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News & Announcements

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Foreign Minister Phones his Jordanian Counterpart

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim phoned Mr. Ayman Al-Safadi, the Foreign Minister of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Jan 30, 2020 Thu, Jan 30, 2020

Foreign Minister Receives a Call from his German Counterpart

Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein received a phone call from German Foreign Minister Mr. Heiko Maas.
The conversation focused on bilateral relations and ties between the two countries, and on the initial decision of the US administration to withdraw the embassy from Baghdad.

Minister Fuad Hussein expressed concern about this decision, despite it being a sovereign decision by the US side, but it may lead to results that are not in the interest of the Iraqi people.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Oct 4, 2020 Sun, Oct 4, 2020

Minister of Foreign Affairs Receives the Special Adviser to the Secretary-General of United Nations and Chief of the International Investigation Team for Accountability for the Crimes Committed by Terrorist Organization ISIS

On Wednesday, October 27, 2021, Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr Fuad Hussein received the Special Adviser to the Secretary-General of the United Nations and Head of the International Investigation Team for Accountability for the Crimes committed by the Terrorist Organization ISIS, Mr. Christian Richard.

During the meeting, they reviewed the tasks entrusted to the International Team to support local efforts to hold accountable the terrorist organization ISIS.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Nov 1, 2021 Mon, Nov 1, 2021

Foreign Minister : We Have Strong and Genuine Brotherly Ties with Kuwait

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim praised the bilateral relations between Baghdad and Kuwait, expressing his appreciation for the positions of Kuwait in support of Iraq, the latest of which was presented by the Emir of the State of Kuwait to Iraq by donating $ 10 million to support efforts to combat Coronavirus
This came in a telephone call received by Minister Alhakim from his Kuwaiti counterpart, Sheikh Dr. Ahmed Nasser Al-Muhammad Al-Sabah, who will deliver the sum to the World Health Organization in Geneva to purchase emergency equipment and medical supplies for Iraq.

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

Foreign Minister Meets with his Egyptian Counterpart Mr. Sameh Shoukry

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with his Egyptian counterpart Mr. Sameh Shoukry on the sidelines of the League of Arab States 152nd ordinary session at the ministerial level.
Minister Alhakim expressed Iraq’s pride in the historical and strategic relations linking Baghdad and Cairo in its political, economic, security and cultural dimensions.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Sep 10, 2019 Wed, Sep 11, 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.

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

Foreign Ministry Official Spokesman Dr.Ahmed Al-Sahaf

The Foreign Ministry through the efforts of our embassies deployed throughout the countries of the world, and with high efforts of the Crisis Cell and the Protocol Department at the Ministry since the start of the ban and closure procedures, and the suspension of flights have worked hard to transport Iraqis stranded in more than (22) countries, returned about (16041) citizens, by (81) air flights , (3) land trips in coordination with the Iraqi Airways , the Civil Aviation Authority, and the concerned authorities in the workplaces of our diplomatic and consular missions.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, May 9, 2020 Mon, May 11, 2020

Foreign Minister Meets Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Mrs. Chrystia Freeland on the sidelines of the Ministerial Meeting of the Global Coalition to Defeat Da’esh in Washington.

The meeting focused on the relations of cooperation between the two countries and means of strengthening them in various fields, as well as discussing regional issues of common concern.

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

Minister of Foreign Affairs: Our visit to the Vatican comes in appreciation and in follow up on the outcomes of His Holiness’s visit to Iraq and to translate these outcomes into projects.

Foreign Minister, H.E. Mr. Fuad Hussein met with the President of the Association of the Christian Pilgrimage Foundation at the Vatican Opera Romana.
At the outset of the meeting, the president of the association said that the Iraqi city of Ur represents the Prophet Abraham and he is for all mankind and our roots are there, and the pilgrimage to Ur will make us feel that we are sons of the One God, thus; we all represent the heavenly religions.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, May 9, 2021 Sun, May 9, 2021

Foreign Minister Receives Russian President’s Special Envoy to Syria Mr. Alexander Lavrentiev

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim received the Russian President’s special envoy to Syria; Mr. Alexander Lavrentiev.

The two sides discussed the Iraqi-Russian relations and means of activating the results of the meeting of the joint committee between the two countries, which was held in Baghdad.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Jun 18, 2019 Tue, Jun 18, 2019

MOFA issues a statement concerning the terroristic attack on the Iraqi embassy in Kabul

" Iraqi embassy to Kabul exposed to a criminal attack by the defeated Da'esh gangs, they made an explosion at the embassy's
entrance and entered the embassy, MOFA formed a crisis cell urgently and contacted the Afghani governmental bodies and other friendly states to coordinate the rescue process of the embassy's staff, the diplomatic staff strived to fight the terroristic attackers by using light weapons for more than one and half an hour,

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Aug 1, 2017 Mon, Jul 31, 2017

Foreign Minister Receives His Belgian Counterpart in New York. He Calls on All Countries to Cooperate with Iraq and implement their obligations to Extradite Their Nationals of Families of Terrorists Detained in Iraq

The Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein received, at his residence in New York, the Belgian Foreign Minister Sophie Willems, on the sidelines of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly.

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

Foreign Minister Receives Phone Call from Secretary General of League of Arab States

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim received a phone call from the League of Arab States Secretary-General Mr.Ahmed Aboul Gheit, and discussed the latest developments in the region.

The two sides also discussed ways of cooperation between Iraq and the Arab League, as well as means of communication to serve Arab issues.

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

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.

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

Foreign Minister Receives Phone Call from Norwegian Foreign Minister

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim received a phone call from Ms. Ine Eriksen Søreide , Foreign Minister of Norway.
The two sides discussed the most important developments in the region, the importance of calmness and avoiding escalation and resorting to dialogue to resolve the crisis.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsFri, Jan 10, 2020 Fri, Jan 10, 2020

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.

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

Iraq Chairs Emergency Session of Council of Arab Foreign Ministers at the Headquarters of the League of Arab States to Discuss the Turkish Offensive on Syrian Territory

Iraq, represented by Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim chaired the emergency session of the Council of Arab Foreign Ministers at the League of Arab states to discuss the Turkish offensive on Syrian territory....

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Oct 13, 2019 Tue, Oct 15, 2019

Foreign Minister Meets UN High Commissioner for Refugees in Geneva

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim met with UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Mr. Filippo Grandi in Geneva on the sidelines of the 40th session of the Human Rights Council.

The meeting discussed the humanitarian situation in Iraq and stressed the need of Iraq for the efforts of the United Nations and humanitarian organizations because the legacy of the war on terror was very strong on the Iraqis and called for the importance of expanding the work of the UNHCR and providing more necessary supplies for displaced families , expressing thanks and appreciation for the efforts... Read more...

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Feb 26, 2019 Fri, Mar 1, 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 Sat, Aug 21, 2021

Foreign Minister Discusses Coordination of Positions and Mutual Support in International Forums with Egyptian Counterpart

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Egyptian Foreign Minister Mr. Sameh Shoukry on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference / Session (56).

The two sides discussed the importance of activating security and intelligence cooperation, and exchanging information between the two countries in the field of combating terrorism.

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

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