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Foreign minister from Erbil: we stand with any constitutional practice and all the Kurds have to take into account the future of Kurdistan and the challenges it will face and the right time to achieve this wish.

Foreign minister Dr. Ibrahim Al-Jaafari concluded his visit to Kurdistan region and stated in press Releases to the media, that this visit is a response to a generous invitation by the American university in Dohuk, and there was a lecture and discussion, where we explained the prospects of political process development in Iraq and adopting the state project, and exchanging the points of view about the important issues, the discussion were about objecting Dictatorship and the political side in ruling.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Apr 17, 2017 Mon, Apr 17, 2017

Foreign Minister, H.E. Mr Fuad Hussein Meets with his Counterpart of the Holy See

On 3 May 2021, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.E. Mr. Fuad Hussein, met with Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher, the Holy See’s Secretary for Relations with States at the Vatican State Building.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, May 5, 2021 Wed, May 5, 2021

FM receives US Deputy Secretary of State and his accompanying delegation in Baghdad

Foreign Minister, Dr. Ibrahim Al-Jaafari, received US Deputy Secretary of State Mr. John Sullivan and his accompanying delegation at his office in Baghdad to discuss bilateral relations between the two countries to serve the interests of both countries.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Jan 29, 2018 Mon, Jan 29, 2018

H.E. Prime Minister Dr. Haider Al-Abadi receives U.N. representative to Iraq Ján Kubiš

His Excellency Prime Minister Dr. Haider Al-Abadi received ,in his office on Thursday, U.N. representative to Iraq Ján Kubiš .

During The meeting they discussed the
Latest developments in politics, economy in Iraq as well as ,Reviewing regional situation and the war on terror..

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsFri, Aug 25, 2017 Fri, Aug 25, 2017

Minister of Foreign Affairs Receives His Japanese Counterpart Toshimitsu Motegi in Baghdad

On Saturday, August 21, 2021, the Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein received his Japanese counterpart, Mr. Toshimitsu Motegi, in Baghdad. During the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations between the two countries, and ways to enhance them to meet the aspirations of the two friendly countries. The two sides also discussed regional and international issues of common interest.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Aug 21, 2021 Mon, Aug 23, 2021

Foreign Minister Speech at 150th Session of the Council of League of Arab States at the Ministerial Level

Foreign Minister Dr. Ibrahim Al-Jaafari delivered a speech at the 150th Session of the Council of the League of Arab States at a ministerial level held in Cairo on September 11, 2018, in which he discussed the Iraqi file and important files on the Arab arena, especially developments in Palestine, Syria and Yemen.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Sep 12, 2018 Wed, Sep 12, 2018

Foreign Minister Gives Iraq's Speech in EU-League of Arab States Ministerial Meeting

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim delivered a speech at the 5th EU- League of Arab States Ministerial Meeting held in Brussels.

Minister Alhakim began the speech by stressing that the Arab countries are moving towards a positive partnership in crisis management and countering terrorism pointing out to the importance of bilateral cooperation between the EU and the League of Arab States to solve crises in Arab countries. Minister Alhakim stated that “ My Government affirms the need for joint action between the European Union and the League of Arab States to achieve a just and a... Read more...

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Feb 4, 2019 Mon, Feb 4, 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.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Sep 28, 2019 Sat, Sep 28, 2019

Foreign Minister Gives Iraq’s Speech at Emergency Meeting of League of Arab States Council at Ministerial Level

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim chaired the emergency meeting of the League of Arab States Council at the ministerial level to discuss the so-called (Deal of the Century) announced by US President Trump.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Feb 2, 2020 Sun, Feb 2, 2020

Minister of Foreign Affairs Receives Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Jennifer Gavito

Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein has received, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Iraq and Iran affairs, Ms Jennifer Gavito, with the presence of the US Ambassador to Iraq, Mr Matthew Tueller, and the Director of National Security for Iraq and Syria, Ms Zahra Bell.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Mar 14, 2022 Mon, Mar 14, 2022

Foreign Ministry congratulates the courageous Iraqi Yazidi Mrs. Nadia Murad for winning the Nobel Peace Prize

The Foreign Ministry congratulates the courageous Iraqi Yazidi Mrs. Nadia Murad for winning the Nobel Peace Prize.

