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Diplomatic Representation for Iraq


Foreign Embassies in the U.S. and Their Ambassadors
Office of the Chief of Protocol
May 31, 2013
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DATE

NAME/MISSION

   
April 27, 1942 LEGATION OPENED
   
April 27, 1942 Ali Jawdat, Appt. E.E. and M.P.
May 4, 1942 E.E. and M.P.
   
March 7, 1947 *LEGATION RAISED TO EMBASSY
  *Effective date of elevation of Mission was date of President's approval of Agrement. Minister became Ambassador-designate.
   
March 7, 1947 Ali Jawdat, Ambassador-designate
April 4, 1947 Appt. Amb. E. and P.
April 11, 1947 Amb. E. and P.
   
April 10, 1948 Ahmed Izzet Mohammed, Charge d'Affaires a.i.
   
December 23, 1948 Abdullah Ibrahim Bakr, Charge d'Affaires a.i.
   
June 3, 1953 Mr. Abdul Jalil Rawi, Charge d'Affaires a.i.
   
September 11, 1953 Dr. Moussa Al-Shabandar, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
September 26, 1953 Amb. E. and P.
   
May 25, 1959 Ali Haider Sulaiman, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
June 11, 1959 Amb. E. and P.
   
March 25, 1964 Nasir al-Hani, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
April 8, 1964 Amb. E. and P.
   
February 4, 1967 Nuri Jamil – Agrement Granted (Amb. Designate)
   
June 6, 1967 SEVERED RELATIONS
Iraqi Interests Section with Embassy of India
   
November 26, 1984 Diplomatic Relations reestablished
   
January 18, 1985 Nizar Hamdoon, Appt. Amb.
March 5, 1985 Amb. E. and P.
   
October 2, 1987 Abdul Amir al-Anbari, Appt.
October 20, 1987 Amb. E. and P.
   
September 11, 1989 Mohamed Sadiq Al-Mashat, Appt.
October 24, 1989 Amb. E. and P.

NOTE: Amb. Al-Mashat recalled and departed US 1/15/91 (re-Iraq's invasion of Kuwait)

On Feb. 6, 1991, the Government of the Republic of Iraq severed diplomatic relations with the United States by diplomatic note dated 2/8/91.

BY DIPLOMATIC NOTE DATED APRIL 30, 1991, THE EMBASSY OF THE DEMOCRATIC AN D POPULAR REPUBLIC OF ALGERIA INFORMED THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE THAT IT IS PREPARED TO PROCEED AND CARRY OUT THE PROTECTION OF THE INTERESTS OF THE REPUBLIC OF IRAQ.

   
April 11, 2006 Samir Shakir Mahmood Sumaida'ie, Appt.
May 20, 2006 Amb. E. and P.
   
January 4, 2012 Jabir Habeb Jabir Hemaidawi, Appt.
January 18, 2012 Amb. E. and P.
   
May 31, 2013 Lukman Abdulraheem Abdulkareem Al Faily, Appt.
July 18, 2013 Amb. E. and P.

 

Special Terms*
[Amb.] E.E. and M.P.= Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary
[Charge d'Affaires] a.i.= ad interim
Amb. E. & P. = Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary



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