News & Announcements

News & Announcements

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President Salih Meets Bulgarian President, Discusses Bilateral Ties

His Excellency President Salih received Bulgarian President Rumen Radev today in New York City on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly.
The two presidents discussed Iraqi-Bulgarian ties, as well as ways to improve mutual cooperation in a variety of fields. The two friendly nations, they agreed, can work together on a variety of international as well as regional issues of common concern.

Tue, Sep 24, 2019 Tue, Sep 24, 2019

Ambassador Faily Visits American Technology Companies in Silicon Valley

Ambassador Faily visited headquarters of Google, Cisco, and Qualcomm as part of his business outreach initiative to promote the many investment opportunities and partnerships available between Iraq and the United States.

Thu, Sep 5, 2013

PRESIDENT SALIH: HIS HOLINESS THE POPE’S EXPECTED VISIT TO IRAQ IS OF HISTORIC IMPORTANCE

President Barham Salih welcomed His Holiness Pope Francis’ initiative and intention to visit Iraq next year, remembering his meeting with His Holiness and the Pope’s support for Iraq's pursuit to promote the security of its communities and consolidate peace and stability among all Iraqi.
His Excellency received the Patriarch of Babylon of the Chaldeans, His Beatitude Cardinal Mar Louis Raphael I Sako, at the Presidential Office in Baghdad on Thursday, June 13, 2019.

Thu, Jun 13, 2019 Fri, Jun 14, 2019

Ministry of Oil/ tenders

Tue, May 22, 2018

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

Prime Minister Al-Abadi Receives Phone Call from U.S. Vice President Biden

His Excellency Prime Minister Dr. Haider Al-Abadi received a phone call on May 25, 2015 from United States Vice President Mr. Joe Biden. Prime Minister Al-Abadi and Vice President Biden discussed increasing support and training for Iraqi forces, intensifying air strikes, and expediting armament to the Iraqi forces. The leaders also discussed developments in the field of operation sectors. Vice President Biden renewed support of the U.S. Administration to the Iraqi government and its people to destroy Da'esh.

Wed, May 27, 2015

Dozens of Iraqi Historical Artifacts Returned to the Embassy

45 artifacts were returned to the Iraqi Embassy in Washington by an American citizen, in an effort to give the items back to the Iraqi people.

Thu, Dec 19, 2013

Statement / Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Iraq will take part in the talks in Astana on Thursday, which is one of the important paths of dialogue between the parties of the Syrian-Syrian conflict, which could lead to an end to the violence in the country and bring positive results.

We welcome any efforts to resolve the Syrian crisis and strongly support its resolve by peaceful means. We express our readiness to coordinate with the countries of the world in order to end Syrian people’s suffering which entered the ninth year.

Thu, Aug 1, 2019 Thu, Aug 1, 2019

Foreign Ministry Official Spokesman Dr. Ahmed Al-Sahaf:

Upon the follow-up of Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein, and the Embassy of the Republic of Iraq in Kuwait, (6) tanks loaded with (150) tons of medical oxygen arrived to Iraq which is the second batch that Iraq purchased.

Mon, Jul 13, 2020

Al-Halboosi meets a delegation of Iraqi minorities in the United States

The Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halboosi, accompanied by a parliamentary delegation and in the presence of Iraqi Ambassador Dr. Farid Yassin, met a delegation of Iraqi minorities in the United States.

The meeting discussed the situation of minorities in Iraq and their demands and needs.

Sat, Mar 30, 2019 Sat, Mar 30, 2019

Iraq Joins the ICSID Convention: Announces Additional Incentives and Protections for Investors

Washington DC, November 17, 2015

The Chairman of Iraq’s National Investment Commission (NIC), Dr. Sami Al-Araji, today signed the Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes between States and Nationals of Other States (the ICSID Convention).

Iraq has become the 160th country to sign the Convention and the 152nd country to become a member of the International Centre Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID). The ICSID Convention encourages the flow of investment across borders by providing substantial legal protections for foreign investors.

Tue, Nov 17, 2015

Announce for foreign Bids/North Refineries Company,One of the Iraqi formations of Ministry of Oil

Announce for foreign Bids/North Refineries Company,One of the Iraqi formations of Ministry of Oil

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

Eid Al Fitr Greetings

The Embassy of the Republic of Iraq extends its warmest greetings on the occasion of Eid-al-Fitr.

Mon, Jul 28, 2014

Reconstruction Board Bill Sent to Parliament After Approval by Council of Ministers

On Tuesday, September 17, 2019, the Council of Ministers approved the draft law that would create a Reconstruction Board. It will now be jointly submitted to the House of Representatives by the Presidency of the Republic and the Council of Ministers.
The draft law provides a framework for quickly launching major infrastructure projects across the country, including roads, bridges, airports, and seaports.
The draft law also aims at alleviating general unemployment by promoting investment, employing a wide array of capable individuals in a variety of different sectors.

Tue, Sep 17, 2019 Fri, Sep 20, 2019

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Hosts Event to Honor Ambassador Faily

As part of the U.S.-Iraq Business Initiative, the United States Chamber of Commerce welcomed Ambassador Faily for an event that fostered discussions of the enormous trade investment opportunities that exist between Iraq and the U.S.

Fri, Jul 19, 2013

Fire Alarm and Gas Detection System

Competitive Bid(Ministry of Oil)/Fire Alarm and Gas Detection System.

Wed, Jan 31, 2018

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

Prime Minister Al-Abadi Arrives in Washington

His Excellency Dr. Haider Al-Abadi arrived in Washington, DC for his first official visit to the United States as Prime Minister, at the invitation of President Barack Obama.

Mon, Apr 13, 2015

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim's Meeting with his Lebanese Counterpart Mr. Gebran Bassil.

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Thu, Sep 26, 2019

Adherence to Baghdad-Erbil Oil Deal is Essential to National Unity

Reinforcing, strengthening central and regional cooperation will fortify Iraq against existential threats.

Wed, Aug 19, 2015

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