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News & Announcements

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Foreign Minister Gives a Lecture at National Defense University for Military Studies

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim gave a lecture titled (Iraqi Foreign Policy in light of the Regional and International Environment Variables) at the National Defense College at the University of Defense for Military Studies.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Jan 21, 2020 Tue, Jan 21, 2020

Foreign Minister Gives Iraq Speech in Seventh Session of Iraqi-Kuwaiti Joint Committee Meeting Held in Kuwait

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim gave Iraq’s speech at the seventh session of the Iraqi-Kuwaiti Joint Committee meeting in Kuwait. Minister Alhakim highlighted the depth of brotherly relations between Baghdad and Kuwait which is growing stronger over time, calling for consolidating solidarity, joint action, stability in the two countries, and the region in general.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, May 13, 2019 Mon, May 13, 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

Foreign Minister Gives Iraq's Speech in EU-League of Arab States Ministerial Meeting

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim delivered a speech at the 5th EU- League of Arab States Ministerial Meeting held in Brussels.

Minister Alhakim began the speech by stressing that the Arab countries are moving towards a positive partnership in crisis management and countering terrorism pointing out to the importance of bilateral cooperation between the EU and the League of Arab States to solve crises in Arab countries. Minister Alhakim stated that “ My Government affirms the need for joint action between the European Union and the League of Arab States to achieve a just and a... Read more...

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Feb 4, 2019 Mon, Feb 4, 2019

Foreign Minister Gives Iraq’s Speech at Emergency Meeting of League of Arab States Council at Ministerial Level

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim chaired the emergency meeting of the League of Arab States Council at the ministerial level to discuss the so-called (Deal of the Century) announced by US President Trump.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Feb 2, 2020 Sun, Feb 2, 2020

Foreign Minister Gives Iraq’s Speech at Ministerial Conference to Advance Religious Freedom

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim delivered Iraq’s speech at the Ministerial Conference to Advance Religious Freedom in Washington organised by the US State Department.
In his speech, Minister Alhakim stressed that the essence of humanity is the common factor among societies, pointing out that coexistence between religions in Iraq is a popular culture of the people, creating an environment of creativity in many fields, including literature, art and scientific research.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Jul 18, 2019 Fri, Jul 19, 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

Foreign Minister Gives Iraq’s Speech at the 11th Article 14 Conference on Facilitating the Entry into Force of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim gave Iraq’s speech at the Article 11 Conference on Facilitating the Entry into Force of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty.
At the outset of the speech, the Minister expressed Iraq’s desire to participate actively in enhancing the role of international conventions and instruments in the field of disarmament and nuclear non-proliferation, and to help develop them in a way that contributes to the maintenance of international peace and security.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Sep 26, 2019 Thu, Sep 26, 2019

Foreign Minister Holds a Telephone Conversation with his Iranian Counterpart

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim held a telephone conversation with Iranian Foreign Minister Mr. Mohammad Javad Zarif.

Minister Alhakim expressed Baghdad's interest in promoting bilateral cooperation between the two countries in various fields.

Both sides reviewed the overall bilateral relations between the two neighboring countries, and the common willingness to strengthen these relations, as well as the latest developments in the regional and international arenas.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Mar 2, 2019 Mon, Mar 4, 2019

Foreign Minister Holds Bilateral Discussions with Iranian Counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Iranian Foreign Minister Mr. Mohammad Javad Zarif in Baghdad to discuss relations between Baghdad and Teheran.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Mar 10, 2019 Mon, Mar 11, 2019

Foreign Minister Holds Meeting with Russian Counterpart in Moscow

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim and his Russian counterpart Mr. Sergey Lavrov held a meeting at the Russian Foreign Ministry on Wednesday, January 30, 2019, upon the visit of the Minister to Moscow.

Minister Alhakim stated during the meeting, "We presented an invitation to the Foreign Minister Mr. Lavrov, to visit Iraq on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of establishing diplomatic relations between the two countries, and we will conduct cultural and political activities in cooperation and coordination with the Russian Embassy in Baghdad and our embassy in Moscow. Adding that... Read more...

