Infallible Abadi renew emphasis on constitutional elections timings



Since 05/31/2017 23:56 am (Baghdad time)

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Reviewed the President of the Republic and Minister Fuad Masoom Haider al-Abadi, Wednesday, plans in place to maintain the security of citizens, and reaffirmed their commitment to the constitutional Baltoukitat elections.

According Abadi Office in a statement received / scales News / copy of it, “Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, received in his office on Wednesday, President Fuad Masum,” noting that “During the meeting, the discussion of military operations, achieved victories by our heroine in Mosul” .

The statement added, “it was emphasized the importance of sustaining the momentum of victories with the imminent liberation of Mosul and declaring victory over Daesh terrorist gangs”, adding that “the two presidents discussed the security situation and plans in place to maintain the security of citizens, as it seeks terrorist gangs which receive defeats in the battle to the terrorist bombings against the citizens. ”

The statement continued, adding that he “discussed the plans and procedures that will be through which hit terrorist hideouts and eliminate them,” pointing out that “emphasis was placed on the importance of unity and the word in order to build the country and serve the citizens and the need to stay away from anything that would harm the interests of the country.”

It was emphasized, according to the statement on the “commitment to the constitutional Baltoukitat elections and the creation of all hold them supplies which is done by the executive branch,” adding that he “was also addressed to Iraq’s foreign policy, which depends openness to the international community and the region in accordance with the mutual interests, big successes in rebuilding Iraq to the fore and influence in the region and the world. ”

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International Coalition Command Concerned over Hashd “Violations”


 International Coalition Command Concerned over Hashd "Violations"

ERBIL— The Commanding General of the Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve voiced his concerns over the violations against the tripartite agreement that the US, the Iraqi government and Kurdistan Region worked out for liberating Nineveh province from the Islamic State (IS).

Lt. Gen. Stephen J. Townsend made the comment as he visited Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani in Salahaddin Resort, Erbil, on Wednesday, according to a statement published by Kurdistan Region Presidency.

Townsend, heading a delegation of US army advisors and officers, discussed with Barzani the recent developments in the war against IS in Nineveh.

The US delegation described the violations against the tripartite deal to liberate Nineveh as threats against the stability and peace in the liberated areas of the province.

Under the deal, the Shi’ite militias of Hashd al-Shaabi were not supposed to take part in retaking central Mosul and to approach the areas safeguarded by Kurdistan Peshmerga forces.

However, the paramilitary forces not only entered Mosul but also set up several bases in the Sunni dominated city which is yet to be fully controlled.

Recently, Hashd (or Popular Mobilization Forces) made advances in some areas close to the Kurdish Yezidi populated town of Sinjar (Nineveh) which is under Peshmerga’s control and continued till they reached the Syrian border, a move strongly opposed by Kurdistan authority.

Townsend stressed that they observe the situation from close and take necessary measures to avoid further violations.

The official also expressed his contentment with the “strong” coordination between the Iraqi army and Peshmerga in the battle against IS.




US Secretary of State confirms to Barzani his country’s continued support of the Kurdistan Region


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وزير الخارجية الأمريكي يؤكد للبارزاني استمرار بلاده بدعم إقليم كوردستان
US Secretary of State confirms to Barzani his country’s continued support of the Kurdistan Region

Ruudau – Erbil

The US Secretary of State, Rex Tilerson, on Wednesday, that US support continues to the Peshmerga forces, explaining that “his country’s relations continue with the Kurdistan Region.”

Statements Tillerson came during a telephone conversation with the President of the Kurdistan Region, Massoud Barzani, according to a statement issued by the Presidency of the Kurdistan Region.

The statement added that “US Secretary of State, Rex Tilerson thanked the Peshmerga forces for their victories in the war against terrorists.”

According to the statement, “Tilerson praised the cooperation between the Peshmerga forces and the Iraqi army in the war against terrorists.”

The statement also pointed out that “the US Secretary of State promised Barzani that his country’s relations continue with Kurdistan and support the Peshmerga forces.”

For his part, the President of the Kurdistan Region during the telephone call with Tillerson thanks to America for its supportive position of the Kurdistan Region, and congratulated Barzani Tilerson received his position as Foreign Minister, wishing him success in his work.

