News & Announcements

News & Announcements

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Statement by the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces concerning targeting the US embassy in Baghdad.

January - 26– 2019

The name of Allah the Merciful

Prime Minister's Media OfficeSun, Jan 26, 2020 Sun, Jan 26, 2020

Statement by Senator McCain on crash of Iraqi pilot during F-16 training in Arizona

June 26, 2015

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ), Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, today released the following statement on the death of Brigadier General Rafid Mohammed Hassan, an Iraqi student pilot whose F-16 fighter crashed near Douglas, Arizona during a training mission with the Arizona Air National Guard’s 162nd Wing:

Tue, Jun 30, 2015

Statement by President Obama on Elections in Iraq

President Obama: "The United States will continue to stand with the Iraqi people as partners in their pursuit of a peaceful, unified and prosperous future."

The White HouseThu, May 1, 2014 Fri, May 2, 2014

Statement by Iraqi Ministry of Defense Denying the Alleged Arms Purchases with Iran

The Government of Iraq today steadfastly denied that it has signed any contracts to buy military weapons, ammunition or other military equipment from Iran, as alleged in some recent news reports. In a statement, Iraq’s Ministry of Defense explained that numerous international firms, including Iran’s Defense Industries Organization, recently submitted offers to provide Iraq with military hardware, but the proposal from Iran was rejected.

An unofficial translation of the full statement by the Ministry of Defense is below.

Tue, Feb 25, 2014

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.

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

Statement by Council of Ministers on Military Operations and International Cooperation

The Council of Minsters issued the following statement today after its weekly meeting chaired by Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi on the relationship between Iraq and the international coalition in the war against Daesh.

Tue, Mar 17, 2015

Statement by Ambassador Faily on the Opening of Iraqi National Jewish Archive Exhibit in New York City

On February 3, 2014, Iraq's Ambassador to the United States issued this statement on the opening of the Iraqi National Jewish Archive Exhibit in New York.

Mon, Feb 3, 2014

statement /Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs affirms that Iraq rejects the principle of the siege on any country which harms the basic level of its people in all its social strata. Iraq also reminds the neighboring countries of Iran to stand by its side in the crises, stressing on that harm is inflicted on one country, will affect the whole area.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Aug 8, 2018 Wed, Aug 8, 2018

statement /Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The Iraqi Foreign Ministry condemns the Turkish air strikes on Sinjar areas within the civilian population

While the ministry rejects these attacks, it categorically denies any coordination between Baghdad and Ankara in this regard

The ministry also renews its invitation to Turkey to leave its forces to the Iraqi territories in which it is located (Baishika), considering its presence is contrary to international conventions and the principle of respect for mutual sovereignty

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Aug 19, 2018 Sun, Aug 19, 2018

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.

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

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.

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

Statement / Prime Minister's Media Office.

July -27- 2018

Prime Minister's Media OfficeFri, Jul 27, 2018 Fri, Jul 27, 2018

Statement / Prime Minister's Media Office

US Vice President Mike Pence paid an agreed visit to Iraq during which he inspected his country's forces at the Iraqi base of Al-Assad in the framework of the international coalition that supports the Iraqi forces in the fight against Daesh.

Prime Minister's Media OfficeSat, Nov 23, 2019 Sat, Nov 23, 2019

Statement / Prime Minister's Media Office

July -27- 2018

Prime Minister's Media OfficeFri, Jul 27, 2018 Fri, Jul 27, 2018

STATEMENT / Office of the President of Iraq

In the name of Allah, most merciful and most gracious
Among the believers are men true to what they promised Allah. Among them is he who has fulfilled his vow [to the death], and among them is he who awaits [his chance]. And they did not alter [the terms of their commitment] by any alteration.

Office of the President of IraqFri, Jan 3, 2020 Fri, Jan 3, 2020

Statement / Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Iraq will take part in the talks in Astana on Thursday, which is one of the important paths of dialogue between the parties of the Syrian-Syrian conflict, which could lead to an end to the violence in the country and bring positive results.

We welcome any efforts to resolve the Syrian crisis and strongly support its resolve by peaceful means. We express our readiness to coordinate with the countries of the world in order to end Syrian people’s suffering which entered the ninth year.

Thu, Aug 1, 2019 Thu, Aug 1, 2019

Statement / Minisatry of Foriegn affairs

The Foreign Ministry followed up the statement issued by the US Embassy in Baghdad regarding the effectiveness of the unilateral US sanctions against the neighbor of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Nov 3, 2018 Mon, Nov 5, 2018

Statement / Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The Foreign Ministry rejects and condemns the Bahraini Foreign Minister’s Tweet about the recent attacks on Arab territories and the Popular Mobilization Forces by Zionist enemy under the pretext of self-defense.
The Popular Mobilization Forces stood by our armed forces, the police (local and federal), the Peshmerga, and the tribal fighters to defend our holy land and made great sacrifices to liberate the cities of Iraq, and to defeat Da’esh terrorist gangs.

Iraqi Foreign Ministry
28/8/2019

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Aug 28, 2019 Thu, Aug 29, 2019

Statement / Media Office of the Prime Minister

September - 15 – 2019

Prime Minister's Media OfficeSun, Sep 15, 2019 Mon, Sep 16, 2019

Statement / Parliament's Media Office

The Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halboosi, called today, Wednesday, the Iraqi government to take the necessary measures to preserve Iraqi sovereignty from the violations taking place and to drive the country away from the conflict circle.

Parliament's Media OfficeWed, Jan 8, 2020 Wed, Jan 8, 2020

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