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News & Announcements

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Foreign Minister: Iraq is building its relations according to the principle of balance, activating common interests, and mutual respect … the need for Gulf companies to play a role in the process of rebuilding Iraq by investing in the field of infrastruct

Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein praised the historical Iraqi-Kuwaiti relations, and the steady progress they are witnessing, stating that Kuwait and Saudi Arabia are the gates of Iraq to the Gulf, and called for the importance of creating a mechanism for joint action with the Gulf Cooperation Council in light of the presidency of the State of Kuwait, inviting Mr. Nayef Al-Hajraf to visit Baghdad within the framework of activating relations, and bridging ways of understanding between Iraq and the Gulf Cooperation Council countries.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Dec 7, 2020 Mon, Dec 7, 2020

Foreign Minister Receives Phone Call from his Finnish Counterpart

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim
received a phone call from Mr. Pekka Haavisto, the Finnish Foreign Minister and discussed the latest developments in Iraq.

Minister Al-Hakim stressed the importance of achieving partnership between Iraq and Finland , stressing that Iraq will not allow it to be a battlefield, calling for the need to respect Iraqi sovereignty and stop violations, and valued Finland’s efforts within the international coalition to fight Da’esh.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsFri, Jan 10, 2020 Fri, Jan 10, 2020

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 Delivers Antiquities to the Minister of Culture and Tourism

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim handed over antiquities to the Minister of Culture and Tourism , Mr. Abdul Amir Al-Hamdani that had been acquired by the Foreign Ministry from several countries through coordination between the Iraqi embassies with the countries in which these antiquities were taken from Iraq by illegal means.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Feb 20, 2020 Thu, Feb 20, 2020

Press Statement

With the continuation of the popular protests calling for reform, and the issuance of statements by foreign countries and international organisations, the Iraqi government affirms the respect of the will of Iraqis to claim their rights guaranteed by the Iraqi Constitution in articles 38, 39 and 40, which prove the right of Iraqis to choose their government in accordance with the contexts in force in the Iraqi democratic system and their rights guaranteed in the Constitution for freedom of expression “without prejudice to public order and morals”.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Nov 2, 2019 Sun, Nov 3, 2019

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim Meets with Mr. Ayman Al-Safadi Jordanian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Jordanian Foreign Minister Mr. Ayman Al-Safadi on the sidelines of the Davos Economic Forum in Switzerland.

Minister Alhakim stressed Iraq's pride in the close and distinguished relations between the two countries, expressing at the same time Baghdad's keenness to enhance bilateral cooperation and develop channels of communication and consultation on regional issues in support of solidarity and joint action in facing the various challenges in the region, and achieving the hopes of the two peoples for greater stability and prosperity

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

Foreign Minister Meets Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Mr. Adil Al-Jubeir on the sidelines of the Ministerial Meeting of the Global Coalition to Defeat Da'esh held in Washington.

The two sides discussed bilateral relations between the two countries, the overall developments in the region and ways to enhance joint cooperation in various fields and overcome the challenges particularly, cooperation to combat terrorism and extremism.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Feb 7, 2019 Thu, Feb 7, 2019

Iraqi Minister of Foreign Affairs and NATO Secretary General Stress Necessity for Continued Coordination and Joint Action between NATO and Iraq within the Framework of Iraq’s Sovereignty

Iraqi Minister of Foreign Affairs Fuad Hussein received a phone call from the Secretary General of NATO, Mr. Jans Stoltenberg in which the latter congratulated the Minister on the success of the historic visit of His Holiness Pope Francis to Iraq, as the visit gave a positive and attractive image of Iraqi society. It also showed Good security organization in different parts of Iraq.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Mar 11, 2021 Thu, Mar 11, 2021

Foreign Minister Receives a Phone Call from his Kuwaiti Counterpart

Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein received a phone call from his Kuwaiti counterpart, Sheikh Ahmed Nasser Al-Muhammad Al-Sabah to express congratulations on his assumption of the position of Foreign Minister in the Iraqi government, he also expressed his aspiration to continue distinguished bilateral relations to meet the wishes of the two brotherly peoples, and the importance of raising the prospects of bilateral cooperation in a way that benefits both countries. Sheikh Ahmed Nasser Al-Muhammad Al-Sabah also invited Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein to visit the State of Kuwait.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Jun 6, 2020 Mon, Jun 8, 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

Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Dr. Ahmed Al-Sahhaf:

Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein and his accompanying delegation arrived in Tehran Tuesday, 8/10/2021. The minister will meet the Iranian President Ibrahim Raisi, in addition to a number of Iranian officials, and they will discuss issues related to bilateral relations and the security situation in the region, in addition to handing over the invitation from the Prime Minister. Mustafa Al-Kadhimi to the Iranian President to attend the summit meeting of the neighboring countries of Iraq.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Aug 11, 2021 Wed, Aug 11, 2021

Foreign Minister Meets with Dutch Minister of Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Dutch Minister of Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Ms. Sigrid Kaag as part of his visit to the Kingdom of the Netherlands to strengthen bilateral relations between the two friendly countries and increase coordination in international issues of common interest, especially those related to investment in the fields of agriculture, livestock and management, water, support of private sector, and benefit from the Dutch experience in creating jobs for young people in Iraq.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Oct 29, 2019 Wed, Oct 30, 2019

Press Statement

Iraq expresses its strong condemnation and denunciation of the terrorist incident that took place in the Afghan capital, Kabul on 21/11/2020 in which a number of people were killed and others were wounded.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Nov 25, 2020 Wed, Nov 25, 2020

The Decision to Return Iraqis Abroad is not Subject to the Foreign Ministry

The Foreign Ministry has confirmed that it is closely coordinating the return of Iraqis abroad who have traveled during the past three months.

Foreign Ministry official spokesman Ahmed Al-Sahaf said, “The Foreign Ministry is coordinating closely of the return of Iraqis abroad who have traveled during the past three months, and as stipulated in the decisions of the Crisis Cell.”

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Apr 8, 2020 Wed, Apr 8, 2020

Press Statement

Some media outlets have reported fragmented remarks by the Permanent Representative of Iraq to the United Nations alleging criticism of the peaceful demonstrations in Baghdad and a number of Iraqi Governorates.

In this context, we would like to point out that the statement made by the Permanent Representative of Iraq represents an official statement of the Republic of Iraq in the Security Council, which was prepared according to the contexts followed in the preparation of official statements through the competent department and with the approval of the Minister on its language and... Read more...

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Dec 5, 2019 Thu, Dec 5, 2019

Foreign Minister Gives Iraq's Speech in EU-League of Arab States Ministerial Meeting

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim delivered a speech at the 5th EU- League of Arab States Ministerial Meeting held in Brussels.

Minister Alhakim began the speech by stressing that the Arab countries are moving towards a positive partnership in crisis management and countering terrorism pointing out to the importance of bilateral cooperation between the EU and the League of Arab States to solve crises in Arab countries. Minister Alhakim stated that “ My Government affirms the need for joint action between the European Union and the League of Arab States to achieve a just and a... Read more...

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

Foreign Minister Meets with Omani Foreign Minister Mr. Yusuf bin Alawi

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Omani Foreign Minister Mr. Yusuf bin Alawi. The two Ministers discussed ways to enhance cooperation between the two countries and boost bilateral relations. Minister Alhakim stressed the depth of Iraqi-Omani relations and Baghdad’s keenness to consolidate them to achieve common interests.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Sep 30, 2019 Mon, Sep 30, 2019

Foreign Minister Receives Phone Call from Mr. Masoud Barzani President of KDP and Mr. Nechirvan Barzani President of Kurdistan Region

Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein received phone call from Mr. Masoud Barzani, President of the Kurdistan Democratic Party, and Mr. Nechirvan Barzani, President of the Kurdistan Region.
During the call they expressed their wishes to the Minister for success in his duties, and to administer diplomatic work to achieve a steady advance in Iraq’s relations with the world, and achieve the interests of the people and their aspiration towards progress and prosperity.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Jun 8, 2020 Mon, Jun 8, 2020

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.

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

Foreign Minister Appreciates Canada’s Stances in Support of Iraq

Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein discussed with the Canadian Foreign Minister Mr. Francois Philip the ways for promoting cooperation between the two countries in various fields, and expressed his appreciation for Canada’s stances in support of Iraq and bilateral cooperation in various fields.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Oct 3, 2020 Mon, Oct 5, 2020

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