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THE PRESIDENT RECEIVES THE TURKISH FOREIGN MINISTER

President Barham Salih received the Turkish Foreign Minister Mouloud Gawishoglu, in Erbil, Monday, June 10, 2019, and discussed with him the latest political developments in the region.
During the meeting, they emphasized the need for cooperation and coordination as well as the adoption of keen dialogue among all parties in order to unify efforts to address the current crises and to steer clear of the language of threat so that the peoples of the region enjoy stability, security and economic prosperity.

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

Foreign Minister Receives Copy of Credentials of United States Ambassador to Baghdad

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim received a copy of the credentials of US Ambassador to Baghdad Mr. Matthew Tyler. The two sides discussed ways to improve bilateral relations and the importance of enhancing cooperation opportunities at various levels to meet the aspiration of both peoples.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Jun 10, 2019 Mon, Jun 10, 2019

Statement by Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim

The position of Iraq is clear on the current crisis between the United States of America and the Islamic Republic of Iran, which is calmness and prevention of war in our region.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsFri, May 31, 2019 Fri, May 31, 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

Foreign Minister Arrives in Oslo

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim arrived on Thursday, 23/5/2019, to the Norwegian capital Oslo on an official visit to participate in the International Conference ” Ending Sexual and Gender-based Violence in Humanitarian Crisis which will be held on 23-24 May .

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, May 23, 2019 Thu, May 23, 2019

His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi reaches Kuwait

His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi reached Kuwait this noon, His Excellency received at Kuwait Airport by The State of Kuwait Prime Minister His Highness Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, the official reception was made for His Excellency and Iraqi and Kuwaiti national anthems were played.

Iraq Prime Minister's Media OfficeWed, May 22, 2019 Wed, May 22, 2019

H.E. Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi meets The President of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan

His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi met, this day in Ankara, The President of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who makes an official reception at the presidential palace in which national anthem of the two Republics played, the official inspection of the honor guard were made too, and 21 projectiles fired in greeting for His Excellency's visit.
At the end of the official reception ceremony, His Excellency Prime Minister and The Turkish President went to hold a bilateral meeting

Media Office of the Prime Minister
May – 15 – 2019

Iraq Prime Minister's Media OfficeWed, May 15, 2019 Mon, May 20, 2019

Foreign Minister Meets with Swedish Foreign Affairs Minister

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Swedish Foreign Affairs Minister Mrs. Margot Wallström and discussed relations between the two countries and means of enhancing bilateral cooperation to achieve the aspiration of the two friendly peoples, especially in the field of health

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, May 16, 2019 Thu, May 16, 2019

Foreign Minister Gives Iraq Speech in Seventh Session of Iraqi-Kuwaiti Joint Committee Meeting Held in Kuwait

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim gave Iraq’s speech at the seventh session of the Iraqi-Kuwaiti Joint Committee meeting in Kuwait. Minister Alhakim highlighted the depth of brotherly relations between Baghdad and Kuwait which is growing stronger over time, calling for consolidating solidarity, joint action, stability in the two countries, and the region in general.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, May 13, 2019 Mon, May 13, 2019

THE PRESIDENT DISCUSSES WITH THE US SECRETARY OF STATE BILATERAL RELATIONS AND THE LATEST ARAB AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENTS

President Barham Salih received Mr. Mike Pompeo, the US Secretary of State, at the Presidential Office in Baghdad, Tuesday evening, May 7, 2019.
The President emphasized that the strategic partnership with the United States of America is essential for Iraq as the country is committed to its balanced policy that builds bridges of friendship and cooperation with all friends and neighbors, including Iran.
President Salih asserted Iraq's keenness to develop bilateral relations between the two countries and with the rest of brotherly and friendly countries in various fields.
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Wed, May 8, 2019 Wed, May 8, 2019

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

Foreign Minister Inaugurates Training Course for Women Leaderships Development of Iraqi Parliamentarians

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim inaugurated the Leadership Development training program organized by the Foreign Service Institute in the Ministry.

This training course comes within the framework of the Ministry’s efforts to carry out support programs and empowerment of women in Iraq, especially in the development of leadership and personal skills.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Apr 24, 2019 Tue, May 7, 2019

Foreign Minister Meets with Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Mr. Adil Al-Jubair.

During the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations and means of strengthening them to achieve common interests , and the regional and international issues of concern to the two brotherly countries. Minister Alhakim called for the importance of concerted efforts to resolve the crises effecting the region.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Apr 24, 2019 Tue, May 7, 2019

H.E. Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel hold joint talks

April – 30- 2019

Iraq Prime Minister's Media OfficeTue, Apr 30, 2019 Tue, Apr 30, 2019

PRESS RELEASE / The Embassy of the Republic of Iraq Will Open Its Doors During Passport DC’s 2019 Around the World Embassy Tour.

On Saturday, May 4, The Embassy of the Republic of Iraq will join more than 75 other nations for Passport D.C.'s Around the World Embassy Tour beginning at 10 a.m.

Tue, Apr 30, 2019

Foreign Minister and Russian Deputy Prime Minister Sign Joint Minutes

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim Head of the Iraqi side and Russian Deputy Prime Minister Mr. Yury Borisov Head of the Russian side, signed the joint meeting minutes of the eighth session of the joint Iraqi-Russian committee.

They agreed to develop and enhance mutual cooperation in various productive and service sectors, as well as taking all measures to remove obstacles that face trade and investment between the two countries, and identify the mechanism by which bilateral cooperation is activated.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Apr 25, 2019 Fri, Apr 26, 2019

Foreign Minister and Russian Deputy Prime Minister Sign Joint Minutes

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim Head of the Iraqi side and Russian Deputy Prime Minister Mr. Yury Borisov Head of the Russian side, signed the joint meeting minutes of the eighth session of the joint Iraqi-Russian committee.

They agreed to develop and enhance mutual cooperation in various productive and service sectors, as well as taking all measures to remove obstacles that face trade and investment between the two countries, and identify the mechanism by which bilateral cooperation is activated.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Apr 25, 2019 Fri, Apr 26, 2019

The Starting of Bilateral Meeting Between Foreign Minister and Russian Deputy Prime Minister

The bilateral meeting has started between Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim and the Russian Deputy Prime Minister Mr. Yury Borisov .

Both side, discussed bilateral relations between Baghdad and Moscow, and ways to promote them to meet the aspirations of the two friendly peoples.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Apr 25, 2019 Fri, Apr 26, 2019

Condemnation

The Foreign Ministry condemns in the strongest terms the series of bombings that struck the Republic of Sri Lanka and resulted in the loss of innocent lives and dozens of wounded targeting churches and hotels in Colombo, Negombo , and Batticaloa during the religious ceremony of Easter.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Apr 22, 2019 Mon, Apr 22, 2019