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US ambassador expects to raise 10 to 15 billion dollars aid to Iraq



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US Ambassador to Iraq Stuart Jones said on Thursday he expected to raise between 10 to 15 billion dollars aid to Iraq, and while stressing the need for Iraq to free economy, it is his country’s determination to support Iraq announced during a meeting between the Group of Seven in Tehran after being identified fundamental reforms.

He spoke Jones, during his speech at the Fourth Forum of Sulaimaniyah for dialogue on the difficult financial situation that Iraq isgoing through now, pointing to the country ‘s need to find ” a free and diversified economy.”
Jones said , “Iraq is passing through financial position is difficult and Washington gave him a loan for military purposes , a $ 2.7 billion dollar, “adding that” part of that loan was allocated for the Peshmerga. ”

He said the US ambassador to Baghdad, saying that ” the United States granted $ 600 million in humanitarian aid for Iraq.”
He said Jones that “Iraq needs a free and diversified economy , ” explaining ” the importance of cooperation between thegovernments in Baghdad and the region in the non – oil economic fields.”
He predicted Jones’ collection of 10 to 15 billion dollars in financial assistance to Iraq , “stressing at the same time that it should be” looking at corruption as a crime and not to be tolerated. ”

Iraq has suffered from a severe economic crisis following a drop in oil prices since 2014, and the pressure of exorbitant military costs of the war on the organization Daash, as well as the displacement of millions of citizens from their areas because of the fighting.

US Ambassador to Iraq, said that “Iraq has identified fundamental reforms in the Group of Seven meeting in Tehran will be support for Iraq.”

He pointed to what he described as “many of the participants between Baghdad and Erbil, which make great opportunities to raise imports territory after coordination with Baghdad.”

He said the US ambassador: “We have studies and debate in America about the work of the American Chamber of Commerce in Iraq, it needs the appropriate environment and security not only .. Iraq is an important partner and we are working with him.”

And it takes place under the supervision of the International Forum of Sulaymaniyah regional and Research Institute at the American University and was attended by many political figures in Iraq and the Kurdistan region and the world, and was the first forum held in March year 201,312 entitled “The geopolitical changes in the Middle East.”

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Hammond: Britain is ready to support the region in overcoming the financial crisis


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voiced British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said Thursday his country ‘s readiness to support theKurdistan regional government ‘s efforts to pass the financial crisis experienced by “pointing out that” the region in front of a great economic opportunity for the advancement of its economy. “
This came during a meeting with his accompanying delegation , the Prime Minister of the Kurdistan region Nechirvan Barzani and some Kurdish officials in Irbil
, he said the Information Office of the Kurdistan Regional Government said in a statement , “It was discussed during the meeting to strengthen relations between the two sides and the war on organizing Daash and victories achieved against him and supporting reforms in the economic and political sector and administrative in theregion. ”
the statement quoted Hammond as saying” it is thanks to the Peshmerga forces efforts to repel and defeat theattacks and the risk of terrorists and harboring and providing services to a large number of refugees and displaced persons to earn the Kurdistan region of mission at the level of Europe and the world stature ” andexpressed hope that the Peshmerga forces could play a role significantly in the liberation of the city of Mosul plan.
in turn , expressed Barzani expressed his thanks for the visit of British assistance to the Kurdistan region and thePeshmerga forces once again to emphasize that because of the financial crisis and the advent of huge numbers of refugees and displaced survivors, the Kurdistan region need more than before the international community ‘said.
it was Hammond arrived in the region Thursday and held a meeting with the President of Kurdistan , Massoud Barzani and discussed with him several issues of common interest.
Britain has many military trainers to train in the Kurdistan Peshmerga forces.

Jubouri discuss with the representative of the World Bank ‘s supportfor Iraq to counter the economic crisi


Tomorrow Press / Baghdad:

Search Parliament Speaker Salim al-Jubouri, Thursday, with the World Bank representative in Iraq, Abu Robert quality support for the country to face the economic crisis.

The head of Parliament’s office in a statement: “Tomorrow Press”, a copy of which received the “al-Jubouri, received at his office, on Thursday evening, the World Bank representative in Iraq, Robert Abu quality During the meeting, they reviewed the economic reality and the role of the World Bank in providing support and backing for Iraq especially terms of confronting the economic crisis and the reconstruction of liberated areas. “

The statement added that “the meeting also witnessed the search arrangements for the visit of the President of the World Bank to Iraq and planned end of this month and preparations.”

