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Iran names New Ambassador to Iraq

By John Lee. Iran has reportedly named its new Ambassador to Iraq. According to both Tehran Times and Mehr News, Mohammad Kazem Al Sadeq will soon replace Iraj Masjedi as Iran's top diplomat in Baghdad. On Twitter, Fereshteh Sadeghi (@fresh_sadegh), says that Al Sadeq is from a family of clerics, is fluent in Arabic, and […]

New Ambassadors to Iraq

By John Lee. Iraq's Foreign Minister, Fuad Hussein, has this week received the credentials of two new ambassadors to Baghdad: the German Ambassador to Baghdad, Mr Martin Jaeger (pictured); the Polish Ambassador to Baghdad, Mr Marcin Kubiak. (Source: MoFA)

Six New Ambassadors to Iraq

By John Lee. Iraq's Foreign Minister, Fuad Hussein, has this week received the credentials of several new ambassadors to Baghdad: the Ambassador of India to Baghdad, Mr. Prashant Bisai (pictured); the Ambassador of Spain to Baghdad, Mr. Pedro Martineth; the Ambassador of Sweden to Baghdad, Mr. Jonas Lofven; the Ambassador of Pakistan to Baghdad, Mr. […]

UK names New Ambassador to Iraq

By John Lee. Mark Bryson-Richardson MBE has been appointed as the new British Ambassador to Iraq, taking over from Stephen Hickey. He will take up his appointment in July. Mr Bryson-Richardson has previously served as Deputy Head of Mission in Baghdad in 2013-14. More here. (Source: UK FCDO)

Turkey appoints New Ambassador to Baghdad

By John Lee. Iraqi Foreign Minister, H.E. Mr. Fuad Hussein, received a copy of credentials of H.E. Mr. Ali Rıza Güney, the new Turkish ambassador to Iraq at the ministry's headquarters this week. Mr. Hussien affirmed the ministry's readiness to fully support the ambassador to succeed in his duties, wished him success, and emphasized the […]

New Russian Ambassador to Iraq

By John Lee. On 25 May 2021, Foreign Minister, H.E. Mr. Fuad Hussein received a copy of the credentials of H.E. Mr. Elbrus Kutrashev, the Ambassador Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to Baghdad. The two sides held talks on ways to improve bilateral relations between the two countries, and the importance of enhancing cooperation opportunities […]

Iraq welcomes two New Ambassadors

By John Lee. Iraq's Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein has received copies of the credentials of two new ambassadors to the country. Walid Mohamed Ismail is the new Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt, while Paula Ganly becomes the new Australian Ambassador to Iraq. (Source: MOFA)

Ambassador of Iraq in Tehran Presents his Credentials

By John Lee. Iraq's new Ambassador to Iran, Naseer Abdul Mohsen Abdullah, has presented his credentials to Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. According to a statement from the Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the importance of strengthening cooperation relations between the two countries was discussed, and the Ambassador expressed his hope for more cooperation […]

New Dutch Ambassador to Iraq

By John Lee. Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim received a copy of the credentials of the Dutch Ambassador to Baghdad Mr. Eric Strating. The bilateral relations between Baghdad and The Hague were discussed, as well as methods for enhancing fruitful bilateral cooperation in various fields, in addition to cooperation and coordination in international forums to […]

New Swedish Ambassador to Iraq

By John Lee. Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim has received a copy of the credentials of Swedish Ambassador to Iraq Mr. Lars Ronnås. The two sides discussed bilateral relations and ways of enhancing them to serve the interests of the two friendly peoples. Minister Alhakim expressed Baghdad’s aspiration for a greater role for Sweden in […]