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Minister of Foreign Affairs Receives Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Jennifer Gavito

Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein has received, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Iraq and Iran affairs, Ms Jennifer Gavito, with the presence of the US Ambassador to Iraq, Mr Matthew Tueller, and the Director of National Security for Iraq and Syria, Ms Zahra Bell.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Mar 14, 2022 Mon, Mar 14, 2022

Minister of Foreign Affairs Meets President of the Italian Parliament and Delivers Invitation to Visit Iraq from his Iraqi Counterpart

On 3 May 2012, Foreign Minister, H.E. Mr. Fuad Hussein met with the Italian President of the Parliament, Mr. Roberto Fico in the Italian capital, Rome.

The meeting emphasized the importance of advancing bilateral relations in a way that achieves the interests of both countries.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, May 4, 2021 Tue, May 4, 2021

Minister of Foreign Affairs Hands Over Antiquities to Culture Minister

Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein, on Tuesday, August 3, 2021, handed over antiquities to the Minister of Culture, Tourism and Antiquities Hassan Nadhem. The antiquities which had been smuggled from Iraq were reclaimed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from several countries through coordination with the Iraqi embassies in those countries.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Aug 4, 2021 Wed, Aug 4, 2021

Minister of Foreign Affairs delivers Iraq’s speech at joint ministerial meeting of Cooperation Council for Arab States of Gulf

Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein delivered on Thursday 16/9/2021 Iraq’s speech at the joint ministerial meeting of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf.

In his speech, the Minister expressed his thanks and appreciation to the Secretary General of the Cooperation Council of the Arab States of the Gulf, Mr. Nayef Falah Mubarak Al-Hajraf, for his care and great interest in the success of the strategic dialogue between the Republic of Iraq and the Gulf Cooperation Council countries. He noted that these meetings established a new stage to build bridges of trust and find... Read more...

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Sep 16, 2021 Fri, Sep 17, 2021

Minister of Foreign Affairs Delivered Iranian President Invitation letter from Prime Minister Mustafa Al Kadhimi

On Tuesday, August 10, 2021, Foreign Minister FuadHussein conveyed a letter of invitation from Prime Minister Mustafa Al Kazemi to the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Ibrahim Raisi to attend the “Iraqi Neighboring Countries Conference”.

The Minister stressed that the “Iraqi Neighboring Countries Conference” is being held in the context of arrangements aimed at supporting the political process and economic growth of Iraq.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Aug 10, 2021 Tue, Aug 10, 2021

Minister of Foreign Affairs Arrives in New York to Participate in the 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly

Mon, Sep 19, 2022 - Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Fuad Hussein, has arrived in New York to attend the 77th session of the UN General Assembly, and to represent Iraq in a number of meetings to be held in New York.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Sep 19, 2022 Mon, Sep 19, 2022

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.

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

Minister of Finance Visits Embassy of the Republic of Iraq in Washington DC

During her visit to Washington DC at the invitation of the US State Department to attend the annual event of International Women of Courage Awards as she was one of the award’s winners last year 2022, H.E. Minister of Finance, Taif Sami ...

Thu, Mar 9, 2023 Thu, Mar 9, 2023

Minister Fuad Hussein Receives Foreign Minister of Islamic Republic of Iran

Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein received the Iranian Foreign Minister Mr. Mohammad Javad Zarif, and the two sides held extensive discussions related to developing relations between the two countries, and ways to advance bilateral cooperation.

Minister Fuad Hussein praised the close historical relations, joint cooperation and unity of visions that bind the two countries, stressing his keenness to enhance and consolidate cooperation with Tehran in various fields in a way that benefits the interests of the two peoples.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Jul 19, 2020 Sun, Jul 19, 2020

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.

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

Minister Alhakim Receives Telephone Call from UAE Counterpart

Foreign Minister Mohamed A. Alhakim received a telephone call from United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed congratulating him on assuming his duties as Foreign Minister in the new Iraqi government.

