Economic talks between Iraq and the International Monetary Fund on standby Alantmaia

economy Since 22/01/2017 17:06 pm (Baghdad time)


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Iraqi side held affiliate program ready Alantmaia meetings with the International Monetary Fund in Baku, Azerbaijan, in order to prepare for the meetings of the second review of the program which will be held in March next month.

A statement by the Ministry of Finance received / balances News / copy of it, that “the meeting was attended by Deputy Finance Minister Fadhil Nabi Othman, and Governor of the Central Bank of Iraq and the head of the Federal Office of Financial Supervision and Financial Advisor to the Prime Minister and experts in finance, planning and oil ministries and the Central Bank of Iraq and the Kurdistan region.”

The statement added, “It was to discuss the level of implementation of the general budget for 2016, as well as discuss the extent to which the general budget for 2017 with Alantmaia readiness program to the mechanics of financing the budget deficit in 2017, and expressed head of the IMF mission satisfaction with the efforts made by the Ministry of Finance and the Central Bank of Iraq and other ministries in the field to meet the requirements of the program and it’s going according to timings marked in the program “29 .anthy

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The US ambassador in Baghdad: We will give millions of dollars in aid for Iraq this year

Political Since 22/01/2017 17:16 pm (Baghdad time)


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US Ambassador to Iraq Douglas Seleman, Alohd, revealed the desire of the President of the United States Donald Tramb, cooperation with Iraq to defeat Daesh, while announced that his country would provide millions of dollars in aid to Iraq during the current year.

Silliman said at a press conference I followed / balances News / “The new US president Donald Tramb, has a desire to constantly United States in cooperation with the Iraqi government to provide support in the war on Daesh and defeat.”

The statement added, “The Trump management will continue in the strategic agreement with Iraq to be more effective in the political, cultural, educational, trade and communications area.”

The ambassador, that “the ambassadors who US President Donald Tramb, asked them to resign their ambassadors who were appointed political appointment,” revealing “I will continue as ambassador to the United States in Iraq.”

He explained, “The US government will provide millions of dollars in aid for Iraq through 2017,” stressing that “there will be additional humanitarian teams in the Nineveh Plain, and we will have the efforts of the left coast to help the citizens.”

And between Silliman, he said that “the US government is working to restore basic services in the liberated areas of Mosul, in collaboration with the United Nations.”

The new US president Donald Tramb, had taken the decision after taking over as Alriash, dismissal of a large number of his country’s ambassadors who were appointed under former President Barack Obama’s administration time.

It is said that last Friday saw the decrees Donald Trump’s inauguration as US president Barack Obama to succeed, to have vindicated the 45th president of the United States. It ended 29

Washington: Trump wants to cooperate with Iraq to defeat Daesh Baghdad and we will help hundreds of millions of dollars

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Showed US Ambassador Douglas Allen Silliman, on Sunday, the desire of US President Donald Trump in cooperation with Iraq to defeat Daesh, and as he emphasized that the strategic framework agreement would be “more effective” during the reign of Trump, pledged his country’s assistance to Iraq hundreds of millions of dollars through 2017.

Allen said Silliman said in an interview for a number of media, including the (long-Presse), at the US embassy in central Baghdad, he said that “the US president Donald Trump wants to cooperate with Iraq to defeat Daesh military and security cooperation with the Iraqi government depends on the desire to perpetuate cooperation with the US government.” noting that “the strategic framework agreement would be more effective in the political, cultural, educational and trade area and communications during the reign of Trump.”

He said Allen Silliman, that “the goal of politicians and Washington, the president is the defeat Daesh, where modern Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi House with President Trump about Trump’s commitment to the defeat Daesh,” asserting that “his country has provided humanitarian assistance to Iraq in Mosul.”

He continued Allen Silliman, that “his country has removed 24 thousand kilograms of explosives and will continue these efforts, in addition to teams equipped to clean up the Nineveh Plain of mine,” he said, adding that “the country has removed mines in Ba’shiqah also there will be similar efforts in the western side of the city of Mosul “.

