US general policy : the second threat to Kurdistan after the crowd and will open the largest consulate in Erbil


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The retired US Army general, Ernie Odierno, did not rule out on Sunday the outbreak of armed clashes between the Peshmerga forces and the popular crowd after the referendum to be held on September 25 for the independence of the Kurdistan Region on Iraq.
Odierno said in a press statement that “there is a possibility of confrontations between the crowd and Peshmerga,” noting that “the second threat after a preacher for Kurdistan is a popular rally.”
“America will not work with the mentality of the last century,” he said, referring to Washington’s abandonment of the Kurds after the September revolution and the notorious March agreement
Odierno added that “there is a widespread understanding in the American street that the Kurds if they go to the referendum will not leave them,” revealing that “America is establishing a new consulate in Erbil is the largest in the Middle East and it is clear that Washington wants to turn that consulate into an embassy in the future” .
“I think that America and President Trump will finally accept the results of the referendum and the independence of Kurdistan,” he said, noting that Kurstan would be an independent state.
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Abadi directed to reduce the salaries of the three presidencies and ministries in the budget of 2018

Release date: 2017/9/10 22:44 


[Ayna-Baghdad] 

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Sunday advanced staff at the Ministry of Finance to conduct a careful review of the proposal for the federal budget for 2018.

A statement from his office received the agency of all Iraq [where] a copy of it that Abadi “stressed during his meeting with the advanced cadre in the Ministry of Finance to discuss the budget in 2018 and achieve further reduction of the operational expenses of the three presidencies and ministries and non-linked to the Ministry to the minimum limits to ensure the maintenance of basic expenses, Which includes salaries and wages for all employees in the state, pensions, salaries and other wages, as well as securing salaries of social protection and ration card, and the maintenance of the requirements of security, defense and medicine. 

Abadi stressed that “international and national obligations must be secured in the payment of loan dues and interest, and to continue to secure bonds to pay contractors’ receivables.”

The prime minister also called for increasing the non-oil revenues by activating various activities and increasing productivity. He stressed the activation of the private sector so that it can play its role in improving economic performance and increasing its contribution to the national GDP.

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The change describes the referendum as a “suicide of the Kurds” and stresses: We agreed to dialogue with Baghdad

Political Since 2017-09-10 at 20:13 (Baghdad time)

 

Baghdad – Mawazine News

The MP of the Movement for Change, Sherine Reza, on Sunday, that the referendum in the Kurdistan region will harm the whole region, described as holding the referendum as a “suicide of the Kurds” in the current situation.

It is noteworthy that a member of the movement (both for the referendum at the present time) and the former MP in the Parliament of Kurdistan, Ismail Kalali, earlier appealed to the Kurdish people appealing to him to vote (both) for the independence of the Kurdistan region and make the twenty-fifth of September days to try and hold the corrupt.

“The referendum of the Kurdistan region will harm the whole region, because it represents the opinion of one or two parties and does not represent all the components of the region,” Reza told Mawazine News. “The Change Movement and the Jemaah Islamiyah Party agreed to hold a dialogue with Baghdad, .

“Even if the majority supports (yes) to the referendum is not necessarily separation, it will be a pressure paper on the Baghdad government to obtain the benefits of the financial region,” Reza said.

The MP pointed out that “the government of Baghdad made a mistake not to reach a solution with Kurdistan.”

The legal expert Tariq Harb, on Sunday, that the Security Council to intervene to prevent the holding of a referendum in the Kurdistan region, calling on the government to ask the Security Council to intervene to stop the referendum.

From: Haider Haitham

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Abadi directs a careful review of the proposed budget for 2018

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Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi on Sunday advanced cadres in the Ministry of Finance to conduct a thorough review of the proposal for the federal budget for 2018.  
The media office of the slaves in a statement, the Prime Minister said during his meeting with the advanced staff in the Ministry of Finance to “discuss the budget in 2018 and achieve more Of reducing the operating expenses of the three presidencies and ministries and non-linked bodies to the minimum to ensure the insurance of basic expenses, primarily salaries and wages for all employees in the state, pensions, salaries and other wages, Social and ration card, and maintenance requirements of security, defense and medicine. ” 
Abadi stressed that “international and national obligations must be secured in the repayment of loans and their benefits, and to continue to secure bonds to pay contractors’ receivables.”
Abadi also called for “increasing non-oil revenues by activating various activities and increasing productivity, and stressing the revitalization of the private sector so that it can play its role in improving economic performance and raising its contribution to the national GDP.”

