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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.

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

Foreign Minister Meets Saudi Counterpart in Riyadh

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamed A. Alhakim met in Riyadh with Saudi Foreign Minister Mr. Adel Al-Jubeir on the sidelines of the visit of President Barham Saleh to Saudi Arabia. The meeting comes to discuss and enhance bilateral relations and means of developing them between the two brotherly countries.

Minister Al-Jubeir congratulated Minister Alhakim on the occasion of assuming his duties as Foreign Minister.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Nov 17, 2018 Sat, Nov 17, 2018

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.

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

Foreign Minister meets President of the United Nations General Assembly

Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein met the President of the United Nations General Assembly for the 76th session, Mr. Abdulla Shahid, on the sidelines of the current session of the United Nations General Assembly.

Mr. Shahid thanked the Minister of Foreign Affairs for the support of Iraq in assuming this position, reviewing the priorities that he will work to implement during his current term, in light of facing the challenges posed by the Corona pandemic.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Sep 29, 2021 Wed, Sep 29, 2021

Foreign Minister Meets President of Palestinian Authority

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Mr. Mahmoud Abbas, President of the Palestinian Authority, and exchanged views on the so-called (Deal of the Century), affirming Iraq’s steadfast stance towards the Palestinian issue, achieving the Palestinian people their full rights, and establishing an independent state with Alquds as its capital.

This meeting comes in the context of Iraq’s presiding over the emergency meeting of the Council of the League of Arab States at the level of Foreign Ministers.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Feb 2, 2020 Sun, Feb 2, 2020

Foreign Minister Meets OIC Secretary-General on the Sidelines of the 73rd Session of United Nations General Assembly in New York

Iraqi Foreign Minister Dr. Ibrahim Al-Jaafari met with Mr. Yousef bin Ahmed Al-Othaimeen, secretary general of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation on the sidelines of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, and reviewed the overall political situation in the Iraqi arena and efforts to form a government.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Sep 26, 2018 Wed, Sep 26, 2018

Foreign Minister Meets NATO Secretary-General

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim met with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation Secretary General Mr. Jens Stoltenberg on the sidelines of the Davos Economic Forum in Switzerland.

Minister Alhakim praised NATO’s support for the Iraqi forces in its war against Da’esh terrorist gangs and stated that it is time now for a practical strategic cooperation aimed at developing the capabilities of the Iraqi security forces and their institutions and providing assistance in a number of important military areas, expressing Iraq's desire to strengthen and develop them in a manner that supports... Read more...

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsFri, Jan 25, 2019 Mon, Jan 28, 2019

Foreign Minister Meets Mrs. Kang Kyung-wha Foreign Minister of the Republic of Korea.

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Korean Republic Foreign Minister Mrs. Kang Kyung-wha, on the sidelines of the Davos Economic Forum Meetings in Switzerland.

During the meeting discussions focused on ways of developing bilateral relations at all levels: political, economic and cultural.

Minister Alhakim stressed Iraq's desire to achieve a quantum leap in economic cooperation and development, to achieve the common interests of the two friendly peoples.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Jan 26, 2019 Mon, Jan 28, 2019

Foreign Minister Meets Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon Secretary of State for Commonwealth Affairs

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon, Minister of State for the Commonwealth and the UN, and Special Representative of the Prime Minister. During the meeting they reviewed the progress of bilateral relations between Baghdad and London and means of strengthening them to serve the interests of both countries.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Jun 26, 2019 Thu, Jun 27, 2019

Foreign Minister Meets Jordanian Counterpart on Sidelines of 73rd Session of United Nations General Assembly in New York

Foreign Minister Dr.Ibrahim Al-Jaafari met with Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi on the sidelines of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, they reviewed the progress of bilateral relations between Baghdad and Amman and the prospects for enhancing them to a level that meets the aspirations of the two brotherly peoples.

