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The Iraqi and Iranian Ministers of Foreign Affairs discus on the phone the developments of situations in the Region and they confirm the necessity to make efforts to end the war in Yemen

The Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Fuad Hussain has discussed the developments of situations in the region, such as the security situation in the Gulf region and Yemen and the danger of escalation and deepening crises, Mr. Hussain confirmed that the stability of the region means the stability of Iraq, Therefore “we are ready to do our best and to work with the countries of the region to stop violence”. This was during a phone call received by Mr. Hussain from his Iranian counterpart Dr. Hussain Ameer Abdulhaian.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Mar 14, 2022 Mon, Mar 14, 2022

Foreign Ministry Official Spokesmam Dr. Ahmed Al-Sahaf

(18) of the victims of the traffic accident in Syria and (3) were wounded on board the air transport plane, which will took off from Damascus airport to the Najaf airport.

May Allah grant mercy to all the victims and recovery for the wounded.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Mar 10, 2020 Tue, Mar 10, 2020

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.

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

The Foreign Minister Holds Telephone Call with Prime Minister of Kuwait

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim held a telephone conversation with appointed Kuwaiti Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khalid Al-Hamad Al-Sabah.

Minister Alhakim expressed his congratulations on his appointment as Prime Minister of Kuwait, wishing him success in serving Kuwait and its brotherly people.

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

Foreign Minister meets the Deputy of Secretary-General of the United Nations for humanitarian partnership in the Middle East and Central Asia

On the sidelines of the human rights council meetings in Geneva, the foreign minister Dr. Ibrahim Al-Jaafari met on 1 arch 2017 the Deputy of Secretary-General of the United Nations for humanitarian partnership in the Middle East and Central Asia Mr. Rashid Khalikom.

During the meeting, they discussed the situations that Iraq passes through in its war against Da'esh terroristic gangs, and the humanitarian situations of the displaced people.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Mar 2, 2017 Thu, Mar 2, 2017

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.

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

Press Statement

The Foreign Ministry denounces the raising of the European Union Mission and other foreign missions operating in Iraq of the flag of homosexuality in its headquarters for its violation of the high moral principles and values ​​respected by all divine religions in addition to its contradiction with the values, morals and social norms of our country and its provocation of sacred religious feelings and significance.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, May 17, 2020 Sun, May 17, 2020

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.

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

Foreign Minister Meets the President of the Spanish Chamber of Deputies

H.E Foreign Minister, Mr. Fuad Hussein and his accompanying delegation met, on 25 June 2021 with the Speaker of the Spanish House of Representatives, H.E. Mrs. Meritxell Batet. During the meeting, the Minister presented a summary of the current situation in Iraq and the region and the challenges facing the Iraqi government, as well as the preparations for holding elections next October, stressing the importance of these elections for Iraq.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Jun 29, 2021 Tue, Jun 29, 2021

Foreign Minister Discusses Common Issues with U.S. Secretary of State

US Secretary of State John Kerry telephoned Minister of Foreign Affairs Hoshyar Zebari to discuss a number of common issues and thanked the Foreign Minister for his help in organizing a recent unity meeting of Iraq’s political and religious leaders.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Jun 16, 2013 Sun, Jun 16, 2013

MOFA issues a statement concerning the terroristic attack on the Iraqi embassy in Kabul

" Iraqi embassy to Kabul exposed to a criminal attack by the defeated Da'esh gangs, they made an explosion at the embassy's
entrance and entered the embassy, MOFA formed a crisis cell urgently and contacted the Afghani governmental bodies and other friendly states to coordinate the rescue process of the embassy's staff, the diplomatic staff strived to fight the terroristic attackers by using light weapons for more than one and half an hour,

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Aug 1, 2017 Mon, Jul 31, 2017

Minister Alhakim: Our Investment Strategy is Based on Providing Security, Stability and Facilities for Investors

Minister Alhakim affirmed that Iraq represents the first front line against terrorism, and it was the most effected country by terrorist attacks that hit the Middle East.

