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Statement of the Official Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Iraq regarding President's Donald Trump's Executive Order including restrictions on Entry Procedures of Iraqi Nationals into the United States of America.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Iraq should like to express its regrets over the Executive Order of the United States President, issued on 27th January, 2017, including restrictions on the entry procedures of Iraqi nationals into the United States of America.

Tue, Feb 7, 2017

Iraqi Airways Company Declares its Need to General Sales Agency

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Thu, Feb 2, 2017

Industrial Commodities Prices to Surge in 2017: World Bank

WASHINGTON, January 24, 2017— The World Bank is forecasting strong gains for industrial commodities such as energy and metals in 2017, due to tightening supply and strengthening demand.

Fri, Jan 27, 2017 Fri, Jan 27, 2017

Republic of Iraq Issues $1 Billion Bond Guaranteed by US Government

BAGHDAD (Jan. 18, 2017) – The Republic of Iraq today completed the issuance of an $1 billion 5-year Guaranteed bond priced at the level of 27 basis points over 5-year US Treasury Notes with a coupon of 2.149 percent per year, payable semi-annually. The Notes benefit from a full faith and credit guarantee of the United States, acting through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Wed, Jan 18, 2017

Foreign Minister Arrives in Seoul in an Official visit

Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Ibrahim Al-Jaafari arrived in South Korea in an official visit for a few days, in the framework of promoting relations between Baghdad and Seoul and open horizons of mutual cooperation.

It's expected that the minister is to meet a number of officials, including, the South Korean Prime Minister, the Speaker of South Korea National Assembly, the President of the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), as well as, his Korean counterpart and Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Jan 18, 2017 Wed, Jan 18, 2017

Iraqi ministry of foreign affairs organizes blood donation campaign to support the Iraqi forces in its war against Da'esh terroristic gangs.

Iraqi ministry of foreign affairs organized blood donation campaign to support the forces of fighting terrorism, army, police, popular mobilization, Peshmargha and sons of tribes that scarify to liberate Al-Mosul and defeating terrorism.

The ministry organized this campaign in coordination with the national bank of blood on 15 January 2017, a number of ambassadors in the ministry and more than 200 employees of diplomats, administrative and technicians participated in this campaign.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Jan 18, 2017 Wed, Jan 18, 2017

President Obama: “We Will Degrade and Ultimately Destroy ISIL

Summary: In an address from the State Floor of the White House, President Obama speaks to the nation about ISIL -- and our comprehensive strategy to degrade and ultimately destroy the terrorist group.

The White HouseWed, Jan 11, 2017 Wed, Jan 11, 2017

MOFA Spokesperson: MOFA Strongly Condemns the Coward Attack in Arish

"Ministry of Foreign Affairs strongly condemns the coward, terrorist attack in Arish, northern Sinai. The ministry expresses the most heartfelt sympathies and condolences, wishing a speedy recovery for the injured.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Jan 10, 2017 Tue, Jan 10, 2017

MOFA Spokesperson: MOFA Strongly Condemns the Coward Attack in Arish

"Ministry of Foreign Affairs strongly condemns the coward, terrorist attack in Arish, northern Sinai. The ministry expresses the most heartfelt sympathies and condolences, wishing a speedy recovery for the injured.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Jan 10, 2017 Tue, Jan 10, 2017

MOFA Spokesperson: MOFA Strongly Condemns the Coward Attack in Arish

"Ministry of Foreign Affairs strongly condemns the coward, terrorist attack in Arish, northern Sinai. The ministry expresses the most heartfelt sympathies and condolences, wishing a speedy recovery for the injured.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Jan 10, 2017 Tue, Jan 10, 2017

Iraq signed two loans from the ًWorld Bank

The Deputy Chair of the Embassy of the Republic of Iraq to Washington DC and the Vice President of the World Bank for the Middle East and North Africa signed, at the headquarters of the Bank in Washington DC, on Tuesday 20th December, 2016 two loans, first of which is at the value of ( $ 1 billion , 443, 820,000 ) to support the Iraqi investment policy, and the second is at the value of ( $ 41 million , 500, 000) to finance public projects.