They discussed the overall developments in the Arab region.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Sep 30, 2018 Mon, Oct 1, 2018

Foreign Minister Meets Jordanian Counterpart in Amman

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamed A. Alhakim met in Amman with Jordanian Foreign Minister Mr. Ayman Al- Safadi during a quick visit of Excellency President Barham Salih accompanied by the Foreign Minister and several officials. This meeting comes as a follow-up to Minister Ayman Al-Safadi's visit to Baghdad, which took place a few days ago.

During the meeting, they discussed a number of issues that concern the two brotherly countries, including energy, security and the Iraqi community affairs in Jordan, and it was agreed to form a joint working team between the two ministries to... Read more...

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsFri, Nov 16, 2018 Tue, Nov 20, 2018

Foreign Minister Meets Italian Counterpart in Rome and Discusses Exchanging Support in Various Fields

In 2 May 2021, Foreign Minister, H.E. Mr. Fuad Hussein met with Italian Foreign Minister H.E. Mr. Luigi Di Maio, in the Italian capital, Rome.

During the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations between Baghdad and Rome, and ways to consolidate them in the framework of strengthening joint cooperation between the two countries, and work to activate the Iraqi-Italian joint committee in a way that contributes to achieving the interests of the two friendly countries.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, May 3, 2021 Mon, May 3, 2021

Foreign Minister Meets Iranian Counterpart in Tehran

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met in Tehran with Iranian Foreign Minister Mr. Mohammad Javad Zarif on the sidelines of the visit of Excellency President Barham Salih to the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Minister Zarif congratulated Minister Alhakim on the occasion of assuming the post of Foreign Minister in the new Iraqi government, wishing him success in his mission.

During the meeting the efforts and sacrifices made by Iraq in combating terrorism and eliminating terrorist groups were praised.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Nov 17, 2018 Tue, Nov 20, 2018

Foreign Minister Meets Holy See Foreign Minister

Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Ibrahim Al-Jaafari met Foreign Minister of Vatican Arch. Paul Richard Gallagher, during the meeting the two sides reviewed the bilateral relations and horizons to promote them to meet the aspirations of the two peoples.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Dec 5, 2016 Mon, Dec 5, 2016

Foreign Minister Meets his Syrian Counterpart Mr. Walid Al-Moallem

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Syrian Foreign Minister Mr. Walid Al-Moallem on the sidelines of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly.
Minister Alhakim affirmed the depth of Iraqi-Syrian relations, and Iraq’s adherence to elevating them to broader prospects that serve the interests of the two brotherly peoples, noting the convergence of views on the need to adopt political solutions to resolve crises and not to interfere in the affairs of other countries.

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

Foreign Minister Meets his Syrian Counterpart Mr. Walid Al-Moallem

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Syrian Foreign Minister Mr. Walid Al-Moallem on the sidelines of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly.
Minister Alhakim affirmed the depth of Iraqi-Syrian relations, and Iraq’s adherence to elevating them to broader prospects that serve the interests of the two brotherly peoples, noting the convergence of views on the need to adopt political solutions to resolve crises and not to interfere in the affairs of other countries.

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

Foreign Minister Meets his Saudi Counterpart

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with the Foreign Minister of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud.

The two sides discussed ways to strengthen relations between the two brotherly countries, and ways to activate cooperation in various fields, including the political and economic fields, especially in the field of establishing industrial zones, electrical connectivity and investment companies.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Feb 25, 2020 Tue, Feb 25, 2020

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.

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

Foreign Minister Meets his Iranian Counterpart

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Iranian Foreign Minister Mr. Muhammad Javad Zarif, and discussed bilateral relations, Minister Alhakim expressed Iraq’s keenness to establish strong relations with neighbouring countries, to stay away from bias policy and to avoid any regional and international conflicts.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Feb 16, 2020 Sun, Feb 16, 2020

Foreign Minister Meets his Dutch Counterpart Stef Blok

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Stef Blok on the sidelines of the Ministerial Meeting of the Global Coalition to Defeat Da’esh in Washington.

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