Stressing " Iraqis have continued with their armed forces and made their sacrifices to liberate their entire land from Da’esh terrorists gangs and that the achieved victories came with the efforts of their heroes who shed their blood to defend their country.

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

Foreign Minister Stresses the Need to Prioritise the Supreme Goal to Preserve the Future of Humanity from Use of Nuclear Weapons and Weapons of Mass Destruction

Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein reiterated Iraq’s emphasis on the importance of establishing a Middle East region free of nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction.

The Minister praised the efforts made to convene the United Nations conference headed by the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan in November 2019, stating that this step constitutes a parallel path to support international efforts aimed at establishing a zone free of nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction in the Middle East.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Oct 5, 2020 Sat, Oct 3, 2020

statement /Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The Iraqi Foreign Ministry denounces the behavior of those that were among the Algerian sports team fans in the match of the Iraqi soccer Air Force team participating in the Arab championship, which in turn has deeply offended the brotherly relationship between the two countries.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Sep 10, 2018 Mon, Sep 10, 2018

Press Statement

on Saturday, 9/10/2021, the Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein arrived in the Serbian capital, Belgrade, to participate in the meeting of the States of the Non-Aligned Movement, which will be held to commemorate the sixtieth anniversary of the first conference of the founding of the Movement, which will be hosted by the Republic of Serbia for the period from 11-12/10/2021.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Oct 12, 2021 Tue, Oct 12, 2021

Foreign Minister Delivers Antiquities to the Minister of Culture and Tourism

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim handed over antiquities to the Minister of Culture and Tourism , Mr. Abdul Amir Al-Hamdani that had been acquired by the Foreign Ministry from several countries through coordination between the Iraqi embassies with the countries in which these antiquities were taken from Iraq by illegal means.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Feb 20, 2020 Thu, Feb 20, 2020

Iraqi MOFA condemns the terrorist attacks in Canada and Paris

The ministry of the foreign affairs of the republic of Iraq condemns the terrorist attacks targeted innocents in the Canadian city of Edmontonand the French city of Marseille, and expresses its condolences for the victims' families and wishes a quick recovery for the injured.

The ministry calls the international society to stand one side in fighting terror and chasing those of extreme ideology to prevail peace, security and prosperity in the world.

Dr. Ahmed Mahgoob

The official spokesman of the ministry of foreign affairs

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Oct 2, 2017 Mon, Oct 2, 2017

Foreign Minister Delivers Iraq’s Speech at Ministerial Meeting of the Global Coalition to Defeat Da’esh in Washington

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim delivered Iraq’s speech at the ministerial meeting of the Global Coalition to Defeat Da’esh in Washington.

The minister began the speech by praising the support of the countries of the global coalition to Iraq in its war against terrorism in various fields.

Mr. Alhakim stressed that the Iraqi security forces of all types presented the best images of courage and sacrifice to liberate the land from Da’esh terrorist gangs , stating that Iraq obtains its strength from the unity of its people and integrity of its territories and was able to... Read more...

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Feb 6, 2019 Wed, Feb 6, 2019

Foreign Minister Meets with his Saudi Counterpart Prince Faisal bin Farhan

Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein met with Prince Faisal bin Farhan, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and discussed the progress of bilateral relations between Baghdad and Riyadh.
The two sides praised the growing development that was witnessed in the last period, and the ways to strengthen it further in light of the strong and serious will of both countries to strengthen the frameworks for cooperation.

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

Press Statement

With the continuation of the popular protests calling for reform, and the issuance of statements by foreign countries and international organisations, the Iraqi government affirms the respect of the will of Iraqis to claim their rights guaranteed by the Iraqi Constitution in articles 38, 39 and 40, which prove the right of Iraqis to choose their government in accordance with the contexts in force in the Iraqi democratic system and their rights guaranteed in the Constitution for freedom of expression “without prejudice to public order and morals”.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Nov 2, 2019 Sun, Nov 3, 2019