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News & Announcements

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PRESIDENT SALIH EXCHANGES CONGRATULATIONS WITH A NUMBER OF KINGS, PRESIDENTS, AND EMIRS OF ARAB AND ISLAMIC COUNTRIES

President Barham Salih has exchanged congratulations with a number of Majesties, Excellencies and Highness; the leaders of brotherly and friendly Arab and Islamic countries on the occasion of the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan.

Mon, May 6, 2019 Tue, May 7, 2019

PRESIDENT SALIH EMPHASIZES IRAQ'S DESIRE TO OPTIMALLY COOPERATE WITH THE WORLD BANK

President Barham Salih received a delegation representing the World Bank headed by Dr. Merza Hasan the Dean of the Board and Executive Director of the Bank Group and his accompanying delegation, at the Presidential Office on Tuesday January 29, 2019.
The President expressed Iraq's desire to optimally cooperate with the World Bank in various fields in a way that achieves prosperity and progress of the country.

IRAQI PRESIDENCYTue, Jan 29, 2019 Tue, Jan 29, 2019

PRESIDENT SALIH DURING GREETING HIS PALESTINIAN COUNTERPART: A NECESSITY TO EXERT EFFORTS TO ACHIEVE THE HOPES OF THE PALESTINIAN PEOPLE AND REALIZE THEIR FULL LEGITIMATE RIGHTS

President Barham Salih received H.E. Mahmoud Abbas, the Palestinian President and his accompanying delegation, at the Presidential Office in Baghdad on Monday, March 4, 2019.
An official welcoming ceremony was held. The national anthems of the two countries were played. The two Presidents inspected the Presidential Guards who lined up to salute them.
His Excellency expressed his great pleasure and welcomed the visit of the Palestinian President to Iraq, wishing him a fruitful and successful visit.

Mon, Mar 4, 2019 Mon, Mar 4, 2019

President Salih Congratulates the Iraqi Women and Women of the World on the International Women's Day

President Barham Salih on Friday, March 8, 2019, congratulated Iraqi Women and women of the world on the occasion of their International Day.
In a message on the occasion, His Excellency asserted that the Women's Day comes this year as we remember the pioneering role of Iraqi women in the journey of life and their serious efforts to gain their legitimate rights to contribute to the building of the Iraqi society.
The following is the full text:
In the name of Allah the Merciful

Prime Minister's Media OfficeFri, Mar 8, 2019 Fri, Mar 8, 2019

PRESIDENT SALIH ARRIVES IN ERBIL, ATTENDS THE INAUGURATION CEREMONY OF THE PRESIDENT OF KURDISTAN REGION

President Barham Salih arrived in the city of Erbil, Monday, June 10, 2019, to participate in the inauguration ceremony of the President of Kurdistan Region.
His Excellency was received at Erbil International Airport by Messrs. Nechirvan Barzani, Qubad Talabani, and senior officials of Kurdistan Region.

Mon, Jun 10, 2019 Tue, Jun 11, 2019

PRESIDENT SALIH ARRIVES IN ERBIL, ATTENDS THE INAUGURATION CEREMONY OF THE PRESIDENT OF KURDISTAN REGION

President Barham Salih arrived in the city of Erbil, Monday, June 10, 2019, to participate in the inauguration ceremony of the President of Kurdistan Region.
His Excellency was received at Erbil International Airport by Messrs. Nechirvan Barzani, Qubad Talabani, and senior officials of Kurdistan Region.

Mon, Jun 10, 2019 Tue, Jun 11, 2019

PRESIDENT SALIH ARRIVES IN ERBIL, ATTENDS THE INAUGURATION CEREMONY OF THE PRESIDENT OF KURDISTAN REGION

President Barham Salih arrived in the city of Erbil, Monday, June 10, 2019, to participate in the inauguration ceremony of the President of Kurdistan Region.
His Excellency was received at Erbil International Airport by Messrs. Nechirvan Barzani, Qubad Talabani, and senior officials of Kurdistan Region.

Mon, Jun 10, 2019 Mon, Jun 10, 2019

PRESIDENT SALIH ARRIVES IN AMMAN, THE JORDANIAN MONARCH IS AT THE FOREFRONT OF THOSE WHO RECEIVED HIM

President Barham Salih arrived in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, today, Thursday, May 23, 2019.
The Jordanian Monarch His Majesty King Abdullah II was on top of those who received His Excellency.

