Abadi: We are working to consolidate the unity of Iraq

09/8/2017 12:00 am

Announced the approval of some of the timing of the plans of liberation
Baghdad / morning
response of the Prime Minister and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Dr. Haider Abadi on the advocates of partition, strongly rejected, stressing that the government worked and work to consolidate the unity of Iraq in accordance with the Constitution.
These responses came as he stressed the absence of red lines for our forces within the borders, declaring the failure of all kidnappings during the past period.
The Prime Minister said at his weekly press conference and attended the “morning” yesterday: “I agreed to some of the timing of military plans to free the remaining land of usurped.” “We do not have a rally outside Iraq, and any force that comes out of the border is not in the crowd, because the popular crowd is an Iraqi body that operates according to the law.”
On the news of the bombing of the international coalition of a force of the Brigades of the martyrs, Abadi said: “The intelligence of the crowd said that they know nothing about them, and the joint operations said that the gangs had used sophisticated guns and car bombs, but we have no confirmation on the ground if the incident outside the border Iraq in Syria “.
“The results of the investigation so far have not confirmed this issue, especially since there is no authority for the International Coalition to bombard,” Abadi said. “We have contacted the brigades of Sayyid al-Shuhadaa by the crowd, and so far it is not certain even for them. Iraq flag”.
He also stressed that “our security forces have foiled dozens of kidnappings during the past period and have been returned to their families,” calling on citizens to “report as quickly as possible any abduction.”
On the Kurdish delegation scheduled to visit Baghdad next week, the prime minister said: “We are ready to discuss, but there is a constitution and a law that separates it.” There is no authority for the government to accept secession, and we are still holding on to the unity of Iraq, But living together, there is no need for separation and living alone and Iraq is unified under the Constitution. ”
The province of Sulaymaniyah on Tuesday launched the campaign “not to the referendum now” with the participation of a number of parliamentarians and political and academic figures in Kurdistan, amid assurances that the holding of the referendum at the moment does not serve the higher interests of the people of Kurdistan.





Iraq gets vote of confidence from IMF, bond markets

After ratifying an amended 2017 budget, Iraq passed a crucial IMF review and raised $1 billion in its first unsecured bond offering since 2006.

Iraq gets vote of confidence from IMF, bond markets

The Iraqi government has cleared two significant hurdles in its urgent quest to attract investment capital, on the heels of Parliament’s recent passage of an amended 2017 budget law.

Iraq has successfully marketed a $1 billion unsecured bond, and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) announced that it approved Iraq to receive an $825 million loan disbursement as part of a three-year program – flows of financing that could help establish an encouraging precedent for international investors.


A US spokesman: There is no doubt in the victory over the preacher


08 August, 2017

Fighters of the International Alliance against Dahesh

Fighters of the International Alliance against Dahesh

The spokesman for the US Embassy in Iraq, Robert Merkel, said that the first task after the elimination of a supporter, will be to participate in the clearance of liberated areas.

He pointed out in an interview with “Radio Sawa” to the intention to remove the explosives and mines left behind by armed militants to injure civilians.

He referred to the monitoring of $ 71 million provided by the United States alone, which allowed the cleaning of 3,400,000 square meters of liberated land.


Hoshyar Zebari and the US Consul General in Erbil are discussing the independence referendum


They also discussed the visit of the Kurdistan Region delegation to Baghdad …

Hoshyar Zebari and the US Consul General in Erbil are discussing the independence referendum

In the framework of his meetings with representatives of diplomatic missions in the Kurdistan Region to discuss the issue of the referendum on independence scheduled for the September 25 next in the Kurdistan Region, met with Hoshyar Zebari, leader of the Democratic Party of Kurdistan, on Tuesday, with US Consul General in Arbil, Ken Gross.

Hoshyar Zebari, a member of the Political Bureau of the Kurdistan Democratic, wrote in a leaflet on his page on the social networking site (Facebook), read him (Basneoz): “We discussed today with the US Consul General in Erbil, the issue of independence referendum and the political process in the Kurdistan Region and the delegation of the province to Baghdad” .

