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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

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 Mon, Mar 16, 2020

Press Statement

Coinciding with the declaration of October 3rd as National Holiday for the Republic of Iraq, Rare Documents Presented from Archives of the League of Nations in Geneva, Regarding This Historic Day.
The General Assembly of the League of Nations agreed on October 3, 1932, to accept Iraq as a member of the League of Nations upon the request submitted by the Iraqi Kingdom with the signature of former Prime Minister Nouri Pasha Al-Saeed on July 12, 1932, becoming the first Arab country to join this international organization at the time.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Oct 2, 2021 Mon, Oct 4, 2021

Press Statement

The Iraqi Foreign Ministry has followed up on the decision issued by the President of the United States of America, Mr. Donald Trump to pardon a number of those convicted of killing fourteen Iraqis and wounding others in 2007, in an incident that was denounced on international level as well as the local disapproval and rejection it created.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Dec 23, 2020 Wed, Dec 23, 2020

Press Statement

on Saturday, 9/10/2021, the Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein arrived in the Serbian capital, Belgrade, to participate in the meeting of the States of the Non-Aligned Movement, which will be held to commemorate the sixtieth anniversary of the first conference of the founding of the Movement, which will be hosted by the Republic of Serbia for the period from 11-12/10/2021.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Oct 12, 2021 Tue, Oct 12, 2021

Press Statement

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

In addition to the efforts to include the Iraqi archaeological sites on the World Heritage List, the issue of including the ancient city of Babylon will be discussed at the 43rd session of the Azerbaijani capital Baku with the participation of more than 180 countries.

Fri, Jul 5, 2019 Fri, Jul 5, 2019

Press Statement

The Foreign Ministry appreciates the positions of friendly and brotherly countries, international organisations, as well as the calls and messages that Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein received from his counterparts around the world of condolences to the government and people of Iraq following the terrorist attack that targeted the capital, Baghdad, on 21/1/2021, which left tens of martyrs and wounded.

Tue, Jan 26, 2021 Tue, Jan 26, 2021

Press Statement

Some media outlets have reported fragmented remarks by the Permanent Representative of Iraq to the United Nations alleging criticism of the peaceful demonstrations in Baghdad and a number of Iraqi Governorates.

In this context, we would like to point out that the statement made by the Permanent Representative of Iraq represents an official statement of the Republic of Iraq in the Security Council, which was prepared according to the contexts followed in the preparation of official statements through the competent department and with the approval of the Minister on its language and... Read more...

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Dec 5, 2019 Thu, Dec 5, 2019

Press Statement

The Air Defense Command has detected a violation of Iraqi airspace which occurred through a drone plane belonging to the Turkish army. A refugee camp was bombed near the city of Makhmur, and two women’s lives were claimed from the camp on April 15, 2020. The Foreign Ministry expresses its condemnation in the strongest possible terms for these Turkish attacks which violate Iraqi sovereignty and contradicts the principles of good-neighborliness, and represents a grave violation of international humanitarian law and the provisions of the United Nations Charter.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Apr 16, 2020 Thu, Apr 16, 2020

Press Statement

Iraq highly values ​​Japan’s supportive stances in various emergency condition and along the historical line of relations between Iraq and Japan. The most recent of which is the Japanese government’s decision to allocate $ 1.45 million through the International Committee of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies to assist Iraq in confronting Coronavirus, and to provide (1.55) million dollars through the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to support the humanitarian needs of the displaced Iraqis.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Apr 28, 2020 Wed, Apr 29, 2020

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