US initiative for Iraq: a comprehensive settlement and end the influence of Iran and militias

Tuesday , February 28, 2017

BAGHDAD – Washington: quite the contrary which raises of projects and initiatives to settle the Iraqi comprehensive inside and outside Iraq, Western diplomatic sources US capital Washington revealed motionless widely days ago to develop a new project on Iraq and the post-regulation (Daesh) and restore all the land and the Iraqi cities of control .

To Atksam along sectarian, religious, ethnic and include the initiative , according to a leaked several items are being worked on. Notably: ” to ensure the unity of Iraq and not to be divided along sectarian lines, religious or ethnic” and “an international commitment to support the Iraqi army and security services,” and “strengthening the foundations of the democratic process in the country” and “work to address the effects of the current war with terrorism,” and “stop regional intervention in its internal affairs” and “set a timetable after the completion of the page Daesh organize militias to address file and integrated security, military or civilian jobs.”
Also, provisions of the initiative states that ” the restoration of the Iraqi street , the confidence of the judiciary in the country through the repair” and “erase the effects of demographic change and the return of all urban residents to their homes unconditionally”, as well as the organization of “conference of an international donors wide to contribute to the reconstruction of the country and rehabilitation Home services like water and electricity. ”
It is supposed to submit the initiative to the UN Security Council in order to “approve and oblige states paragraphs of imposing sanctions on any party proves its interference in Iraqi affairs.”

Commission set up by Congress
sources confirmed, which leaked the provisions of the initiative that the talks held by Western envoys former Iraq and specialists in the Iraqi issue in the presence of members of the committee “Future of Iraq Task Force”, a commission set up by Congress last year to put thenew American president before a clear picture about Iraq in order to deal with .
The committee includes 30 members , headed by former US ambassador to Iraq, Ryan Crocker, in addition to the membership of former US ambassadors who served in Baghdad between 2003 and 2014, they are : Jim Jeffrey, and Zalmay Khalilzad, John Negroponte, as well as the two generals David Petraeus and John Allen and vice president of RAND Corporation, Charlie Reese, and Deputy Foreign Minister for Middle East Affairs, Beth Jones, a researcher and specialist in Middle Eastern affairs, Douglas Oliphant, in addition to the American researcher, professor and academic Natalie Dennis, as well as the American advisor Kurds Affairs, Professor Gareth Stansfield, the remaining number of researchers are Iraqis residing in London, Washington and naturalized there.

Initiative will invite Iraqis to discuss a
Western diplomat said that ” the initiative does not represent Washington officially yet, but after the completion of the drafting will be invited Iraqi factions to the United States to display them, and then adopted by President Donald Trump ‘s management, to submit to the Security Council to compel Iraqi parties as well as the neighboring countries. ”
The Western diplomat, who worked in Baghdad between 2006 and 2009 , during the American occupation of the country, that ” the initiative will receive a Western broad support, as well as positive signs that Arab states several pledged financial and military support for Iraq to help it stand on its own feet,” he said.

Expectations initiatives interview to the forces of Shiite close to Iran
and is likely to be a repetition of the launch of initiatives by the ruling parties, especially those close to Iran , “Aware of whom mobility is currently under way in Washington,” especially since this movement aims eventually to “limit Iran ‘s influence in Iraq,” as he put it . He added that the initiative also aims to “correct the internal situation and end the sectarian marginalization and exclusion, which Washington sees as Western countries several one of the main reasons for the emergence of al Daesh , ” according to the saying. The Western diplomat pointed out that “there may be other organizations in the future after the elimination of Daesh, the most brutal of it, if not handled imbalance in this country,” he confirmed.
Declared leader of the “Islamic Supreme Council,” Ammar al – Hakim, a few days ago, refusing to launch any initiatives from outside Iraq, stressing that the solution be inside Iraq, just weeks after its launch on the “historic compromise” under the auspices of the United Nations initiative.  However , the political parties they see as entrenched rule of the same community and serve the  welfare of everyone. Also, launched the leader of the “Sadrists”, Muqtada al – Sadr, another initiative included a 29 – item not received the attention other political blocs.…D8%AA.html


Foreign Minister calls his Swiss counterpart to release frozen funds estimated at one billion dollars


28-02-2017 01:39 PM


Demanded Foreign Minister Ibrahim al – Jaafari, on Tuesday, his Swiss counterpart Didier Burkhaltr launch is estimated at one billion US dollars frozen in Swiss banks Iraqi funds, and as he emphasized the necessity of activating the agreements signed between the two countries in 1977 economic agreement, called for Switzerland to open an embassy in Baghdad.

