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News & Announcements

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Minister of Foreign Affairs delivers Iraq’s speech at joint ministerial meeting of Cooperation Council for Arab States of Gulf

Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein delivered on Thursday 16/9/2021 Iraq’s speech at the joint ministerial meeting of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf.

In his speech, the Minister expressed his thanks and appreciation to the Secretary General of the Cooperation Council of the Arab States of the Gulf, Mr. Nayef Falah Mubarak Al-Hajraf, for his care and great interest in the success of the strategic dialogue between the Republic of Iraq and the Gulf Cooperation Council countries. He noted that these meetings established a new stage to build bridges of trust and find... Read more...

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Sep 16, 2021 Fri, Sep 17, 2021

Foreign Minister Receives Georgian Counterpart Mr. David Zalkaliani

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Georgian Foreign Minister Mr. David Zalkaliani on the sidelines of the 40th session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva.

The meeting comes within the framework of maintaining high-level communication between the two countries and aims at strengthening bilateral relations, consultation on various issues, and regional challenges, which calls for Iraq to find sustainable solutions to enhance stability in the region.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Feb 26, 2019 Fri, Mar 1, 2019

The Foreign Minister Meets with US President’s Envoy to Syria

Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein met with the US President’s envoy to Syria Mr. Joel Rayburn. In the meeting, the two sides discussed ways to reach a political solution to the Syrian crisis. The Minister expressed the Iraqi government’s interest in ending the ongoing conflict in Syria, resolving the issue of the displaced, and creating a safe environment for the return of the displaced to their areas of residence.

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

Foreign Minister Phones his Jordanian Counterpart

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim phoned Mr. Ayman Al-Safadi, the Foreign Minister of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Jan 30, 2020 Thu, Jan 30, 2020

Minister of Foreign Affairs Hands Over Antiquities to Culture Minister

Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein, on Tuesday, August 3, 2021, handed over antiquities to the Minister of Culture, Tourism and Antiquities Hassan Nadhem. The antiquities which had been smuggled from Iraq were reclaimed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from several countries through coordination with the Iraqi embassies in those countries.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Aug 4, 2021 Wed, Aug 4, 2021

Foreign Minister Holds Bilateral Discussions with Iranian Counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Iranian Foreign Minister Mr. Mohammad Javad Zarif in Baghdad to discuss relations between Baghdad and Teheran.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Mar 10, 2019 Mon, Mar 11, 2019

Foreign Minister Meets UNESCO Director General in Paris

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim took part in the meeting of Director General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Ms. Audrey Azoulay with the official delegation of His Excellency Dr. Barham Salih on 25th of February 2019.

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

Foreign Minister Receives Phone Call from Secretary General of League of Arab States

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim received a phone call from the League of Arab States Secretary-General Mr.Ahmed Aboul Gheit, and discussed the latest developments in the region.

The two sides also discussed ways of cooperation between Iraq and the Arab League, as well as means of communication to serve Arab issues.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Nov 20, 2019 Wed, Nov 20, 2019

Congratulation

I congratulate the President-elect of the United States of America Joe Biden.
We look forward to strengthening bilateral relations and advancing dialogues and cooperation between the two countries at all levels, as the common challenges also require us to intensify joint action.

Foreign Minister
Fuad Hussein

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Nov 8, 2020 Sun, Nov 8, 2020

MOFA Spokesperson: MOFA Strongly Condemns the Terrorist Attack Targeted St George Church in Tanta, Egypt

"Ministry of Foreign Affairs strongly condemns the terrorist attack that targeted St George church in Tanta, Egypt. The ministry shares the pain and sorrow of the Egyptian Government and its people in this heinous crime and extends its deepest condolences to the families of martyrs, wishing the injured a speedy recovery.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Apr 10, 2017 Mon, Apr 10, 2017

Foreign Ministry Official Spokesman Dr.Ahmed Al-Sahaf

The Foreign Ministry through the efforts of our embassies deployed throughout the countries of the world, and with high efforts of the Crisis Cell and the Protocol Department at the Ministry since the start of the ban and closure procedures, and the suspension of flights have worked hard to transport Iraqis stranded in more than (22) countries, returned about (16041) citizens, by (81) air flights , (3) land trips in coordination with the Iraqi Airways , the Civil Aviation Authority, and the concerned authorities in the workplaces of our diplomatic and consular missions.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, May 9, 2020 Mon, May 11, 2020

