Defense Minister: I will not attend the interrogation sessions of Parliament

 

Defense Minister: I will not attend the interrogation sessions of Parliament

BAGHDAD / Republic News – denied the Secretary-General of the Ministry of Defense Marine Lt. Gen. Mohammed Kazem, non approval of Defense Minister Khaled al-Obeidi to attend the interrogation session of parliament Monday.

Kazim said in a statement issued by the Ministry of Defense that he “responded to our ears reported high Nassif MP in the House of Representatives for questioning and defense minister’s meeting, on August 1, and repeated in a number of media, that the lack of my presence in the questioning session is the unwillingness of the minister so, She claimed that the certificate supports me reported in the interrogation of the issues of a file, and I deny that in the words of the MP. “

The Secretary-General stressed that “the military will continue to be consistent and stick to the right to defend the rights of its people.”

 

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Iraq to cut the official selling price of Basrah Light crude to Asia the price in September

Sunday 07-08-2016 | 9:55:37

 Twilight News / said the Iraqi Oil Marketing Company (SOMO) on Sunday that Iraq has cut the official selling price of crude Basra price of light to Asia in September, shipments of one dollar to a level below the US $ 2.30 a barrel for the average price of Oman and Dubai crude from the previous month.

The SOMO said in a statement e-mailed that he decides to Basrah heavy flying to Asia shipments of pricing in the same month by four dollars a barrel below the average price of Oman and Dubai crude.
And sets the official selling price of crude Basrah Light in September, shipments to the Americas market price at the Argus index High crude sulfur, less US $ 0.60 a barrel, unchanged from the previous month while selling Kirkuk crude price increased to US dollars 0.80 a barrel above the index.
For shipments to Europe the price of Basra Light crude rose 1.11 dollars to reach Brent minus USD 3.59 a barrel and the price of the September shipments of Kirkuk crude to a discount of $ 4.09.

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Stand-By Arrangement with the International Monetary Fund «SBA»

8/7/2016 0:00
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Baghdad – the morning of the

Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund endorsed on 7 July 2016 an agreement (standby credit with Iraq arrangements) that is embodied in the appendices accompanying (by Iraq) and of the letter of intent and memorandum of economic and financial policies and a memorandum of technical understanding.
the aim of the mentioned to close the financial gap of more than $ 50 billion over the years 2016-2019 agreement.
The agreement will also provide credit facility (in a soft loan) of $ 5.3 billion.

Granted credit facilities by 13 installments starting from mid – July 2016 , 

and the loan term is five years (each installment) interspersed with a grace period is about three years and an interest rate Simple is 1.5 percent – 2.5 percent (according to the share of Iraq ceilings).
It is expected that Iraq received during the second half of this year for nearly $ 2 billion in three installments. The first installment in the month of July 2016 be and the amount of approximately $ 634 million.
A willingness credit agreement financial umbrella for Iraq more than $ 20 billion , which is more soft loans , mostly (resembling a grant) as follows:

$ 3 billion loan from the World Bank and 3. $ 5 billion loan from the Islamic development Bank, and $ 4.2 billion in soft loans from the Group of seven leading industrial countries , including the US loan,
as well as $ 4.6 billion resulting from the postponement of compensation for the Kuwait war, in addition to the credit facilities of the Fund and referred to above the (5.3) billion dollars.
requirements Stand -by Agreement ( a) requirements or prior business First: the Ministry of Finance to the Council of Ministers (quarterly) the details of the implementation of the budget year in 2016 and according to the new estimates , which came out of the Convention and that put a ceiling Anfakie annually at $ 90 trillion
dinars instead of 103 trillions Danar.aa reduction of 13 trillion Danar.ma show that he did not prejudice the salaries absolutely no social expenditures (ration card , social welfare and the displaced, health and education).
Second ,subjecting senior state officials allocations to the annual tax settling accounts on income (except for marital allocations and children) starting second – class upwards. With the exception of the armed forces.
Third , Mr. Federal Minister of Finance provide guidance to units of exchange all to comply with the plans of the new spending. ( B ) reference requirements First: is modifying the following laws: the National Commission for the integrity of the law / in accordance with the United Nations Convention Against Corruption.
Iraqi Central Bank Law / according to the requirements of internal audit and preventive controls adopted in the audit evidence the IMF Ata.okzlk approval system to combat money laundering provided by the central bank based on the fight against money laundering ,
which was enacted in Act 2015. Law financial management / according to observations and corrections World Bank and the international Monetary Fund In order to maximize financial government transparency and raise the level of financial performance of the government.
Second , subjecting salaries, pensions and benefits projects (contractors and suppliers) pre-audit of the Federal Office of financial supervision in order to address any funds paid unfairly.
Third: external auditing firm (Handles on according to standards international auditing) an audit of both: sovereign debt is internal and external, and the assets of the Iraqi Central Bank of Iraq , domestic and foreign, and the expense of the oil receipts that followed the development Fund for Iraq and called 300/600.
conclusion: provides financial ministers and planning by Profession disclosure arrears for dues all either salaries or retirements or projects if the move for more than three months from the date of the delay.
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Urgent Parliamentary Integrity: Defense gave us [CD] where a recording of the voices of important personalities

