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Foreign Minister Meets His Kuwaiti Counterpart in Riyadh

On Thursday, 16/9/2021, the Foreign Minister, Mr. Fuad Hussein, met his Kuwaiti counterpart, Dr. Ahmed Nasser Al-Mohammed Al-Sabah, on the margins of the joint ministerial meeting of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf, held in Riyadh.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Sep 19, 2021 Sun, Sep 19, 2021

Foreign Ministry Spokesman. Dr. Ahmed Al-Sahaf: These appointments came in accordance with Minister’s Council Resolution No. (373) for the year 2019.

The names appointed varied between demonstrators, families of the martyrs, employees that are on contract in the Foreign Ministry, and Iraqi components from all Iraqi Governorates.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Feb 13, 2020 Thu, Feb 13, 2020

Foreign Minister Meets with Dr. Rola Dashti, Executive Secretary of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA)

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Dr. Rola Dashti, Executive Secretary of ESCWA. The two sides discussed the importance of cooperation between the ESCWA and Iraq in an effective manner, working to provide opportunities for economic well-being and social development, and enhancing cooperation among member countries to achieve regional integration in the UN reform project.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Sep 21, 2019 Mon, Sep 23, 2019

Foreign Minister Meets with European Union's Counter-Terrorism Coordinator Mr. Gilles de Kerchove

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim met with the European Union's Counter-Terrorism Coordinator Mr. Gilles de Kerchove on the sidelines of the fifth EU-LAS ministerial meeting in Brussels.

The meeting discussed cooperation in combating terrorism. Minister Alhakim expressed Iraq's welcome to any European efforts to help fight terrorism and reiterated that restoring stability and building infrastructure will contribute to stability and eradicate the roots and ideology of terrorism.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Feb 5, 2019 Tue, Feb 5, 2019

Foreign Minister: The security situation in Iraq is improving … and the Iraqi government is working on important files, including: Da’esh families, pockets of terrorism, and Al-Hol camp

Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein met with his Omani counterpart Mr. Badr Al-Busaidi, and the meeting emphasised the importance of advancing bilateral relations in a way that achieves the interests of both countries.

Minister Fuad Hussein expressed Iraq’s aspiration to activate the frameworks for cooperation with Oman in various fields in light of the distinguished relations between the two countries.

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

MOFA condemns the terroristic attack that targeted the metro in London.

" Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs strongly condemns the terrorist attack that targeted one of the underground trains in the British capital London with its wishes of speedy recovery for the wounded and renews its solidarity with the United Kingdom against the terrorist gangs that targeted its security and stability and reiterates the call to strike more vigorously on the children's schools and intellectual schools.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsFri, Sep 15, 2017 Fri, Sep 15, 2017

Foreign Minister Calls his Omani Counterpart

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim made a phone call to the Omani Foreign Minister Mr. Yusef bin Alawi, and the two sides exchanged congratulations on the occasion of the holy month.

Minister Alhakim stressed the depth of fraternal relations that bind Iraq with Oman and expressed the interest of the Iraqi government in strengthening bilateral cooperation to achieve the interests of the two friendly peoples, and his aspirations for more progress and prosperity to the Sultanate.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Apr 26, 2020 Wed, Apr 29, 2020

MOFA Spokesperson: MOFA Condemns the two Terrorists Attacks in Istanbul

"Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemns and denounces the two terrorist attacks that targeted Besiktas city, in central Istanbul. The Ministry extends its deepest condolences to the Turkish Government, its people, and families of the victims. It also reiterates the need for countering terrorism through a regional consolidated strategy, and eradicating terrorism's sources of finance and its supporters."

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Dec 13, 2016 Tue, Dec 13, 2016

In Presence of the President and Prime Minister of The Holy See Foreign Minister Participates in Christmas Mass

The President of the Republic of Iraq Dr. Barham Salih, Iraq’s First Lady, Prime Minister of Holy See Cardinal Pietro Parolin and Foreign Minister Mohamed A. Alhakim participated in the Christmas Mass held in Baghdad .The Foreign Ministry invited the heads of diplomatic missions and accredited international organizations in Baghdad.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Dec 25, 2018 Tue, Dec 25, 2018

H.E. Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi arrives in the Chinese city of Hebei to participate in the World Conference on Industrialization

His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi, presiding over a large delegation arrived Thursday morning in the city of Hebei in the People's Republic of China of a large delegation, to participate in the World Conference on Industrialization and to give a speech at the conference, attended by many officials from different countries of the World and major Chinese companies' CEO.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Sep 15, 2019 Thu, Sep 19, 2019

Foreign Minister Meets NATO Secretary-General

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim met with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation Secretary General Mr. Jens Stoltenberg on the sidelines of the Davos Economic Forum in Switzerland.

