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Long-Presse / Erbil
Vice in Kurdistan Parliament, on Friday, Baghdad convention – Erbil as “important and necessary” to address the outstanding problems, and among the implementation of terms of the agreement will accelerate an end to the economic crisis in the region, the citizens of the region called for the adoption of the budgets for 2014 and 2015 as soon as possible.
He said the Kurdistan Regional Parliament member Mahmoud Salar in an interview with the (long-Presse), “The Convention, which took place between the oil minister, Adel Abdul-Mahdi and the head of the Kurdistan Regional Government Nechirvan Barzani, on Thursday, important and necessary to begin to address the outstanding problems.”
Mahmoud said that “the total allocated for the salaries of the staff of the Kurdistan region of the amount estimated 850 billion dinars a month,” noting that “the implementation of the terms of the agreement will accelerate in the end the economic crisis experienced by the Kurdistan region because of the region cut allocations since the beginning of the year to now.”
For their part, counting staff in the region in reports broadcast media Kurdish and seen by the (long-Presse), the Governments of the region Agreement and the center as a “good step”, demanding the “Exchange 2014 and 2015 budget as soon as possible because the staff are living in an economic crisis that has affected all aspects of their lives “.
Employees called to “accelerate regardless of salaries and the implementation of provisions of the Convention to address the economic crisis, which affected most of the segments of the Kurdish community.”
A spokeswoman for the Department of State Jennifer Sacchi, announced on Friday, welcoming her agreement the federal government and the Kurdistan Regional Government, noting it “an initial step towards resolving all outstanding problems between the two sides.”
The oil minister, Adel Abdul-Mahdi, announced Thursday, agreed with the President of the Kurdistan Regional Government to the Federal Government to transfer $ 500 million for the region, and among that the agreement ensures that the provincial government put 150 000 barrels of crude oil per day at the disposal of the federal government, said The head of the provincial government will visit Baghdad at the head of a delegation to develop a “comprehensive” and constitutional solutions to resolve outstanding issues.
The head of the Kurdistan Regional Government Nechirvan Barzani, Wednesday, (November 12, 2014), that the door is open a dialogue with the central government to reach an agreement and a mechanism for the non-recurrence of cutting the budget and salaries November Territory staff, as expressed optimism forthcoming visit to the oil minister, Adel Abdul-Mahdi to Erbil.
The Council of Ministers of Iraq’s Kurdistan region honest, Wednesday, (November 12, 2014), on the legal Kurdistan company for exploration and production of oil and fund oil and gas revenues in the region, and in what was described Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani hosted by the deputy Qubad Talabani in the region’s parliament session as “positive and fruitful.” , pointed out that he has reviewed the Ministry of Natural Resources plan to find a solution to the current financial crisis and the budget and staff salaries by oil revenues.
It is noteworthy that the former prime minister, Nouri al-Maliki, instructed to cut the budget of the Kurdistan region since the beginning of the current year 2014, including staff salaries, against the backdrop of the crisis between Baghdad and Erbil.