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News & Announcements

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Foreign Minister Meets His Kuwaiti Counterpart in Riyadh

On Thursday, 16/9/2021, the Foreign Minister, Mr. Fuad Hussein, met his Kuwaiti counterpart, Dr. Ahmed Nasser Al-Mohammed Al-Sabah, on the margins of the joint ministerial meeting of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf, held in Riyadh.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Sep 19, 2021 Sun, Sep 19, 2021

Minister Alhakim: Our Investment Strategy is Based on Providing Security, Stability and Facilities for Investors

Minister Alhakim affirmed that Iraq represents the first front line against terrorism, and it was the most effected country by terrorist attacks that hit the Middle East.

Stressing " Iraqis have continued with their armed forces and made their sacrifices to liberate their entire land from Da’esh terrorists gangs and that the achieved victories came with the efforts of their heroes who shed their blood to defend their country.

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

The Foreign Minister Holds Telephone Call with Prime Minister of Kuwait

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim held a telephone conversation with appointed Kuwaiti Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khalid Al-Hamad Al-Sabah.

Minister Alhakim expressed his congratulations on his appointment as Prime Minister of Kuwait, wishing him success in serving Kuwait and its brotherly people.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Nov 20, 2019 Wed, Nov 20, 2019

Foreign Minister: The overlaps and intertwines that our world is witnessing today in terms of its international relations does not make any country safe and isolated from the challenges and problems that other countries face

Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein called for preserving regional and international security, and achieving its requirements considering that the safety of states and the security of their peoples require great collective efforts in which states share responsibilities and obligations to obtain the atmosphere of peaceful coexistence and lasting stability.

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

Press Statement

The Foreign Ministry denounces the raising of the European Union Mission and other foreign missions operating in Iraq of the flag of homosexuality in its headquarters for its violation of the high moral principles and values ​​respected by all divine religions in addition to its contradiction with the values, morals and social norms of our country and its provocation of sacred religious feelings and significance.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, May 17, 2020 Sun, May 17, 2020

Iraqi MOFA affirms its solidarity with the United States for the fire attack in Las Vegas

The Iraqi ministry of foreign affairs expresses its deep sorrow for the terrible gunfire attack that attacked innocents' souls in the American state of Las Vegas and affirms its solidarity with the American government and the American people in this painful plight, and condolences victims' families and relatives and wishes a quick recovery for the injured.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Oct 3, 2017 Mon, Oct 2, 2017

Press Release:

The Iraqi government categorically renews its rejection and condemnation of any act that destabilizes the security and stability of diplomatic missions in Iraq, especially what the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Consulate in Karbala has been went recently through.
As we draw attention to the government’s actions during the past few days in this regard, we point out the continuation of investigations to uncover the identity of the perpetrators and taking appropriate measures to reach the results.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, May 22, 2021 Mon, May 24, 2021

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.

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

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

Foreign Minister discusses with his Iranian Counterpart issues of common interest

Foeign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein met on Tuesday 10/8/2021 his counterpart Mohammed Javad Zarif in Tehran.

The Minister expressed his desire to work to support and strengthen relations between Baghdad and Tehran in a way that reflects their depth, stressing his keenness to maintain bilateral cooperation in various fields in the next stage to achieve the common interests of the two countries, and to activate the memorandums of understanding agreed upon with the Iraqi government.

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

Foreign Minister Meets Qatari Counterpart in Doha

Foreign Minister Mohamed A. Alhakim met with Qatari Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Sheikh Mohammad Abdul Rahman Al-Thani on Thursday 10/1/2019 on the sidelines of the official visit of President Barham Saleh to Qatar to discuss several issues of mutual interest.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Jan 10, 2019 Thu, Jan 10, 2019

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 Participates in Arab Foreign Ministers' Meeting

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim participated in the Foreign Ministers' meeting. The meeting discussed regional developments, issues of common concern and means of cooperation in order to overcome crises to achieve security and stability and to promote joint Arab action and serve the interests of Arab countries and their peoples.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsFri, Mar 29, 2019 Sun, Mar 31, 2019

Joint Statement of the Meeting of His Excellency Prime Minister of Republic of Iraq Mustafa Al-Kadhimi and His Highness Prince Muhammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia an

Based on the strong rooted and historical brotherly ties that unite the Republic of Iraq and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and their brotherly peoples, and to strengthen the distinguished relations between them, a video conference meeting was held between Mr.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Nov 11, 2020 Wed, Nov 11, 2020

Foreign Minister Delivers Iraq’s Speech at Ministerial Meeting of the Global Coalition to Defeat Da’esh in Washington

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim delivered Iraq’s speech at the ministerial meeting of the Global Coalition to Defeat Da’esh in Washington.

The minister began the speech by praising the support of the countries of the global coalition to Iraq in its war against terrorism in various fields.

Mr. Alhakim stressed that the Iraqi security forces of all types presented the best images of courage and sacrifice to liberate the land from Da’esh terrorist gangs , stating that Iraq obtains its strength from the unity of its people and integrity of its territories and was able to... Read more...

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Feb 6, 2019 Wed, Feb 6, 2019

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 of Iraq, Mr. Fuad Hussein Gives Briefing at the NATO Meeting

On 11 March 2021, H.E. Mr. Hussein held a virtual video conference with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), in which he talked about the cooperation between Iraq and NATO and the latter’s training mission in Iraq.
For his part, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, NATO Secretary-General, focused on discussions of the long-standing political and military dialogue between NATO and Iraqi officials, including his regular contacts with the Prime Minister H.E. Mr. Mustafa Al-Kadhimi and Foreign Minister Mr. Hussein.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsFri, Mar 12, 2021 Fri, Mar 12, 2021

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

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

Foreign Minister Participates in the Opening of the Antalya Diplomatic Forum

On 18 June 2021, Foreign Minister, H.E. Mr. Fuad Hussein participated in the opening of the Antalya Diplomatic Forum, with the participation of a number of state leaders, heads of government, foreign ministers, and academics.
Mr. Hussien’s participation in this forum comes to reaffirm Iraq’s active presence in international fora, to express Iraq’s visions and stances towards regional and international issues of a political, security and economic nature.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Jun 20, 2021 Sun, Jun 20, 2021

MOFA Spokesperson: MOFA Strongly Condemns the Terrorist Attack Targeted St George Church in Tanta, Egypt

"Ministry of Foreign Affairs strongly condemns the terrorist attack that targeted St George church in Tanta, Egypt. The ministry shares the pain and sorrow of the Egyptian Government and its people in this heinous crime and extends its deepest condolences to the families of martyrs, wishing the injured a speedy recovery.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Apr 10, 2017 Mon, Apr 10, 2017