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Foreign Minister al-Jaafari Meets with Secretary Kerry in Baghdad

Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari met with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, and discussed efforts to counter the threat of ISIL by expanding military and intelligence cooperation between Iraq and the United States.

Wed, Sep 10, 2014

Foreign Minister al-Jaafari Participates in 42nd Session of Foreign Ministers of Islamic Cooperation Council

During the session, Minister al-Jaafari will deliver remarks to outline the Iraqi government's efforts in the war against the terrorists of the so-called Islamic State.

Wed, May 27, 2015

Foreign Minister Alhakim Presents Iraq Speech in Ministerial Meeting of Arab Economic and Social Development Summit

Foreign Minister Mohamed Alhakim stressed the need for Arab countries to fulfill their commitments in accordance with the decisions of the Iraq Reconstruction Conference held in Kuwait last year, and called on the Arab countries and the international community to provide the necessary funding for the implementation of projects related to the development of East Quds in Palestine and to protect it from Israel's attempts to change the demographics of the Holy City

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsFri, Jan 18, 2019 Fri, Jan 18, 2019

Foreign Minister and Russian Deputy Prime Minister Sign Joint Minutes

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim Head of the Iraqi side and Russian Deputy Prime Minister Mr. Yury Borisov Head of the Russian side, signed the joint meeting minutes of the eighth session of the joint Iraqi-Russian committee.

They agreed to develop and enhance mutual cooperation in various productive and service sectors, as well as taking all measures to remove obstacles that face trade and investment between the two countries, and identify the mechanism by which bilateral cooperation is activated.

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

Foreign Minister and Russian Deputy Prime Minister Sign Joint Minutes

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim Head of the Iraqi side and Russian Deputy Prime Minister Mr. Yury Borisov Head of the Russian side, signed the joint meeting minutes of the eighth session of the joint Iraqi-Russian committee.

They agreed to develop and enhance mutual cooperation in various productive and service sectors, as well as taking all measures to remove obstacles that face trade and investment between the two countries, and identify the mechanism by which bilateral cooperation is activated.

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

Foreign Minister and UN Special Envoy to Syria Discuss Syrian Situation

Foreign Minister Mohammed Ali Al-Hakim and UN Special Envoy to Syria, Mr. Geir Pedersen, discussed the latest developments in Syria and ways to resolve the crisis.

Minister Alhakim stressed during the meeting held on the sidelines of the Davos conference in Switzerland that the solution of the crisis must be by Syria and without the intervention of any foreign party, adding that Iraq supports the efforts of the UN Special Envoy to Syria and his capabilities to achieve positive results, and stated that the United Nations must take its role in ending conflicts and helping people... Read more...

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Oct 3, 2020 Sat, Oct 3, 2020

Foreign Minister Arrives in Austria to Participate in Alpbach Forum for Security and Cooperation

Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein arrived on August 30, 2021in the Austrian capital, Vienna, at the invitation of His Excellency the Austrian Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg to participate in the AlpbachForum for Security and Cooperation, which will be held in Austria on September 1, 2021.

His Excellency is expected to hold, on the sidelines of the forum, a meeting with the Austrian Foreign Minister, to discuss bilateral political, economic, cultural and security relations and ways of enhancing them.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Aug 30, 2021 Mon, Aug 30, 2021

Foreign Minister Arrives in Doha to Attend Two Consultative and Emergency Meetings of Arab Foreign Ministers

On 14 June 2021, Foreign Minister, H.E. Mr. Fuad Hussein arrived in Doha, to attend two consultative and emergency meetings of Arab foreign ministers.

It is worth noting that the meeting came upon the request of the host State of Qatar due to its presidency of the current session of the Arab League Council, and that the meeting will discuss various Arab issues, primarily the Palestinian cause and its recent developments, making peace frameworks in the Gaza Strip, and the developments of the Renaissance Dam issue.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Jun 14, 2021 Mon, Jun 14, 2021

Foreign Minister Arrives in New York to Represents Iraq in 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly

Foreign Minister Dr. Ibrahim Al-Jaafari arrived in New York to represent Iraq in the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly.

Dr. Al-Jaafari is expected to meet with foreign ministers, officials from several countries of the world, to discuss joint cooperation and strengthen relations and mobilize efforts to continue to stand by Iraq and contribute to the reconstruction of Iraqi cities.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Sep 24, 2018 Mon, Sep 24, 2018

Foreign Minister Arrives in Oslo

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim arrived on Thursday, 23/5/2019, to the Norwegian capital Oslo on an official visit to participate in the International Conference ” Ending Sexual and Gender-based Violence in Humanitarian Crisis which will be held on 23-24 May .

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, May 23, 2019 Thu, May 23, 2019

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

Foreign minister arrives to Geneva to represent Iraq in the meetings of the human rights council of the United State

The foreign minister Dr. Ibrahim Al-Jaafari arrived to Geneva in Switzerland, to represent Iraq in the meetings of the human rights council of the united Nations for the first time after Iraq's acquiring 173 votes and choosing it as the vice president of the human rights council.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Feb 27, 2017 Mon, Feb 27, 2017

Foreign Minister Attends Funeral Service in Abu Dhabi

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim attended on behalf of Prime Minister Dr. Adel Abdul Mahdi the funeral service set up by the UAE for the diplomat and politician Dr. Adnan Al-Pachachi.

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

Foreign Minister attends Meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim participated in the meeting held with President Mr. Barham Salih and French President Mr. Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace on Monday, 25/2/2019.

The bilateral relations between the two countries were discussed and a number of Iraqi files of interest to the French side, mainly: the reconstruction of the liberated areas, the return of the displaced people to their areas and mechanisms for restoring stability to Iraq after the historic victory over terrorism.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Feb 25, 2019 Tue, Feb 26, 2019

Foreign Minister Attends Signing of Framework Agreement for Diplomatic Cooperation between Iraqi Foreign Service Institute and Clingendaael Institute

The Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq to the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Dr. Hisham Al-Alawi, signed a framework agreement for diplomatic cooperation between the Iraqi Foreign Service Institute and the Dutch Clingendael Institute.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Oct 31, 2019 Thu, Oct 31, 2019

Foreign Minister Attends the Start of Planning and Budget Committee of Asian Parliaments

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim attended the start of the meeting of the Planning and Budget Committee of Asian Parliaments with the participation of a number of high-level government officials, Speaker of the Council of Representatives, Mr. Mohammed Halbousi , Members of the Council and ambassadors of countries accredited to Baghdad.
The conference aims to develop visions for security, peace and development for all countries, remove barriers to strengthen relations and activate common interests with the current situation in the region and Asia.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Sep 4, 2019 Wed, Sep 4, 2019

Foreign Minister Calls his Chinese Counterpart and Expresses his Appreciation for Beijing’s Support to Iraq

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim stated that Iraq is keen to hold the best relations with China, and to raise prospects for cooperation to meet the aspirations of the two friendly peoples.
This came in a phone call made by Minister Alhakim with Foreign Minister of the People’s Republic of China Mr. Wang Yi.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Mar 11, 2020 Wed, Mar 11, 2020