Dr. Salim al-Jubouri (Twitter)


Discuss with Mr. Robert Abu quality representative of the World Bank arrangements and preparations necessary for the visit of the President of the World Bank to Iraq, and the scheduled end of the month.

Receive World Bank representative in Iraq, and to discuss the economic situation and the role of the World Bank in providing support and backing for Iraq.

Discuss W/Robert Bou Jaoude WORLDBank special repr for Iraq necessary arrangements for WORLDBank President visit to IRQ scheduled this month

Mr. al-Sadr called for the protesters to sanity and not to be drawn to provocations and sit for the home

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{Najaf: Euphrates News} described the cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, the Green Zone, as a stronghold of support for corruption, and he will pursue other methods is the sit-in, saying “it would be effective for at least sit impact and useful.”

Mr. al- Sadr said in a statement the agency {Euphrates News} received a copy of the protestors, I was “not blood .. .. No retreat no surrender to Asaddam .. .. .. not a weapon to cut off roads .. no .. not attack disobedience responsible for sit – committees .. No corruption .. no spoilers .. not a sectarian .. both to hear rumors .. Yes to organize .. Yes to cooperate with the security forces .. Yes to continue the sit .. Yes to the homeland .. yes to reform , yes to unity .. Yes to sanity. ” 

He added “all of this and others will be constants of the protesters who will be staging a protest sit peacefully in front of the green Zone gates, which is considered a stronghold of support for corruption often, and will not deter us from it any rumors or any threat, Vaatsamna for the home, and will not be harmful to non – spoilers.” 

He continued ” Dear sitters your desired sanity and not to be dragged behind the provocations, Vaatsamna in order to save the nation and not for saddling in the mud of blood, and traced back to scratch .. sit – for the people, and the return of his rights. ” 

He said al- Sadr” Today Natsam in God, and love of the homeland; to show the world Collect over Anillatna, and our organization, and our love for peace, peace, and Taklna in front of all fears, and repudiation of violence .. and when it is said to you Return nor Tatsamua not say a word does not really do, but once we’ve reviewed it, we have fellowship is sit other methods will dazzle all the peace – loving, but and democracy, and it will be active for at least sit impact and useful. ” 

and went” together to be ready for tomorrow with all the material and moral preparations, and our commitment to the full and comprehensive commitment to each security teachings, and administrative and organizational plan you supervisory committee, perhaps sit – long .. and everyone Siatsam you all of the nation and to the world, does not penetrate the souls of doubt, or boredom, and does not preclude Aatsamkm display, or disease, or rumor, or fear, or any worldly something else, even employees who Athlon integrity obliged to sit , but whose hands are iniquity and corruption. ” Ended h

Jubouri: Ban Ki-moon and World Bank President to visit Parliament on March 26

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Parliament Speaker Salim al – Jubouri announced that the Secretary – General of the United Nations Ban Ki – moon and World Bank President [Jim Yong Kim will visit the parliament within the framework of their visit to Iraq by the end of this month of March.

Jubouri said in a parliament session today that officials “will visit the House of Representatives in the 26th of this month , and attendance at the meeting of the Council to view developments in Iraq and the region developments.” 

The head of the United Nations Mission in Iraq , Jan Kubiš revealed in 13 of the last month for a planned visit by the Secretary-General of the UN United Ban Ki – moon and World Bank President Jim Yong Kim to Baghdad “to discuss further support Iraq and its support under the current circumstances.”

Urgent .. Supreme Council: peaceful demonstrations and sit – ins aimed at achieving reforms Popular right


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{Baghdad} Euphrates News confirmed the Supreme Islamic Iraqi Council, said that “peaceful demonstrations and sit-ins aimed at achieving those reforms is the right of my people, and the practice of democracy, guaranteed by the Constitution and the law in contexts known as” h .. To be continued …

Parliament ends the first reading of the draft law of the national oil company and vote on the recommendations of an expanded events Taza {}