Thu, May 23, 2019 Thu, May 23, 2019

President Receives Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Iraq

President Barham Salih welcomed Ms. Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, the Special Representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations for Iraq, to the Presidential Office in Baghdad today.
The President emphasized the international organization’s critical role in Iraq, citing efforts the UN has made to support the democratic process across the country as well as highlighting the importance of Iraq as a potential trusted actor that could help reduce regional tension and consolidate international peace and security.

Sun, Sep 1, 2019 Sun, Sep 1, 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

President Receives Georgian President

President Salih received Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili in New York City today, on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly meetings.
During the meeting, both presidents discussed further securing bilateral relations, as well as the importance of improving and broadening mutual cooperation in all relevant fields as befits two friendly nations.
Together, they also reviewed recent political and security developments in the region and around the world.
Presedent

Tue, Sep 24, 2019 Tue, Sep 24, 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

PRESIDENT RECEIVES A PHONE CALL FROM US SECRETARY OF STATE

President Salih got a phone call today Saturday evening from US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
During a phone conversation, the President and US Secretary of State discussed the latest security and political developments at the regional and international levels, emphasized the need to protect Iraq's sovereignty and respect its independent national decision.

Sun, Jan 19, 2020 Sun, Jan 19, 2020

PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC MEETS WITH LORD SPEAKER OF THE BRITISH HOUSE OF LORDS

H.E. President of the Republic Dr. Barham Salih met with the Lord Speaker of the British House of Lords Peter Norman Fowler while he was paying a visit to the House of Lords of the United Kingdom, in London, on Wednesday's today, June 26, 2019.
His Excellency the President commended UK's role and its supporting stances for the government and the people of Iraq in addressing terrorism as well as its contributing in building Iraq's cities, chiefly the liberated areas.

Wed, Jun 26, 2019 Thu, Jun 27, 2019

PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC DISCUSSES WITH KUWAIT'S AMIR THE TIES AND THE SITUATIONS IN THE REGION

H.E. President Dr. Barham Salih stressed that the relations between Iraq and Kuwait have made significant strides due to the wisdom and the desire of the leaderships of the two countries to overcome the legacy of the past.
At the official discussion that was held, at the Presidential Office in Baghdad on Wednesday's today June 19 2019, with His Highness the Kuwait's Amir the Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, His Excellency President Salih indicated that Iraq has a serious desire to build advanced ties with its neighbors, especially with Kuwait in manner that serves the common... Read more...

Wed, Jun 19, 2019 Wed, Jun 19, 2019

President of Iraq Barham Salih congratulates President Joe Biden on his inauguration as President of the United States of America

Today, Wednesday, January 20, 2021, the President of the Republic, Dr. Barham Salih, congratulated US President Joe Biden on the occasion of his taking the constitutional oath and assuming his official duties.
President Salih expressed his aspiration to build upon the relationship between the two countries, saying that together Iraq and the USA faced many challenges and had a common interest in confronting these, - "especially those presented by terrorism and extremism," the President noted.

IRAQI PRESIDENCYWed, Jan 20, 2021 Wed, Jan 20, 2021

President Obama: “We Will Degrade and Ultimately Destroy ISIL

Summary: In an address from the State Floor of the White House, President Obama speaks to the nation about ISIL -- and our comprehensive strategy to degrade and ultimately destroy the terrorist group.

The White HouseWed, Jan 11, 2017 Wed, Jan 11, 2017

President Obama affirms support for Haider al-Abadi as Iraq’s next prime minister

The President expressed his support for the formation of a new government in Iraq, consistent with constitutional requirements.

The White HouseMon, Aug 11, 2014 Wed, Aug 20, 2014

President Mourns Passing of Secretary General of the Union of Iraqi Writers

President Salih sent a letter of condolences today to the national cultural and literary community upon hearing about the tragic passing of the Secretary General of the Union of Iraqi Writers, Ibrahim al-Khayat.
The following is the text of the condolence from President Salih:
In the name of Allah, most merciful and most gracious,
With heavy hearts, we are stunned to learn the tragic news about the passing of one of Iraq’s great writers and poets, Ibrahim al-Khayat.

Wed, Aug 28, 2019 Thu, Aug 29, 2019

President Mourns Loss of Life at Imam Hussein Shrine, Demands Investigations

President Salih expressed his deep condolences and sympathy to the families of those lost and injured during a stampede in Karbala today.
His Excellency called on all Iraqis to care for the families of those affected by this tragic incident.
During a phone call with Nassif Al-Khattabi, the Governor of Karbala, the President noted his deep appreciation for the efforts being made by the local government’s various departments to ensure those injured could be helped and assisted as quickly as possible. He was also moved by reports of individual citizens immediately working to... Read more...

Tue, Sep 10, 2019 Wed, Sep 11, 2019

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