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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 MEETS WITH US PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP TO EXAMINE INTERNATIONAL ISSUES AND EVENTS

As a part of his meetings with a number of leaders and heads of State, President Salih held today in-depth talks with US President Donald Trump on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum(WEF) in Davos.

Wed, Jan 22, 2020 Wed, Jan 22, 2020

THE PRESIDENT MOURNS THE IRAQI ARCHEOLOGIST LAMIA AL-GILANI

President Barham Salih on Tuesday, January 22, 2019, mourned the Iraqi Archeologist Dr. Lamia al-Gilani, who passed away at the age of 80, in Amman.
His Excellency lauded the prestigious status of the deceased and her distinguished efforts in the field of archeology.
The following is the full text:
"We have received with deep pain and grief the news about the death of archaeologist Dr. Lamia al-Gilani, one of the first Iraqi women, who excavated the rich archaeological heritage of the country, and she was an expert in Sumerian seals.

Tue, Jan 22, 2019 Tue, Jan 22, 2019

THE PRESIDENT MOURNS THE IRAQI ARCHEOLOGIST LAMIA AL-GILANI

President Barham Salih on Tuesday, January 22, 2019, mourned the Iraqi Archeologist Dr. Lamia al-Gilani, who passed away at the age of 80, in Amman.
His Excellency lauded the prestigious status of the deceased and her distinguished efforts in the field of archeology.
The following is the full text:
"We have received with deep pain and grief the news about the death of archaeologist Dr. Lamia al-Gilani, one of the first Iraqi women, who excavated the rich archaeological heritage of the country, and she was an expert in Sumerian seals.

Tue, Jan 22, 2019 Tue, Jan 29, 2019

The President Mourns with Victims of Anfal Genocide

President Salih met today with dozens of family members who lost loved ones during the infamous Anfal genocide of the 1980s.

Taking care to listen to all their concerns in the Al Salam Palace in Baghdad, the President stated clearly that this violence was a genocidal act aimed at the Kurdish people and will forever be a wound that is never fully healed in the hearts of all Iraqis. President Salih emphasized that no matter how painful, this time must never be forgotten. These types of crimes must never again be allowed to occur, and we must ensure the families of all those affected... Read more...

Wed, Jul 31, 2019 Thu, Aug 1, 2019

The President of the Republic Congratulates Sabean Mandaeans on Great Eid and the Mandaean New Year

H.E. President of the Republic Dr. Barham Salih congratulated Sabean Mandaeans on the occasion of the Great Eid and the Mandaean New Year, on Wednesday's today, July 17, 2019.
His Excellency the President stressed, in a telegram on this occasion, the importance of promoting the values of love, brotherhood and participation among all components of Iraq and its specter, commending Sabean Mandaeans' role in building Iraq on the basis of freedom, equality and values of justice and democracy.

Wed, Jul 17, 2019 Wed, Jul 17, 2019

The President of the Republic of Iraq, Barham Salih separately received a copy of the credentials of the Germany Ambassador to Iraq, Mr. Martin Jäger and of the Czech Republic Ambassador to Iraq, Mr. Peter Stepanek. The meeti

On Monday, October 18, 2021, the President of the Republic of Iraq, Barham Salih congratulated Iraqi people on the Occasion of the Prophet Mohammad birthday.
It is of great occasion to inspire the noble values and to learn the lessons that should be taken from fragrant biography of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) in making peace, fraternity and brotherhood among human beings, Iraqi President Salih said.
Iraq is going through a critical juncture, and enormous challenges and major national tasks are still ahead of us, he underscored.

Office of the President of IraqMon, Oct 18, 2021 Wed, Oct 20, 2021

THE PRESIDENT RECEIVES AN INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THE ARAB - EUROPEAN SUMMIT

President Barham Salih received Mr. Alaa Mousa the Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt to Iraq, at the Presidential Office in Baghdad, Tuesday, February 5, 2019.
His Excellency received an official invitation from his Egyptian counterpart His Excellency Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to attend the Arab-European summit due to be held in Sharm el-Sheikh at the end of this month.
The President asked Ambassador Mousa to convey his greetings to his brother H.E. President el-Sisi, expressing his gratitude for this kind invitation.

Tue, Feb 5, 2019 Tue, Feb 5, 2019

THE PRESIDENT RECEIVES MEMBER OF THE BRITISH HOUSE OF LORDS

President Salih received today in Baghdad Member of the British House of Lords and Executive Head of the Iraqi-British Trade Council, Baroness Ema Nichelson.
Together, the President and the Baroness discussed the international support to boost security and stability across the country. Furthermore, they reviewed political developments at the region and the world as well.