In June and April, Zebari met with British Deputy Ambassador to Baghdad Nick Lata and British Consul General in Arbil, John Sharp, as well as Clarisse Pasteur, Janet Al-Bairda, the Dutch Consul General in Kurdistan Region, and the Austrian Ambassador in Iraq and Jordan. He also met with the French Consul General in Erbil Dominique Mas and other diplomats and representatives of foreign missions in Iraq and Kurdistan.
And Zebari’s meeting on Tuesday, August 8, with the US Consul General on the referendum, the second since June.

The meeting of Kurdish parties and political parties, held on 7 June, under the chairmanship of Massoud Barzani, President of the Kurdistan Region, set the 25 September next date for the referendum on the independence of the Kurdistan Region, which will include the Kurdistan regions outside the administration of the region also.



Kurdistan reveals names of delegation to visit Baghdad next week


August 09 2017 12:06 AM
Kurdistan map
Kurdistan map

Kurdish authorities have announced the members of the delegation that will visit Baghdad next week to discuss the region’s independence referendum.

The seven members come from different Kurdish parties.

The members of the delegation are: Fuad Hussein, chief of staff to the Kurdistan Region presidency, Saadi Pire of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), Rozhnuri Shaweys of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Mohammed Ahmed of the Kurdistan Islamic Union (KIU), Majid Osman representing Turkmen, Christian representative Romeo Hakari, and Yezidi member of the KDP Vian Dakhil.

The delegation is tasked with launching discussions with the Baghdad central  government regarding the September 25th referendum.

Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi announced he welcomes the Kurdistan region delegation to Baghdad.


Abadi: countries of the world began to trust the Iraqi economy 


Prime Minister Haider Abadi
 Emaar Construction

Economy News Baghdad:

Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi said on Tuesday that the world’s countries have begun to trust the Iraqi economy after the economic and administrative reforms that have raised its credit rating globally.

“The formation of the Higher Committee for Investment and Reconstruction has increased investment activities despite the existence of bottlenecks in some joints of the economy as a result of red tape and corruption,” Abbadi said at the weekly press conference attended by “Economy News.” He added that “the committee contributed to supporting investment and stimulating the non-oil economy.”

He pointed out that “large countries are showing daily their desire to invest in Iraq despite the war it is waging to expel gangs,” adding that “the countries of the world began to trust the Iraqi economy after the economic and administrative reforms that raised the credit rating of the country.”


Abadi: Iraq sold treasury bonds without any external support


Prime Minister Haider Abadi

Economy News Baghdad:

Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi said on Tuesday that Iraq has for the first time sold treasury bonds without any external support.

“Iraq has put up $ 1 billion in treasury bonds a few days ago without any external support,” Abadi told the weekly news conference, which was attended by “Economy News”. He added that “requests to buy the Iraqi bond are very large, although the interest rate is 6.7%.”

He explained that “Iraq launched two years ago treasury bonds to support its budget, but the requests were weak and the interest rate is very high 11.5%,” noting that “the government is working to provide an environment conducive to investment.”



Abadi: We are ready to discuss the secession of the province and do not mobilize us outside Iraq (expanded)


