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News & Announcements

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Foreign Minister Meets the UN Special Envoy to Syria

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Mr. Geir Pedersen , the UN special envoy to Syria.

Minister Alhakim stressed the importance of resolving the Syrian crisis by peaceful means, and relying on dialogue in order to reach a peaceful solution to the crisis, expressing Iraq’s welcome of the initiatives that lead to ending the conflict and cease-fire, while stressing the importance of the Syrian-Syrian solution.

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

The Foreign Minister Meets his Cypriot Counterpart

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim discussed with Mr. Nikos Christodoulides, the Cypriot Foreign Minister the prospects for upgrading bilateral relations between the two countries by signing a number of memorandums of understanding, and activating the memorandum of understanding for political consultations between Iraq and Cyprus.

The two Ministers also discussed accelerate the holding of the International Conference for Reconstruction and Development in Iraq.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Feb 16, 2020 Sun, Feb 16, 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 Ministry Spokesman. Dr. Ahmed Al-Sahaf: These appointments came in accordance with Minister’s Council Resolution No. (373) for the year 2019.

The names appointed varied between demonstrators, families of the martyrs, employees that are on contract in the Foreign Ministry, and Iraqi components from all Iraqi Governorates.

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

The Foreign Minister Meets Chinese Ambassador to Baghdad

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim Ali met with Ambassador of People’s Republic of China to Baghdad Mr. Zhang Tao.
Minister Alhakim praised the efforts of the Ambassador in supporting Iraqi-Chinese relations, expressing his hope that the relations will reach advanced stages of strategic nature in a manner that meets the aspirations of the two friendly peoples, and achieve their common interests in progress, prosperity, and development.

Mon, Feb 10, 2020 Mon, Feb 10, 2020

H.E. Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi sends solidarity Telegram to the President of the People's Republic of China, the Premier of the State Council

February - 9– 2019

Prime Minister's Media OfficeSun, Feb 9, 2020 Mon, Feb 10, 2020

PRESIDENT MEETS WITH US CENTRAL COMMAND CHIEF, MCKENZIE

Meeting with US Central Command Chief General Kenneth McKenzie today in Baghdad, President Salih highlighted the need to develop friendly relations between Iraq and US in addition to coordinate and collaborate in the fight against terrorism.
Furthermore, he underlined that Iraq will not be a theatre of regional and international conflicts.
We, therefore, seek to build good relations with all states and we have no interest in being dragged into conflicts not of our choice and making, President Salih added.

Wed, Feb 5, 2020 Wed, Feb 5, 2020

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 Gives Iraq’s Speech at Emergency Meeting of League of Arab States Council at Ministerial Level

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim chaired the emergency meeting of the League of Arab States Council at the ministerial level to discuss the so-called (Deal of the Century) announced by US President Trump.

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

Foreign Minister Receives Phone Call from Secretary-General of United Nations.

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim received a phone call from Mr. Antonio Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations and discussed the latest developments in Iraq and the Middle East region, Mr. Guterres expressed the United Nations’ willingness to provide the necessary support to Iraq at all levels to ensure its unity and stability.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsFri, Jan 31, 2020 Fri, Jan 31, 2020

Foreign Minister Phones his Jordanian Counterpart

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim phoned Mr. Ayman Al-Safadi, the Foreign Minister of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Jan 30, 2020 Thu, Jan 30, 2020

Iraq stands with its Palestinian brothers in their legitimate rights guaranteed by international legitimacy - Press Statement / Ministry of Foreign Affairs - 1/29/2020

Iraq stands with its Palestinian brothers in their legitimate rights guaranteed by international legitimacy, Security Council resolutions, and their right to return to their homes and lands, and stresses that Al-Quds Al-Sharif and Al-Aqsa Mosque are still under occupation, and Arabs and Muslims should stand with them in support of their legitimate rights and the establishment of their independent state with its capital Al-Quds Al-Sharif, and the restoration of all occupied lands to Syria and Lebanon.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Jan 29, 2020 Wed, Jan 29, 2020

The Embassy of Iraq Condemns with the Strongest terms the reckless rockets attacks against U.S. Embassy in Baghdad.

The Embassy of Iraq condemns with the strongest terms the reckless rockets attacks against US Embassy in Baghdad.
It undermines Iraq-US partnership and harms Iraq’s credibility in the Int. Community.Serving as a link between the Republic of Iraq and the government and people of the United States.

Mon, Jan 27, 2020

Press Release 1-27-2020

The Foreign Ministry expresses its most vigorous rejection, and its condemnation of the aggression that targeted Embassy of the United States ​​with Katyusha rockets.

While the Ministry stresses its denouncement of this violent and legally and customary condemned act, it affirms that it is most keen to preserve the sanctity of all diplomatic missions working in Iraq, that comes in compliance with the provisions of the Vienna Agreement to regulate the diplomatic relations between world countries, and out of concern for the interests of bilateral relations, and looking after... Read more...

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Jan 27, 2020 Mon, Jan 27, 2020

Press Statement 1/26/2020

The Foreign Ministry is following with great interest the situation of Iraqi students studying in China after the authorities closed the city of Wuhan, where they reside due to the spread of Coronavirus.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Jan 26, 2020 Sun, Jan 26, 2020

Statement by the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces concerning targeting the US embassy in Baghdad.

January - 26– 2019

The name of Allah the Merciful

Prime Minister's Media OfficeSun, Jan 26, 2020 Sun, Jan 26, 2020

US-Iraq Business Council welcomed ⁦Ambassdor Fareed Yasseen

⁦US-Iraq Business Council welcomed ⁦
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⁩ Ambassdor Fareed Yasseen to ⁦
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⁩ for a discussion with US biz leaders about US-Iraq relations. AMB stressed importance of Iraq’s sovereignty, our bilat relationship & econ ties. ⁦
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Sat, Jan 25, 2020

THE PRESIDENT DISCUSSES WITH PRIME MINISTER OF THE NETHERLANDS BILATERAL TIES

Meeting with the Dutch Prime Minister, Mark Rutte today in Davos, Switzerland, President Salih examined bilateral relations.
The President and Premier Rutte highlighted the ways of improving their ties and joint cooperation.

Thu, Jan 23, 2020 Thu, Jan 23, 2020

THE PRESIDENT MEETS WITH NATO SECRETARY GENERAL, JENS STOLTENBERG

President Salih received today at his residence in Davos NATO Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg. The two leaders discussed the last decision of the Council of Representatives on the withdrawal of foreign forces from Iraq, stressed the importance of respecting Iraq's sovereignty and its independent decision.
Developments of the security situation, in addition to the necessity of uprooting terrorism and supporting security and stability in Iraq and the region, have been reviewed by the two sides.

Thu, Jan 23, 2020 Thu, Jan 23, 2020

THE PRESIDENT, MEETING WITH GERMAN CHANCELLOR ANGELA MERKEL, STRESSES THAT IRAQ LOOKING FORWARD TO HAVING PRODUCTIVE RELATIONSHIPS WITH GERMANY

Meeting today with the German Chancellor Angela Merkel, in Davos, Switzerland, President Salih emphasized that Iraq is looking forward to building productive relations and having extensive and close ties with Germany across all the fields so as to serve the interests of both friendly nations.

Thu, Jan 23, 2020 Thu, Jan 23, 2020

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