Urgent Abadi denies any interruption edit Fallujah operations

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commander of the armed forces , Prime Minister Haider al – Abadi denied “any halt to military operations in the liberation of Fallujah , ” followed ..



Carter says the Iraqi government has the expertise to liberate Fallujah and the fight against terrorism mastered protect the population

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US Secretary of Defense Ashton said on Wednesday that ” the Iraqi government has the expertise to liberate the city of Fallujah , ” the terrorists Daash.

He said Carter told reporters : “From my experience of Tikrit and Ramadi, the Iraqi government has the expertise is not at the level of the restoration of the land , but also restore people to their homes and their lives.” 

He added that “anti – terror apparatus in Iraq leading the military operations in Fallujah , a fluent and exceptionally lead the battle and takes life civilians into consideration , “adding that” the Iraqi government and a counter – terrorism alone in a position to decide on the battle of Fallujah. ” 

He noted Carter , ” we have reports of moving the residents of Fallujah deliberately in order to put them in harm ‘s way , “stressing” we must be the government of Iraq Her full control of the battle of Fallujah and this is what happened so far. ” 

he noted the US defense secretary that” the Prime Minister Haider al – Abadi told our government that he realizes that the reconstruction of Fallujah and restore a decent life for its residents should be away from sectarianism. ”


Abadi Office denies injuring the prime minister and confirms that the ongoing process of Fallujah


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denied the office of Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Wednesday, news of the injury which Prime Minister inspecting the security forces in front of confrontation under the Edit Fallujah lines, while stressing that the liberation of Fallujah is an ongoing process and did not stop.

The Abadi arrived at the headquarters of Fallujah on Wednesday, also inspected the fighters in the confrontation in the front lines boycotted Nuaimiya, deliberated with some news sources being injured in the confrontation against al-front “Daash” terrorist lines.

Saad al-Hadithi, spokesman for the Prime Minister’s Office in a statement to “Khandan”, that these false and baseless news, stressing that the Prime Minister in good health and did not subjected to any injury, noting that al-Abadi continues to lose military units in the lines Alamayh to confront the terrorists, “Daash” in Fallujah, and oversees the conduct of the military operation there.

Sabri stressed that the liberation of Fallujah did not stop the process which is going according to plans and the stages that have been prepared by the military commanders.

Abadi said earlier on Wednesday that the “victory became hand vigorously and courageous fighters,” noting that “the world looks admiringly of the victories of the Iraqi forces and the Liberation usurped cities and inflicting successive defeats Bdaash.”

A statement issued by the Information Office of Ebadi, the latter praised during his meeting with leaders of Fallujah liberalization process “After a lapse of achieving our goals as planned,” and reiterated “to exert utmost efforts to protect civilians and to rid our people of criminality Daash.”

He said al-Abadi, said that “our goal is the liberation of man and to achieve victory and the liberation of land with minimal losses in the ranks of our fighters, dear.”

He greeted Abadi “combat troops in the liberation of Fallujah, the military and federal police and local anti-terrorism, Air Force and Army Aviation and the crowd and popular tribal process and completion of the first and second phases successfully,” said: “They fought the one hand, and embodied the unity of Iraqis in their defense of their homeland and their land.”

Abadi urged “fighters to move with full force to achieve the set for the Liberation of the city of Fallujah Baltoukitat specific plan.”

Abadi briefed on “a detailed explanation about the latest developments in the field and edit the details of 27 villages and stubble in the second phase of the plan for liberalization of Fallujah.”

The Abadi, you may lose Wednesday noon showdown front lines in the boycotted Nuaimiya.

Ebadi said the Office in a statement, that the latter met “fighters heroes and park their efforts and sacrifice, courage and victories they earn for all Iraqis.”


