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News & Announcements

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Foreign Minister Meets with Mr. Robert Oliphant, Member of the Canadian House of Commons

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Mr. Robert Oliphant, member of the Canadian House of Commons . The meeting discussed enhancing cooperation between the Iraqi Council of Representatives and Canadian House of Commons.
Minister Alhakim stressed the keenness of Iraq to advance and strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries, calling on Canadian companies to invest in Iraq, especially in the field of reconstruction of infrastructure.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Jul 20, 2019 Mon, Jul 22, 2019

Foreign Minister Meets with Lord Ahmed of Wimbledon Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs and United Nations at British Foreign Office

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Lord Ahmed of Wimbledon, Secretary of State for Commonwealth Affairs and the United Nations at the British Foreign Office. The meeting reviewed the progress of bilateral relations between Baghdad and London and means of strengthening them to serve the interests of both countries.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Jul 20, 2019 Mon, Jul 22, 2019

Foreign Minister Meets with Dutch Counterpart Mr. Stef Blok

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim met with his Dutch counterpart Mr. Stef
Block. The meeting discussed the most important issues of common concern and prospects for joint cooperation in various economic, humanitarian and development fields.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Jul 20, 2019 Mon, Jul 22, 2019

Foreign Minister Gives Iraq’s Speech at Ministerial Conference to Advance Religious Freedom

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim delivered Iraq’s speech at the Ministerial Conference to Advance Religious Freedom in Washington organised by the US State Department.
In his speech, Minister Alhakim stressed that the essence of humanity is the common factor among societies, pointing out that coexistence between religions in Iraq is a popular culture of the people, creating an environment of creativity in many fields, including literature, art and scientific research.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Jul 18, 2019 Fri, Jul 19, 2019

H.E. Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi condoles in call the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan over the attack on the Turkish Consulate in Erbil

July– 18- 2019

Prime Minister's Media OfficeFri, Jul 19, 2019 Fri, Jul 19, 2019

H.E. Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi receives a number of turkmen and shubak's women and kids survivors of Daesh atrocious

July– 18- 2019

Prime Minister's Media OfficeThu, Jul 18, 2019 Fri, Jul 19, 2019

Statement

The Foreign Ministry strongly condemns the killing of a Turkish diplomat working in the Turkish Consulate General in Erbil Governorate and a citizen and the wounding of another in an assassination incident and expresses its close follow-up with the security authorities to find out the circumstances of the incident.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Jul 17, 2019 Thu, Jul 18, 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 Affirms Iraq's Supportive Stance for the Palestinian People

President Barham Salih received the Palestinian Prime Minister Dr. Mohammad Shtayyeh and his accompanying delegation, at the Presidential Office in Baghdad on Tuesday, July 16, 2019.

During the meeting, they conferred about the enhancement of bilateral relations and the development of prospects for cooperation between the two countries in a way that serves the common interests.

His Excellency emphasized Iraq's stance in support for the brotherly Palestinian people to ensure a just and comprehensive solution to the Palestinian cause.

Tue, Jul 16, 2019 Tue, Jul 16, 2019

Joint statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohamed Ali Alhakim on the European Union-Iraq relations and regional cooperation

Iraq and EU strongly affirm their shared commitment to peace and stability in the wider Middle East and call for the de-escalation of the current tensions in the region, reminding that the risks and the consequences may affect Iraq, the region and beyond. The EU and Iraq share a common vision for the region and wish to proactively support actions and initiatives to promote dialogue instead of confrontation, aiming to build a cooperative framework based on shared interests. Cooperation is the strongest foundation of a long-term regional security, stability and sustainable development. The... Read more...

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Jul 17, 2019 Sun, Jul 14, 2019

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim Meets with High Representative Vice-President of the European Commission Federica Mugrini

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamed A. Alhakim met with the High Representative of the European Commission Vice-President Ms. Federica Mogherini. The meeting discussed the relations between Iraq and the EU. The meeting also discussed the importance of strengthening the Iraq-EU partnership.

