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H.E. Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi receives General Secretary of the GCC

April – 18- 2019

His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi received, at his residence at King Saud Palace in Riyadh, Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), Dr. Abdullatif Al-Zayani to discuss the development of relations between Iraq and the GCC countries, issues of mutual interest, strengthening security, stability, and economic cooperation.

Iraq Prime Minister's Media OfficeThu, Apr 18, 2019 Mon, Apr 22, 2019

H.E. Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi commends the historical Fatwa of Grand Ayatollah Sayyad Al-Sistani

April – 19- 2019

Iraq Prime Minister's Media OfficeFri, Apr 19, 2019 Mon, Apr 22, 2019

H.E. Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi meets Speakers and Parliament members participating in neighboring countries parliament's Summit

His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi met this day Speakers and Parliament members participating in neighboring countries parliament's Summit, which concluded its work in Baghdad Today.

Iraq Prime Minister's Media OfficeSat, Apr 20, 2019 Mon, Apr 22, 2019

H.E. Prime Minister Adil Abd AL-Mahdi congratulates our dear Christians People on the occasion of Day of Resurrection

We extend our deepest congratulations and compliments to our dear Christians People on the occasion of Day of Resurrection; while they are celebrating this year in safety and stability among their brothers at home, who share their holidays and joys.
We are asking Allah to make all the days of the Iraqis blessing holidays.

Iraq Prime Minister's Media OfficeSat, Apr 20, 2019 Mon, Apr 22, 2019

H.E. Prime Minister Adil Abd AL-Mahdi receives The U.S. senator's delegation led by Sen. Jeanne Shaheen

April – 17- 2019

His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd AL-Mahdi received in his office The U.S. senator's delegation led by Sen. Jeanne Shaheen.

Iraq Prime Minister's Media OfficeWed, Apr 17, 2019 Fri, Apr 19, 2019

H.E. Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi sends a commiseration cable to the French President Emmanuel Macron over a fire incident at the Notre Dame Cathedral

April – 17- 2019

Honorable Emmanuel Macron
President of the French Republic

Good Greeting…

We received with great pain the news of the fire that spread over the historic building of the French Notre Dame Cathedral and the collapse of its historic tower.
On behalf of the Iraqi Government, I express my sorrow for this sad incident and wish to our friend the Republic of France and its kind people good luck, stability, the safety of the historic and civilized monuments of your beautiful country.

Sincerely yours…

Iraq Prime Minister's Media OfficeWed, Apr 17, 2019 Fri, Apr 19, 2019

H.E. Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi: developing the Iraq-Saudi Relation is an urgent need for us and for the region, helping us to achieve peace, development, and prosperity

April – 18- 2019

His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi confirmed that developing the Iraq-Saudi Relation is an urgent need for us and for the region, helping us to achieve peace, development, and prosperity, after our people suffering from wars over half a century and terrorism, they are looking for returning of normal life to the era of stability and economic well-being and better services.

This came during a meeting with Saudi Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Prince Mohammed Salman.

Iraq Prime Minister's Media OfficeThu, Apr 18, 2019 Fri, Apr 19, 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 17, 2019 Fri, Apr 19, 2019

Foreign Minister Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Saudi Counterpart

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim signed with his Saudi Arabian counterpart Mr. Ibrahim Al-Asaf a memorandum of understanding on political consultations between the two countries.

This memorandum will be of great importance as it will open the horizons of bilateral political and broad discussions, thus contributing to the convergence of views on issues of mutual interest and the realization of a common vision for further cooperation on many issues.

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

THE PRESIDENT RECEIVES THE BRITISH SECRETARY OF STATE FOR INTERNATIONAL TRADE

President Barham Salih received the British Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox, and his accompanying delegation, at the Presidential Office in Baghdad, Monday, April 15, 2019.
During the meeting, they reviewed the relations between Iraq and Britain, notably in the fields of trade and economy, as well as the need to expand these ties in a way that serves the interest of the two countries and achieves the aspirations of the two friendly peoples.
His Excellency lauded British support for Iraq, particularly in its fight against terrorism.

Mon, Apr 15, 2019 Mon, Apr 15, 2019

Foreign Minister Participates in Quadripartite Meeting with Jordan, Greece and Cyprus

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim participated in a quadripartite meeting with Jordan, Greece and Cyprus.