Abadi Office confirms the government’s efforts to enable the private sector and explains the mechanism of government loans extended {}


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{Baghdad} Euphrates News said the media spokesman for the office of Prime Minister Saad al-Hadithi, the government seeks to enable the private sector to take its role in the advancement of the economic reality of the country as to explain the mechanism of government loans approved by the Council of Ministers meeting on Tuesday.
A newborn in a press briefing on Wednesday that the “commitment of thegovernment to implement a comprehensive reform program , which announced afew months ago axes Cabinet has agreed in its meeting yesterday to launch aGovernment loan to the sectors of housing, industry and agriculture form theamount of $ {6.5 trillion dinars} as part of the focus of economic reform , which seeks through the government to restructure the Iraqi economy and guidance that will ensure his stay on the basis of sound and diversifying its sources , and transportation of the economy of a yield to the productive economy and thetransformation of the economic system of the State of the consumer system to amulti – resource production system. ”
He added,” the approval comes on the immediate launch of loans to constitute aquantum leap in the restructuring of the system of the Iraqi economy and thestage milestone in the path of the development of a new vision to address thesituation of imbalance that currently afflicting that have emerged in traveled far the collapse in oil prices in world markets , which makes it imperative for thegovernment to begin processors radical and decisive part payment path toward the recovery of the economic situation of the country. ”
between,” in this context we would like to point out a number of important points regarding the government ‘s vision and objectives and mechanisms of lending: it is with respect to the vision: the government is seeking to enable the private sector to take its role in the advancement of the economic reality of the country by overcoming the difficulties it faces, and to provide cash needed through soft loans and benefits suitable for rehabilitation and the establishment of factories and modern laboratories, and helping to move the market economy, and reduce the recession , which happened due to lower oil prices.
he said, that “with respect to the objectives are to provide jobs new private sector is estimated at {250} thousand jobs include: { the youth category, class graduates, women breadwinners, people with special needs, the rural population} in the housing sectors, construction, industry, agriculture and assistance in dealing with the housing crisis, establish or buy more than 36,000 housing units and to encourage the private sector to rehabilitate and operate laboratories productivity stalled, and the introduction of modern technologies ,including more than 330 plants and factories and processing of raw materials and supplies industry and industries for agricultural and industrial manufacturing and encourage projects that take place within the industrial cities. ”
He went on saying that” the goals also include reducing the import of goods and products through alternatives of goods national industry Iraqi agricultural products production, including more than 50 product or an Iraqi product and promote national exports competitive products and goods of other countries, producing ten of goods for export and legalization of foreign currency supply and reduce the demand by 10%. ”
as for the lending mechanisms between the newborn by saying that ” themechanism include divide the proportion allocated to borrow on different sectors amounts as: housing sector: through the Housing Fund and the bank mortgage billion dinars in 1700. , The industrial sector: through the Industrial Bank 1650 billion dinars, the agricultural sector: through the Agricultural Bank in 1650 billion dinars, micro – enterprises: by private banks in 1500 billion dinars. ”
He pointed out that” these loans are distributed to the provinces in accordance with the credit plan offered by specialist bank and 80% as a benchmark for rates of population and 20% as the standard for the degree of poverty in the province and to be a student loan Iraqi company, association , or individual Iraqis aged 22 years and older and full civil and be the interest rate on loans of 2% for the loan of the housing sector and 4% for the rest of the loans as be allocated toeach of the loan amounts as: Housing loan of 50 million dinars, industrial and agricultural sectors loans as follows: – small business loans up to a maximum of500 million dinars {SME loans a maximum of three billion dinars} {loans of major projects in excess of 3 billion dinars provided it does not exceed the upper limit of its 20 billion dinars} {loans strategic projects that more than 20 billion dinars} the term of repayment of the loan as follows: {ten years for the loan of Housing}
and {five years for loans other except for a period of grace for a period of one year as of the date for payment first to the student loan}. ”
He continued by saying that” the concerned bank will launch the website hotline phone service for the purpose of monitoring the borrower stages of completion oftreatment and support on- site detection of the project to be financed and the guarantee of real estate {if any} and the electronic potential of the regulations inorder to control projects and follow – up of good implementation, and link these systems of public administration of the bank, and provide monthly reports of theSupreme Committee supervising the lending programs and posted on the bank ‘s website Supreme Committee with the General administration of Bank committees constitute a follow – up to verify the proper implementation of theproject and the continuation of his work and scrutiny of grants made by theprocedures . ” .
he concluded by saying that “either bank branches or offices whatsoever , thebank concerned update information of the borrower on a regular basis and depends granting quality projects borrowed certification procedures within this Albornamj.anthy

