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News & Announcements

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Foreign Minister Meets with Dutch Migration Minister

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Dutch Minister of Migration Ms. Ankie Broekers. During the meeting, they discussed the possibility of cooperation between the Migration Ministries of both countries. Minister Alhakim expressed Baghdad’s keenness to seek opportunities to exchange common interests between the two friendly peoples in the field of capacity building, skills, knowledge , border management, development of port control staff, authentication of travel documents, and the adoption of advanced and modern techniques in this regard.

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

Foreign Ministry Official Spokesman: Al-Sahaf: We coordinated the return of thousands of Iraqis and devoted ourselves to national response diplomacy

Since the beginning of the crisis of the outbreak of the pandemic of Covid-19, the Foreign Ministry worked in cooperation with the Ministry of Transport to organize an air route to rescue Iraqi travelers stranded in countries where the pandemic has occurred, and we have also worked on forming crisis cells in cooperation with our embassies abroad to monitor the infected among the Iraqi communities, track their health conditions and secure supplies for their families to alleviate their suffering.

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

Foreign Minister Receives Georgian Counterpart Mr. David Zalkaliani

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Georgian Foreign Minister Mr. David Zalkaliani on the sidelines of the 40th session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva.

The meeting comes within the framework of maintaining high-level communication between the two countries and aims at strengthening bilateral relations, consultation on various issues, and regional challenges, which calls for Iraq to find sustainable solutions to enhance stability in the region.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Feb 26, 2019 Fri, Mar 1, 2019

The Foreign Minister Presides over First Session of Meeting of Ministers Council and Gives Speech

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim gave the opening speech at the first session of the Ministerial Council at its 152nd regular session at the level of Foreign Ministers.
Minister Alhakim’s speech included an update on the situation in the Arab region, including: Iraq’s urging Arab and regional countries and the international community to support the new Sudanese government to achieve stability and maintain the unity of Sudan, stressing the continuation of support for the Palestinian issue, raising the momentum for demanding the legitimate rights of the Palestinian people, and... Read more...

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Sep 11, 2019 Wed, Sep 11, 2019

Foreign Minister: We Discussed Prospects for Economic Cooperation and Investment Opportunities for Russian Companies Participating in Infrastructure and Reconstruction Projects

Foreign Minister, H.E. Mr. Fuad Hussein expressed his appreciation to the Government of Russia and its Ministry of Foreign Affairs for its supportive stance towards Iraq’s request from the Security Council to send observers to monitor the electoral process. The two sides stressed the importance of holding elections to build solid foundations for the democratic system in Iraq.
This came in a telephone conversation between Minister Fuad Hussein and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Mr. Sergey Lavrov.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Jun 6, 2021 Sun, Jun 6, 2021

The Starting of Bilateral Meeting Between Foreign Minister and Russian Deputy Prime Minister

The bilateral meeting has started between Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim and the Russian Deputy Prime Minister Mr. Yury Borisov .

Both side, discussed bilateral relations between Baghdad and Moscow, and ways to promote them to meet the aspirations of the two friendly peoples.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Apr 25, 2019 Fri, Apr 26, 2019

Press Statement

Iraq is keen to adhere to the agreements and the memorandums of understanding it has with the countries of the world within the framework of exchanging interests and enhancing bilateral cooperation.
Iraq had concluded a consular memorandum of understanding with the Republic of Turkey in 2009, stipulating that the traveler obtain the entry visa at border crossing points without reviewing the relevant embassy or consulate; In order to facilitate the movement of nationals of both countries, the Turkish side suspended work on the content of this memorandum, on its part the Iraqi... Read more...

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Jul 28, 2020 Tue, Jul 28, 2020

Foreign Minister Meets his Cypriot Counterpart Mr. Nikos Christodoulides

Minister Alhakim stressed the need to expedite the process of appointing the Ambassador of Iraq to the Republic of Cyprus, and called for the convening of the quartet meeting of foreign ministers: Iraq, Jordan, Greece and Cyprus; in line with what was agreed at the tripartite summit held in Amman on 14/4/2019, Minister Alhakim pointed to the importance of the World Conference on Reconstruction and Development in Iraq scheduled to be held in Nicosia from 6-12 12/2019.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Sep 26, 2019 Thu, Sep 26, 2019

Minister of Foreign Affairs affirms that Iraq has succeeded in holding meetings between countries of region to resolve differences and crises among them

Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein met, on the sidelines of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Norway, Mrs. Ine Eriksen Soreide. During the meeting, they discussed strengthening and developing bilateral relations between the two countries, and the latest political, security, regional and international developments, in addition to Iraq’s efforts to promote peace and stability in the Middle East, the latest of which was Baghdad Conference for Cooperation and Partnership that was held at the end of last August.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Sep 27, 2021 Mon, Sep 27, 2021

H.E. Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi calls Egyption President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

February - 28 – 2019

His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi spoke via phone with the Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, renewing his condolence and consolation to the Government and the People of fraternal Egyptian, sympathizing with the families of the victims of a train collision in the Ramses station in Cairo.

