News & Announcements

News & Announcements

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Minister of Foreign Affairs Hands Over Antiquities to Culture Minister

Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein, on Tuesday, August 3, 2021, handed over antiquities to the Minister of Culture, Tourism and Antiquities Hassan Nadhem. The antiquities which had been smuggled from Iraq were reclaimed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from several countries through coordination with the Iraqi embassies in those countries.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Aug 4, 2021 Wed, Aug 4, 2021

The text of the two identical letters that the Foreign Ministry sent to the United Nations and the Security Council regarding the US bombing of the Iraqi forces

The text of the two identical letters that the Foreign Ministry sent to the United Nations and the Security Council regarding the US bombing of the Iraqi forces

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Mar 17, 2020 Tue, Mar 17, 2020

Congratulation

I congratulate the President-elect of the United States of America Joe Biden.
We look forward to strengthening bilateral relations and advancing dialogues and cooperation between the two countries at all levels, as the common challenges also require us to intensify joint action.

Foreign Minister
Fuad Hussein

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Nov 8, 2020 Sun, Nov 8, 2020

Foreign Minister Participates in Arab Foreign Ministers' Meeting

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim participated in the Foreign Ministers' meeting. The meeting discussed regional developments, issues of common concern and means of cooperation in order to overcome crises to achieve security and stability and to promote joint Arab action and serve the interests of Arab countries and their peoples.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsFri, Mar 29, 2019 Sun, Mar 31, 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

H.E. Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi calls Egyption President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

February - 28 – 2019

His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi spoke via phone with the Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, renewing his condolence and consolation to the Government and the People of fraternal Egyptian, sympathizing with the families of the victims of a train collision in the Ramses station in Cairo.

His Excellency confirmed that what happens to the people of Egypt affect the Iraqi people, praying to Allah for the victims of the tragic accident to hold them in his mercy, and wishing for the wounded a quick recovery.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Feb 28, 2019 Fri, Mar 1, 2019

PRESIDENT RECEIVES A PHONE CALL FROM US SECRETARY OF STATE

President Salih got today a phone call from US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

Over the phone conversation, President Salih and Mr. Mike Pompeo reviewed the bilateral relations between the both countries and the ways of boosting these relations. The importance of increasing stability and security within the country as well as dealing with the challenges in the ways that contribute to consolidating Iraq's security and its citizens' rights and reinforcing its democratic experience, they deliberated.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Oct 14, 2019 Tue, Oct 15, 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 Gives Iraq's Speech in EU-League of Arab States Ministerial Meeting

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim delivered a speech at the 5th EU- League of Arab States Ministerial Meeting held in Brussels.

Minister Alhakim began the speech by stressing that the Arab countries are moving towards a positive partnership in crisis management and countering terrorism pointing out to the importance of bilateral cooperation between the EU and the League of Arab States to solve crises in Arab countries. Minister Alhakim stated that “ My Government affirms the need for joint action between the European Union and the League of Arab States to achieve a just and a... Read more...

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Feb 4, 2019 Mon, Feb 4, 2019

Minister of Foreign Affairs Receives the Special Adviser to the Secretary-General of United Nations and Chief of the International Investigation Team for Accountability for the Crimes Committed by Terrorist Organization ISIS

On Wednesday, October 27, 2021, Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr Fuad Hussein received the Special Adviser to the Secretary-General of the United Nations and Head of the International Investigation Team for Accountability for the Crimes committed by the Terrorist Organization ISIS, Mr. Christian Richard.

During the meeting, they reviewed the tasks entrusted to the International Team to support local efforts to hold accountable the terrorist organization ISIS.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Nov 1, 2021 Mon, Nov 1, 2021

Foreign Minister Accompanies President during Meeting with Prime Minister of Finland

President Barham Saleh accompanied by Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim attended the meeting with Prime Minister of Finland Mr. Juha Sipilä, in the presence of the Ministers of Trade and Culture on the sidelines of the LAS-European Summit in Sharm El-Sheikh.

The meeting discussed the bilateral relations between the two countries, economic cooperation and reconstruction, especially in the field of infrastructure and mutual support in international issues of common concern.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Feb 25, 2019 Mon, Feb 25, 2019

Foreign Minister Meets with Swedish Foreign Affairs Minister

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Swedish Foreign Affairs Minister Mrs. Margot Wallström and discussed relations between the two countries and means of enhancing bilateral cooperation to achieve the aspiration of the two friendly peoples, especially in the field of health

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, May 16, 2019 Thu, May 16, 2019

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

Minister of Foreign Affairs: Our visit to the Vatican comes in appreciation and in follow up on the outcomes of His Holiness’s visit to Iraq and to translate these outcomes into projects.

Foreign Minister, H.E. Mr. Fuad Hussein met with the President of the Association of the Christian Pilgrimage Foundation at the Vatican Opera Romana.
At the outset of the meeting, the president of the association said that the Iraqi city of Ur represents the Prophet Abraham and he is for all mankind and our roots are there, and the pilgrimage to Ur will make us feel that we are sons of the One God, thus; we all represent the heavenly religions.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, May 9, 2021 Sun, May 9, 2021

Foreign Minister Meets with Norwegian Foreign Minister Ms. Ine Eriksen Søreide

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Norwegian Foreign Minister Ms. Ine Eriksen Søreide
Minister Alhakim stressed that Iraq is evaluating its relations with all countries of the world according to the principle of common interests and facing common risks, expressing Baghdad’s aspiration to enhance ways of cooperation between the two countries, calling on Norwegian companies to invest in Iraq, noting: that Iraq has promising investment opportunities

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Sep 28, 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: Iraqi Judiciary System is Committed to Prosecute Iraqi Terrorists, and Foreigners that Committed Crimes in Iraq

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim said that the Iraqi judiciary is committed to prosecuting Iraqi terrorists, and foreigners who committed crimes in Iraq, and is not responsible for prosecuting foreigners in Syria for crimes committed against non-Iraqis.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Oct 31, 2019 Thu, Oct 31, 2019

Foreign Minister Receives His Belgian Counterpart in New York. He Calls on All Countries to Cooperate with Iraq and implement their obligations to Extradite Their Nationals of Families of Terrorists Detained in Iraq

The Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein received, at his residence in New York, the Belgian Foreign Minister Sophie Willems, on the sidelines of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Sep 27, 2021 Mon, Sep 27, 2021

The Foreign Ministry Celebrates International Women's Day

Foreign Ministry organized a celebration on the occasion of International Women's Day with the participation of Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim attended by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ms. Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, members of the Iraqi Council of Representatives, and representatives of diplomatic missions and international organizations.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Mar 14, 2019 Thu, Mar 14, 2019

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

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