|16 Sep. 2020 ||
Secretary General welcomes Iraqi Foreign Minister at NATO Headquarters
Today (16 September 2020), NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met with Foreign Minister of Iraq Mr. Fuad Mohammad Hussein, at NATO Headquarters in Brussels. The Secretary General shared his deepest sympathies for those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and reaffirmed NATO Allies’ commitment to continue supporting Iraq in responding to this crisis. Mr. Stoltenberg also welcomed Prime Minister al-Kadhimi’s continued efforts to pursue a comprehensive reform process to make Iraq more secure for its people and the region.
|13 Aug. 2020 ||
Coronavirus response: Spain completes delivery of medical assistance to Iraq
On Thursday 13 August 2020, the Spanish Ministry of Defence delivered disinfectants to the Iraqi authorities, in response to the global Coronavirus pandemic. A ceremony to this effect was held at the Iraqi air base of Al-Muthana, in the presence of several officials, including Brigadier General Salah from the Prime Minister National Operation Command and the Spanish Chargée d’Affaires, Mrs Mariana Figueroa Sánchez.
|27 Jul. 2020 ||
Coronavirus response: Spain delivers critical medical aid to Iraq
On Sunday 26 July 2020, in response to a request for COVID-19 relief aid from Iraq to NATO’s Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Centre (EADRCC), Spain handed over critical medical supplies to Iraqi authorities. The donation by the Spanish Ministry of Defence was handed over to the Director of the Prime Minister´s National Operations Centre Major General Mohamed Al Shimary, by the Deputy Head of Mission of the Spanish Embassy Mariana Figueroa Sánchez, during a small ceremony at Baghdad International Airport.
|05 Jul. 2020 ||
Coronavirus response: Poland delivers additional medical assistance to Iraq
On 5 July 2020, the Office of the President of the Republic of Poland donated 1,000 litres of disinfectant to Iraq’s health authorities, in response to the COVID-19 global pandemic. This second donation followed a previous Polish contribution of 50,000 masks carried out this past 16 June.
|02 Jul. 2020 ||
Coronavirus response: Turkey delivers critical aid to Iraq
On 30 June 2020, as part of Allied support in response to COVID-19, Turkey delivered critical medical supplies to the Iraqi people as a sign of solidarity between two neighbouring countries.
|08 May. 2020 ||
NATO Secretary General restresses NATO’s continued cooperation with Iraq in phone call with new Iraq Prime Minister
Today (8 May 2020), NATO’s Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg held a phone call with new Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi. The Secretary General congratulated him on his appointment and parliamentary confirmation.
|29 Jan. 2020 ||
NATO supports continued development of Iraq’s defence education institutions
On 12-14 January 2020, a delegation from Iraq’s National Defence College visited Ukraine’s National Defence University in Kyiv.
|21 Jan. 2020 ||
Senior NATO official meets Iraqi Deputy Foreign Minister
Today (21 January 2020), NATO Assistant Secretary General for Operations Dr. John Manza and his delegation met with Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Iraq Mr. Abdul Karim Hashim Aboualgus and his team. The Deputy Minister and Dr. Manza discussed the current state of the NATO Mission in Iraq and cooperation between the Republic of Iraq and NATO. They agreed that strong cooperation between the Republic of Iraq and NATO is of mutual benefit. NATO remains committed to our training mission in Iraq, which contributes to the fight against terrorism.
|14 Jan. 2020 ||
NATO and Iraq discuss developments in the Middle East and continued cooperation
Today (14 January 2020), NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met with Iraq’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abdul Karim Hashim Aboualgus at NATO Headquarters.
|06 Jan. 2020 ||
NATO addresses Middle East tensions
NATO Ambassadors met on Monday (6 January 2020) to address current tensions in the Middle East and implications for NATO’s training mission in Iraq.