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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 Meets with his Dutch Counterpart

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Dutch Foreign Minister Mr. Stef Blok and discussed prospects of improving relations between the two countries to expand bilateral cooperation to serve the interests of the two friendly peoples.

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

Foreign Minister Meets with Foreign Relations Committee of the Dutch Parliament

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim met with the Foreign Relations Committee of the Dutch Parliament.

Minister Alhakim discussed the latest developments in Iraq and the measures taken by the Iraqi government to meet the demands of the youth and maintain security, calling on the Dutch side to open new prospects for cooperation in order to promote the Iraqi economy and provide job opportunities through stimulating investment in the productive sectors, especially agriculture, industry and reconstruction of liberated areas

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

Statement issued by the Office of the Armed Forces’ Commander-in-Chief.

In the name of God the Most Merciful
“And incumbent upon us was support of the believers” -- al Rum Quran Surah 47.

To our kind Iraqi people,
After your brothers in the armed forces were able to militarily defeat ISIS and eradicate its presence from the Iraq regions, the Iraqi National Intelligence Service today completes this achievement with a qualitative intelligence victory that overthrew the terrorist leader of ISIS in light of joint intelligence follow-up and direct guidance by the Prime Minister and the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces.

Sun, Oct 27, 2019

Iraqi Ambassador Comments on Death of ISIS Leader.

Iraqi Ambassador to the United States Fareed Yasseen released the following statement regarding the successful military operation against ISIS leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, in Syria:

“Today justice prevailed. The brutal leader of ISIS, the most evil terrorist organization of today, has met his end. We would like to express our gratitude to the U.S. military personnel who carried out the daring raid in Syria that led to this outcome.

Sun, Oct 27, 2019

PRESIDENT DISCUSSES WITH SRSG JEANINE HENNIS PLASSCHAERT DRAFT ELECTORAL LAW AND LAUNCHING NATIONAL DIALOGUE TO AMEND CONSTITUTION

President Salih received today at the Presidential Office in Baghdad the Special Representative of the Secretary –General of the United Nations for Iraq Ms. Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert.

Sun, Oct 27, 2019 Sun, Oct 27, 2019

Tripartite Meeting between Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim and his Egyptian and Jordanian Counterparts

The Foreign Minister of the Republic of Iraq, Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim , the Foreign Minister of Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Mr. Ayman Al-Safadi, and the Foreign Minister of Arab Republic of Egypt Mr. Sameh Shoukry held a tripartite meeting on the sidelines of the 18th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement in Baku.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Oct 26, 2019 Sat, Oct 26, 2019

Foreign Minister Gives Iraq Speech on behalf of the President of Republic at 18th Non-Aligned Movement Summit

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim gave Iraq’s speech on behalf of the President of the Republic at the 18th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement inwhich he called on Member States to join efforts in confronting the crises facing the region through the sound management of disputes and the adoption of the principle of dialogue in finding sustainable solutions and renouncing violence and extremism.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsFri, Oct 25, 2019 Fri, Oct 25, 2019

IRAQI LEADERSHIP STRESSES ON ENSURING PROTECTION OF PROTESTORS, MEETING THEIR LEGITIMATE DEMANDS

The President hosted a meeting today at the al-Salam Palace on meeting protestors Demands.
In addition to President Salih, Prime Minister Adil Abdul Mahdi, Speaker of parliament Mohammed al-Halbouosi, and Head of the Supreme Judicial Council, Judge Fa'iq Zidan attended the meeting.
All meeting participates discussed the current political and security situations across the country, asserted the importance of setting a deadline for meeting protestors' legitimate demands regarding the reforms and combating of corruption.

Wed, Oct 23, 2019 Thu, Oct 24, 2019

H.E. Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi receives the EU Ambassador to Iraq

His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi received the EU Ambassador to Iraq Martin Huth, they discussed the development of bilateral between Iraq and the European Union, the exchange of interests and expansion of cooperation in all areas, especially economic cooperation, The efforts of the government to support security and stability, develop the Iraqi economy and continue cooperation against terrorism, Besides the movement in Iraq and the government reforms in response to the demands of the demonstrators, In addition to discussing the regional situation, developments in northern... Read more...

Prime Minister Dr. Haider Al-AbadiWed, Oct 23, 2019 Thu, Oct 24, 2019

H.E. Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi receives Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper

His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi received this Wednesday, Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper, They discussed bilateral between the two countries, reaffirming the continuation of cooperation in countering terrorism, supporting the government's efforts to promote security, stability and national sovereignty, Besides discussing the disturbing developments in Syria, especially with regard to terrorists imprisoned in Syria and the possibility of their escape and infiltration into Iraqi territory

Wed, Oct 23, 2019 Wed, Oct 23, 2019

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

H.E. Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi: Iraq is keen to develop bilateral with neighboring Turkey in all fields

His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi confirmed Iraqi keenness to develop bilateral with Turkey in all fields which that benefited interests and stability of both People.

Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi Tue, Oct 22, 2019 Tue, Oct 22, 2019

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

PRESIDENT MEETS WITH PRIME MINISTER OF NORWAY ERNA SOLBERG

Meeting today at the Presidential Office in Baghdad, with Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg, President Salih stressed that Iraq looks forward to work jointly with the fraternal and friendly States to advance regional security and stability, mitigate the tensions as well as avoiding further escalation which would undermine the chance of peace regionally and internationally.

Prime Minister's Media OfficeSun, Oct 20, 2019 Mon, Oct 21, 2019

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

Foreign Minister Receives his French Counterpart Mr. Jean-Yves Le Drian

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim received French Foreign Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Mr. Jean-Yves Le Drian.

The two Ministers discussed developing bilateral relations in various fields, activating the strategic understanding document for bilateral relations, and ways to enhance consultation and coordination between Baghdad and Paris.

Minister Alhakim stressed Iraq’s keenness to develop the distinguished level of relations with France, and looks forward to exploring new prospects for cooperation, especially in the field of economy.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Oct 17, 2019 Thu, Oct 17, 2019

REFORMING ELECTORAL SYSTEM BEING URGENT NATIONAL ENTITLEMENT, PRESIDENT SALIH ANNOUNCES

President Salih announced that, unwillingness of the voters to participate in the elections anymore is a clear evidence of necessity to amend the General Election Law as it is an urgent national entitlement to build the Iraqi State, to reform its institutions as well as eradicating the financial and administrative corruption so as to promote freedom and democracy across the country.

Tue, Oct 15, 2019 Tue, Oct 15, 2019

Form for the military advisers assigned to participate in the training of the Iraqi Security Forces.

Requirements

Tue, Oct 15, 2019

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