The meeting discussed means of developing economic relations between the four countries, and achieving integration in various fields to strengthen regional partnership and to develop the economies of these countries.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Apr 14, 2019 Mon, Apr 15, 2019

THE PRESIDENT RETURNS TO BAGHDAD FOLLOWING IRAQ’S ACTIVE PARTICIPATION IN THE ARAB SUMMIT

President Barham Salih has arrived to Baghdad, today Monday, April 1, 2019, after an active participation in the Arab summit in its 30th session in Tunis.
On the sidelines of the summit, His Excellency met with a number of kings and leaders of brotherly countries, as well as with the UN Secretary-General, and the EU's Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Chief.
The President also delivered Iraq's speech at the summit, in which he asserted that the basic principle of Iraq's international relations is joint action with all on the basis of common interests.

Mon, Apr 1, 2019 Mon, Apr 1, 2019

Foreign Minister Participates in Arab Foreign Ministers' Meeting

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim participated in the Foreign Ministers' meeting. The meeting discussed regional developments, issues of common concern and means of cooperation in order to overcome crises to achieve security and stability and to promote joint Arab action and serve the interests of Arab countries and their peoples.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsFri, Mar 29, 2019 Sun, Mar 31, 2019

Foreign Minister Participates in Troika Meeting on Sidelines of the Arab Summit in Tunisia

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim participated in the troika meeting with both his counterparts from Sudan and Somalia, on the sidelines of the Arab Summit meetings at the level of Arab foreign ministers in Tunisia.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Mar 31, 2019 Sun, Mar 31, 2019

Al-Halboosi meets a delegation of Iraqi minorities in the United States

The Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halboosi, accompanied by a parliamentary delegation and in the presence of Iraqi Ambassador Dr. Farid Yassin, met a delegation of Iraqi minorities in the United States.

The meeting discussed the situation of minorities in Iraq and their demands and needs.

Sat, Mar 30, 2019 Sat, Mar 30, 2019

Al-Halboosi arrives in Washington and meets US Defense Secretary

The Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halboosi met the US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan as the official reception ceremony conducted at the Pentagon.

At the beginning of the meeting, the US Secretary of Defense offered his condolences to the Iraqi people on the ferry incident, expressing his pain and sympathy with the victims, welcoming the visiting delegation, stressing the importance of developing relations and communication between Washington and Baghdad.

Wed, Mar 27, 2019 Fri, Mar 29, 2019

Al-Halboosi meets the majority leader in the US Senate

The Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halboussi, accompanied with a parliamentary delegation, met the Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

The meeting discussed relations between the two countries and means of enhancing them in all fields.

H.E. the Speaker said that the extremist terrorist organization targets not only Iraq but also targets the world, and the international community has to unite to fight this organization.

Fri, Mar 29, 2019 Fri, Mar 29, 2019

Tripartite Meeting of Foreign Minister with Egyptian and Jordanian Counterparts

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim attended a meeting which included Mr. Sameh Shukri Egypt’s Foreign Minister and Jordan's Foreign Minister Mr. Ayman Al-Safadi.

The participants reviewed ways to enhance cooperation, coordination and tripartite integration in various fields within the framework of the historical relations between the three countries and the possibility of achieving strategic and economic interests to meet the aspirations of the peoples of the brotherly countries.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsFri, Mar 29, 2019 Fri, Mar 29, 2019

‏Al-Halboosi meets the US Secretary of State

The Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halboosi met the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

‏At the beginning of the meeting, the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo welcomed the Parliament Speaker and expressed his pleasure to meet him and to the development of relations and communication between Washington and Baghdad.

Thu, Mar 28, 2019 Thu, Mar 28, 2019

Al-Halboosi meets US Vice President

The Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halboosi met the US Vice President Mike Pence.

The meeting discussed the relations between Baghdad and Washington, files of mutual interest and continued cooperation between the two countries in all fields.

Efforts to eliminate terrorism, combat extremist ideology, eliminate funding sources and the continue of US-led international coalition to provide security and intelligence support to Iraq were also discussed.

Thu, Mar 28, 2019 Thu, Mar 28, 2019