Urgent Abadi Office: government loans designed to run 250,000 unemployed


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Office of the Prime Minister Haider al – Abadi announced that loans [industrial, agricultural, real estate and housing loans] launched by the government worth six trillion dinars target run 250,000 unemployed in Alarac..itba

The IMF loan is subject to “the deduction of staff allocations and the elimination of subsidies for ration”


New residential project on the side of a road Mohammad Qasim rapid east of the capital Baghdad Imaging (Mahmoud Raouf)


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, The Commission on the parliamentary economy and investment, said Wednesday that the International Monetary Fund granted a loan to Iraq is subject to “the deduction of staff allocations and the elimination of subsidies for ration card”, as pointed out that these measures from the government the authority does not need to be approved by parliament.

The committee member said Zaher al-Abadi, said in an interview to the (long-Presse), said that “there are certain standards and conditions Iraq must be applied to grant loans by the International Monetary Fund,” noting that “among those conditions impose income tax and the abolition of some allowances granted to employees Kalzojih and children on the grounds that these excessive amounts deducted and the availability of money. “

He said al-Abadi, that “among the conditions is also the elimination of subsidies for ration card and some hydrocarbons,” asserting that “all of these actions are from the government the power and do not require parliamentary approval, and if this matter came to parliament and ask his opinion would be our position.”

It was the financial advisor to the Prime Minister and the appearance of Mohammed Saleh revealed, in (27 May 2016), that the amount of “international financial umbrella” will get Iraq estimated at approximately $ 20 billion, as called for economic and investment commission in parliament to focus on the extent of the actual need of loans and how to spend to strengthen the national economy, he demanded an economist statement difference between Karza Monetary Fund and the World Bank for international public opinion.

He was the financial advisor to the prime minister, he said in (24 May 2016), that the priority regardless IMF loan will cover the deficit assignments displaced people and social welfare and the ration card, and set up projects limit unemployment, denying almost categorically any intention to cut marital allowances, while promised parliamentary Finance Committee, that the loan is “a good step” to help Iraq out of the financial crisis and the rationalization of expenditures, calling on the government to bring next year’s budget in 2017 to the Fund in accordance with the standards.

He was the financial advisor to the prime minister, it was revealed, in (19 May 2016), for the approval of the International Monetary Fund to lend to Iraq was conditional on a reduction of the general budget of about 13 trillion dinars and the placement allocations expenses “senior staff” to settle the dues of oil companies income tax, noting that the Bank has also stipulated the exception of the armed forces and junior staff of the income tax provisions, while stressed that the loan will open the door for loans from industrialized nations worth more than $ 15 billion.

The Finance Minister Hoshyar Zebari announced that, in the (19 May 2016), to reach an agreement with the World Bank Fund for a loan worth $ 5.4 billion, while the loan will allow securing additional financial assistance to reach about $ 15 billion over three years next, Governor of the Central Bank of Iraq, on the Keywords confirmed that the annual interest of the loan up to 1.5 percent.


Steve Warren ends his mission in Iraq to be replaced by Christopher Garver


Christopher Garver

Khandan – US State Department announced on Wednesday that Christopher Garver, will replace Steve Warren officially as a spokesman for Joint Task Force.

The US embassy in Baghdad said in a statement posted on the front page in the (Facebook), that “on May 30, complete Col. Steve Warren, a spokesman for Joint Task process determined strength of the steel, its mission in Iraq.”