The two sides stated that the Partnership Agreement, which entered into force in August 2018, will strengthen cooperation frameworks in many fields, including human rights, economic, energy, security, transport and environment issues.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Jul 13, 2019 Sat, Jul 13, 2019

H.E. Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi congratulates Iraqi people on the occasion of the inscription of Babylon on the World heritage list

July– 5- 2019

Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi Tue, Jul 9, 2019 Fri, Jul 5, 2019

Press Statement

In addition to the efforts to include the Iraqi archaeological sites on the World Heritage List, the issue of including the ancient city of Babylon will be discussed at the 43rd session of the Azerbaijani capital Baku with the participation of more than 180 countries.

Fri, Jul 5, 2019 Fri, Jul 5, 2019

PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC MEETS WITH LORD SPEAKER OF THE BRITISH HOUSE OF LORDS

H.E. President of the Republic Dr. Barham Salih met with the Lord Speaker of the British House of Lords Peter Norman Fowler while he was paying a visit to the House of Lords of the United Kingdom, in London, on Wednesday's today, June 26, 2019.
His Excellency the President commended UK's role and its supporting stances for the government and the people of Iraq in addressing terrorism as well as its contributing in building Iraq's cities, chiefly the liberated areas.

Wed, Jun 26, 2019 Thu, Jun 27, 2019

PRESIDENT SALIH MEETS WITH QUEEN ELIZABETH II

President Barham Salih met with Queen Elizabeth II of Britain, at Buckingham Palace in London, Thursday, June 27, 2019.
First Lady Dr. Sarbag Salih attended the meeting too.

Thu, Jun 27, 2019 Thu, Jun 27, 2019

Foreign Minister Meets Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon Secretary of State for Commonwealth Affairs

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon, Minister of State for the Commonwealth and the UN, and Special Representative of the Prime Minister. During the meeting they reviewed the progress of bilateral relations between Baghdad and London and means of strengthening them to serve the interests of both countries.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Jun 26, 2019 Thu, Jun 27, 2019

Statement On behalf of the Iraqi government

June– 27- 2019

Prime Minister's Media OfficeSat, Jul 27, 2019 Thu, Jun 27, 2019

PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC DISCUSSES WITH KUWAIT'S AMIR THE TIES AND THE SITUATIONS IN THE REGION

H.E. President Dr. Barham Salih stressed that the relations between Iraq and Kuwait have made significant strides due to the wisdom and the desire of the leaderships of the two countries to overcome the legacy of the past.
At the official discussion that was held, at the Presidential Office in Baghdad on Wednesday's today June 19 2019, with His Highness the Kuwait's Amir the Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, His Excellency President Salih indicated that Iraq has a serious desire to build advanced ties with its neighbors, especially with Kuwait in manner that serves the common... Read more...

Wed, Jun 19, 2019 Wed, Jun 19, 2019

THE NATIONAL FRAMEWORK DOCUMENT FOR A UNIFIED IRAQI POLICY

In recognition of the changes that have taken place in the region, and in line with the great role that Iraq could play in the midst of these changes, it becomes imperative upon us to create internal political cohesion that results in important outputs. The first is to create an integrative approach to be played by the Government and the political parties in line with what is happening at the internal and external levels.

Tue, Jun 18, 2019 Tue, Jun 18, 2019

H.E. Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi confirms the necessity of cooperation, overcoming the regions and providing sound investment environment in all governorates

His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi received this day Russian President's Special Envoy to Syria Alexander Lavrentiev and his accompanying delegation which includes Deputy Foreign Minister, a number of officials in the Ministries of Defense and Foreign Affairs and the Russian charge d'affaires in Baghdad, they discussed the relations between the two countries in the economic fields and strengthen the capabilities of Iraqi forces, developments in Syria and stability, The ongoing preparations for Astana Conference, In addition, they discussed the regional situation and the... Read more...

Prime Minister's Media OfficeSun, Jun 16, 2019 Tue, Jun 18, 2019

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