Said Jaafari ‘s office said in a statement, said that the recent ‘Swiss Foreign Minister met on the sidelines of the Human Rights Council meetings that are held its business in the Swiss city of Geneva’, noting that “During the meeting , they discussed bilateral relations between Baghdad and Byrne, and ways to consolidate in the framework of strengthening joint cooperation between the two countries ‘.

He called on al – Jaafari, the Swiss side to ‘activate the agreements signed between the two countries in 1977 economic agreement, the opening of the Swiss Embassy in Baghdad , “and urged” the release of an estimated one billion dollars frozen in Swiss banks Iraqi funds. ”

Jaafari confirmed that ‘Iraq insists on openness and consolidation of relations, and benefit from the experiences of others, and looks forward to strengthening cooperation in the training of Iraqi diplomats, and to facilitate the granting of visas visa between Baghdad and Berne’, directed ‘to his invitation to visit Iraq in the framework of strengthening relations between the two countries. ”

For his part, Burkhaltr that ‘what is important is how the reconstruction of Iraq, and to help achieve security and stability , ‘ he said, adding that Ttsoisra send humanitarian aid through the United Nations, and we have experts working in the United Nations organizations in Iraq ”.

He stressed Tohmah develop a new business plan, and economic development and cooperation and investment between the two countries’, noting that ‘ the Iraqi delegation , who visited Switzerland earlier this year discuss the security cooperation, counter – terrorism, and to increase the security and intelligence coordination which will contribute to facilitate the granting of visas visa between Switzerland and Iraq’ .

Abu Bakr al – Baghdadi admits defeat organized in the face of Iraqi forces


Tuesday, February 28, 2017 – 17:07 GMT


Revealed a local source in Nineveh province / northwest Iraq / Tuesday, that the organization of “Daesh” leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the face of a speech to supporters in the areas they control, explaining that the letter included recognition of the defeat of the organization in recent fighting and inviting its components to “disguise and escape” to the regions mountain.


The source said in an interview with Alsumaria’s News, said that “al-Baghdadi, the face of a speech he called his farewell to those close to him and distributed them to the speakers to explain what is going through the organization, and that the preachers are starting to talk about defeats starboard by the organization in Nineveh and the rest of the States.”

The source, who asked not to be named, said: “sermon also included instructions to the members of the organization that blow themselves up when surrounded by Iraqi forces,” calling on his followers to “go to the mountain areas and rugged in Iraq and Syria.”

The source continued, “The leaders of the Mujahedeen Shura Council, all fled from Nineveh and Tal Afar towards Syrian territory,” noting that “the prominent leaders of al-Baghdadi, moving close to the border between Iraq and Syria.”

Referred to the General Commander of the Armed Forces, Haider al-Abadi, announced in the (February 19, 2017), the launch of a new page of the operations “are coming, Nineveh, to” liberate the right side of Mosul, while stressing that the advancing forces working on the “liberation of man before the ground.”



Consultant Abadi: Cancel the foreign exchange control department of the Central Bank of the need for the new system



Information / Baghdad ..

Economic Adviser to the Prime Minister counting the appearance of Mohammed Saleh, Sunday, cancellation of foreign exchange control department of the Central Bank of Iraq as a “need” a new political system based on a market economy, pointing out that the creation of the Department of laundering money for the alternative would be for them.

Saleh said in a statement / information /, that “a number of academics believe that the abolition of foreign exchange control department at the central bank are the reason behind the smuggling of hard currency and this is rightly believe”.

