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H.E. Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi expresses his pride in the development of Iraqi-Russian relations

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...

Mon, Jun 17, 2019 Tue, Jun 18, 2019

Foreign Minister Receives Russian President’s Special Envoy to Syria Mr. Alexander Lavrentiev

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim received the Russian President’s special envoy to Syria; Mr. Alexander Lavrentiev.

The two sides discussed the Iraqi-Russian relations and means of activating the results of the meeting of the joint committee between the two countries, which was held in Baghdad.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Jun 18, 2019 Tue, Jun 18, 2019

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

IN RESPONSE TO PRESIDENT SALIH’S BID, THE UNESCO AGREES TO RELOCATE ITS REGIONAL OFFICE TO IRAQ

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has responded to President Barham Salih’s call to move its regional headquarters to Baghdad instead of Amman.
The Organization announced the consent following a telephone conversation between President Salih and the Director General of the Organization, Ms. Audrey Azoulay, in cooperation with the Iraqi Ministry of Culture.

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

Foreign Minister Receives Foreign Minister of the Sultanate of Oman

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim received the Omani Foreign Minister Mr. Yousuf Bin Alawi and discussed bilateral relations, as well as exchanging views on regional issues of common concern.
Minister Alhakim stressed the aspiration of Baghdad to enhance cooperation in various fields, and coordinate with Oman for the good and interest of the two brotherly peoples.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Jun 12, 2019 Thu, Jun 13, 2019

H.E. Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi receives Omani Foreign Minister Yusuf bin Alawi

His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi received Omani Foreign Minister Yusuf bin Alawi, during the meeting they discussed strengthening the relations between the two countries and the opening of airlines transportations, facilitating entering visas, As well as joint Iraq and Oman's role in maintaining security and stability in the region.

Prime Minister's Media OfficeThu, Jun 13, 2019 Thu, Jun 13, 2019

Foreign Minister Receives Omani Counterpart at Baghdad Airport

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim received his Omani counterpart, Mr. Yousuf bin Alawi at Baghdad International Airport.

The two sides are expected to hold bilateral talks on strengthening relations between the two countries, promoting cooperation and coordination on issues of common concern.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Jun 12, 2019 Wed, Jun 12, 2019

PRESIDENT SALIH ARRIVES IN ERBIL, ATTENDS THE INAUGURATION CEREMONY OF THE PRESIDENT OF KURDISTAN REGION

President Barham Salih arrived in the city of Erbil, Monday, June 10, 2019, to participate in the inauguration ceremony of the President of Kurdistan Region.
His Excellency was received at Erbil International Airport by Messrs. Nechirvan Barzani, Qubad Talabani, and senior officials of Kurdistan Region.

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

PRESIDENT SALIH ARRIVES IN ERBIL, ATTENDS THE INAUGURATION CEREMONY OF THE PRESIDENT OF KURDISTAN REGION

President Barham Salih arrived in the city of Erbil, Monday, June 10, 2019, to participate in the inauguration ceremony of the President of Kurdistan Region.
His Excellency was received at Erbil International Airport by Messrs. Nechirvan Barzani, Qubad Talabani, and senior officials of Kurdistan Region.

Mon, Jun 10, 2019 Tue, Jun 11, 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

PRESIDENT SALIH ARRIVES IN ERBIL, ATTENDS THE INAUGURATION CEREMONY OF THE PRESIDENT OF KURDISTAN REGION

President Barham Salih arrived in the city of Erbil, Monday, June 10, 2019, to participate in the inauguration ceremony of the President of Kurdistan Region.
His Excellency was received at Erbil International Airport by Messrs. Nechirvan Barzani, Qubad Talabani, and senior officials of Kurdistan Region.

Mon, Jun 10, 2019 Mon, Jun 10, 2019

Foreign Minister Receives Copy of Credentials of United States Ambassador to Baghdad

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim received a copy of the credentials of US Ambassador to Baghdad Mr. Matthew Tyler. The two sides discussed ways to improve bilateral relations and the importance of enhancing cooperation opportunities at various levels to meet the aspiration of both peoples.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Jun 10, 2019 Mon, Jun 10, 2019

Statement by Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim

The position of Iraq is clear on the current crisis between the United States of America and the Islamic Republic of Iran, which is calmness and prevention of war in our region.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsFri, May 31, 2019 Fri, May 31, 2019

PRESIDENT SALIH ARRIVES IN AMMAN, THE JORDANIAN MONARCH IS AT THE FOREFRONT OF THOSE WHO RECEIVED HIM

President Barham Salih arrived in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, today, Thursday, May 23, 2019.
The Jordanian Monarch His Majesty King Abdullah II was on top of those who received His Excellency.

Thu, May 23, 2019 Thu, May 23, 2019

Foreign Minister Arrives in Oslo

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim arrived on Thursday, 23/5/2019, to the Norwegian capital Oslo on an official visit to participate in the International Conference ” Ending Sexual and Gender-based Violence in Humanitarian Crisis which will be held on 23-24 May .

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, May 23, 2019 Thu, May 23, 2019

His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi reaches Kuwait

His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi reached Kuwait this noon, His Excellency received at Kuwait Airport by The State of Kuwait Prime Minister His Highness Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, the official reception was made for His Excellency and Iraqi and Kuwaiti national anthems were played.

Prime Minister's Media OfficeWed, May 22, 2019 Wed, May 22, 2019

H.E. Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi meets The President of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan

His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi met, this day in Ankara, The President of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who makes an official reception at the presidential palace in which national anthem of the two Republics played, the official inspection of the honor guard were made too, and 21 projectiles fired in greeting for His Excellency's visit.
At the end of the official reception ceremony, His Excellency Prime Minister and The Turkish President went to hold a bilateral meeting

Media Office of the Prime Minister
May – 15 – 2019

Prime Minister's Media OfficeWed, May 15, 2019 Mon, May 20, 2019

Foreign Minister Meets with Swedish Foreign Affairs Minister

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Swedish Foreign Affairs Minister Mrs. Margot Wallström and discussed relations between the two countries and means of enhancing bilateral cooperation to achieve the aspiration of the two friendly peoples, especially in the field of health

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, May 16, 2019 Thu, May 16, 2019

Foreign Minister Gives Iraq Speech in Seventh Session of Iraqi-Kuwaiti Joint Committee Meeting Held in Kuwait

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim gave Iraq’s speech at the seventh session of the Iraqi-Kuwaiti Joint Committee meeting in Kuwait. Minister Alhakim highlighted the depth of brotherly relations between Baghdad and Kuwait which is growing stronger over time, calling for consolidating solidarity, joint action, stability in the two countries, and the region in general.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, May 13, 2019 Mon, May 13, 2019

THE PRESIDENT DISCUSSES WITH THE US SECRETARY OF STATE BILATERAL RELATIONS AND THE LATEST ARAB AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENTS

President Barham Salih received Mr. Mike Pompeo, the US Secretary of State, at the Presidential Office in Baghdad, Tuesday evening, May 7, 2019.
The President emphasized that the strategic partnership with the United States of America is essential for Iraq as the country is committed to its balanced policy that builds bridges of friendship and cooperation with all friends and neighbors, including Iran.
President Salih asserted Iraq's keenness to develop bilateral relations between the two countries and with the rest of brotherly and friendly countries in various fields.
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