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Foreign Minister and UN Special Envoy to Syria Discuss Syrian Situation

Foreign Minister Mohammed Ali Al-Hakim and UN Special Envoy to Syria, Mr. Geir Pedersen, discussed the latest developments in Syria and ways to resolve the crisis.

Minister Alhakim stressed during the meeting held on the sidelines of the Davos conference in Switzerland that the solution of the crisis must be by Syria and without the intervention of any foreign party, adding that Iraq supports the efforts of the UN Special Envoy to Syria and his capabilities to achieve positive results, and stated that the United Nations must take its role in ending conflicts and helping people... Read more...

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

Foreign Minister of Iraq, Mr. Fuad Hussein Gives Briefing at the NATO Meeting

On 11 March 2021, H.E. Mr. Hussein held a virtual video conference with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), in which he talked about the cooperation between Iraq and NATO and the latter’s training mission in Iraq.
For his part, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, NATO Secretary-General, focused on discussions of the long-standing political and military dialogue between NATO and Iraqi officials, including his regular contacts with the Prime Minister H.E. Mr. Mustafa Al-Kadhimi and Foreign Minister Mr. Hussein.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsFri, Mar 12, 2021 Fri, Mar 12, 2021

Foreign Minister Receives a Call from his Jordanian Counterpart

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim received a phone call from the Jordanian Minister of Foreign and Expatriate Affairs Mr. Ayman Al-Safadi, and levels of joint cooperation, developments in the region were discussed in addition to the two countries’ measures to confront Coronavirus.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Mar 10, 2020 Wed, Mar 11, 2020

MOFA condemns the terrorist attack in Damascus and renew the call to solve the Syrian crisis politically

The ministry of foreign affairs condemns the terrorist attack conducted by the terrorists group targeting the capital of Damascus. Such terrorist attacks target to undermine the international efforts to prevail peace and finishes the crisis in Syria. The ministry reaffirm again that the solution must be political for the sake of united peaceful Syria empty of terror.

Dr. Ahmed Mahgoob

The official spokesman of the ministry of foreign affairs

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Oct 2, 2017 Mon, Oct 2, 2017

Foreign Minister Meets with UNAMI Head of Mission

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim met Ms. Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq to discuss the political developments taking place in the Iraqi arena and the UN efforts in support of Iraq.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Feb 20, 2019 Thu, Feb 21, 2019

Foreign Minister Attends Funeral Service in Abu Dhabi

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim attended on behalf of Prime Minister Dr. Adel Abdul Mahdi the funeral service set up by the UAE for the diplomat and politician Dr. Adnan Al-Pachachi.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Nov 20, 2019 Wed, Nov 20, 2019

Foreign Minister Meets with his Egyptian Counterpart Mr. Sameh Shoukry

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with his Egyptian counterpart Mr. Sameh Shoukry on the sidelines of the League of Arab States 152nd ordinary session at the ministerial level.
Minister Alhakim expressed Iraq’s pride in the historical and strategic relations linking Baghdad and Cairo in its political, economic, security and cultural dimensions.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Sep 10, 2019 Wed, Sep 11, 2019

Foreign Minister discusses with his Iranian Counterpart issues of common interest

Foeign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein met on Tuesday 10/8/2021 his counterpart Mohammed Javad Zarif in Tehran.

The Minister expressed his desire to work to support and strengthen relations between Baghdad and Tehran in a way that reflects their depth, stressing his keenness to maintain bilateral cooperation in various fields in the next stage to achieve the common interests of the two countries, and to activate the memorandums of understanding agreed upon with the Iraqi government.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Aug 11, 2021 Wed, Aug 11, 2021

Foreign minister delivers Iraq's speech during the ancient civilizations forum in Athens

Foreign minister Dr. Ibrahim Al-Jaafari said in a speech he delivered during the ancient civilizations forum in Athens, that Iraq is the first civilization in the world, and it is seven thousand years from now was the birth of the civilization in the world, it was in the Mesopotamia of southern Iraq from Omara, Nasiriya and Al-Basra and other regions.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Apr 24, 2017 Mon, Apr 24, 2017

Iraq off the EU list of High- Risks Countries in the field of combating money laundering and financing of terrorism

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs declares the de-listing of Iraq from the European Union’s list of high- risks countries in the field of combating money laundering and financing of terrorism.

This came in a letter delivered by the European Commission mission on 9/1/2022 to the Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhemi, in which it congratulated Iraq on the great measures and efforts that have been taken to improve the anti-money laundering system and combat the financing of terrorism.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Jan 11, 2022 Thu, Jan 13, 2022

FM congratulates Iraqi people and the Arab and Islamic nation in the occasion of Eid Al-Adha.

