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News & Announcements

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Prime Minister Dr. Haider Al-Abadi met with French President Emmanuel Macron this morning in the Elysee Palace

October -5- 2017

At the beginning of the meeting, the French President welcomed the Prime Minister, stressing the great interest in this visit and expressed the common desire of the two countries to develop friendly relations and cooperation. He also congratulated the victories achieved by the Iraqi forces and the success achieved by Iraqis in liberating their country.

The two leaders held a bilateral meeting and then proceeded to preside over the joint expanded governmental meeting, followed by a joint press conference.

Prime Minister's Media OfficeThu, Oct 5, 2017 Thu, Oct 5, 2017

Prime Minister Dr. Haider Al-Abadi Congratulates Christians on Christmas & New Year

"As we affirm our determination to ensure that Christians remain our brothers and partners in the rebuilding of Iraq, we pledge to them our utmost efforts to achieve this goal and to cleanse all Iraqi towns from Daesh so that all displaced people can return to their homes in dignity and with their constitutional rights and freedoms intact."

Wed, Dec 24, 2014

Prime Minister Dr. Haider Al-Abadi announces an Iraqi vision for the future of the region based on development and security instead of differences and wars

October -21- 2017

Prime Minister's Media OfficeSat, Oct 21, 2017 Sat, Oct 21, 2017

Prime Minister Dr. Haider Al Abadi Meets United States Secretary of Defense Mr. Chuck Hagel

During the meeting, they discussed coordinating military operations among the International Coalition.

Tue, Dec 9, 2014

Prime Minister Al-Maliki: A Comprehensive Strategy Against Terrorism

Prime Minister Al-Maliki penned an essay in which he affirms that Iraq is using all the political, economic, and military tools at its disposal in its effort to defeat al Qaeda.

Foreign PolicyTue, Feb 18, 2014 Tue, Feb 18, 2014

Prime Minister Al-Maliki calls for greater role of private sector to transform Iraq’s economy

The Prime Minister met with Iraqi business leaders and traders from the National Business Council to discuss rebuilding in Iraq.

Thu, Oct 3, 2013

Prime Minister Al-Maliki Announces Reconstruction Plan for Anbar Province

H.E. promised continued support for local agencies throughout the reconstruction process and praised local security forces for their bravery in fighting Al-Qaeda insurgents.

Thu, Feb 27, 2014

Prime Minister Al-Abadi: We Have Heard the Iraqi People

In an opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal, Prime Minister Al-Abadi challenged three perceptions which are commonly held by outside observers.

Tue, Sep 8, 2015

Prime Minister Al-Abadi: A United Iraq Is Pushing ISIS Back

Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi penned an opinion editorial in The Wall Street Journal about how Iraqis are fighting back against transnational terrorists on the battlefront and on the home front.

The Wall Street JournalThu, Dec 18, 2014 Thu, Dec 18, 2014

Prime Minister Al-Abadi Visits Baghdad Operations Command; Issues Orders to Replace Military Commanders

As part of ongoing efforts to professionalize Iraq’s military institutions and root out corruption, Prime Minister Al-Abadi issued executive orders to replace military commanders and assign officers to new posts within the Ministry of Defense.

Wed, Nov 12, 2014

Prime Minister Al-Abadi speaks with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour

Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi sat down with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour in New York to discuss the Iraqi government’s efforts to combat ISIL and bring peace and stability to the country.

Wed, Sep 24, 2014

Prime Minister al-Abadi Receives Secretary Kerry

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi met with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in Baghdad to discuss the political and security situation in Iraq and US efforts to help curb the threat of ISIL.

Wed, Sep 10, 2014

Prime Minister Al-Abadi Receives Phone Call from U.S. Vice President Biden

His Excellency Prime Minister Dr. Haider Al-Abadi received a phone call on May 25, 2015 from United States Vice President Mr. Joe Biden. Prime Minister Al-Abadi and Vice President Biden discussed increasing support and training for Iraqi forces, intensifying air strikes, and expediting armament to the Iraqi forces. The leaders also discussed developments in the field of operation sectors. Vice President Biden renewed support of the U.S. Administration to the Iraqi government and its people to destroy Da'esh.

Wed, May 27, 2015

Prime Minister Al-Abadi receives General Lloyd Austin

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and General Lloyd Austin discussed ways to expand military and intelligence cooperation, increase airstrikes and intensify training to enhance the victories achieved in various fronts of confrontation with Daesh.

Mon, Jan 26, 2015

Prime Minister Al-Abadi outlines holistic strategy for Iraq to move forward during remarks at CSIS

"Just as Iraq is working with the United States and all our international partners to defeat Daesh, we must also work together to rebuild our country in every way – physically, socially, economically and politically," said Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi.

Thu, Apr 16, 2015

Prime Minister Al-Abadi meets with Vice President Biden

The leaders emphasized continued support for Iraq in the areas of armament, training and advice, as well as supporting efforts to address the consequences of falling oil prices.

Thu, Oct 1, 2015

Prime Minister Al-Abadi meets with President Obama at the White House

President Obama and Prime Minister Al-Abadi reaffirmed the long-standing U.S.-Iraq strategic partnership.

Tue, Apr 14, 2015

Prime Minister Al-Abadi drops pending lawsuits against journalists

The order comes as part of the Prime Minister's commitment to freedom of expression and support for the press.

Thu, Dec 18, 2014

Prime Minister Al-Abadi downsizes Council of Ministers

Statement from the Prime Minister's Office:

August 16, 2015

Based on the public interest, according to Article 78 of the Constitution and upon delegation of the Council of Representatives, we have decided, on behalf of the people, to:

Reduce the number of cabinet members to become 22 in addition to the Prime Minister instead of 33 members, according to the following:

Mon, Aug 17, 2015

Prime Minister Al-Abadi Arrives in Washington

His Excellency Dr. Haider Al-Abadi arrived in Washington, DC for his first official visit to the United States as Prime Minister, at the invitation of President Barack Obama.

Mon, Apr 13, 2015

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