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News & Announcements

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Foreign Minister Participates in Session of the Council of League of Arab States on Ministerial Level

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim will participate in the 151st regular Session of the Council of the League of Arab States which is scheduled to take place in Cairo on the 6th of March.

It is hoped that his Excellency will meet with several of his counterparts in the framework of discussing bilateral relations and deliberating on regional and international issues of common concern.

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

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 Jordanian Counterpart in Amman

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamed A. Alhakim met in Amman with Jordanian Foreign Minister Mr. Ayman Al- Safadi during a quick visit of Excellency President Barham Salih accompanied by the Foreign Minister and several officials. This meeting comes as a follow-up to Minister Ayman Al-Safadi's visit to Baghdad, which took place a few days ago.

During the meeting, they discussed a number of issues that concern the two brotherly countries, including energy, security and the Iraqi community affairs in Jordan, and it was agreed to form a joint working team between the two ministries to... Read more...

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsFri, Nov 16, 2018 Tue, Nov 20, 2018

Press Statement

The Foreign Ministry summoned the Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey to Iraq, Mr. Fatih Yildiz on the background of the continuing violations of the Turkish army,and recent drone bombing that struck the Sidakan area in the Erbil governorate in Kurdistan, and the martyrdom of two officers and an Iraqi army soldier.

The letter was delivered by the Undersecretary of the Foreign Ministry Ambassador Abdul Karim Hashim to the Turkish ambassador, in which it held the latter’s government responsible for this sinful attack, and demanded the Turkish side to clarify its circumstances and to... Read more...

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Aug 13, 2020 Thu, Aug 13, 2020

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

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

The Foreign Minister Receives Telephone Call from the British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim received a phone call from British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Mr. Andrew Morrison. The two sides discussed the latest developments in the region, the situation in Iraq, and the government’s measures to meet the demands of the demonstrators through the reforms launched by the government.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Nov 6, 2019 Thu, Nov 7, 2019

Foreign Minister Meets with United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim met with the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms Michelle Bachelet , on the sidelines of the 40th session of the Human Rights Council held in Geneva.

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

Dr. Al-Sahaf: We are coordinating and implementing to return the stranded, so far we have been able to return 13,000 Iraqis from 17 countries within 66 exceptional flights, and two land journeys

Foreign Ministry Official Spokesman

Dr. Al-Sahaf: National institutions work collectively in the spirit of the team to achieve the required response to return Iraqis stranded in the countries of the world and not the Foreign Ministry alone.

Dr. Al-Sahaf: We are coordinating and implementing to return the stranded, and so far we have been able to return 13,000 Iraqis from 17 countries within 66 exceptional flights, and two trips by land.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Apr 28, 2020 Wed, Apr 29, 2020

The ministry of Foreign Affairs condemn the terrorist incident suffered by our brothers in the Arab Republic of Egypt

Iraq expresses its strong condemnation of the terrorist incident suffered by our brothers in the Arab Republic of Egypt, which claimed the lives of civilians and injured others.

While Iraq affirms its rejection of terrorism in all its forms , it stands with the international community in the face of terrorism, supports all good efforts aimed at eliminating extremism and violence, in addition to supporting the efforts of the Egyptian government in its actions to maintain security and stability of the country. Iraq states its readiness to assist in facing this threat to the lives of... Read more...

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Aug 6, 2019 Tue, Aug 6, 2019

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 Ministry Official Spokesman Dr. Ahmed Al-Sahaf:

The Foreign Minister, Mr. Fuad Hussein, participates in webinar (via closed-circuit television) to discuss the situation of refugees and displaced persons during the pandemic with the participation of Foreign Ministers of Turkey, Jordan, Lebanon, and Pakistan, and a representative of the European Union and the High Commissioner for Refugees and Displaced Persons.

The webinar seeks to answer important questions, including:

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Jun 9, 2020 Tue, Jun 9, 2020

Minister Alhakim: Our Investment Strategy is Based on Providing Security, Stability and Facilities for Investors

Minister Alhakim affirmed that Iraq represents the first front line against terrorism, and it was the most effected country by terrorist attacks that hit the Middle East.

Stressing " Iraqis have continued with their armed forces and made their sacrifices to liberate their entire land from Da’esh terrorists gangs and that the achieved victories came with the efforts of their heroes who shed their blood to defend their country.

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

Foreign Minister Meets with Danish Counterpart and Calls for Reopening of Danish Embassy in Baghdad

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with the Danish Foreign Minister Mr. Jeppe Kofod and reviewed with him the developments of the bilateral relations between the two countries and developing them in all fields, especially economic and trade, and encouraging Danish investors to take advantage of the investment opportunities available in Iraq.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Feb 18, 2020 Tue, Feb 18, 2020

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

Foreign Minister Meets Several Ambassadors of Arab and European Countries and International Organizations Accredited to Kingdom of Netherlands

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Ambassadors of Arab and European countries and international organizations accredited to the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

Minister Alhakim reviewed the latest political and security situation in Iraq and the priorities of the government at the current stage, and at the strategic level, pointing out its orientations to diversify sources of income, support the private sector, create jobs, and eliminate unemployment by upgrading the economic sector, especially agriculture and industry, stating that his visit to the Kingdom of the... Read more...

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Oct 30, 2019 Wed, Oct 30, 2019

MOFA issues a statement concerning the terroristic attack on the Iraqi embassy in Kabul

" Iraqi embassy to Kabul exposed to a criminal attack by the defeated Da'esh gangs, they made an explosion at the embassy's
entrance and entered the embassy, MOFA formed a crisis cell urgently and contacted the Afghani governmental bodies and other friendly states to coordinate the rescue process of the embassy's staff, the diplomatic staff strived to fight the terroristic attackers by using light weapons for more than one and half an hour,

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Aug 1, 2017 Mon, Jul 31, 2017

Foreign Minister Receives Phone Call from Lord Ahmed of Wimbledon, Secretary of State for Commonwealth Affairs and United Nations at Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim received a phone call from Lord Ahmed of Wimbledon, Secretary of State for Commonwealth Affairs, and the United Nations at the British Foreign Office.

The two sides also discussed the British economic support to Iraq, and ways to enhance bilateral cooperation between Baghdad and London to serve the interests of the two friendly countries.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Oct 13, 2019 Tue, Oct 15, 2019

Foreign Minister Meets Italian Counterpart in Rome and Discusses Exchanging Support in Various Fields

In 2 May 2021, Foreign Minister, H.E. Mr. Fuad Hussein met with Italian Foreign Minister H.E. Mr. Luigi Di Maio, in the Italian capital, Rome.

During the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations between Baghdad and Rome, and ways to consolidate them in the framework of strengthening joint cooperation between the two countries, and work to activate the Iraqi-Italian joint committee in a way that contributes to achieving the interests of the two friendly countries.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, May 3, 2021 Mon, May 3, 2021

Foreign Minister Meets Qatari Counterpart in Doha

Foreign Minister Mohamed A. Alhakim met with Qatari Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Sheikh Mohammad Abdul Rahman Al-Thani on Thursday 10/1/2019 on the sidelines of the official visit of President Barham Saleh to Qatar to discuss several issues of mutual interest.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Jan 10, 2019 Thu, Jan 10, 2019

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