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News & Announcements

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Foreign Minister Meets with UN Secretary-General’s Advisor on Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict Ms. Pramila Patten

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with the UN Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict, Ms. Pramila Patten, on the sidelines of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly in New York.
The meeting reviewed the efforts exerted by international organizations in supporting Iraq in various fields.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Sep 28, 2019 Mon, Sep 30, 2019

Foreign Minister meets Dutch Prime Minister

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Dutch Prime Minister Mr. Mark Rutte, and conveyed the greeting of President Mr. Barham Saleh, and Prime Minister Mr. Adil Abdul Mahdi.

The two sides discussed ways to enhance cooperation between the two countries in the field of combating terrorism and the issue of foreign terrorist fighters. They also discussed the support and training of Iraqi security forces by the Dutch side.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Oct 29, 2019 Tue, Oct 29, 2019

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.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Jun 14, 2021 Mon, Jun 14, 2021

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

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsFri, Jan 18, 2019 Fri, Jan 18, 2019

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...

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

Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim directed all diplomatic and consular missions to open a book of condolences for the lives of martyrs who have died as a result of the recent US raids on Iraq.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Jan 5, 2020 Sun, Jan 5, 2020

Foreign Minister Meets with Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallström

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Swedish Foreign Minister Ms. Margot Wallström on the sidelines of the Ministerial Meeting of the Global Coalition to Defeat Da'esh held in Washington.

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

Foreign Minister Meets US Ambassador to Baghdad

Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein met with the United States Ambassador to Baghdad Mr. Matthew Tueller.

At the beginning of the meeting, the US Ambassador congratulated the Minister on assuming his position as Foreign Minister of the Republic of Iraq and expressed his looking forward to witnessing a qualitative improvement in the bilateral relations between the two countries.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Jun 8, 2020 Mon, Jun 8, 2020

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 Minister Stresses the Need to Increase Volume of Banking Cooperation between Baghdad and Washington

Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein stressed the importance of the joint relations that bind Iraq and the United States of America, and the need to develop them in various fields, especially the development of banking relations between the two sides, expressing his aspiration to benefit from the banking expertise of American banks.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Dec 7, 2020 Mon, Dec 7, 2020

Foreign Minister Gives Iraq’s Speech at Summit for Heads of State and Government of Non-aligned Movement

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim gave Iraq’s speech at the meeting of Heads of State and Government of Non-aligned Movement and began by affirming the Iraqi government’s endeavor to implement the priorities of the government program for: security, law enforcement, services, education, health, good governance, building a prosperous economy, and raising the standard of living for the citizens.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Oct 23, 2019 Wed, Oct 23, 2019

Congratulations

On the occasion of the blessed Eid Al-Fitr, I extend my congratulations to the dear people of Iraq and would be honored to wish them blessed days to come carrying better opportunities for achieving more tolerance, love and brotherhood.

Fuad Hussein
Minister of Foreign Affairs
13 May 2021

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, May 13, 2021 Thu, May 13, 2021

Foreign Minister Congratulates Iraqi Army

Foreign Minister Mohamed A. Alhakim congratulated the Iraqi people and the brave Iraq Army on the occasion of the 98th anniversary of the founding of the brave Iraqi army who defended the country and sacrificed themselves and liberated their land from terrorism , these sacrifices can only be made by those that are characterized by courage and altruism

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Jan 7, 2019 Mon, Jan 7, 2019

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

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 Meets Secretary General of the League of Arab States

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Mr. Ahmed Aboul Gheit, Secretary-General of the League of Arab States to discuss the overall political and security situation in Iraq and the region.

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

Iraqi Foreign Minister and Russian Deputy Prime Minister Chair Meetings of Joint Iraqi-Russian committee

The Foreign Minister, Fuad Hussein and Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov chaired the meetings of the Iraqi-Russian Joint Committee of the ninth session, held in Moscow on Thursday, August 26, 2021, to discuss files of bilateral cooperation between Baghdad and Moscow, and ways to develop them to serve the two friendly countries.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Aug 28, 2021 Sat, Aug 28, 2021

Foreign Minister Meets with Chairman of Foreign Affairs Committee in the British Parliament

Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein met with Mr. Tom Tugendhat, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee in the British Parliament, and they discussed security, political, economic and health developments in Iraq.

The two sides also discussed issues of mutual interest and the importance of strengthening bilateral relations between the two countries at various levels. Minister Fuad Hussein called on British companies to seize the opportunity of fertile ground for investment and serious work in Iraq, amid governmental support for the sincere efforts to build and reconstruct the country... Read more...

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Oct 24, 2020 Sat, Oct 24, 2020

Foreign Minister Receives Georgian Counterpart Mr. David Zalkaliani

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Georgian Foreign Minister Mr. David Zalkaliani on the sidelines of the 40th session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva.

The meeting comes within the framework of maintaining high-level communication between the two countries and aims at strengthening bilateral relations, consultation on various issues, and regional challenges, which calls for Iraq to find sustainable solutions to enhance stability in the region.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Feb 26, 2019 Fri, Mar 1, 2019

Foreign Minister Receives Phone Call from Lord Ahmed of Wimbledon, Secretary of State for Commonwealth Affairs and United Nations at Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim received a phone call from Lord Ahmed of Wimbledon, Secretary of State for Commonwealth Affairs, and the United Nations at the British Foreign Office.

The two sides also discussed the British economic support to Iraq, and ways to enhance bilateral cooperation between Baghdad and London to serve the interests of the two friendly countries.

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

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