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{Baghdad: Euphrates News} House of Representatives ended at its eighteenth regular headed by Salim al-Jubouri, head of the Council and in the presence of 250 deputies, on Thursday, the first reading of the draft law of the Iraqi National Oil Company, while began discussing the bill to cancel the dissolved Revolutionary Command Council resolutions relating to Kirkuk law as well from voting on the recommendations pertaining to the events of Taza.
According to a statement of the Council received the agency {Euphrates News} acopy of it today , “at the outset of the meeting followed the Kurdish blocs on behalf of the House of Representatives issued a statement to mark the anniversary of the 28 bombardment of Halabja with chemical weapons by the former regime which denounced the biggest massacre in human history, noting that the city of Halabja that reflect the pain and agony eras ago, it suffers from poor service which did not happen the federal government Ma_khass her symbolic budget.
the statement demanded Kurdish blocs government to adopt treat the injured expenses revealed DNA to identify missing and approached the Iranian House ofRepresentatives to pass legislation that allows tracing the fate of missing children since the incident Halabja , as well as the importance of working on the definition of the crime at the international level as a crime of genocide as well as the importance of the federal government and the Interior Ministry cooperation to open commercial border crossing with Iran for the city rebound economically.
then Kara Representatives Fatiha in memory of the souls of the martyrs of Iraq.
the Council voted on the recommendations own to cause Taza committees after being bombed in the most prominent considered Taza stricken and polluted environmentally area and speed up the liberalization reed Bashir and demand from the United Nations to convene an emergency session to discuss the issue of Taza and the demand of the UN security Council to hold an emergency meeting and theissuance of UN resolution on crime as well as the assignment of crimes after documented to court ICC in the Hague.
recommendations called president of the European Union mission in Iraq to refer Taza file to the President of the Union for presentation at the meetings of theEuropean Union in Brussels and to invite Organization for the Prohibition of chemical weapons to investigate this crime and to invite the United Nations to send a medical team and special treatments to treat the injured and the demand from the Ministry ofHealth send medical teams to treat the injured radiation while providing specialized teams of health awareness in addition to the demand of the Council of Ministers toprovide urgent financial aid to the hand and the postponement of the ministerial exams for grades ended and the suspension of classes is ending Time in hand and working to send a copy of the document violations to the Foreign Ministry to inform the world public opinion the violations and the formation of parliamentary delegations to move on the European parliament , international organizations and the definition of this crime. {Text of the recommendations}.
The Council also voted to authorize the Presidency , the transfer of the House ofRepresentatives of the parliamentary committee to another that Aakhadd into account the number of voters and the balance of political representation has expired.
In another matter , President al – Jubouri , the face that is recorded presence or absence of MPs in parliamentary committees , similar to their attendance of meetings Council. on
the other hand , the Council postponed the first reading of the draft reconstruction of the infrastructure and service sectors , and provided law committees of economy, investment, legal and financial services , and ages at the request of the competent committees to address the executive bodies on the bill.
completed the Council first reading of the draft law of the Iraqi national oil company and submitted by the Committee oil and energy, which aims to ensure theexploration, development and production of oil and gas resources in the fields allocated to them and the land under the law on behalf of the Government of theRepublic of Iraq and to increase the production and development of facilities and installations related to the working methods on the basis of efficiency, flexibility and competitiveness to maximize economic returns in these events for the benefit of thepeople and according to recognized international standards by requiring re -formation of the Iraqi national oil Company , a public company wholly owned by the state and the development of assortments specialized within the organizational structure commensurate with the role of the company in the management and development of oil fields and discovered for the betterment of oil and gas industry in Iraq.
the head of the House of Representatives to send an official letter to the government to clarify their position on the bill and the statement of the issue of the existence of afinal version of the law or not.
It began to read and discuss the draft cancellation of the dissolved Revolutionary command regarding Kirkuk and provided legal committees and regions and governorates not organized in a region, Finance and oil and energy Council resolutions law.
in the interventions of Representatives MP Soran Ismail to the importance ofexpediting legislation law to restore land to the original owners.
He MP Abbas al – Bayati said the land was granted under the discrimination and thepolicy of demographic change policies, calling for the commissioning of theAgriculture Committee to reach a settlement.
the MP Riad strange that most of the leadership of the revolution chauvinism Council resolutions and the proportions discriminatory and urged to vote the law.
and MP Arshad al – Salihi former regime unfair decisions and there injustice has to be removed by restoring rights to their legitimate owners.
the MP Ammar Tohme that steps to usurped rights to their owners indisputable requirement to consider the nature of the land at the moment.