Translation and editing: Azad Jumkari

Abadi Al-Issa exempts from the Ministry of Finance Management


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exonerated Prime Minister Haider al – Abadi, Minister of Higher teachings and Scientific Research Abd al – Razzaq al- Issa from the Ministry of Finance Acting Administration.
Issa said in a statement received by all of Iraq [where] a copy of it “was a matter of national honor to assign the Ministry of Finance Agency, as well as my responsibility in the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Science and Technology.”
He added that “work in the Ministry of Finance was not easy because in this ministry of accumulated awaiting solutions as well as it is one of the institutions that pursued narrow interests and auctions and conflicts.”
Al – Issa pointed out that “what we have presented in the Ministry of Finance at this special stage was focused on the fight against corruption and surround the corrupt and narrow the circle on the dubious benefits owners.”
He continued , “I am pleased to extend to the Prime Minister thanked the confidence in us , and I extend my cordial gratitude for his approval and response to our demand for the repeated Baafaia of the Ministry of Finance to allow me the Ministry of Higher Education and upgrading service.”
The Prime Minister Haider al – Abadi, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Abd al – Razzaq al- Issa had been assigned to manage the Ministry of Finance vacancy agency in addition to his duties.
The House of Representatives voted last September 21 to withdraw confidence from the Finance Minister Hoshyar Zebari, while the Federal Supreme Court received on 20 December last appeal submitted by Zebari on the unconstitutionality of the withdrawal of confidence from him and his dismissal from office.


US concern Kurd out of the tripartite agreement with Baghdad



US concern Kurdish exit from the tripartite agreement with Baghdad
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Twilight News / The United States and the Kurdistan Region, on Wednesday expressed concern that they called acts contrary to the joint agreement between Kurdistan and Iraq and America regarding the battle to liberate the province of Mosul, and calling it the danger to peace and stability in the liberated areas.
In a statement to the Presidency of the Kurdistan Region responded to Twilight News, that Barzani met in Salahuddin in Arbil resort on Wednesday, coalition forces in Iraq and Syria , the commander of General Stephen Townsend and his accompanying delegation , which included both the US Consul General in Erbil , Ken Gross and a number of officers and military advisers Americans .
The statement noted that the meeting was attended by both the Minister of Peshmerga acting Karim Sinjari, president of the Presidium of the region , Fouad Hussein , and touched on the progress in the liberation of Mosul field operation and the situation in the fighting fronts against al “Daesh” terrorist in the province of Nineveh , the latest developments in the war, pointing out that the commander of the coalition forces expressed pleasure at the level of coordination and cooperation between the Peshmerga and the Iraqi army, which took place in the framework of the process of liberation of Mosul.
The statement added that the two sides expressed their concern about the actions contrary to the joint agreement between Kurdistan and Iraq and America region, and calling it thedanger to peace and stability in the liberated areas.
He announced the US guest expressed that the alliance is watching the situation carefully, touching upon to take appropriate actions to stop such actions, as stated in the statement.
The statement noted that the meeting stressed the continuation of dialogue and cooperation and coordination between the two sides.

Abadi: the next phase will witness a security escalation with the decline of ‘



31/5/2017 Now – Al Jazeera Net
Abadi: The next stage will witness a security escalation ...

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi expected to witness the next phase of a major security escalation in Iraq, and said that the Islamic state organization is seeking to carry out operations to clarify his presence, after a series of bombings that caused dozens of dead and wounded in Baghdad and Anbar.

Abadi told a news conference in Baghdad late Tuesday that the state organization is in its final stages in Iraq and is trying to prove its presence by carrying out these operations. And warned of the occurrence of security breaches caused by what the enemy described to carry out terrorist operations.

He added that what he described as terrorist cells exist in Iraq because of the populace, and that the existence of these cells caused by political differences, mismanagement, and injustice.

The Iraqi prime minister also said that the last period witnessed poor management of the security forces, which resulted in the use of these forces to suppress the citizens. Abadi’s remarks followed two bombings in Baghdad, killing 27 people, and the state organization adopted one of the blasts.