And it made the American Embassy on the occasion thanks to Colonel Warren for the services provided.

The US embassy also expressed “welcomes Colonel Christopher Garver, which will replace Col. Warren spokesperson in the name of common tasks to process steel torque force.”

The statement said, that the embassy was “looking forward to working with Colonel Carver and Iraqi media to introduce the latest developments on the support of the international coalition led by the United States continued to the government and Iraqi security forces in a military campaign to eliminate Daash.”

Parliamentary Finance: IMF loans will revive the Iraqi economy



Parliamentary Finance Committee promised, on Wednesday, the IMF loan means the recovery of the Iraqi economy.

The committee member said Masood Haider, said that “according to the Iraqi constitution to be the region’s share of the IMF loan of 17% of the loan,” persisting “But this carries political aspects, so be discussed in the Council of Ministers, as needed discrepancy between the governments in Baghdad and Kurdistan.” .

He said Haider, that “loan does not contain any risk, but on the contrary, it carries many positive aspects, including the federal government to support and encourage them to economic reform and encouraging the private sector, as well as legislation to the budget law in accordance with international standards.”

He pointed to a committee member, said: “Loan said the provinces did not want him to share it.”


Planning and Investment parliamentary discussing reimburse contractors through government bonds mechanism


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Research and Planning Minister Salman Jumaili with the Chairman of the Investment Committee parliamentary Jawad al-Bolani and private sector representatives the possibility of speeding up the reimbursement of contractors and farmers by issuing government bonds. 
A statement of the Ministry of Planning, “Economy News” received a copy of it, “Planning Minister Salman Jumaili met with Chairman of the Committee on Economy and Investment parliamentary Jawad al-Bolani and his accompanying delegation, which included representatives of the private sector.”
“It was discussed during the meeting and discuss appropriate mechanisms to facilitate the task of the Iraqi contractors for financial dues owed by the government as a result of their implementation of investment projects during the past years as part of the work of the Ministerial Committee headed by the Minister of Planning and that have already submitted its recommendations to the Prime Minister and has approved earlier. “
The statement continued, “The two sides stressed the need to speed up issuing special compensation Contractors within the mechanisms and controls that have been approved as well as discuss farmers’ dues for their marketing of agricultural crops by opening a channel for cooperation between the Ministry of Planning and Investment Committee and parliamentary representatives of the private sector bonds.”
He pointed out, “it was to discuss the mechanics of the reconstruction of liberated areas and work to turn it into an ongoing workshops, given their importance in rebuilding the economic and social for those areas,” stability, stressing “the importance of the participation of the Iraqi private sector in the reconstruction process, thanks to its potential in this area.”
For his part, al-Jumaili during the meeting, “the ministry’s readiness to support the private sector as a key partner in the development process of construction in the country,” explaining that “the process of reconstruction and restoring stability to the liberated areas a priority task of the government.”
He pointed out that “the recent measures taken by the Status of the mechanics of the reimbursement of Iraqi contractors ministerial committee, measures to ensure these rights,” stressing that “the work is now on the status of all the fine details of the payment process through the issuance of unsecured bonds.”
Turn Bolani stressed “the importance of opening up new horizons for the Iraqi private sector and encourage investment by providing the right environment for it,” noting that “the committee is seeking, through cooperation with the Ministry of Planning to activate the role of this vital sector for the advancement of development in Iraq, especially in light of economic conditions faced by Iraq and the requirements of the expanding role of the private sector in Iraq. “