The ministry considers this victory a new victory for all Iraq components in all its religions and nationalities and to Iraqi women sacrifices in particular.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Oct 7, 2018 Sun, Oct 7, 2018

Foreign Minister Gives Iraq Speech on behalf of the President of Republic at 18th Non-Aligned Movement Summit

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim gave Iraq’s speech on behalf of the President of the Republic at the 18th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement inwhich he called on Member States to join efforts in confronting the crises facing the region through the sound management of disputes and the adoption of the principle of dialogue in finding sustainable solutions and renouncing violence and extremism.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsFri, Oct 25, 2019 Fri, Oct 25, 2019

Foreign minister arrives to Geneva to represent Iraq in the meetings of the human rights council of the United State

The foreign minister Dr. Ibrahim Al-Jaafari arrived to Geneva in Switzerland, to represent Iraq in the meetings of the human rights council of the united Nations for the first time after Iraq's acquiring 173 votes and choosing it as the vice president of the human rights council.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Feb 27, 2017 Mon, Feb 27, 2017

Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein gives lecture and stresses the importance of restoring the decision to Baghdad,indicating that foreign policy is a reflection of inside Iraq, and stated the most important challenges and opportunities to achieve balanced dipl

Minister Fuad Hussein also noted that foreign policy is a reflection of the unity of national decisions and positions, calling for a realistic consideration of the challenges facing the country.

Concerning opportunities, the Foreign Minister stated that the Ministry adopts the principle of balance, multiple partnerships, and openness to all parties within the framework of awareness of the constitution and the laws in force, indicating that the principles of good neighborliness, culture, history and others that are stable in Iraq’s relationship with its neighbors are all subject to... Read more...

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Jan 23, 2021 Mon, Jan 25, 2021

H.E. Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi calls Egyption President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

February - 28 – 2019

His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi spoke via phone with the Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, renewing his condolence and consolation to the Government and the People of fraternal Egyptian, sympathizing with the families of the victims of a train collision in the Ramses station in Cairo.

His Excellency confirmed that what happens to the people of Egypt affect the Iraqi people, praying to Allah for the victims of the tragic accident to hold them in his mercy, and wishing for the wounded a quick recovery.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Feb 28, 2019 Fri, Mar 1, 2019

Foreign Ministry Official Spokesman Dr. Ahmed Al-Sahaf

The Crisis Cell at the Foreign Ministry held a meeting to discuss procedures for facilitating the return of Iraqi citizens stranded in a number of countries, in cooperation with our missions abroad and in coordination with the Ministry of Transport and the Civil Aviation Authority. In addition to travel procedures for diplomats working in Iraq and resident foreign communities.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Mar 29, 2020 Sun, Mar 29, 2020

MOFA: We succeeded in issuing a UN resolution to support countries that are environmentally affected by terrorism

In continuation of its efforts to re-represent Iraq in international forums, the efforts of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs culminated in the adoption of a resolution at the third session of the United Nations Environment Program (UNEA) in December 2017 entitled "Mitigation and Control of Pollution in Areas Affected by Armed Conflict or Terrorism" ), Which will allow Iraq to benefit from the support of the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and a number of other countries affected by terrorism in providing support to mitigate the effects of pollution in areas hit by terrorism.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Jan 7, 2018 Sun, Jan 7, 2018

Iraqi-Turkish Relations and Steps Towards a Strategic Relationship

During the meeting, which brought together the Foreign Ministers of Iraq and Turkey, Minister Alhakim and Minister Çavuşoğlu , who discussed issues of interest to the two neighboring countries.

Minister Alhakim stressed the importance and depth of the Iraqi-Turkish relations, which extend to great social, economic and political horizons stressing that the two countries must coordinate all efforts to overcome the obstacles that prevent the establishment of balanced and sustainable relations. In the same context, the Minister called on Turkey to support the reconstruction of... Read more...

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsFri, Jan 4, 2019 Fri, Jan 4, 2019

The Foreign Ministry summoned the US Ambassador to Baghdad Mr. Matthew Tueller .

The Foreign Ministry summoned the US Ambassador to Baghdad Mr. Matthew Tueller who met the senior Foreign Ministry Undersecretary Mr. Abdul Karim Hashim Mustafa on the background of the air strikes on the Iraqi forces in Qaim which resulted in casualties between martyr and wounded, as well as an air strike on Iraqi military high-level leaders and friend targeted with their escorts in the Iraqi territories, which resulted in the martyrdom of the deputy head of the Popular Mobilization Commission , the martyr Mr. Jamal Jaafar Muhammad (Abu Mahdi Al-Muhandis), along with Iraqi martyrs and... Read more...

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Jan 5, 2020 Sun, Jan 5, 2020

Press Statement/ Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemns the air attack took place last night on a site on the Iraqi-Syrian border.

The Ministry reiterates its complete rejection of making Iraq a part of any conflict or confrontation to settle scores on its lands, which represents an assault and a breach of the national sovereignty and a clear violation of the international norms and covenants.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Jun 28, 2021 Mon, Jun 28, 2021