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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Meets Syrian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister

Foreign Minister Dr. Ibrahim Al-Jaafari met the Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of the Syrian Arab Republic, Mr. Walid Al-Moallem, and discussed ways to enhance Iraqi-Syrian relations to serve the interests of the two brotherly peoples and efforts exerted in combating terrorism.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Oct 15, 2018 Mon, Oct 15, 2018

Foreign Minister Al-Jaafari and Lebanese Counterpart Hold Press Conference in Beirut

Foreign Minister Ibrahim Al-Jaafari and his Lebanese counterpart, Mr. Gibran Bassil, held a press conference in Beirut on bilateral relations and reviewed the developments in the Arab, regional and international region.

Dr. Al- Jaafari stressed at the conference that Iraq is taking excellent steps towards integration, after Iraq managed to defeat terrorism. Stating that there were a number of basic elements that are similar to the experience of Lebanon. The popular crowd was a prominent and fundamental point. From conventional wars to new unconventional wars and crossing to the... Read more...

Iraq Prime Minister's Media OfficeThu, Oct 18, 2018 Thu, Oct 18, 2018

Foreign Minister Affirms the Need to Continue French Support for Iraq within the Framework of Global Coalition to Prevent the Resurgence of Terrorist Groups

The Ministers also discussed mechanisms for bilateral cooperation on the political, security, economic, and cultural levels, as well as the entry of French companies to contribute to the reconstruction.

Minister Fuad Hussein expressed his appreciation for the visit of the French President to Baghdad, stressing that it gave an important impetus to advance the development of bilateral relations, which The Minister renewed the call to the French side to continue effective French security and military cooperation within the framework of the international coalition to fight the terrorist... Read more...

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsFri, Sep 18, 2020 Fri, Sep 18, 2020

Foreign Minister Affirms that Iraq Seeks to Establish Balanced Relations Based on Principle of Achieving Common Interests

Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein received a phone call from his US counterpart Mr. Mike Pompeo on his assumption of office as Foreign Minister of the Republic of Iraq wishing him success.

The Minister affirmed that Iraq seeks to build balanced relations with all countries of the world, and to adopt the principle of non-interference in internal affairs, respect for the sovereignty of Iraq, achieving common interests, and independence of the Iraqi decision.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Jun 16, 2020 Tue, Jun 16, 2020

Foreign Minister Accompanies President during Meeting with Prime Minister of Finland

President Barham Saleh accompanied by Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim attended the meeting with Prime Minister of Finland Mr. Juha Sipilä, in the presence of the Ministers of Trade and Culture on the sidelines of the LAS-European Summit in Sharm El-Sheikh.

The meeting discussed the bilateral relations between the two countries, economic cooperation and reconstruction, especially in the field of infrastructure and mutual support in international issues of common concern.

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

Foreign Minister Accompanies President during Meeting with Prime Minister of Czech Republic

President Barham Saleh accompanied by Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim attended a meeting with Czech Prime Minister Mr.Andrej Babiš in the presence of the Ministers of Trade and Culture on the sidelines of the LAS-European Summit in Sharm El-Sheikh.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Feb 24, 2019 Mon, Feb 25, 2019