Iraq needs $ 50 billion to install its financial situation and save the economy


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Economic adviser to Iraqi Prime Minister revealed the appearance of Mohammed Saleh said that the World Bank and the IMF appreciate the size of the financial distress experienced by Iraq’s $ 50 billion between 2016 and 2019. He explained during a seminar organized by the «Institute for the progress of the development policy», attended by experts and interested, that «access to the international loan is not easy, but requires implementation of a series of measures including informing the International Monetary Fund on the net real exchange for Iraq during 2015».
He added: «Fund discovered after follow-up of the exchange that salaries are exaggerated, as well as inflation in other areas, what he paid and the World Bank to demand from Iraq calculate the price of a barrel of oil set at $ 35 rather than 45, and the export of 3.6 million barrels per day, bringing the deficit to $ 11 billion », adding:« after deleting a lot of other expenses (exaggerated), left $ 6 billion a year, the Fund and the World Bank take care reimbursed ».
Saleh indicated that «the agreement obliges Iraq to issue a Financial Management Act and the introduction of the Integrity Commission as an active player in the independent follow-up process and the adoption of the United Nations document against corruption, accompanied by an amendment of the Central Bank Act restricts the Ministry of Finance of new foundations and the placement of external and internal debt to the audit, since religion internal year amounted to 37 trillion dinars ($ 33.4 billion) ». He stressed that «the International Monetary Fund agreement with the federal government does not refer to allocate a portion of the Kurdistan region, as the Government of the Territory took the initiative to subject its oil exports to a foreign auditor to be submitted to the federal government.»
Saleh pointed out that «the World Bank request from Iraq prepare detailed breakdown of the economic its potential and limited to money and assets available to the state institutions and knowledge of dues Contractors details, accompanied by governance performance of the Ministry of Finance and the restructuring of the bank of good government and Mesopotamia, and the establishment of a deposit insurance, social welfare and the ration card and displaced communities Inc. ».
He said that «the relationship with the World Bank and the IMF began in 2004, and that Iraq is a founding member of the Bank and the Fund since 1944, but the relationship foundered in 1977 after the former Iraqi regime had decided not to provide the Fund data on the Iraqi economy, but relations have returned with regulators to nature after 2003 ».
He pointed out that «relations organized by the UN Security Council which committed Iraq positively engages with the IMF and the World Bank in order to reach the settlement of foreign debt through the Paris Club, which is a binding agreement decision and not an option for Iraq, as the recent stability is part of the regional and international economic stability» .
Saleh indicated that «the agreement with the IMF was very transparent, no secrets or Khvaya in relation to the loan», adding that «Fund is interested in the issue of poverty in Iraq because of the high indicators, which amounted to 23 percent, and the presence of large numbers of displaced people, and the there are four poor people of every 10 people displaced, and the per capita share of GDP due to falling oil prices fell from seven thousand dollars to four thousand, and the unemployment rate rose to 23 percent ».
He added: «We have another problem of entitlements oil companies that get $ 10 for every barrel, regardless of the sale price, and there are accumulated dues back the past two years and the current value of billion dollars a month to meet the production costs and accruals Contractors amounting to 7.6 trillion dinars, and the problem left behind by issuing bond ».
He said: «Iraq send a message to the International Monetary Fund» in the 15th of this month «confirming his agreement to the conditions and mechanisms and the framework for fiscal policy, and presented to the Fund’s Board of the end of June the management, if endorsed by the Governing Council is an agreement in force and release the first batch of fund loan that not less than $ 600 million, gets Iraq on the loan in full by 13 push over 36 months, and before each batch Bank reviews the achievements of Iraq than the previous installment, and be allowed to three years for each batch of loan payments and interest rate of 1.5 percent period ».
And display financiers, economists and businessmen who attended the seminar, a number of ideas and observations about the reasons that have brought Iraq to the catastrophic economic results.
Former Planning Minister Mehdi al-Hafez and explained some of the things on this file, and if the cause of the economic downturn loans are not important, or resorting to excessive borrowing. He said: «The conditions that the country is experiencing now is normal and can not come out without the presence of a real sound management and a review of the political and financial management».
He said banking expert Majid picture «external debt amounted to 65.5 billion dollars, including 47 billion for the Gulf States, and the total internal and external loans reached $ 96 billion, including new debt and make up 77 percent of gross domestic product may rise to 100 percent» , stressing that the problem lies in the state administration.