He Attorney Kaveh Mohammad support for the enactment of the law being restores the right of the components of the province of Kirkuk.
the MP pointed Kanna out that Article 140 of the Administrative law emphasized the solution of problems on land in the province of Kirkuk and other areas , adding that agricultural land does not belong merely to the beneficiaries , which requires treatment of the subject sound ways.
from for his part , urged the MP Mohsen al – Sadoun the importance of finding alegal legislation to address disputes problems, especially when after the liberation of the cities from the control of the organization Daash terrorist.
and the MP Hassan Shammari that the abolition of the decisions will not solve theproblem without a mechanism to address them, a proposal to add a paragraph withreference to the Royal Commission disputes to provide for dissolution ofArchaeology resulting from previous decisions.
through MP Mohammad Tamim support for the redistribution of farmland Amiri of thecomponents of Kirkuk and restore the property to the original owners.
In response to the interventions of the House of Representatives Committee on confirmed taking into account the views and suggestions put forward for browning the bill.
instructed chairman of the Council constantly discuss the second reading of the draft Cancel the dissolved Revolutionary command concerning Kirkuk on the decisions oflaw operate the relevant committees with the province of Kirkuk components and the presidency of the Council of Representatives to find a unified position on this issue.
the Council postponed reading the report and discuss the draft support doctors and submitted by the committees of health, environment and legal law gave way to find understandings on points of contention on the law.
as for the Council ‘s report and discuss the draft national Commission for Informatics and submitted the law committees of services and ages , higher education and scientific research, defense and security, culture and media.
then President al – Jubouri announced to postpone the declaration of the names ofdeputies who have attained Gaabathm the upper limit , which makes them lose their membership in the Council based on rules of procedure and the presence ofrequests of them require consideration before taking any action on the declaration ofabsences.
He congratulated the Speaker of the Parliament behalf of the Council of the Iraqi people from the Mandaeans Created to mark the creation holiday solutions.
In another matter Jubouri pointed to the existence of a request submitted by 77 deputies to view a proposed decision day is the death of the martyr Ali Eid days Iraqi flag directed the Committee on culture and the media to provide a recommendation in this regard, alluding to provide a parliamentary request from the MP Ashwaq al -Jubouri on the preservation of public property in Baiji and Sharqat ask the Prime Minister to take measures in this regard to protect the people of Sharqat. the
president pointed out The statement by the MP Jubouri ensure claim Salahuddin province to cancel the decisions issued by the Commission on oil and energy and protect the rights and property of the province.
threw MP Jamal Abdul – Zahra statement on the occasion of the well – known uprising 17/03/1999 Hour zero praised it that the uprising in which encounters theoppressed people with the system Saddam after the martyrdom of Mr. Mohammed Mohammed Sadeq al – Sadr, pointing out that the superset of the sons of the martyr al – Sadr have carried out a military operation to topple the former regime began plotting to take control of Basra province , which has seen the strongest confrontations by targeting groups of the Mujahideen of the headquarters of theformer party and the security forces and taken over , but the force ammunition allowed the security services to execute the Mujahideen and follow – up and displacement and destruction of their homes. on
the other hand between President al – Jubouri , the existence of a request of 84 deputies on the Hezbollah issue where it was referred to the Committee on Foreign relations to assess the situation, adding that the Foreign relations Committee submitted a report thereon to the presidency of the Council expressed the reservation to the decision of the ministers of the interior and exterior meeting ofArab against Hezbollah characterization as one of the factions of the resistance against the Zionist entity and praising the position of the Iraqi government reservation on the resolution, pointing out that the House is keen on the unity of theIraqi and Arab position which requires meetings between the presidency and theleaders of political blocs held this particular.
for his part, Sheikh Hamoudi , first deputy chairman of the House of Representatives that the presidency confirmed accustomed to not read data in which the views of theparty and be transferred to the relevant committees, including the Committee onForeign relations, noting that pleasing the Arabs Velayati identity account or Iraqi trends with a welcoming openness to the Arabs. on
the other hand , said al – Jubouri , from visiting UN Secretary – General Ban Ki -moon and World Bank President to the House of Representatives on the 26th of this month , and attendance at the meeting of the Council to view developments in Iraq and the region , developments and decide then adjourn the meeting to Saturday 26 / 3 / 2016.anthy

Jubouri: Secretary-General of the United Nations and World Bank President will settle two guests in parliament


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{Baghdad} Euphrates News announced Parliament Speaker Salim al-Jubouri, during Thursday’s meeting, the Secretary-General of the United Nations and World Bank President will settle two guests in parliament.
According to a parliamentary source told {Euphrates News} Today, that “al-Jubouri announced during today’s meeting, the Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon and World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, will settle two guests in Parliament; to review the economic crisis and to find appropriate solutions” .. follow