Alhakim affirmed the depth of Iraqi-Syrian relations, and Iraq’s adherence to elevating them to broader prospects that serve the interests of the two brotherly peoples, noting the convergence of views on the need to adopt political solutions to resolve crises and not to interfere in the affairs of other countries.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Sep 30, 2019 Mon, Sep 30, 2019

Joint statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohamed Ali Alhakim on the European Union-Iraq relations and regional cooperation

Iraq and EU strongly affirm their shared commitment to peace and stability in the wider Middle East and call for the de-escalation of the current tensions in the region, reminding that the risks and the consequences may affect Iraq, the region and beyond. The EU and Iraq share a common vision for the region and wish to proactively support actions and initiatives to promote dialogue instead of confrontation, aiming to build a cooperative framework based on shared interests. Cooperation is the strongest foundation of a long-term regional security, stability and sustainable development. The... Read more...

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Jul 17, 2019 Sun, Jul 14, 2019

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 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

Press Statement / Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The Foreign Ministry supports the statement issued by the Office of the former Foreign Minister Dr. Ibrahim Al-Jaafari that there are no recommendations to exclude a number of ministry employees who are included in the law of Accountability and Justice.

The Ministry affirms that its recent actions in this regard come in the context of the procedures that the National Commission for Accountability and justice is conducting towards a number of Ministry employees according to the laws and procedures in force.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Jan 8, 2019 Tue, Jan 8, 2019

Foreign Minister Mourns the Victims of Terrorist Attack in Baghdad and Expresses Appreciation for Stances of Brotherly and Friendly Countries in Condemning Terrorism and Consoling Iraqi Government and People

Another crime is added to the record of terrorism, the one that claimed the lives of dozens of martyrs and injured many other Iraqi citizens.

We condemn the terrorist operation that took place in Baghdad today, Thursday January 21st and affirm that the Iraqi government will take all means to fight the remnants of terrorism, and is determined to continue to complete the war against its groups. We also express our thanks for the international solidarity with the Iraqi people on this sad day.

We pray for the souls of the martyrs whose lives were claimed to grant them mercy and... Read more...

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsFri, Jan 22, 2021 Fri, Jan 22, 2021

Foreign Minister Receives Phone Call from his Pakistani Counterpart

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim received a phone call from Pakistani Foreign Minister Mr. Mehmood Qureshi. The call discussed the latest developments in Iraq and its implications for the region.
The ways of enhancing bilateral cooperation between Baghdad and Islamabad were also discussed, stressing the importance of advancing their development in various fields in a way that achieves the common interests of the two friendly countries, and enhancing consultation on issues of common concern.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsFri, Jan 10, 2020 Fri, Jan 10, 2020

Iraqi Foreign Minister from Doha Calls Upon Neighboring Countries to Hold Dialogue in Baghdad to Solve All Issues of Concern to the Region

Foreign Minister. H.E. Mr. Fuad Hussein met on 14 June 2021 with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Arab Republic of Egypt, H.E. Mr. Sameh Shoukry, on the sidelines of his visit to Doha to participate in the consultative meeting of Arab foreign ministers hosted by the State of Qatar.
They discussed ways to advance bilateral relations, and mutual interest in developing them in all fields.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Jun 16, 2021 Wed, Jun 16, 2021

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