He added that “totalitarian regimes based foreign exchange control departments in the monetary policy so as to restrict the movement of funds, either in the democratic systems that rely policy of market economy, it gives freedom of movement of money and after that the change that took place after 2003 from a socialist system to a market economy has to be for Iraq to free account the current account balance of payments, especially after he signed the resolution 1483, which comes to dealing with international organizations. “

Saleh pointed out that “Iraq passed the law (56) for the year 2004 relates to full liberalization of the balance of payments and thus became the foreign exchange control department is illegal and therefore issued a law to establish anti-corruption department twirl 93 of 2004 and amended by Law 39 for the year 2015 and this circuit has become a substitute for foreign exchange control department “.

It is said that economists believe that the most dangerous steps approved by the US civil administrator in Iraq Paul Bremer towards monetary policy in Iraq cancel foreign exchange control department. Finished / 25 m

Iraqi Prime Minister receives official invitation to visit Saudi Arabia


GMT 09:57 2017 Tuesday, February 28

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Arabs today - Iraqi Prime Minister receives official invitation to visit Saudi Arabia

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi
BAGHDAD – Najla al-Taie

Received Iraqi Prime Minister Haider alAbadi , an official invitation to visit Riyadh, followed by Saudi Crown Prince ‘s visit to the Iraqi capital, while a source at the Foreign Ministry ‘s intention to external Gulf states and ministers visit Baghdad, in the framework of opening a new page with Iraq, in the post “Daesh.”According to sources, the foreign ministers of Qatar and the UAE, Bahrain, and ministers have promised the Iraqi foreign minister, Ibrahim al-Jaafari, visited Iraq within the next few days, and the opening of new relations “with Iraq after Daesh”, and support Iraq’s economic and security.

For its part, the Iraqi beyond this upcoming visits, which will contribute significantly to the normalization of relations with countries in the region welcomed, to build strong relationships, to address the challenges facing the region.It is noteworthy that the Saudi foreign minister, Adel al-Jubeir, visited Iraq after a break of more than 14 years.

Informed Iraqi sources reported that Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Nayef , will visit Iraq after a visit to be conducted by the prime minister, Haidar al – Abbadi, the capital , Riyadh, soon.And paved the visit by the Saudi foreign minister for an expected visit will be conducted by “Abadi” in Riyadh, according to those sources, which indicates that the Crown will, after the visit, “Abadi” for Riyadh, visited Baghdad.

The visit of the Saudi minister against the backdrop of a call by King Salman bin Abdul Aziz to “Abadi” to visit Riyadh, and transfer “Jubeir”, but the latter said the Saudi king: “I’ve had quite a number of senior Iraqi officials, visits to Riyadh, without initiating Kingdom a similar visit to Baghdad. “


Council of Ministers adopted a series of resolutions in today ‘s session


28-02-2017 05:05 PM

Cabinet decided at its regular, emphasizing the previous guidance by the Department of Transportation in coordination with the Ministry of Defence and the local government of the province of Wasit to create Kut International Airport in Kut air base to be used civilians as well as military use, while ensuring aviation safety standards and the approval of the Civil Aviation Authority are met.

The Council also approved the establishment of the National Housing Council in coordination with the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers and the advisers and representatives of the Supreme Commission for coordination between the provinces to submit a final report for residential land distribution in all provinces to ensure the secure provision of infrastructure services for the districts candidates no later than 31/3 / 2017.

Was approved on re currently developing Saeed Bin Jubair Street project is the development of regions allocations to the province of Wasit.

Cabinet also directed universally Wasit province funded infrastructure projects within the British exports Bank loan Following the submission of the local government disclosure needs.

The face of the Cabinet by the Ministry of Agriculture to complete the re-distribution of agricultural land reclaimed (Phase IV), (Cote – Ptirh), amounting to 11 thousand acres. Also it approved the issuance of the reconstruction fund system affected areas

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Baghdadi directs a speech to his supporters acknowledge the defeat of the organization and invite them to go mountain regions


Tuesday February 28, 2017 18:10


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Revealed a local source in Nineveh, on Tuesday, the leader of the “Daesh” Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the face of a speech to his supporters in the areas they control, explaining that the letter included the adoption of the defeat of the organization in the latest fighting and calling for its elements to “disguise and escape” to the mountainous areas.