Thu, Dec 22, 2016

PM al-Abadi Receives A Call from PM of Turkey

Prime Minister, Dr. Haider al-Abadi received on Saturday a phone call from the Turkish Prime Minister Mr. Ben Ali Yildirim .
Mr. Yildirim extended his Excellency's condolences and that of the Turkish people for the martyrdom of a number of pilgrims visiting the shrine of Imam Hussein, commenting that: "Those who perpetrated this crime are the same murderers who killed Imam Hussein (PBUH) "."They are our common enemies. Iraq and Turkey are fighting terrorism together".
Yildirim commended victories and successes achieved by the Iraqi forces on Daesh gangs under al-Abadi's wise... Read more...

Iraq Prime Minister's Media OfficeTue, Dec 13, 2016 Tue, Dec 13, 2016

H.E. PM Haider Al-Abadi Receives U.S. Minister of Defense

11-12-2016001.JPGH.E. Prime Minister Dr. Haider Al-Abadi received in his office today Sunday the U.S. Minister of Defense Mr. Ashton Carter and the accompanying delegation.

The meeting discussed the operation of "we are coming Nineveh" and the victories achieved by our brave forces in the battle in addition to the stabilization of the liberated areas and arming the Iraqi forces.

H.E. Dr. Al-Abadi confirmed that "the battle of liberating al-Mosul is going smoothly from all axes and our... Read more...

Iraq Prime Minister's Media OfficeTue, Dec 13, 2016 Tue, Dec 13, 2016

MOFA Spokesperson: MOFA Condemns the two Terrorists Attacks in Istanbul

"Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemns and denounces the two terrorist attacks that targeted Besiktas city, in central Istanbul. The Ministry extends its deepest condolences to the Turkish Government, its people, and families of the victims. It also reiterates the need for countering terrorism through a regional consolidated strategy, and eradicating terrorism's sources of finance and its supporters."

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Dec 13, 2016 Tue, Dec 13, 2016

MOFA Spokesperson: MOFA Strongly Condemns the Criminal Attack that Targeted Innocent Worshippers in Saint Mark's Cathedral, Cairo.

"Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs strongly condemns the criminal terrorist attack that targeted innocent worshippers in Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, Abbassia District, Cairo. On behalf of the Iraqi Government and people

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Dec 13, 2016 Tue, Dec 13, 2016

A special Update from the Embassy of the Republic of Iraq

A special Update from the Embassy of the Republic of Iraq.

Fri, Dec 9, 2016

Foreign Minister Meets Head of UNFAO

On the sideline of his visit to Rome, Minister of Foreign Affairs met Head of UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Mr José Graziano da Silva.

During the meeting, they reviewed the work of the organization and efforts exerted by international organizations in the provision of the necessary supplies to support Iraq in its war against the terrorist gangs of Da'esh.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Dec 8, 2016 Thu, Dec 8, 2016

Foreign Minister Meets Holy See Foreign Minister

Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Ibrahim Al-Jaafari met Foreign Minister of Vatican Arch. Paul Richard Gallagher, during the meeting the two sides reviewed the bilateral relations and horizons to promote them to meet the aspirations of the two peoples.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Dec 5, 2016 Mon, Dec 5, 2016

Iraq has Reservations over Africa-Arab Summit Resolution of Condemning (JASTA)

"The 4th Africa-Arab Summit closed its works yesterday in Malabo, the capital of Equatorial Guinea, in which Iraq participated and contributed in drafting paragraphs of the summit's final resol
ution, especially, paragraphs that included supporting efforts of the Iraqi Government and its armed forces in the war against terrorism.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Nov 29, 2016 Tue, Nov 29, 2016

Announcement of Extending the Deadline to Receive Bids for Health Insurance Contract

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Mon, Nov 21, 2016