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Prime Minister Al-Abadi addresses United Nations General Assembly

Haider Al-Abadi, Prime Minister of Iraq, addressed the general debate of the United Nations General Assembly’s seventieth session in New York on Wednesday, September 30, 2015.

United NationsWed, Sep 30, 2015 Thu, Oct 1, 2015

Press Statement/ Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The Foreign Ministry expresses its surprise on the decision issued by the US Treasury against Mr. Faleh Al-Fayadh head of the Popular Mobilization Commission. We stress that the decision was an unacceptable surprise and point out that the Ministry will carefully follow up with the current and new administration in Washington all decisions issued by the US Treasury Department against Iraqi names and work to address this matter.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Jan 14, 2021 Thu, Jan 14, 2021

Press Statement/ Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein arrived in the Egyptian capital Cairo on 6/2/2021 to attend the emergency ministerial meeting of the Arab League, which was called by the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and the Arab Republic of Egypt to discuss developments in the region, and how to deal with the new administration’s policy in Washington, as well as studying and addressing some issues related to the structure and functioning of the League of Arab States.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Feb 8, 2021 Mon, Feb 8, 2021

Press Statement/ Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemns the air attack took place last night on a site on the Iraqi-Syrian border.

The Ministry reiterates its complete rejection of making Iraq a part of any conflict or confrontation to settle scores on its lands, which represents an assault and a breach of the national sovereignty and a clear violation of the international norms and covenants.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Jun 28, 2021 Mon, Jun 28, 2021

Press Statement 1/26/2020

The Foreign Ministry is following with great interest the situation of Iraqi students studying in China after the authorities closed the city of Wuhan, where they reside due to the spread of Coronavirus.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Jan 26, 2020 Sun, Jan 26, 2020

Press Statement / Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry
Dr. Ahmed Al-Sahaf

Iraq is concerned with the receipt of Da’esh terrorists who hold Iraqi citizenship and their families. They will be tried in Iraqi courts according to the laws in force.
Iraq is not concerned with foreign terrorists who have carried out terrorist operations outside Iraq, and their countries must deal with them.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Oct 21, 2019 Mon, Oct 21, 2019

Press Statement / Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Iraq is currently a member of the Human Rights Council of the United Nations General Assembly from 2017 to the end of 2019, and we have had an active role in it, and we worked hard to keep the Council’s resolutions and actions from politicization.
As far as the Foreign Ministry is concerned with mobilizing international support to vote for the renewal of Iraq’s membership in the Council for another three years, we would like to assure everyone that the Ministry has actively sought this support, and has made considerable efforts until the last hours, and has succeeded in securing... Read more...

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Oct 19, 2019 Sat, Oct 19, 2019

Press Statement / Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Wed, Jan 8, 2020

Iraqi land and bases were attacked on Wednesday, 8/1/2020 with Iranian missile strikes targeting military camps that include Iraqi and non-Iraqi forces.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Jan 8, 2020 Wed, Jan 8, 2020

Press Statement / Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The Foreign Ministry strongly condemns the bombing of the Headquarters of the Popular Mobilization Forces brigade by the US forces, which we view as a flagrant violation of the sovereignty of Iraq, and a condemned act, which is rejected by all customs and laws that govern relations between states.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Dec 30, 2019 Tue, Jan 7, 2020

Press Statement / Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry
Dr. Ahmed Al-Sahaf

Iraq is concerned with the receipt of Da’esh terrorists who hold Iraqi citizenship and their families. They will be tried in Iraqi courts according to the laws in force.
Iraq is not concerned with foreign terrorists who have carried out terrorist operations outside Iraq, and their countries must deal with them.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Oct 21, 2019 Mon, Oct 21, 2019

Press statement / Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The Foreign Ministry Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Turkish Government to Retrieve 80 Antiquities Taken out Illegally from the Country and Found by Turkish Authorities in 2008.

Mon, Sep 23, 2019 Mon, Sep 23, 2019

Press Statement / Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The Foreign Ministry supports the statement issued by the Office of the former Foreign Minister Dr. Ibrahim Al-Jaafari that there are no recommendations to exclude a number of ministry employees who are included in the law of Accountability and Justice.

The Ministry affirms that its recent actions in this regard come in the context of the procedures that the National Commission for Accountability and justice is conducting towards a number of Ministry employees according to the laws and procedures in force.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Jan 8, 2019 Tue, Jan 8, 2019

Press Statement - 1/10/2020

On the background of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s bombing of military camps inside Iraq that include Iraqi and non-Iraqi forces, the Foreign Ministry summoned the Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Iraq on the morning of 9/1/2020, the Chargé d’ffaires a.i of Iran

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

Press Statement

Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein made an official visit to the Islamic Republic of Iran, which began with a meeting with President Hassan Rouhani, followed by a meeting with his counterpart, Mr. Mohammad Javad Zarif, and with Mr. Mohammad Baqir Qalibaf, Speaker of the Islamic Consultative Assembly.

This is the first visit of Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein to Tehran since he assumed his duties as Foreign Minister of Republic of Iraq, and it lasted for two days and began on Saturday 26/9/2020 and ended Sunday evening.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Sep 28, 2020 Mon, Sep 28, 2020

Press Statement

Iraq expresses its strong condemnation and denunciation of the terrorist incident that took place in the Afghan capital, Kabul on 21/11/2020 in which a number of people were killed and others were wounded.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Nov 25, 2020 Wed, Nov 25, 2020

Press Statement

Iraq expresses its strong condemnation and denunciation of the terrorist incident that took place in the Afghan capital, Kabul on 21/11/2020 in which a number of people were killed and others were wounded.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Nov 25, 2020 Wed, Nov 25, 2020

Press Statement

With the continuation of the popular protests calling for reform, and the issuance of statements by foreign countries and international organisations, the Iraqi government affirms the respect of the will of Iraqis to claim their rights guaranteed by the Iraqi Constitution in articles 38, 39 and 40, which prove the right of Iraqis to choose their government in accordance with the contexts in force in the Iraqi democratic system and their rights guaranteed in the Constitution for freedom of expression “without prejudice to public order and morals”.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Nov 2, 2019 Sun, Nov 3, 2019

Press Statement

Several countries in the world have witnessed infections with the Coronavirus, and the government has taken a number of preventive measures to preserve the safety of Iraqi citizens and to prevent the spread of this virus in Iraq.

Wed, Feb 26, 2020 Wed, Feb 26, 2020

Press Statement

We welcome the historic meeting that brought together the North and South Korean leaders and resulted in the announcement (Panmunjom) between the two neighbors. We hope that the two sides can take steps that contribute to enhancing security and stability on the Korean Peninsula and the world. We are confident that understanding and reconciliation is the basis for peace. We hope that the conflicts in the world will end and lead to a dialogue that establishes international security.

Dr. Ahmed Mahjoob

Spokesperson of Ministry of Foreign Affairs

29/4/2018

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsFri, May 4, 2018 Fri, May 4, 2018

Press Statement

The Foreign Ministry expresses its rejection and condemnation of the violation of the sovereignty of Iraq by the US forces through the bombing of the headquarters of the Military , police, and the Popular Mobilization Forces which are Iraqi national forces that defended Iraq and its unity and have fought valiantly, and stopped the expansion of Da’esh to the countries of the region, and the world.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsFri, Mar 13, 2020 Fri, Mar 13, 2020

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