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News & Announcements

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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

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

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

PRESIDENT RECEIVES A PHONE CALL FROM US SECRETARY OF STATE

President Salih got a phone call today Saturday evening from US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
During a phone conversation, the President and US Secretary of State discussed the latest security and political developments at the regional and international levels, emphasized the need to protect Iraq's sovereignty and respect its independent national decision.

Sun, Jan 19, 2020 Sun, Jan 19, 2020

The Foreign Minister Meets Qatari Deputy Prime and Foreign Minister

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohammad A. Alhakim met with the Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdul Rahman Al-Thani, the two sides stressed the need to strengthen bilateral relations and advance them to serve the interests of the peoples of the two brotherly countries. They also discussed the most important regional and international issues of common concern.

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

THE PRESIDENT HOSTS PRESIDENCIES' MEETING AT AL-SALAM PALACE

President Salih hosted a meeting of the Presidencies today into the al- Salam palace in the presence of the Prime Minister Adil Abdul Mahdi and the Speaker of Parliament Mohammed al-Halbouosi.
Together, they discussed the various aspects of political and security developments in Iraq as well as the most recent evolutions regionally and globally.

Thu, Jan 16, 2020 Thu, Jan 16, 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

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