History of edits:: 08.07.2016 20:32 
Parliamentary Integrity: Defense gave us [CD] where a recording of the voices of important personalities

[Oan- Baghdad] 

revealed to the Parliamentary Integrity Commission, said Defence Minister Khaled al – Obeidi, gave her a compact disc [CD], where a recording of the voices and personalities described as “important” , accusing his accusations of corruption.

He said committee member called Shaker, in a press statement, that ” the Commission today hosted the Minister of Defense and lasted for 6 hours and gave us a compact disc in which a recording of the voices of deputies, and some important Alchksat,” noting that ” the clear voices that we heard in the disc was the deputy Mohammad Karbouli” . 

He added : “tomorrow we host MPs Mohammad Karbouli demanded architectural and we will give a full report to parliament on the investigation” unlikely, that “condemns Jubouri information.” 

The Committee on parliamentary integrity today hosted defense Minister Khaled al – Obeidi to cast testified on the charge of corruption to Parliament Speaker Salim al – Jubouri and MPs and officials. 

he denied al – Obeidi, subjected to any case of “blackmail or pressure” to pass the transactions or operations of the corruption of the leaders and deputies of the National Alliance and the Kurdistan Alliance , and even from the majority Sunni representatives exception of reminded them in the interrogation session. 

he said the integrity Committee member of the parliamentary Haider Alfoada told all of Iraq [where] , ” the defense minister did not give evidence and proof to it, but accept some of the accusations and allegations raised in the questioning in the parliament session last week.” 

he noted a member of parliamentary integrity “We asked the defense minister whether parliament Speaker Salim al – Jubouri , among one of the intended Badthamth explained that the MP Mohammed Karbouli was speaking on behalf of al – Jubouri. ” 

he pointed Alfoada that” the defense minister declined to give his evidence to the parliamentary integrity and justified so that the Committee is representative of the components of political blocks and failing to maintain the course of the investigation and that he presented to the courts and can not be submitted to the Committee. ” 

the defense minister Khaled Obeidi, has been accused in the interrogation at the parliament session Monday , parliament Speaker Salim al – Jubouri and MPs and officials to exercise extortion to pass arming decades around suspicions of corruption worth millions of dollars, said al – Jubouri , “March political blackmail to pass arming and buy cars decades to be forwarded to those close to him for the purpose of obtaining operations kickbacks to Iraqi blood account. ” 

the Minister of defense, Wednesday Almmadi testified to the integrity Commission, and gave her files and documents belonging to his accusations. 

He denied the parliament speaker Salim al – Jubouri accused al – Obeidi, said lifting lawsuit against him. 

and issued the judiciary and the court integrity decree banning the travel of the defendants have been named in the questioning session , including al – Jubouri. 

Office Jubouri, said a “Karkh Court, issued on Sunday a memorandum of bringing in the right of the defense minister for defamation means the public is not to rely on evidence of identification.” 

the President of the parliament today testified in the integrity Commission about the charges against him.

Parliament will reconvene Tuesday and completed questioning of the Defense Minister

House of Representatives resumes, on Tuesday, where the interrogation sessions and Defense Minister Khaled al – Obeidi completed.And it includes the agenda of the meeting , according to a statement of the Department of Media Parliamentary “read the statement of the President of the House of Representatives, voting in principle to the project challenged the interests of the law , the verdicts and decisions of the Real Property Law, and complete the questioning of the defense minister.” It 

also includes launch ” a general topic for discussion particular to compensate those affected by the events the latest in the district of Tuz, the first reading of the draft Iraq ‘s accession Act to preserve the birds African migratory water Eurasian, and the first reading of a bill to compensate victims of justice Convention Act. ” 