Foreign minister Dr. Ibrahim Al-Jaafari congratulated Iraqi people and the Arab and Islamic nation in the occasion of Eid Al-Adha, asking allah to save the victory of Iraq and fill martyrs with compassion and forgiveness.
Here is the full letter :
I would like to present congratulations to our Iraqi people and ask Allah to save the pilgrimages until they arrive to their countries.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Sep 2, 2017 Sat, Sep 2, 2017

Foreign Minister Meets Head of UNFAO

On the sideline of his visit to Rome, Minister of Foreign Affairs met Head of UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Mr José Graziano da Silva.

During the meeting, they reviewed the work of the organization and efforts exerted by international organizations in the provision of the necessary supplies to support Iraq in its war against the terrorist gangs of Da'esh.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Dec 8, 2016 Thu, Dec 8, 2016

The Foreign Minister Receives Telephone Call from his British Counterpart

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim received a phone call from the new British Foreign Secretary Mr. Dominic Raab.
Mr. Alhakim congratulated him on the occasion of his appointment as UK Foreign Secretary.
The two ministers discussed ways of enhancing cooperation in various fields, especially security and intelligence coordination and efforts to combat terrorism, and serve common interests Of the two friendly countries.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Aug 28, 2019 Thu, Aug 29, 2019

Foreign Minister Receives Phone Call from Jordanian Counterpart

Foreign Minister Mohamed A. Al-hakim received on Thursday 25/10/2018 a telephone call from Jordan's Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi, Mr. Safadi congratulated the minister on the occasion of assuming the duties of the Iraqi Foreign Ministry, expressing his hope for further efforts to consolidate the ties of friendship and brotherhood and to strengthen the cooperation relations between the two countries.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Oct 25, 2018 Fri, Oct 26, 2018

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

Spokesperson: We are surprised by the US State Department statement against the Vice Chairman of the Popular mobilization body .

Spokesman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is surprised by the statement issued by US State Department Spokesman Heather Naort, in where he described Deputy Chairman of popular mobilization Mr. Abu Mahdi Al-Muhandis as a terrorist.

"We confirm that the Popular mobilization body is an inseparable part of the Iraqi forces that are under the orders of the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces and that they fought bravely beside the other forces. Al-Muhandis is the Vice President of this fighting body and legally approved by the parliament. Against terrorism

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Oct 30, 2017 Mon, Oct 30, 2017

The Foreign Minister Reviews the Ministry's Directions in the Next Stage to Media

Foreign Minister Mohamed A. Alhakim reviewed the most important directions of the Foreign Ministry for the coming period during his reception of Iraqi journalists and media personnel’s from various media organizations in the ministry building and briefed them on the last period since assuming his post for the past two months.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Jan 3, 2019 Thu, Jan 3, 2019

Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein “Investment in the reduction of the global health risks should not be seen as an opportunity for shared profit, we have to work together with a spirit of partnership and shared goals”

Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein “Investment in the reduction of the global health risks should not be seen as an opportunity for shared profit, we have to work together with a spirit of partnership and shared goals”

Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein delivered the speech of Iraq at the webinar on the situation of refugees and internally displaced persons during the pandemic, and called for coordinating efforts and finding sustainable financing to meet the challenges associated with the Coronavirus regarding the countries hosting refugees and displaced persons, especially in Iraq’s case... Read more...

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Jun 9, 2020 Tue, Jun 9, 2020

statement /Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The Iraqi Foreign Ministry condemns the Turkish air strikes on Sinjar areas within the civilian population

While the ministry rejects these attacks, it categorically denies any coordination between Baghdad and Ankara in this regard

The ministry also renews its invitation to Turkey to leave its forces to the Iraqi territories in which it is located (Baishika), considering its presence is contrary to international conventions and the principle of respect for mutual sovereignty

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Aug 19, 2018 Sun, Aug 19, 2018

The Foreign Minister Meets his Cypriot Counterpart

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim discussed with Mr. Nikos Christodoulides, the Cypriot Foreign Minister the prospects for upgrading bilateral relations between the two countries by signing a number of memorandums of understanding, and activating the memorandum of understanding for political consultations between Iraq and Cyprus.

The two Ministers also discussed accelerate the holding of the International Conference for Reconstruction and Development in Iraq.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Feb 16, 2020 Sun, Feb 16, 2020

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