Minister Alhakim praised NATO’s support for the Iraqi forces in its war against Da’esh terrorist gangs and stated that it is time now for a practical strategic cooperation aimed at developing the capabilities of the Iraqi security forces and their institutions and providing assistance in a number of important military areas, expressing Iraq's desire to strengthen and develop them in a manner that supports... Read more...

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsFri, Jan 25, 2019 Mon, Jan 28, 2019

Foreign Minister Meets with his Dutch Counterpart

Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein met with his Dutch counterpart Mr. Stef Blok and several officials and diplomats in The Hague on Monday evening, 26/10/2020. And they discussed ways to strengthen bilateral cooperation between the two countries in the interest of the two friendly peoples.

Minister Fuad Hussein thanked his Dutch counterpart for the generous invitation, and gave a brief presentation of the developments in the situation in Iraq, and the government’s efforts to address the many challenges, including those related to the Corona virus pandemic and its economic... Read more...

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Oct 28, 2020 Wed, Oct 28, 2020

Foreign Minister meets Dutch Prime Minister

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Dutch Prime Minister Mr. Mark Rutte, and conveyed the greeting of President Mr. Barham Saleh, and Prime Minister Mr. Adil Abdul Mahdi.

The two sides discussed ways to enhance cooperation between the two countries in the field of combating terrorism and the issue of foreign terrorist fighters. They also discussed the support and training of Iraqi security forces by the Dutch side.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Oct 29, 2019 Tue, Oct 29, 2019

Foreign Minister Zebari Discusses Iraq-U.S. Relations with U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Robert Beecroft

The two sides discussed the Strategic Framework Agreement and the current situation in Iraq after recent elections.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsFri, Jun 21, 2013 Mon, Jun 24, 2013

Iraqi Foreign Minister Meets Australian Foreign Minister on the sidelines of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York

Iraqi Foreign Minister Dr. Ibrahim Al- Jaafari met Australian Foreign Minister Ms.Marise Payne on the sidelines of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

They discussed bilateral relations and means of promoting them to serve the interests of the two friendly peoples.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Sep 30, 2018 Mon, Oct 1, 2018

Minister of Foreign Affairs Receives US Ambassador to Iraq

Wed, Aug 31, 2022 - Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Fuad Hussein, has received the Ambassador of the United States of America to Iraq, Ms Alina Romanowski.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Aug 31, 2022 Wed, Aug 31, 2022

Foreign Ministry Official Spokesman Dr. Ahmed Al-Sahaf

We would like to clarify to the public that the sums mentioned are not a grant or a donation, and they only include very exceptional cases of those who are out of reach , and the sums would be sent by their families in Iraq. Our procedures are subject to the rules of banking transactions in each State.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Apr 6, 2020 Mon, Apr 6, 2020

Foreign Minister Meets with UN Secretary-General’s Advisor on Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict Ms. Pramila Patten

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with the UN Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict, Ms. Pramila Patten, on the sidelines of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly in New York.
The meeting reviewed the efforts exerted by international organizations in supporting Iraq in various fields.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Sep 28, 2019 Mon, Sep 30, 2019

Foreign Minister Accompanies President during Meeting with Austrian Chancellor

President Barham Saleh accompanied by Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim attended the meeting with Austrian Chancellor Mr. Sebastian Kurz in the presence of the Ministers of Trade and Culture on the sidelines of the LAS-European Summit in Sharm El-Sheikh.

The meeting discussed the bilateral relations between the two countries, economic cooperation and reconstruction especially in the field of infrastructure, and mutual support in international issues of common concern.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Feb 25, 2019 Mon, Feb 25, 2019

The Foreign Minister Gives Iraq’s Speech at the High-level Session of the Conference on Disarmament

Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein delivered the speech of Iraq at the high-level session of the Conference on Disarmament, which was held virtually on 22/2/2021, in which he affirmed the Iraqi government’s adherence to disarmament and non-proliferation agreements and treaties, believing that universal accession to international agreements related to weapons of mass destruction and universal compliance with them without discrimination, and the elimination of these weapons is one of the main pillars that promote global peace and stability, noting that the spread of the Corona virus pandemic... Read more...

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Feb 27, 2021 Sat, Feb 27, 2021