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News & Announcements

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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

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

Foreign Minister Meets High Representative of Civilisation of Alliance Mr. Miguel Ángel Moratinos

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with the High Representative of the Secretary-General of the Alliance of Civilizations Mr. Miguel Ángel Moratinos on the sidelines of the 74th UN General Assembly in New York.

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 Sat, Sep 28, 2019

Minister Alhakim Meets Mr. Ignazio Cassis Foreign Minister of Switzerland

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Swiss Foreign Minister Mr. Ignazio Cassis on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly 74th session.
The meeting touched on the relations between the two countries and the prospects of further strengthening them in different fields in a way that achieves the aspirations of the two friendly people for development and prosperity.

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

Minister Alhakim Meets with Mr. Urmas Reinsalu Foreign Minister of Estonia

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Estonian Foreign Minister Mr. Urmas Reinsalu on the sidelines of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly.
Minister Alhakim stressed Baghdad’s keenness to develop bilateral relations with Estonia in various fields, calling on the Estonian side to establish a real partnership, especially in the economic aspects,which can provide development opportunities in both countries.

Thu, Sep 26, 2019 Thu, Sep 26, 2019

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim's Meeting with his Lebanese Counterpart Mr. Gebran Bassil.

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Thu, Sep 26, 2019

H.E. Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi: We received a good response and optimistic to resolve situations in the region

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Prime Minister's Media OfficeThu, Sep 26, 2019 Thu, Sep 26, 2019

Foreign Minister Meets his Cypriot Counterpart Mr. Nikos Christodoulides

Minister Alhakim stressed the need to expedite the process of appointing the Ambassador of Iraq to the Republic of Cyprus, and called for the convening of the quartet meeting of foreign ministers: Iraq, Jordan, Greece and Cyprus; in line with what was agreed at the tripartite summit held in Amman on 14/4/2019, Minister Alhakim pointed to the importance of the World Conference on Reconstruction and Development in Iraq scheduled to be held in Nicosia from 6-12 12/2019.

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

H.E. Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi: We received a good response and optimistic to resolve situations in the region

His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi said in a statement at the end of his visit to Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
We came to the Kingdom to commend for the Saudi National Day, we met the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and the Crown Prince to follow up the relations between the two countries which is developing, to discuss the regional situation and seek to calm the situation, to prevent the dangers of any conflict or war and avoid the ramifications, The meetings were intense, deep, frank and straightforward, we put some perceptions on how to find solutions to help the two... Read more...

Prime Minister Dr. Haider Al-AbadiThu, Sep 26, 2019 Thu, Sep 26, 2019

Foreign Minister Meets with Former UNAMI Head of Mission Jan Kubis

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Mr. Jan Kubis the former Special Representative of the Secretary-General for the United Nations Assistance Mission in Iraq (UNAMI) in Iraq.
Minister Alhakim stressed the importance of the United Nations active role in supporting and assisting Iraq in various political, security and humanitarian field, stating that the United Nations is the umbrella responsible for the protection and support of the people of the world.

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

Diplomatic Efforts

Wed, Sep 25, 2019

President Receives Italian Prime Minister

President Salih met today with the Prime Minister of Italy, Mr. Giuseppe Conte. The meeting occurred on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly.
President Salih said that Iraq seeks to establish productive and mutually beneficial relations with Italy and the European Union.

Tue, Sep 24, 2019 Wed, Sep 25, 2019

Foreign Minister Meets with his Lebanese Counterpart Mr. Gebran Bassil

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Lebanese Foreign Minister Mr. Gebran Bassil. The two Ministers discussed bilateral relations between Baghdad and Beirut and ways to enhance bilateral cooperation between the two countries.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Sep 25, 2019 Wed, Sep 25, 2019

President Salih Meets President Trump

President Salih met His Excellency Donald Trump, President of the United States of America, in New York today. He began the meeting by noting the incredible resurgence of business and civic life that Iraq is experiencing.
President Salih went on to highlight the need to support hard-won stability in Iraq, and to complete the victory against terrorism through construction and development. He also noted the importance of working to develop more positive regional dynamics so as to enhance security and stability.

Wed, Sep 25, 2019 Wed, Sep 25, 2019

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