Sheikh Abdullah affirmed the support of the UAE government for the government and people of Iraq and its support for the democratic process and the building and reconstruction phase.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Nov 1, 2018 Thu, Nov 1, 2018

Minister Alhakim Receives Telephone Call from German Counterpart

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim received a phone call from his German counterpart Mr. Heiko Maas congratulating him on his assumption of his duties as foreign minister in the elected Iraqi government.

Minister Maas stressed Germany's support for the new government and its willingness to cooperate constructively for the benefit of the two friendly countries.

On his part Minister Alhakim thanked Minister Maas and expressed his sincere desire to develop bilateral relations between Iraq and Germany and to facilitate all means to achieve common interests.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Nov 1, 2018 Thu, Nov 1, 2018

Minister Alhakim Meets with Mr. Urmas Reinsalu Foreign Minister of Estonia

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Estonian Foreign Minister Mr. Urmas Reinsalu on the sidelines of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly.
Minister Alhakim stressed Baghdad’s keenness to develop bilateral relations with Estonia in various fields, calling on the Estonian side to establish a real partnership, especially in the economic aspects,which can provide development opportunities in both countries.

Thu, Sep 26, 2019 Thu, Sep 26, 2019

Minister Alhakim Meets Mr. Ignazio Cassis Foreign Minister of Switzerland

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Swiss Foreign Minister Mr. Ignazio Cassis on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly 74th session.
The meeting touched on the relations between the two countries and the prospects of further strengthening them in different fields in a way that achieves the aspirations of the two friendly people for development and prosperity.

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

Message of the Parliament Speaker Mr. Mohammed al-Halboosi to the heroes of the valiant Iraqi army in the ninety-ninth anniversary of its establishment

In the name of Allah the most Gracious the most Merciful

‏Dear great Iraqi people
‏Dear son of the valiant Iraqi army

‏Peace, mercy and blessings of Allah on you

‏”The ninety-ninth anniversary of the establishment of our heroic Iraqi army is passing today, the army that presented immortal heroic epics, in which it made great sacrifices and achieved great victories that will remain immortal in the memory of time.

‏Dear heroes,

Parliament's Media OfficeMon, Jan 6, 2020 Mon, Jan 6, 2020

Meeting of the Iraq envoy for climate with the Deputy US presidential envoy for climate

The envoy of the Republic of Iraq for the climate Dr. Ali Al-Lami met with Mr. Rick Duke, Assistant to the US Presidential Envoy for Climate Affairs, on 9/2/2023. During this meeting. Dr. Ali Al-Lami, displayed the environmental reality in Iraq and the effects of climate changes on the country, gave a detailed explanation of the challenges that Iraq suffers in this field ...

Sun, Feb 12, 2023 Sun, Feb 12, 2023

Meet the USGS expert

Iraqi climate envoy Dr. Ali Al-Lami, met on 2/14/2023, with the Iraqi-American expert, Dr. Saud Amer of the US Geological Survey (USGS) who specializes in remote sensing techniques for water resources in the Office of International Programs of the US Department of the Interior ...

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

Marsh flooding brings new life to Iraq's 'Garden of Eden'

The lush marshes of Iraq are regarded by some as the original Garden of Eden, but they were drained and decimated by Saddam Hussein. Now a major restoration programme has seen people and wildlife return to one of the world's most famous wetlands.

BBC News MagazineSat, Jun 1, 2013 Wed, Jun 5, 2013

Marking 99th Anniversary of Establishment of Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs

On this prominent celebratory day, we recall the 99th anniversary of the establishment of the Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs. We remember with pride and appreciation the pivotal role this ministry has played in shaping and guiding the course of Iraqi diplomacy. …

Fri, Nov 24, 2023 Fri, Nov 24, 2023

Maritime traffic remains normal at Iraqi ports

Recent arrivals have included food shipments for Iraqi citizens, with more shipments expected from world suppliers.

Mawtani.com, a service of Al-ShorfaTue, Jul 8, 2014 Wed, Jul 16, 2014