Release Date: 2017/8/8 21:20 • 99 times scheduled
(Baghdad: Al-Furat News) Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, the readiness of the federal government to discuss the referendum on the secession of the Kurdistan region in accordance with the law and the Constitution.
“We are ready to discuss the referendum in the region, but there is a constitution and a law that details this, but how will we move forward and the government does not have the authority to accept secession,” Abbadi told a weekly news conference.
“The care and protection of journalists is important because it conveys the truth to the citizens,” he said. “We do not want to harm the security forces and their reputation for individual practices.”
“There are US forces on the Syrian side and we do not have a popular crowd outside Iraq and those who are out of the border are not in the crowd because the popular mobilization is an Iraqi body that operates according to the law and has a brigade and factions and has activity,” Abadi said. .
He added that ”
Intelligence crowd said she did not know anything about the US air strike directed to the battalions of the martyrs on the Iraqi – Syrian border and joint operations said Daesh used sophisticated guns and a car bomb, but we have no confirmation on the ground in front if the incident outside the Iraqi border in Syria. ” He noted To “contact with the Brigades of the martyrs of the martyrs by the crowd and for now it is not even confirmed for them,” calling for “not fueling the subject and the results of the investigation so far has not confirmed this subject,” noting that “there is no authority for the International Coalition bombing without the knowledge of Iraq and everyone denied it including the crowd itself. ”
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Our strategy is to diversify the economy and we formed a higher committee to take care of it, but there is a delay due to the corruption and corruption and this committee to support investment in Iraq and its benefit to stimulate the economy and create jobs and there is a great interest in them, and many countries aspire to take advantage of investment opportunities in Iraq and there is confidence in the Iraqi economy despite the war and the decline of oil. He pointed out that “the issuance of Iraqi treasury bonds by a complete Iraqi decision and the possibilities of exclusive without any external support in this framework, Treasury bonds in all countries of the world launched billions, a government guarantee for shares related to confidence in the economy of the state,” noting that “two years ago we put a billion dollars The average turnout but surprised by the high interest rate {11.5%} were canceled bonds. ”
He recalled that”
We repeated the issue of bonds this year after the reform of administrative and economic reforms and the credit rating rose because of reforms and there is confidence and put back a billion dollars and the demands came six times and the benefit of {6.7} a huge decline evidences the large demand for them and low interest demonstrates confidence in the Iraqi economy, and we continue to reform and provide suitable for investment environment. ” and completed” as we discussed in the energy Committee ‘s oil policy strategy tours licensing and contracting service tours companies , “noting that” our policy is working to provide electricity 24 hours and good prices for Iraqi families and capable of it , “pointing out that” we put the Crown is much better and the status of Iraq is enhanced, and there is interest from the world in Iraq and his experience in the war against terrorism. ”
He said that”
The closure of the file of oil for food in full of the month of June and the exit of Iraq this file of the seventh item in the Security Council and the funds were released to Iraq, and remained only compensation Kuwait and there is negotiations with it was discussed to end this file in full to exit Iraq from Chapter VII. “The liberated cities have begun to recover, including the recent opening of the industrial district in Falluja, as it will restore economic activity,” he said. “We are continuing to prepare for the liberation of Tal Afar and Hawija and its environs and areas west of Anbar, And was contracted with companies producing electricity to supply power to Nineveh and are now operating the power station dam Mosul ”
Abbadi said that” during the past period has been arrested several gangs of kidnapping and organized crimes, “calling on citizens to”
The news of any abduction quickly as it is important in the follow-up of the crime has been thwarted dozens of operations thanks to this speed and the activity of the security services on this side. ” He pointed out that” the Council of Ministers discussed the merger of the former companies of military manufacturing in the Ministry of Industry and Minerals and was consolidated in the General Military Industries to eliminate the slack, as well as to discuss the amendment of the amnesty law, and we want a healthy relationship with the House of Representatives to vote on this amendment to prosecute those who commit kidnappings and inclusion in the law. ”
he stressed that” airport security is controlled and we want to control and put larger and make the flow of where keeping security and applied S law on everyone , “stressing that” there are no red lines on the Iraqi forces inside Iraqi territory , and there is no foreign force fighting in Iraq, “recalling that”
“The T-90 tanks is an old contract with Russia and was an armored brigade and the agreement was modified to half of the brigade because of financial scarcity and soon will be supplied to Iraq.” The prime minister stressed the need to develop relations with neighboring countries, but not at the expense of the Iraqi interest, saying, “We want to achieve our interests in cooperation with “Since the Iran-Iraq war, we have lost martyrs, money and development, and the region and the Islamic world have no opinion of the world because of differences and conflicts with the waste of our strength and development.”
“We are hearing rumors about the popular mobilization to make a demographic change, but the reality on the ground is lying, we are keen on the security of Iraq,” he said.
He continued, The conflict will lose the Iraqi wealth again, but the agreement and cooperation will achieve progress. We have no choice but to live together in Iraq, and there is no need for separation and living in isolation. Iraq is united under the constitution. Including the areas controlled by the Peshmerga and must cooperate to return the displaced because they are right to them. ” He explained that” the investigations into the release of Qatari fishermen are still continuing, “noting that” the fall of Mosul and the crime of Spyker terrible and now pursue criminals and some outside Iraq and will not guide us but That the law, and we will not keep silent about it and continue to uncover the graves of victims of Spyker and we will pursue the perpetrators even if it took years, and the countries today cooperate with this file, “noting that”