Wed, Nov 6, 2019 Thu, Nov 7, 2019

THE PRESIDENT RECEIVES THE BRITISH SECRETARY OF STATE FOR INTERNATIONAL TRADE

President Barham Salih received the British Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox, and his accompanying delegation, at the Presidential Office in Baghdad, Monday, April 15, 2019.
During the meeting, they reviewed the relations between Iraq and Britain, notably in the fields of trade and economy, as well as the need to expand these ties in a way that serves the interest of the two countries and achieves the aspirations of the two friendly peoples.
His Excellency lauded British support for Iraq, particularly in its fight against terrorism.

Mon, Apr 15, 2019 Mon, Apr 15, 2019

THE PRESIDENT RECEIVES THE TURKISH FOREIGN MINISTER

President Barham Salih received the Turkish Foreign Minister Mouloud Gawishoglu, in Erbil, Monday, June 10, 2019, and discussed with him the latest political developments in the region.
During the meeting, they emphasized the need for cooperation and coordination as well as the adoption of keen dialogue among all parties in order to unify efforts to address the current crises and to steer clear of the language of threat so that the peoples of the region enjoy stability, security and economic prosperity.

Mon, Jun 10, 2019 Tue, Jun 11, 2019

THE PRESIDENT RECEIVES THE US AMBASSADOR TO IRAQ

President Barham Salih on Monday, January 28, 2019, received Ambassador Douglas Silliman, the US Ambassador to Iraq.
Ambassador. James Jeffrey, the US Representative to the Counterterrorism Coalition and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Andrew Peek were present at the meeting.

IRAQI PRESIDENCYMon, Jan 28, 2019 Tue, Jan 29, 2019

THE PRESIDENT RETURNS TO BAGHDAD FOLLOWING IRAQ’S ACTIVE PARTICIPATION IN THE ARAB SUMMIT

President Barham Salih has arrived to Baghdad, today Monday, April 1, 2019, after an active participation in the Arab summit in its 30th session in Tunis.
On the sidelines of the summit, His Excellency met with a number of kings and leaders of brotherly countries, as well as with the UN Secretary-General, and the EU's Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Chief.
The President also delivered Iraq's speech at the summit, in which he asserted that the basic principle of Iraq's international relations is joint action with all on the basis of common interests.

Mon, Apr 1, 2019 Mon, Apr 1, 2019

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

The President, Meeting with Tukey's Foreign Minster, Discusses The Recent Events Unfolding in the Region.

Into the Presidential Palace in Baghdad today, holding a meeting with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, President Salih stressed the importance of continuous coordination and joint work which would avert Iraq and the region the conflicts and the war. We don't want our territory to be a staging post for any hostile action against any of our neighbors, or be as a battleground for a proxy-war, he added.

Thu, Jan 9, 2020 Thu, Jan 9, 2020

THE PRESIDENT, MEETING WITH TURKEY'S FOREIGN MINISTER, DISCUSSES THE RECENT EVENTS UNFOLDING IN THE REGION

Into the Presidential Palace in Baghdad today, holding a meeting with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, President Salih stressed the importance of continuous coordination and joint work which would avert Iraq and the region the conflicts and the war. We don't want our territory to be a staging post for any hostile action against any of our neighbors, or be as a battleground for a proxy-war, he added.

Thu, Jan 9, 2020 Thu, Jan 9, 2020

THE PRESIDENT, ON THE ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATING OF FOUNDING IRAQI POLICE, APPRECIATES SACRIFICES MADE BY IRAQ'S POLICE TO PROTECT CITIZENS

President Salih congratulated today Iraqi police forces and all its formations, commanders, officers and soldiers, on the occasion of the anniversary of founding.
The following is the text of congratulations:

Thu, Jan 9, 2020 Thu, Jan 9, 2020

The Reemergence of the Iraqi Scientific Community

The establishment of the Iraqi Virtual Science Library, developed in collaboration with the US Departments of State and Defense and the National Academies of Science, fosters knowledge by allowing professionals to conduct research and share their findings with the Iraqi scientific community.

Wired.comFri, Oct 18, 2013 Tue, Oct 22, 2013

The signing of a number of memorandums of understanding in the presence of His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi and the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Dr. Hassan Rouhani

In the presence of His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi and the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Dr. Hassan Rouhani, in Baghdad this evening and at the end of the joint talks' session, a number of memoranda of understanding were signed in the fields of oil, trade, health and transport for the establishment of railways between Basra and Shalamjah, visas facilitating to Businessmen and investors.

Prime Minister's Media OfficeMon, Mar 11, 2019 Tue, Mar 12, 2019

The Starting of Bilateral Meeting Between Foreign Minister and Russian Deputy Prime Minister

The bilateral meeting has started between Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim and the Russian Deputy Prime Minister Mr. Yury Borisov .

Both side, discussed bilateral relations between Baghdad and Moscow, and ways to promote them to meet the aspirations of the two friendly peoples.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Apr 25, 2019 Fri, Apr 26, 2019

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