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Jan 30, 2019 Wed, Jan 30, 2019

Foreign Minister Holds Telephone Conversation with Saudi Counterpart

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim held a telephone conversation with his Saudi counterpart Sheikh Faisal bin Farhan. During the conversation they discussed ways to strengthen relations between Baghdad and Riyadh to meet the aspirations of both countries

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Nov 19, 2019 Wed, Nov 20, 2019

Foreign Minister Inaugurates Training Course for Women Leaderships Development of Iraqi Parliamentarians

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim inaugurated the Leadership Development training program organized by the Foreign Service Institute in the Ministry.

This training course comes within the framework of the Ministry’s efforts to carry out support programs and empowerment of women in Iraq, especially in the development of leadership and personal skills.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Apr 24, 2019 Tue, May 7, 2019

Foreign Minister Meets President of International Committee of the Red Cross on Sidelines of 73rd Session of United Nations General Assembly in New York

Foreign Minister Ibrahim Al-Jaafari met with the President of the International Committee of the Red Cross, Mr. Peter Maurer on the sidelines of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, and reviewed the overall situation in Iraq and the efforts of the Red Cross in Iraq.

Dr. Al-Jaafari praised the work of the organization and its role in Iraq. "We thank you for the humanitarian assistance you have provided to the Iraqi people in their war against Daesh terrorist gangs.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Oct 3, 2018 Wed, Oct 3, 2018

Foreign Minister Meets Ambassadors of Foreign Countries Accredited to Baghdad

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim met with foreign Ambassadors accredited to Baghdad. The meeting started by briefing on the latest developments in the local situation, especially the recent demonstrations, and the subsequent governmental actions towards implementing the legitimate demands of the demonstrators, in addition to reassuring heads of foreign missions in Baghdad of the stability of the security situation and providing security for all missions and their staff.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Oct 10, 2019 Thu, Oct 10, 2019

Foreign Minister Meets Arab Ambassadors Accredited to Baghdad

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Arab ambassadors accredited to Baghdad
The Minister started the meeting with congratulating the Ambassador of Sudan on the occasion of his country’s appointment of a prime minister, which is a step towards achieving the aspirations of the Sudanese people.
Minister Alhakim then reviewed the political and security developments, including the recent bombings, which were of concern to Iraq, stressing that in the case of the involvement of a state from outside Iraq, Iraq reserves the right to respond according to international law... Read more...

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Aug 26, 2019 Tue, Aug 27, 2019

Foreign Minister Meets British Secretary of State for Middle East and North Africa Affairs in New York

Foreign Minister Dr. Ibrahim Al-Jaafari met with British Secretary of State for Middle East and North Africa Mr. Alistair Burt on the sidelines of the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly in New York. The meeting reviewed the progress of bilateral relations between Baghdad and London and means of strengthening them to serve the interests of the two friendly peoples.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Sep 26, 2018 Wed, Sep 26, 2018

Foreign Minister Meets Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Mrs. Chrystia Freeland on the sidelines of the Ministerial Meeting of the Global Coalition to Defeat Da’esh in Washington.

The meeting focused on the relations of cooperation between the two countries and means of strengthening them in various fields, as well as discussing regional issues of common concern.

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

Foreign Minister Meets Chairperson of Russian Council of Federation Committee on Foreign Affairs

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Chairperson of the Council of the Federation Committee on Foreign Affairs Mr. Konstantin Kosachev in Moscow on Thursday, 31 January 2019.

Minister Alhakim welcomed the activation of parliamentary visits between the foreign relations committees of the Iraqi Council of Representatives and Russian Federation Council and stressed the need to strengthen economic cooperation between the two countries, pointing out that Russian support for Iraq was very important in defeating terrorism.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Jan 31, 2019 Thu, Jan 31, 2019

Foreign Minister Meets Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Director of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia-ESCWA in New York

Iraqi Foreign Minister Dr. Ibrahim Al-Jaafari met with Mr. Mohammed Ali Al-Hakim, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Director of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) on the margins of the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly in New York and reviewed the overall situation in the Iraqi arena.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Oct 1, 2018 Mon, Oct 1, 2018

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