The US ambassador, that “his country will work to restore basic local services and provide a favorable environment for the return of the population to cooperate with the United Allomm”, pledging that “help Washington will continue helping Iraq’s hundreds of millions of dollars during 2017”.

Financial issues are guaranteed by Washington-billion-dollar bonds and stresses: international banks Amtdanna

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22/1/2017 17:53 

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The Ministry of Finance, on Sunday, for foreign government bonds guaranteed by the United States issued one billion dollars, as indicated that they made great efforts for issuance to cover the deficit in the budget, confirmed that foreign banks praised the interest rate achieved by the ministry for these bonds compared to other countries issued guaranteed bonds from Washington.

The Finance Ministry said in a statement received (range Press), a copy of it, that “the Ministry of Foreign government bonds were guaranteed by the US government of $ 1 billion on 01.18.2017.”

The statement added that “the Ministry of Finance has made great efforts during the month of January last, and the beginning of this month, for the issuance of these bonds by meeting all necessary steps to complete this process, which had been successful in the end requirements.”

The ministry added that “the duration of Sindh are (5) years and an interest rate of 2.1% per annum,” indicating that “the outcome of this bond will be used to finance the budget deficit, based on the General Budget Act, which authorized the Minister of Finance issuance of those bonds.”

The statement said that “foreign banks praised the interest rate achieved by the Ministry of Finance for these bonds compared to similar cases to other countries has issued guaranteed by the US government bonds.”

Iraq announces sale of $1B in bonds guaranteed by US


BAGHDAD: Iraq announced the sale of $1 billion in bonds guaranteed by the United States, paying an interest of 2.1 percent, far below the price the country is paying for its non-guaranteed debt.

The U.S.-guaranteed five-year bonds were issued Wednesday, the finance ministry said in a statement.

The Iraqi government, which relies almost exclusively on oil income, has struggled to pay its bills since crude prices dropped in 2014, the same year that ISIS militants seized a third of the country’s territory.


Parliament hosts Abadi next Tuesday


MP suggested, Nahla Alhbabi, the possibility of hosting the Parliament, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, during a session next Tuesday to view the candidates for the vacant ministries names.

She Alhbabi, in a press statement that “the host Abadi session next Tuesday, will be to present candidates for the vacant ministries names.”

Although Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi pledged in August of last year to provide Mhrahi the vacant ministries to parliament before the Eid al-Adha holiday, but it has been repeatedly delayed due to military operations against al-Daesh.

Alhbabi also touched on the subject of the election law, which confirmed that the National Alliance of the political majority have a unified vision on the resolution of the election law file in the coming days.

The Cabinet, announced last week, to identify 16 of the next month of September as the date for provincial elections.

MP: Front reform “torn”



Since 01.22.2017 at 10:18 (Baghdad time)

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National Alliance MP Tawfiq al-Kaabi, Sunday, said that most members of the House of Representatives are considering the change became Fabtta orientations bloc and the trend towards the will of the masses.

Kaabi said L / balance News /, that “there is a change thought most members of the House of Representatives, after the events of last April, including demanding reforms, head down a lot of parliamentarians about the will of the masses, and did not abide by what comes from the bloc.”

He said al-Kaabi said, “Most of the MPs think now how the citizen service through the impartiality of the political blocs,” pointing out that “were asked House Speaker make the new legislative term, a chapter a distinctive private Give attention to important laws such as accountability and justice and the law of the Federal Service and the Law oil and gas and many of the laws that serve the citizen in life needs. ”

Kaabi stressed that “the reform front ruptured as a result of exploitation of some political blocs in order to take advantage of them after they struggled through the composition of the work force of one man to put pressure on parliament and the government to repair a realistic not Trqiei he says.”

The Reform Front has announced its presence again in a statement issued by, and talked about his group is still sticking out front and choose a spokesperson Basmha.anthy 29

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