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President Mourns Loss of Life at Imam Hussein Shrine, Demands Investigations

President Salih expressed his deep condolences and sympathy to the families of those lost and injured during a stampede in Karbala today.
His Excellency called on all Iraqis to care for the families of those affected by this tragic incident.
During a phone call with Nassif Al-Khattabi, the Governor of Karbala, the President noted his deep appreciation for the efforts being made by the local government’s various departments to ensure those injured could be helped and assisted as quickly as possible. He was also moved by reports of individual citizens immediately working to... Read more...

Tue, Sep 10, 2019 Wed, Sep 11, 2019

Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki Receives President of Citigroup Inc.

Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and Mr. Dance Avelanery announced the opening of a new Citi Bank in Iraq – marking the first American bank to have a physical presence in Baghdad.

Mon, Jun 24, 2013

The Embassy Opens Book of Condolences Following Al-Hamdaniyah Fire

The Embassy of the Republic of Iraq in Washington DC has opened a book of condolences in its building in honor of the victims of the unfortunate fire accident in Al-Hamdaniyah-Baghdida district in Nineveh Governorate, starting today until Friday 29th, from 11:00 am until 3:00 pm …

Wed, Sep 27, 2023 Wed, Sep 27, 2023

Press Statement

The Foreign Ministry appreciates the positions of friendly and brotherly countries, international organisations, as well as the calls and messages that Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein received from his counterparts around the world of condolences to the government and people of Iraq following the terrorist attack that targeted the capital, Baghdad, on 21/1/2021, which left tens of martyrs and wounded.

Tue, Jan 26, 2021 Tue, Jan 26, 2021

FM and the Russian vice president head the Preparatory Meeting of the mutual Iraqi- Russian committee

Foreign minister Dr. Ibrahim Al-Jaafari and the Russian vice president Mr. Demitry Roghozen headed the mutual Iraqi- Russian committee in Moscow, preparing to hold the seventh session of the committee activities on 2018.

Both sides reviewed the bilateral Iraqi- Russian economic, commercial relations, and continue working on developing the legal and Regulatory basis for the bilateral cooperation between both countries, I addition to discussing the developed cooperation in industry and increasing the efforts in developing the cooperation in Oil and Gas.

Tue, Oct 24, 2017 Tue, Oct 24, 2017

Embassy Hosts Condolence Book for Victims of Turkish Missile Attack

In honor and appreciation for the souls of the Iraqi martyrs who were martyred as a result of the Turkish strike of Barkh resort in Dohuk province On 20/7/2022, the Embassy of the Republic of Iraq in Washington announced the opening of the book of condolences for the period from 25/7 – 27/7 To receive condolences and sympathy.a representatives of the US authorities and a number of heads of diplomatic missions accredited in Washington attended to write down expressions of sadness and regret over this ...

Thu, Jul 28, 2022

"A Vision for Iraq": Prime Minister Abadi's Remarks at the World Economic Forum

Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi delivers remarks at the World Economic Forum in Davos on January 23, 2015.

Fri, Jan 23, 2015

Statement

29 September 2017

The Media Office of the Prime Minister Dr. Haider Al-Abadi confirms that the Iraqi government protects the rights and privileges of all our people, including our Kurdish citizens, and that any action taken is careful not to harm them.

Fri, Sep 29, 2017

Prime Minister Maliki Visits Capitol Hill

H.E. Prime Minister Maliki met with Senator John McCain to discuss the security situation in Iraq; as well as Representatives from the House Foreign Affairs Committee on the challenges facing the region.

Wed, Oct 30, 2013

Iraq/Syria: Worse Now Than Before?

Ambassador Faily joins panel discussion at Aspen Security Forum

General John Allen, Ambassador Faily and Daniel Glaser participated in a panel, "Iraq/Syria: Worse Now Than Before?" during the Aspen Security Forum conference.

Wed, Jul 29, 2015

Ambassador Al Khirullah Meets with Major General Yahya Rasool

Ambassador Nazar Al Khirullah met with Major General Yahya Rasool, the official spokesman of the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, at the Embassy on July 14 during the latter’s visit to Washington DC to attend meetings of the Contact Group of the global Coalition to Defeat Terrorist Daesh “ISIS”, and exchanged views on promoting counterterrorism. ...

Thu, Aug 17, 2023 Thu, Aug 17, 2023

H.E. Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi receives a call from U.S. Secretary of States

His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi has received a call, Today on Thursday, from U.S. Secretary of States Michael R. Pompeo.
Mr. Pompeo has congratulated Prime Minister on the occasion of receiving the Parliament's confidence and forming the government, stressing the support of the United States of America to Iraq and the Iraqi government in all fields.

Thu, Oct 25, 2018 Thu, Oct 25, 2018

Ambassador Faily Delivers Remarks at Brookings Institution

Ambassador Faily joined a panel discussion, "No End in Sight: Syria’s Refugees and Regional Repercussions."

Sat, Feb 22, 2014

Amb. Al Khirullah Meets with Mrs. Elizabeth Rosenberg

Ambassador Nazar Al Khirullah met on August 31 with Mrs. Elizabeth Rosenberg, the Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes at the US Department of the Treasury. ...

Sun, Sep 10, 2023 Sun, Sep 10, 2023

Foreign Minister: Iraq has achieved great progress that led in 2019 to be delisted from the global list of International Financial Action Task Force (FATF) for countries with strategic deficiencies in their AML/CFT process

Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein stated that “Iraq notes with regret the European Commission proposed revised list of “high risk” countries on money laundering and the financing of terrorism

Adding that “ Iraq has achieved great progress that led in 2019 to be delisted from the global list of International Financial Action Task Force (FATF) for countries with strategic deficiencies in their AML/CFT process”

Wed, Jul 8, 2020

Prime Minister Al-Abadi speaks with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour

Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi sat down with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour in New York to discuss the Iraqi government’s efforts to combat ISIL and bring peace and stability to the country.

Wed, Sep 24, 2014

Joint Statement on the Iraq-U.S. Higher Coordinating Committee

The following statement was released by the governments of the Republic of Iraq and the governments of the United States of America

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The delegation of the Republic of Iraq, led by Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein, and the delegation of the United States, led by Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken, co-chaired a Higher Coordinating Committee (HCC), in accordance with the 2008 Strategic Framework Agreement for a Relationship of Friendship and Cooperation between the United States of America and the Republic of Iraq (SFA). The delegations... Read more...

Wed, Feb 15, 2023 Wed, Feb 15, 2023

General Competitive Bid(Ministry of Oil)/supply new complete heavy duty centrifugal pumps with spares parts

General Competitive Bid(Ministry of Oil)/supply new complete heavy duty centrifugal pumps with spares parts

http://www.src.gov.iq/en/tenders/102

Wed, Aug 23, 2017

President, In an Opinion Article, Emphasizes: Iraq Is Committed to Mideast Stability, We’re Inviting our Neighbors to Convene in Baghdad

President Barham Salih asserted that his message during his participation in the work of the United Nations General Assembly, stresses that "Iraq has no intention of being dragged into regional conflicts. Iraq intends to protect its own interests and will not allow itself to be used as a base to attack its neighbors or as a battleground for their proxies."

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

Business Roundtables with Ambassador Faily Highlight Iraq-U.S. Bilateral Relationship

Ambassador Faily participated in two business roundtables in San Jose and San Diego, California which were organized by the Embassy of Iraq and the U.S. Arab Chamber of Commerce to facilitate dialogue about current and future business opportunities between the two countries.

Thu, Sep 5, 2013