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Qubad Talabani: will be abolished system of saving the salaries of employees of the Kurdistan Region

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The meeting of Vice President of Kurdistan Regional Government, Qubad Talabani, with members of the Kurdistan National Union bloc in the Iraqi parliament

Roudao – Erbil 
revealed Vice President of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Qubad Talabani, on Sunday, that the Government of the region concerned introduced a new system in the distribution of salaries, so that there is improvement in the salaries of employees, with the abolition of savings system. 
This came during a statement issued after the meeting, where he noted that “met with the Vice President of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Qubad Talabani, with the members of the Kurdistan National Union bloc in the Iraqi parliament, today in Erbil, where the discussion of oil files and transparency and improve the living conditions of citizens with the cancellation The system of government savings for salaries, and discuss the outstanding problems between Arbil and Baghdad. ”
For his part, said Secretary of the Cabinet, Amang Rahim, that the Kurdistan Regional Government has signed an agreement with one of the large oil companies to explore for oil and there will be good steps in the coming period, which will affect the disposal of doubts about the oil file, and will deal with this file With all transparency. 
The meeting of Qubad Talabani with members of the Kurdistan National Union parliamentary bloc, following the meeting of the delegation of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan and the Kurdistan Democratic Party in the city of Arbil. 

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Baghdad and Washington emphasize the importance of activating the Strategic Framework Agreement

Journal September 10, 2017


Baghdad – Journal News
Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari discussed with US Ambassador to Baghdad Douglas Silliman the need to activate the strategic framework agreement between Iraq and the United States.
Al-Jaafari’s office said in a statement on Sunday that “the meeting reviewed the relations between Baghdad and Washington, ways to strengthen them to achieve the interests of the two friendly countries, stressing the need to activate the strategic framework agreement between Iraq and the United States of America, and the signing of memorandums of understanding in various fields; “He said.
The two sides also discussed the importance of mobilizing international efforts to contribute to the reconstruction of the infrastructure of Iraqi cities and the return of displaced families to their areas of residence.

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An official statement summarizing the results of the meeting of the Supreme Committee for the referendum points, most notably the categorical rejection of the postponement


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Shafaq News / The Supreme Committee for the referendum in the Kurdistan Region on Sunday, its full rejection of calls to postpone the referendum to another date, stressing the need to activate the parliament of the region on Thursday, the 14th of this month.
The Committee held in Birmam in Erbil, capital of the Kurdistan Region earlier in the day a meeting under the supervision of the President of the region Massoud Barzani and his deputy Kosrat Rasul Ali.
A statement issued by the committee said that the meeting discussed the political developments and the latest internal positions in Iraq and the international community, as well as the visit of Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Aboul Gheit.
The statement added that the meeting valued the historic agreement between the Kurdistan Democratic Party and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, which was held earlier today.
The statement added that the Supreme Committee for the referendum confirms the holding of the referendum on the scheduled date on the 25th of this month in the Kurdistan region and the Kurdistan regions outside the administration of the region, and denies completely denied allegations that talk about postponement of the referendum.
The statement pointed out that the meeting stressed the need for unity of voice and national voice and coordination between the political forces in the joint propaganda campaign for the referendum.
The meeting stressed the need to preserve and observe the rights and demands of the national and religious components in Kurdistan at any stage and discussed the results of the meetings of the Special Committee to ensure the rights of components, indicating that the Secretariat of the Supreme Committee for the referendum has been asked to support the demands of components.
The statement pointed out that the parties and parties participating in the Supreme Committee for the referendum agreed to activate the parliament on 14 of this month and hold its meeting on the date mentioned.
The statement pointed out that the Supreme Committee for the referendum confirms its support and strong steps and the practical steps of the Electoral Commission for the referendum in the referendum, and calls on the government and related parties to cooperate with the Commission in this regard.
The Supreme Committee concluded by inviting civil society organizations to participate in monitoring the referendum process.

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