News & Announcements

News & Announcements

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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

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


Foreign Minister Mohamed A. Alhakim held a telephone conversation with Jordanian counterpart Mr.Ayman Safadi on Saturday evening to find out the latest developments in the Jordan floods school bus accident, which killed a number of students and wounded others including Iraqis.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Oct 29, 2018 Mon, Oct 29, 2018


We do express our full support for the supreme religious authority led by His Sayyad Ali al-Sistani's stand and directives, which was included in the Friday prayer sermon today. This holy platform did launch the Fatwah AL-jihad that preserved the unity of Iraq and the interests of its people.

Prime Minister's Media OfficeFri, May 4, 2018 Fri, May 4, 2018



Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, May 5, 2018 Sat, May 5, 2018



In accordance with the requirements of UN Security Council Resolution 2107 (2013) and under the direction of Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamed A. Alhakim, the Foreign Ministry and the Iraqi Embassy in Kuwait handed a shipment of Kuwaiti property to the Kuwaiti side on Tuesday, 13/11/2018.

The Foreign Ministry expresses its intention to move forward to strengthen bilateral relations and show the best of good-neighborly relations, and emphasized Iraq's commitment to resolve all remaining outstanding issues with Kuwait.

Prime Minister's Media OfficeWed, Nov 14, 2018 Tue, Nov 20, 2018


The Foreign Ministry strongly condemns the killing of a Turkish diplomat working in the Turkish Consulate General in Erbil Governorate and a citizen and the wounding of another in an assassination incident and expresses its close follow-up with the security authorities to find out the circumstances of the incident.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Jul 17, 2019 Thu, Jul 18, 2019


The Foreign Ministry expresses its deep regret at the unfortunate incident at the Brazilian National Museum in Rio de Janeiro, which has resulted in the loss of civilization in the world.

Iraq is deeply aware of the magnitude of this tragedy and its loss of part of its cultural heritage at the hands of Daesh terrorist gangs, and of what the museum represents to the memory of the Brazilian people as the embodiment of a long history of successive civilizations.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Sep 25, 2018 Wed, Sep 26, 2018


The Foreign Ministry of Iraq expresses the solidarity of the Government and the people of Iraq with the brothers in the Republic of Tunisia following the floods that swept through Nabeul governorate in the north-east of the country, resulting in a number of casualties and damage to buildings and public and private facilities. The Iraqi Foreign Ministry extends its deepest condolences to the families of the victims and prays for speedy recovery of injured.

Dr. Ahmed Mahjoob

Spokesman for the Iraqi Foreign Ministry .


Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Sep 25, 2018 Wed, Sep 26, 2018


29 September 2017

The Media Office of the Prime Minister Dr. Haider Al-Abadi confirms that the Iraqi government protects the rights and privileges of all our people, including our Kurdish citizens, and that any action taken is careful not to harm them.

Fri, Sep 29, 2017

Standard Chartered to open branch in Iraq seeing loan growth

Standard Chartered plans to open branches this year in Baghdad and the city of Erbil, followed by a third next year in the oil hub of Basra.

Times of OmanTue, May 14, 2013 Wed, May 22, 2013

Standard Chartered Launches Banking Operations in Iraq

The bank lender opened its head office and first branch in Baghdad with plans to be an active participant in the economic growth of Iraq.

ReutersWed, Nov 27, 2013 Wed, Nov 27, 2013