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Meeting with US Central Command Chief General Kenneth McKenzie today in Baghdad, President Salih highlighted the need to develop friendly relations between Iraq and US in addition to coordinate and collaborate in the fight against terrorism.
Furthermore, he underlined that Iraq will not be a theatre of regional and international conflicts.
We, therefore, seek to build good relations with all states and we have no interest in being dragged into conflicts not of our choice and making, President Salih added.

Wed, Feb 5, 2020 Wed, Feb 5, 2020


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

President Meets with Emir of Kuwait

President Salih visited with His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the Emir of Kuwait, on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly meetings today.
His Excellency was pleased to hear about the Emir’s excellent health and Kuwait’s progress on a number of fronts.
The President wished His Highness good health and wellness, and extended a message to all Kuwaitis, wishing them progress and prosperity.
President Salih expressed Iraq's strong interest in regional stability so as to allow for the advancement of economic progress for all.

Mon, Sep 23, 2019 Mon, Sep 23, 2019

President Meets German Chancellor

President Salih met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel today in New York City on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly.
President Salih and Chancellor Merkel examined ways to improve ties across all fields between Iraq and Germany, noting the friendly historic relations between the two countries

Tue, Sep 24, 2019 Tue, Sep 24, 2019

President Masum: Stopping ISIL a global duty

Iraq must enter into a new partnership with the international community -- a historic partnership to end evil.

USA TodayWed, Sep 24, 2014 Wed, Sep 24, 2014

President Masum Welcomes Secretary Kerry to Iraq

President Fuad Masum and Secretary John Kerry discussed the strategic relationship between the United States and Iraq.

Wed, Sep 10, 2014

President Jalal Talabani's doctors report that his health is improving

President Jalal Talabani meets with his medical team in Berlin: Doctors confirm that the President's health is improving.

Office of the President of IraqFri, May 17, 2013 Mon, May 20, 2013


President Salih received today at the Presidential Office in Baghdad the Special Representative of the Secretary –General of the United Nations for Iraq Ms. Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert.

Sun, Oct 27, 2019 Sun, Oct 27, 2019

President Attends Opening of 2019 UN General Assembly Meeting

Today, President Salih attended the opening of the 74th Session of the UN General Assembly in New York City.
His Excellency is set to deliver a speech to the assembled world leaders tomorrow, updating the distinguished body on Iraq’s latest accomplishments and developments.

Tue, Sep 24, 2019 Tue, Sep 24, 2019

President Arrives in Erbil

President Salih arrived in Erbil this afternoon.
His Excellency was received by Mr. Nechirvan Barzani, President of Iraqi Kurdistan Region, and Mr. Firsat Sofi, the Governor of Erbil, at the Erbil International Airport, along with various senior staff.
President Salih plans on holding meetings with a number of senior officials in the Kurdistan Region to discuss lingering issues between the Federal Iraqi Government and the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government.

Tue, Sep 17, 2019 Fri, Sep 20, 2019

Pope Francis to Visit Iraq Next March

It is with great pleasure for us to announce that His Holiness Pope Francis will visit Iraq from 5 to 8 March 2021.

The Pope’s visit to Iraq, Mesopotamia, the land of Messengers and Prophets, and the homeland of Ur and Prophet Abraham represents a historic event and is considered support for all Iraqis.

It also represents a message of peace to Iraq and the entire region, affirms the unity of the humanitarian position in confronting extremism and conflicts, and promotes diversity, tolerance and coexistence.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Dec 7, 2020 Mon, Dec 7, 2020

PM Al-Abadi: continued success of liberation operations with the latest in Hawija a victory for the Iraqis and we will not relent in this mission

October -5- 2017

Prime Minister Dr. Haider Al-Abadi said that the latest success in the liberation of Iraqi cities in Hawija and the defeat for Daesh is a success for all of us as Iraqis and for our friends and supporters because it is a common enemy and this cooperation must continue to eliminate the danger.

During his meeting with the French Minister of the Armed Forces Florence Parly, PM Al-Abadi added: “We look forward to a broader cooperation with the French side in the field of armament, training and intelligence cooperation.

Prime Minister's Media OfficeThu, Oct 5, 2017 Thu, Oct 5, 2017

PM al-Abadi Receives A Call from PM of Turkey

Prime Minister, Dr. Haider al-Abadi received on Saturday a phone call from the Turkish Prime Minister Mr. Ben Ali Yildirim .
Mr. Yildirim extended his Excellency's condolences and that of the Turkish people for the martyrdom of a number of pilgrims visiting the shrine of Imam Hussein, commenting that: "Those who perpetrated this crime are the same murderers who killed Imam Hussein (PBUH) "."They are our common enemies. Iraq and Turkey are fighting terrorism together".
Yildirim commended victories and successes achieved by the Iraqi forces on Daesh gangs under al-Abadi's wise... Read more...

Prime Minister's Media OfficeTue, Dec 13, 2016 Tue, Dec 13, 2016

Pioneering programme to train unemployed Iraqis

The program from Iraq’s Ministry of Labour and Social Affair will help people gain experience and develop planning skills., a service of Al-ShorfaThu, Feb 27, 2014 Wed, Mar 5, 2014

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  • Mon, May 9, 2022

    Peacebuilding Reality Show for Iraqi Youth Gains Pan-Arab Appeal

    Salam Shabab, filmed by Iraqi producers with the support of the United States Institute of Peace, seeks to empower Iraqi teens with the skills and values needed to become next-generation peacebuilders.

    United States Institute of PeaceMon, Sep 16, 2013 Thu, Sep 19, 2013

    Parl. Speaker receives former US Ambassador Robert Ford

    The Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halboosi on Tuesday received former US Ambassador to Iraq and researcher at the Middle East Institute in Washington Robert Ford.

    During the meeting, H.E. the Speaker discussed the political developments in Iraq and the security stability achieved after the victory in the war against ISIS terrorist organization.

    Tue, Sep 17, 2019 Fri, Sep 20, 2019

    Paress Statement

    The Foreign Ministry strongly condemns the bombing of the Headquarters of the Popular Mobilization Forces brigade by the US forces, which we view as a flagrant violation of the sovereignty of Iraq, and a condemned act, which is rejected by all customs and laws that govern relations between states.

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

    Opportunities for Family Offices in Iraq

    Iraq's continued economic growth presents new opportunities for individuals interested in frontier investments, an environment that attracts many family offices.

    CampdenFBThu, Oct 17, 2013 Tue, Oct 22, 2013

    One of 7 wonders of the world finally tracked down

    There has long been a slight problem with the declaration of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon as one of the seven wonders of the ancient world -- there was no proof it actually existed. Now, an Oxford University researcher says...

    USA TodayMon, May 6, 2013 Tue, May 7, 2013