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Statement / Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The Foreign Ministry rejects and condemns the Bahraini Foreign Minister’s Tweet about the recent attacks on Arab territories and the Popular Mobilization Forces by Zionist enemy under the pretext of self-defense.
The Popular Mobilization Forces stood by our armed forces, the police (local and federal), the Peshmerga, and the tribal fighters to defend our holy land and made great sacrifices to liberate the cities of Iraq, and to defeat Da’esh terrorist gangs.

Iraqi Foreign Ministry
28/8/2019

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

Foreign Minister Meets Arab Ambassadors Accredited to Baghdad

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Arab ambassadors accredited to Baghdad
The Minister started the meeting with congratulating the Ambassador of Sudan on the occasion of his country’s appointment of a prime minister, which is a step towards achieving the aspirations of the Sudanese people.
Minister Alhakim then reviewed the political and security developments, including the recent bombings, which were of concern to Iraq, stressing that in the case of the involvement of a state from outside Iraq, Iraq reserves the right to respond according to international law... Read more...

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Aug 26, 2019 Tue, Aug 27, 2019

Foreign Minister Summons Chargé d’affaires of United States Embassy to Baghdad

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim summoned the Charge d’affaires at the US Embassy in Baghdad, Mr. Brian McFeeters in the absence of the US Ambassador in Iraq.
During the meeting they reviewed the progress of bilateral relations between Baghdad and Washington, and ways to strengthen them to serve the interests of the two countries, in addition to issues related to intelligence and military cooperation and the fight against terrorism according to the priorities of Iraq and the vision of the Commander in Chief of the Iraqi armed forces.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Aug 24, 2019 Tue, Aug 27, 2019

Foreign Minister Receives European Union Ambassador on Occcasion of Ending his Diplomatic Missions in Iraq

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim received EU Ambassador to Baghdad Mr. Ramon Blecua on the occasion of ending his duties in Baghdad.

Minister Alhakim praised the qualitative progress in relations with the European Union, stressing the importance of strengthening it to serve common interests and opening the prospects of cooperation in various fields in addition to benefiting from European experiences, expressing his wishes for the Ambassador’s success in his future diplomatic missions.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Aug 22, 2019 Fri, Aug 23, 2019

The Foreign Ministry Holds Memorial Service for its Martyrs

The Foreign Ministry held a memorial service for its martyrs who were victims of a terrorist bombing in 2009.
The Foreign Minister laid a wreath at the memorial that the ministry held for this tragic incident, and delivered a speech in which he commended the martyrs, recalling the active role of Iraqi diplomacy in the fight against terrorism.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Aug 19, 2019 Mon, Aug 19, 2019

Joint Statement of Foreign Ministers Meeting of the Republic of Iraq, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and Arab Republic of Egypt

A tripartite meeting was held in Baghdad on 4 August 2019 and included Foreign Minister of the Republic of Iraq, Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim , the Foreign Minister of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Mr. Sameh Shukri, and the Foreign Minister of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Mr. Ayman Al-Safadi to develop cooperation among the three countries in different fields in implementation of the decisions of the Tripartite Summit held in Cairo on 24 March 2019 between the King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, His Majesty King Abdullah II, the President of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Mr. Abdel Fattah Al-... Read more...

Mon, Aug 5, 2019 Tue, Aug 6, 2019

The ministry of Foreign Affairs condemn the terrorist incident suffered by our brothers in the Arab Republic of Egypt

Iraq expresses its strong condemnation of the terrorist incident suffered by our brothers in the Arab Republic of Egypt, which claimed the lives of civilians and injured others.

While Iraq affirms its rejection of terrorism in all its forms , it stands with the international community in the face of terrorism, supports all good efforts aimed at eliminating extremism and violence, in addition to supporting the efforts of the Egyptian government in its actions to maintain security and stability of the country. Iraq states its readiness to assist in facing this threat to the lives of... Read more...

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Aug 6, 2019 Tue, Aug 6, 2019

H.E. Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi receives Foreign Ministers of the Arab Republic of Egypt and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi received this day in Baghdad, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Arab Republic of Egypt Sameh Hassan Shoukry and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Ayman Safadi.
The Ministers conveyed to His Excellency at the beginning of the meeting greetings of the Egyptian President and His Majesty the Jordanian King.

Iraq Prime Minister's Media OfficeSun, Aug 4, 2019 Sun, Aug 4, 2019

The President Mourns with Victims of Anfal Genocide

President Salih met today with dozens of family members who lost loved ones during the infamous Anfal genocide of the 1980s.

