News & Announcements

News & Announcements

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Foreign Minister Meets with UNAMI Head of Mission

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim met Ms. Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq to discuss the political developments taking place in the Iraqi arena and the UN efforts in support of Iraq.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Feb 20, 2019 Thu, Feb 21, 2019

Foreign Minister Participates in Quadripartite Meeting with Jordan, Greece and Cyprus

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim participated in a quadripartite meeting with Jordan, Greece and Cyprus.

The meeting discussed means of developing economic relations between the four countries, and achieving integration in various fields to strengthen regional partnership and to develop the economies of these countries.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Apr 14, 2019 Mon, Apr 15, 2019

Press Statement/ Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein arrived in the Egyptian capital Cairo on 6/2/2021 to attend the emergency ministerial meeting of the Arab League, which was called by the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and the Arab Republic of Egypt to discuss developments in the region, and how to deal with the new administration’s policy in Washington, as well as studying and addressing some issues related to the structure and functioning of the League of Arab States.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Feb 8, 2021 Mon, Feb 8, 2021

Foreign Minister Meets with his Austrian Counterpart

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Austrian Foreign Minister Mr. Alexander Schallenberg. The two sides discussed aspects of bilateral relations between the two countries and ways of enhancing them in various fields.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Sep 24, 2019 Tue, Sep 24, 2019

Foreign Minister Gives a Lecture at National Defense University for Military Studies

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim gave a lecture titled (Iraqi Foreign Policy in light of the Regional and International Environment Variables) at the National Defense College at the University of Defense for Military Studies.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Jan 21, 2020 Tue, Jan 21, 2020

Press Statement/ Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemns the air attack took place last night on a site on the Iraqi-Syrian border.

The Ministry reiterates its complete rejection of making Iraq a part of any conflict or confrontation to settle scores on its lands, which represents an assault and a breach of the national sovereignty and a clear violation of the international norms and covenants.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Jun 28, 2021 Mon, Jun 28, 2021

Foreign Minister and UN Special Envoy to Syria Discuss Syrian Situation

Foreign Minister Mohammed Ali Al-Hakim and UN Special Envoy to Syria, Mr. Geir Pedersen, discussed the latest developments in Syria and ways to resolve the crisis.

Minister Alhakim stressed during the meeting held on the sidelines of the Davos conference in Switzerland that the solution of the crisis must be by Syria and without the intervention of any foreign party, adding that Iraq supports the efforts of the UN Special Envoy to Syria and his capabilities to achieve positive results, and stated that the United Nations must take its role in ending conflicts and helping people... Read more...

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsFri, Jan 25, 2019 Fri, Jan 25, 2019

Foreign Minister Receives a Call from his German Counterpart

Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein received a phone call from German Foreign Minister Mr. Heiko Maas.
The conversation focused on bilateral relations and ties between the two countries, and on the initial decision of the US administration to withdraw the embassy from Baghdad.

Minister Fuad Hussein expressed concern about this decision, despite it being a sovereign decision by the US side, but it may lead to results that are not in the interest of the Iraqi people.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Oct 4, 2020 Sun, Oct 4, 2020

Foreign Minister Receives his French Counterpart Mr. Jean-Yves Le Drian

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim received French Foreign Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Mr. Jean-Yves Le Drian.

The two Ministers discussed developing bilateral relations in various fields, activating the strategic understanding document for bilateral relations, and ways to enhance consultation and coordination between Baghdad and Paris.