His Excellency confirmed that what happens to the people of Egypt affect the Iraqi people, praying to Allah for the victims of the tragic accident to hold them in his mercy, and wishing for the wounded a quick recovery.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Feb 28, 2019 Fri, Mar 1, 2019

The text of the two identical letters that the Foreign Ministry sent to the United Nations and the Security Council regarding the US bombing of the Iraqi forces

The text of the two identical letters that the Foreign Ministry sent to the United Nations and the Security Council regarding the US bombing of the Iraqi forces

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Mar 17, 2020 Tue, Mar 17, 2020

Foreign Minister Meets UNESCO Director General in Paris

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim took part in the meeting of Director General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Ms. Audrey Azoulay with the official delegation of His Excellency Dr. Barham Salih on 25th of February 2019.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Feb 25, 2019 Mon, Feb 25, 2019

Foreign Minister Meets Arab Ambassadors Accredited to Baghdad

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Arab ambassadors accredited to Baghdad
The Minister started the meeting with congratulating the Ambassador of Sudan on the occasion of his country’s appointment of a prime minister, which is a step towards achieving the aspirations of the Sudanese people.
Minister Alhakim then reviewed the political and security developments, including the recent bombings, which were of concern to Iraq, stressing that in the case of the involvement of a state from outside Iraq, Iraq reserves the right to respond according to international law... Read more...

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Aug 26, 2019 Tue, Aug 27, 2019

Foreign Minister Meets with Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Mr. Adil Al-Jubair.

During the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations and means of strengthening them to achieve common interests , and the regional and international issues of concern to the two brotherly countries. Minister Alhakim called for the importance of concerted efforts to resolve the crises effecting the region.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Apr 17, 2019 Fri, Apr 19, 2019

Minister of Foreign Affairs Receives His Japanese Counterpart Toshimitsu Motegi in Baghdad

On Saturday, August 21, 2021, the Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein received his Japanese counterpart, Mr. Toshimitsu Motegi, in Baghdad. During the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations between the two countries, and ways to enhance them to meet the aspirations of the two friendly countries. The two sides also discussed regional and international issues of common interest.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Aug 21, 2021 Mon, Aug 23, 2021

Iraq stands with its Palestinian brothers in their legitimate rights guaranteed by international legitimacy - Press Statement / Ministry of Foreign Affairs - 1/29/2020

Iraq stands with its Palestinian brothers in their legitimate rights guaranteed by international legitimacy, Security Council resolutions, and their right to return to their homes and lands, and stresses that Al-Quds Al-Sharif and Al-Aqsa Mosque are still under occupation, and Arabs and Muslims should stand with them in support of their legitimate rights and the establishment of their independent state with its capital Al-Quds Al-Sharif, and the restoration of all occupied lands to Syria and Lebanon.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Jan 29, 2020 Wed, Jan 29, 2020

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim Meets German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen

Foreign Minister Mohamed A. Alhakim met with German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen during the Davos World Economic Forum.

The meeting reviewed the bilateral relations between Baghdad and Berlin, in addition to ways of strengthening them to the benefit of the two friendly peoples, as well as reviewing the efforts and sacrifices made by the Iraqis in their war against Da’esh terrorist gangs and the international efforts supporting Iraq.

Minister Alhakim stated : The efforts of the international community should be combined to eliminate extremism and terrorism, and... Read more...

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

Foreign Minister Meets Finnish Counterpart Timo Soini

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Finnish Foreign Minister Timo Soini on the sidelines of the ministerial meeting of the Global Coalition to Defeat Da’esh held in Washington.

During the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations between the two countries and means of enhancing them to meet the aspirations of the two friendly peoples. The two sides also discussed regional and international issues of common concern.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsFri, Feb 8, 2019 Fri, Feb 8, 2019

Foreign Minister Meets with Mr. Robert Oliphant, Member of the Canadian House of Commons

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Mr. Robert Oliphant, member of the Canadian House of Commons . The meeting discussed enhancing cooperation between the Iraqi Council of Representatives and Canadian House of Commons.
Minister Alhakim stressed the keenness of Iraq to advance and strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries, calling on Canadian companies to invest in Iraq, especially in the field of reconstruction of infrastructure.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Jul 20, 2019 Mon, Jul 22, 2019

Press Statement/ Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein arrived in the Egyptian capital Cairo on 6/2/2021 to attend the emergency ministerial meeting of the Arab League, which was called by the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and the Arab Republic of Egypt to discuss developments in the region, and how to deal with the new administration’s policy in Washington, as well as studying and addressing some issues related to the structure and functioning of the League of Arab States.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Feb 8, 2021 Mon, Feb 8, 2021

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