Taking care to listen to all their concerns in the Al Salam Palace in Baghdad, the President stated clearly that this violence was a genocidal act aimed at the Kurdish people and will forever be a wound that is never fully healed in the hearts of all Iraqis. President Salih emphasized that no matter how painful, this time must never be forgotten. These types of crimes must never again be allowed to occur, and we must ensure the families of all those affected... Read more...

Wed, Jul 31, 2019 Thu, Aug 1, 2019

Statement / Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Iraq will take part in the talks in Astana on Thursday, which is one of the important paths of dialogue between the parties of the Syrian-Syrian conflict, which could lead to an end to the violence in the country and bring positive results.

We welcome any efforts to resolve the Syrian crisis and strongly support its resolve by peaceful means. We express our readiness to coordinate with the countries of the world in order to end Syrian people’s suffering which entered the ninth year.

Thu, Aug 1, 2019 Thu, Aug 1, 2019

The Defense, Security and Military Industries Fair

The 9th Session of the Defense, Security and Military Industries fair will be held in Baghdad International exhibition in Baghdad – Iraq, March 7th - 10th, 2020.
All interested military, Security and defense companies should contact the Iraqi United Company for Fair and International Conference with any questions or concerns regarding reserving a booth. Please also include an introduction about the participating company to the POC below:

Wed, Jul 31, 2019

H.E. Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi receives EU's delegation.

His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi received, this day, EU's delegation, during the meeting; they discussed mutual collaboration between Iraq and EU in the counter-terrorism file, exchange the views concerning how to deal with Daesh 's detainees' large number to face a fair trial in accordance with the law.

Iraq Prime Minister's Media OfficeWed, Jul 24, 2019 Wed, Jul 24, 2019

Foreign Minister Meets with Mr. Robert Oliphant, Member of the Canadian House of Commons

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Mr. Robert Oliphant, member of the Canadian House of Commons . The meeting discussed enhancing cooperation between the Iraqi Council of Representatives and Canadian House of Commons.
Minister Alhakim stressed the keenness of Iraq to advance and strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries, calling on Canadian companies to invest in Iraq, especially in the field of reconstruction of infrastructure.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Jul 20, 2019 Mon, Jul 22, 2019

Foreign Minister Meets with Lord Ahmed of Wimbledon Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs and United Nations at British Foreign Office

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Lord Ahmed of Wimbledon, Secretary of State for Commonwealth Affairs and the United Nations at the British Foreign Office. The meeting reviewed the progress of bilateral relations between Baghdad and London and means of strengthening them to serve the interests of both countries.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Jul 20, 2019 Mon, Jul 22, 2019

Foreign Minister Meets with Dutch Counterpart Mr. Stef Blok

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim met with his Dutch counterpart Mr. Stef
Block. The meeting discussed the most important issues of common concern and prospects for joint cooperation in various economic, humanitarian and development fields.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Jul 20, 2019 Mon, Jul 22, 2019

Foreign Minister Gives Iraq’s Speech at Ministerial Conference to Advance Religious Freedom

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim delivered Iraq’s speech at the Ministerial Conference to Advance Religious Freedom in Washington organised by the US State Department.
In his speech, Minister Alhakim stressed that the essence of humanity is the common factor among societies, pointing out that coexistence between religions in Iraq is a popular culture of the people, creating an environment of creativity in many fields, including literature, art and scientific research.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Jul 18, 2019 Fri, Jul 19, 2019

H.E. Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi condoles in call the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan over the attack on the Turkish Consulate in Erbil

July– 18- 2019

Iraq Prime Minister's Media OfficeFri, Jul 19, 2019 Fri, Jul 19, 2019

H.E. Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi receives a number of turkmen and shubak's women and kids survivors of Daesh atrocious

July– 18- 2019

Iraq Prime Minister's Media OfficeThu, Jul 18, 2019 Fri, Jul 19, 2019

Statement

The Foreign Ministry strongly condemns the killing of a Turkish diplomat working in the Turkish Consulate General in Erbil Governorate and a citizen and the wounding of another in an assassination incident and expresses its close follow-up with the security authorities to find out the circumstances of the incident.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Jul 17, 2019 Thu, Jul 18, 2019

The President of the Republic Congratulates Sabean Mandaeans on Great Eid and the Mandaean New Year

H.E. President of the Republic Dr. Barham Salih congratulated Sabean Mandaeans on the occasion of the Great Eid and the Mandaean New Year, on Wednesday's today, July 17, 2019.
His Excellency the President stressed, in a telegram on this occasion, the importance of promoting the values of love, brotherhood and participation among all components of Iraq and its specter, commending Sabean Mandaeans' role in building Iraq on the basis of freedom, equality and values of justice and democracy.

Wed, Jul 17, 2019 Wed, Jul 17, 2019