News & Announcements

News & Announcements

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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.

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Tue, Oct 15, 2019

PRESIDENT RECEIVES A PHONE CALL FROM US SECRETARY OF STATE

President Salih got today a phone call from US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

Over the phone conversation, President Salih and Mr. Mike Pompeo reviewed the bilateral relations between the both countries and the ways of boosting these relations. The importance of increasing stability and security within the country as well as dealing with the challenges in the ways that contribute to consolidating Iraq's security and its citizens' rights and reinforcing its democratic experience, they deliberated.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Oct 14, 2019 Tue, Oct 15, 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

Iraq Chairs Emergency Session of Council of Arab Foreign Ministers at the Headquarters of the League of Arab States to Discuss the Turkish Offensive on Syrian Territory

Iraq, represented by Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim chaired the emergency session of the Council of Arab Foreign Ministers at the League of Arab states to discuss the Turkish offensive on Syrian territory....

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

Foreign Minister Receives Phone Call from his Egyptian Counterpart

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim received a phone call from Egyptian Foreign Minister Mr. Sameh Shoukry. The two sides discussed the most important issues at the local level, and the necessity of activating the common interests between the two countries.

The two sides agreed to continue consultations and bilateral coordination on Arab and regional issues in order to find political approaches that contribute to defusing tensions and maintaining the security of the region.

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

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

Ministry of Foreign Affairs / Health Insurance Contract

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Wed, Oct 9, 2019

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim: We discussed prospects for economic cooperation and investment opportunities for Russian companies to participate in infrastructure projects and reconstruction

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim received the Russian Foreign Minister Mr. Sergey Lavrov. The two sides discussed ways to strengthen and develop bilateral relations between Baghdad and Moscow in all fields, including: areas of a strategic and vital nature politically, economically, and commercially expressing keenness to exchange common interests.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Oct 7, 2019 Tue, Oct 8, 2019

President Salih Welcomes U.S. Senator, Tammy Baldwin

he President received today at the Presidential Office, Democratic Member of U.S. Senate from Wisconsin, Sen. Tammy Baldwin alongside the delegation accompanied her. United States Ambassador to Iraq, Mr. Matthew Tueller, attended the meeting.

Wed, Oct 2, 2019 Thu, Oct 3, 2019

Foreign Minister Meets Secretary General of Gulf Cooperation Council

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with the Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council Mr. Abdul Latif bin Rashid Al Zayani.
Minister Hakim called for the importance of enhancing Arab cooperation, preserving the security and stability of the region, and strengthening its level to face all challenges.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Sep 30, 2019 Mon, Sep 30, 2019

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 with Norwegian Foreign Minister Ms. Ine Eriksen Søreide

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Norwegian Foreign Minister Ms. Ine Eriksen Søreide
Minister Alhakim stressed that Iraq is evaluating its relations with all countries of the world according to the principle of common interests and facing common risks, expressing Baghdad’s aspiration to enhance ways of cooperation between the two countries, calling on Norwegian companies to invest in Iraq, noting: that Iraq has promising investment opportunities

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

Foreign Minister Meets with Omani Foreign Minister Mr. Yusuf bin Alawi

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Omani Foreign Minister Mr. Yusuf bin Alawi. The two Ministers discussed ways to enhance cooperation between the two countries and boost bilateral relations. Minister Alhakim stressed the depth of Iraqi-Omani relations and Baghdad’s keenness to consolidate them to achieve common interests.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Sep 30, 2019 Mon, Sep 30, 2019

Foreign Minister Meets his Syrian Counterpart Mr. Walid Al-Moallem

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Syrian Foreign Minister Mr. Walid Al-Moallem on the sidelines of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly.
Minister Alhakim affirmed the depth of Iraqi-Syrian relations, and Iraq’s adherence to elevating them to broader prospects that serve the interests of the two brotherly peoples, noting the convergence of views on the need to adopt political solutions to resolve crises and not to interfere in the affairs of other countries.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Sep 30, 2019 Mon, Sep 30, 2019

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