Minister Alhakim stressed Iraq’s keenness to develop the distinguished level of relations with France, and looks forward to exploring new prospects for cooperation, especially in the field of economy.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Oct 17, 2019 Thu, Oct 17, 2019

The Foreign Ministry Holds Memorial Service for its Martyrs

The Foreign Ministry held a memorial service for its martyrs who were victims of a terrorist bombing in 2009.
The Foreign Minister laid a wreath at the memorial that the ministry held for this tragic incident, and delivered a speech in which he commended the martyrs, recalling the active role of Iraqi diplomacy in the fight against terrorism.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Aug 19, 2019 Mon, Aug 19, 2019

Press Statement

The Iraqi Foreign Ministry has followed up on the decision issued by the President of the United States of America, Mr. Donald Trump to pardon a number of those convicted of killing fourteen Iraqis and wounding others in 2007, in an incident that was denounced on international level as well as the local disapproval and rejection it created.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Dec 23, 2020 Wed, Dec 23, 2020

Foreign Ministry Official Spokesman Dr. Ahmed Al-Sahaf

The Foreign Ministry condemns in the strongest possible terms the attack carried out by the Turkish side, which resulted in loss of life and property, the Foreign Minister directed the summoning of the Turkish Ambassador in Baghdad to deliver him a letter of protest.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Apr 16, 2020 Thu, Apr 16, 2020

Iraqi MOFA affirms its solidarity with the United States for the fire attack in Las Vegas

The Iraqi ministry of foreign affairs expresses its deep sorrow for the terrible gunfire attack that attacked innocents' souls in the American state of Las Vegas and affirms its solidarity with the American government and the American people in this painful plight, and condolences victims' families and relatives and wishes a quick recovery for the injured.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Oct 3, 2017 Mon, Oct 2, 2017

Foreign Minister Congratulates his Emirati Counterpart on the Occasion of Electing UAE as a Non-Permanent Member of the UNSC

Foreign Minister, H.E. Mr. Fuad Hussein, made a phone call to his Emirati counterpart, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, to congratulate him on the occasion of the election of the UAE as a non-permanent member of the Security Council for the period 2022-2023.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Jun 14, 2021 Mon, Jun 14, 2021

The Foreign Minister Stresses that Stability of the Security Situation in Iraq has a Positive Impact on Whole Region

Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein met with the Japanese Ambassador to Iraq, Mr. Naofumi Hashimoto.

The Minister affirmed the depth of the historical relations between the two countries, and the Iraqi government’s efforts to strengthen relations by establishing ways for economic cooperation that benefit both countries, expressing Iraq’s desire to rebuild the economy, and for Japan to have an important role in it.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsFri, Jun 26, 2020 Mon, Jun 29, 2020

Foreign Minister Arrives in Seoul in an Official visit

Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Ibrahim Al-Jaafari arrived in South Korea in an official visit for a few days, in the framework of promoting relations between Baghdad and Seoul and open horizons of mutual cooperation.

It's expected that the minister is to meet a number of officials, including, the South Korean Prime Minister, the Speaker of South Korea National Assembly, the President of the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), as well as, his Korean counterpart and Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Jan 18, 2017 Wed, Jan 18, 2017

Foreign Minister Meets Secretary General of Gulf Cooperation Council

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with the Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council Mr. Abdul Latif bin Rashid Al Zayani.
Minister Hakim called for the importance of enhancing Arab cooperation, preserving the security and stability of the region, and strengthening its level to face all challenges.

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

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

Foreign Minister Gives Iraq’s Speech at Ministerial Conference to Advance Religious Freedom

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim delivered Iraq’s speech at the Ministerial Conference to Advance Religious Freedom in Washington organised by the US State Department.
In his speech, Minister Alhakim stressed that the essence of humanity is the common factor among societies, pointing out that coexistence between religions in Iraq is a popular culture of the people, creating an environment of creativity in many fields, including literature, art and scientific research.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Jul 18, 2019 Fri, Jul 19, 2019

The Foreign Minister Meets the U.S. Special Envoy for Iranian Affairs in Abu Dhabi

Dr Fu’ad Hussein the minister of foreign affairs has met on Sunday 18/10/2021, the U.S. special envoy for Iranian Affairs Mr Robert Maley in Abu Dhabi, during the meeting they discussed the political and security developments in the region and its reflections, and the U.S. Iranian relations and means of enhancing the introductory dialogues which were previously conducted between the two sides.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Oct 19, 2021 Tue, Oct 19, 2021

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