Foreign Minister of Iraq, Mr. Fuad Hussein Gives Briefing at the NATO Meeting

On 11 March 2021, H.E. Mr. Hussein held a virtual video conference with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), in which he talked about the cooperation between Iraq and NATO and the latter’s training mission in Iraq.
For his part, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, NATO Secretary-General, focused on discussions of the long-standing political and military dialogue between NATO and Iraqi officials, including his regular contacts with the Prime Minister H.E. Mr. Mustafa Al-Kadhimi and Foreign Minister Mr. Hussein.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsFri, Mar 12, 2021 Fri, Mar 12, 2021

Minister Alhakim Meets Mr. Ignazio Cassis Foreign Minister of Switzerland

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Swiss Foreign Minister Mr. Ignazio Cassis on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly 74th session.
The meeting touched on the relations between the two countries and the prospects of further strengthening them in different fields in a way that achieves the aspirations of the two friendly people for development and prosperity.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Sep 26, 2019 Thu, Sep 26, 2019

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim Meets German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen

Foreign Minister Mohamed A. Alhakim met with German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen during the Davos World Economic Forum.

The meeting reviewed the bilateral relations between Baghdad and Berlin, in addition to ways of strengthening them to the benefit of the two friendly peoples, as well as reviewing the efforts and sacrifices made by the Iraqis in their war against Da’esh terrorist gangs and the international efforts supporting Iraq.

Minister Alhakim stated : The efforts of the international community should be combined to eliminate extremism and terrorism, and... Read more...

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsFri, Jan 25, 2019 Fri, Jan 25, 2019

Foreign Minister Receives his French Counterpart Mr. Jean-Yves Le Drian

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim received French Foreign Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Mr. Jean-Yves Le Drian.

The two Ministers discussed developing bilateral relations in various fields, activating the strategic understanding document for bilateral relations, and ways to enhance consultation and coordination between Baghdad and Paris.

Minister Alhakim stressed Iraq’s keenness to develop the distinguished level of relations with France, and looks forward to exploring new prospects for cooperation, especially in the field of economy.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Oct 17, 2019 Thu, Oct 17, 2019

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim Meets with High Representative Vice-President of the European Commission Federica Mugrini

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamed A. Alhakim met with the High Representative of the European Commission Vice-President Ms. Federica Mogherini. The meeting discussed the relations between Iraq and the EU. The meeting also discussed the importance of strengthening the Iraq-EU partnership.

The two sides stated that the Partnership Agreement, which entered into force in August 2018, will strengthen cooperation frameworks in many fields, including human rights, economic, energy, security, transport and environment issues.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Jul 13, 2019 Sat, Jul 13, 2019

Foreign Minister Discusses Coordination of Positions and Mutual Support in International Forums with Egyptian Counterpart

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Egyptian Foreign Minister Mr. Sameh Shoukry on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference / Session (56).

The two sides discussed the importance of activating security and intelligence cooperation, and exchanging information between the two countries in the field of combating terrorism.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Feb 16, 2020 Sun, Feb 16, 2020

Foreign Minister Participates in Session of the Council of League of Arab States on Ministerial Level

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim will participate in the 151st regular Session of the Council of the League of Arab States which is scheduled to take place in Cairo on the 6th of March.

It is hoped that his Excellency will meet with several of his counterparts in the framework of discussing bilateral relations and deliberating on regional and international issues of common concern.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Mar 4, 2019 Mon, Mar 4, 2019

Foreign Minister Meets Finnish Counterpart Timo Soini

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Finnish Foreign Minister Timo Soini on the sidelines of the ministerial meeting of the Global Coalition to Defeat Da’esh held in Washington.

During the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations between the two countries and means of enhancing them to meet the aspirations of the two friendly peoples. The two sides also discussed regional and international issues of common concern.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsFri, Feb 8, 2019 Fri, Feb 8, 2019

Minister of foreign affairs mourns the death of the former Iraqi president

​With great sorrow and sadness, we mourns Iraq's diseased former president Jalal Talabani (May God have mercy on him) who was truly a sincere son to Iraq, keen to its unity, security and independency. He has given lots of sacrifices and did the best he could for the country. How Iraq needs such wishful person in consolidating and mend fences. With this painful catastrophe, we present condolences to his family and all Iraqi people, asking God to give them power to sustain this catastrophe.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Oct 4, 2017 Tue, Oct 10, 2017

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