It will be” the first reading of the proposed fourth amendment to the law journalists Syndicate No. 178 of 1969 amended, read the report and discuss the proposal Cancel dissolved Revolutionary command Council resolution No. 481 of the 1989 Act, and read the report and discuss the proposed cancellation of dissolved Revolutionary command Council decision No. 80 of 2000 Act ” are included on the agenda of the meeting.” It 

also includes “read the report and discuss the proposed cancellation of the dissolved Revolutionary command Council resolution Act 213 of 2000, read the report and discuss the draft law amending the decree passport atomic moratorium Filter No. 1 of 1955, and read the report and discuss the draft of Iraq ‘s accession Act to the international Institute for the unification of private law [UNIDROIT] in Shan stolen cultural property or illegally exported. ” 

as includes the agenda , “read the report and discuss the first amendment to the law Antiquities and Heritage No. 55 Act of 2002, read the report and discuss the first amendment to the law take care of minors No. 78 Act of 1980, read the report and discuss the draft of the Iraqi national Paralympic Committee Act, read the report and discuss the draft government banking Act” .

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Urgent Iraq received the third installment of the US F – 16 aircraft

History of edits:: 08.07.2016 23:32 


[Oan- Baghdad] 

Ministry of Defence announced the arrival of the third meal of the F16 fighter jets to Iraq as part of the contract with Lockheed Martin in the United States.

According to a brief statement of the ministry received by all of Iraq [where] a copy of it, that this new batch of fighter jets “to support the liberation of the remaining Iraqi territory usurped” from gangs Daash terrorist operations. 

Did the ministry shows the number of aircraft in this installment, but the Iraqi ambassador to the former in Washington , Lukman Faili said on 27 June that ” the new meal consists of four aircraft and there are Iraqi pilots have graduated from the training.” 

recognizes Iraq ‘s first batch of these aircraft in July 2015 out of the 36 aircraft produced by Lockheed Martin , the US company worth $ 65 million one of the plane, under the contract signed between Iraq and the United States. He 

also served on the second of February , the second batch of aircraft.

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Defense Minister: I was not any blackmail from the leaders and deputies of the National Alliance [Extended]

 

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[Special Oan-]
Defense Minister Khaled al – Obeidi, subjected to any case of “blackmail or pressure” to pass thetransactions or operations of the corruption of the leaders and deputies of the National Alliance.
He said the Integrity Committee member of the parliamentary Haider Alfoada told all of Iraq [where], that his committee “today hosted Defense Minister Khaled al – Obeidi , but did not give evidence and proof to it, but accept some of the accusations and allegations raised in the questioning in theparliament session last week.”
He added Alfoada, he was ” after his question from the Commission about the existence of blackmail figures on the level of political leaders or deputies of the National Alliance he answered al – Obeidi in the negative , saying: never happen since I assumed office did not Eptzna anyone leaders and deputies of the National Alliance and the Kurdistan Alliance , and even from the majority Sunni representatives exception of reminded them in the interrogation session. ”
he noted a member of parliamentary integrity” We asked the defense minister whether parliament Speaker Salim al – Jubouri , among one of the intended Badthamth explained that MP Mohammad al -Karbouli was speaking on behalf of al – Jubouri. ”
he pointed Alfoada that” the defense minister declined to give his evidence to the parliamentary integrity he justified so that the Committee is representative of the components of political blocks and failing to maintain the course of the investigation and that he presented to the courts and can not be submitted to the Committee. ”
the defense Minister Khaled al – Obeidi, was accused in his interrogation in the parliament session Monday , parliament Speaker Salim al – Jubouri and MPs and officials to exercise extortion to pass the arm contracts around suspicions of corruption worth millions of dollars, said al – Jubouri ,”March political blackmail to pass arming and buy cars decades to be forwarded to those close tohim for the purpose of obtaining kickbacks to Iraqi blood account.”
the Minister of defense, Wednesday Almmadi testified to the integrity Commission, and gave her files and documents belonging to his accusations.
he denied the parliament speaker Salim al – Jubouri accused al – Obeidi, said lifting lawsuit against him.
and issued the judiciary and the court integrity decree banning the travel of the defendants named in the questioning session , including al – Jubouri. ‘s
office said al – Jubouri, said that ” the Karkh Court, issued on Sunday a memorandum of recruitment the right of defense minister for defamation means the public is not to rely on evidence ofidentification. ”
the President of the parliament today testified in the integrity Commission about the charges against him.