News & Announcements

News & Announcements

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MOFA Spokesperson: MOFA Strongly Condemns the Criminal Attack that Targeted Innocent Worshippers in Saint Mark's Cathedral, Cairo.

"Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs strongly condemns the criminal terrorist attack that targeted innocent worshippers in Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, Abbassia District, Cairo. On behalf of the Iraqi Government and people

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Dec 13, 2016 Tue, Dec 13, 2016

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

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 Holds a Telephone Conversation with his Iranian Counterpart

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim held a telephone conversation with Iranian Foreign Minister Mr. Mohammad Javad Zarif.

Minister Alhakim expressed Baghdad's interest in promoting bilateral cooperation between the two countries in various fields.

Both sides reviewed the overall bilateral relations between the two neighboring countries, and the common willingness to strengthen these relations, as well as the latest developments in the regional and international arenas.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Mar 2, 2019 Mon, Mar 4, 2019

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

Press Statement

Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein made an official visit to the Islamic Republic of Iran, which began with a meeting with President Hassan Rouhani, followed by a meeting with his counterpart, Mr. Mohammad Javad Zarif, and with Mr. Mohammad Baqir Qalibaf, Speaker of the Islamic Consultative Assembly.

This is the first visit of Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein to Tehran since he assumed his duties as Foreign Minister of Republic of Iraq, and it lasted for two days and began on Saturday 26/9/2020 and ended Sunday evening.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Sep 28, 2020 Mon, Sep 28, 2020

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: The overlaps and intertwines that our world is witnessing today in terms of its international relations does not make any country safe and isolated from the challenges and problems that other countries face

Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein called for preserving regional and international security, and achieving its requirements considering that the safety of states and the security of their peoples require great collective efforts in which states share responsibilities and obligations to obtain the atmosphere of peaceful coexistence and lasting stability.

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

Iraqi Government Delegation Visits the Sultanate of Oman to Offer Condolences on Death of Sultan Qaboos bin Saeed

The Iraqi government delegation visited the Sultanate of Oman headed by Dr. Fuad Muhammad Hussein, Deputy Prime Minister, and Foreign MinisterMr. Mohamad A. Alhakim, , and Dr. Ali Youssef Abdel Nabi, representative of the President of the Republic to extend condolences to Sultan Haitham bin Tariq Al Said on the death of Sultan Qaboos bin Saeed bin Taymur.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Jan 14, 2020 Tue, Jan 14, 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 Arrives to Washington on Head of Government Delegation

Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein arrived in Washington at the head of the negotiating delegation to hold a round of strategic dialogue on Wednesday, between Iraq and the United States of America.
The Iraqi delegation in this negotiating round will be headed by Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein, and the US delegation will be headed by Secretary of State Mr. Michael Pompeo.
This round of negotiations comes as a preparation to the dialogue that Prime Minister Mr. Mustafa Al-Kadhimi will lead from the Iraqi side with the US side led by US President Donald Trump.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Aug 17, 2020 Mon, Aug 17, 2020

Press Release:

The Iraqi government categorically renews its rejection and condemnation of any act that destabilizes the security and stability of diplomatic missions in Iraq, especially what the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Consulate in Karbala has been went recently through.
As we draw attention to the government’s actions during the past few days in this regard, we point out the continuation of investigations to uncover the identity of the perpetrators and taking appropriate measures to reach the results.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, May 22, 2021 Mon, May 24, 2021

The Foreign Minister Gives Iraq's Speech at High-level Meeting of Conference on Disarmament in Geneva

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim delivered Iraq's speech at the high-level meeting of the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva, in which he affirmed the Iraqi Government's adherence to disarmament, non-proliferation and disarmament treaties to promote peace and global stability.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Feb 27, 2019 Fri, Mar 1, 2019

MOFA Spokesperson: MOFA Strongly Condemns the Terrorist Attack Targeted St George Church in Tanta, Egypt

"Ministry of Foreign Affairs strongly condemns the terrorist attack that targeted St George church in Tanta, Egypt. The ministry shares the pain and sorrow of the Egyptian Government and its people in this heinous crime and extends its deepest condolences to the families of martyrs, wishing the injured a speedy recovery.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Apr 10, 2017 Mon, Apr 10, 2017

Foreign Minister Meets His Kuwaiti Counterpart in Riyadh

On Thursday, 16/9/2021, the Foreign Minister, Mr. Fuad Hussein, met his Kuwaiti counterpart, Dr. Ahmed Nasser Al-Mohammed Al-Sabah, on the margins of the joint ministerial meeting of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf, held in Riyadh.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Sep 19, 2021 Sun, Sep 19, 2021

Joint Statement of the Meeting of His Excellency Prime Minister of Republic of Iraq Mustafa Al-Kadhimi and His Highness Prince Muhammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia an

Based on the strong rooted and historical brotherly ties that unite the Republic of Iraq and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and their brotherly peoples, and to strengthen the distinguished relations between them, a video conference meeting was held between Mr.

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

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim Meets with Mr. Ayman Al-Safadi Jordanian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Jordanian Foreign Minister Mr. Ayman Al-Safadi on the sidelines of the Davos Economic Forum in Switzerland.

Minister Alhakim stressed Iraq's pride in the close and distinguished relations between the two countries, expressing at the same time Baghdad's keenness to enhance bilateral cooperation and develop channels of communication and consultation on regional issues in support of solidarity and joint action in facing the various challenges in the region, and achieving the hopes of the two peoples for greater stability and prosperity

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

Minister of foreign affairs mourns the death of the former Iraqi president

​With great sorrow and sadness, we mourns Iraq's diseased former president Jalal Talabani (May God have mercy on him) who was truly a sincere son to Iraq, keen to its unity, security and independency. He has given lots of sacrifices and did the best he could for the country. How Iraq needs such wishful person in consolidating and mend fences. With this painful catastrophe, we present condolences to his family and all Iraqi people, asking God to give them power to sustain this catastrophe.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Oct 4, 2017 Tue, Oct 10, 2017

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 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

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