Upon directive of the Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein, the Foreign Ministry, in coordination with the Iraqi Embassy in Riyadh and consulate in Jeddah, is actively following up on the issue of the Iraqi pilgrims detained by Saudi authorities. In this regard, our consulate in Jeddah, in cooperation with the Hajj and Umrah Commission, has opened two offices in Makkah and Madinah to follow up on the affairs of Iraqi pilgrims through the Ministry’s employees, and solve the problems they face directly in cooperation with the relevant Saudi authorities.

Foreign Ministry of the Republic of Iraq

June 11, 2024