international monetary economy warns Baghdad to reduce the share of Kurdistan and threatens to cut aid

International Monetary Fund warns Baghdad to reduce the share of Kurdistan and threatens to cut aid
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“The International Monetary Fund will resort to cut its aid for Iraq in the event of non-commitment to grant the Kurdistan Region share of the general budget according to the number of its population.

The decision of the Finance Committee in the Iraqi House of Representatives Ahmad Haji Rashid in an interview with the Voice of America, that despite this request, but is likely not subject to it, likely not to approve the Iraqi budget for the year 2018 in that case.

Rashid pointed out that the recent statements of Vice President Nuri al-Maliki is a kind of softness towards the Kurds, which may force Abbadi to soft towards the Kurds as well.

Rashid said that the pressure of the International Monetary Fund as well as US and German pressure with Maliki’s allies will force Abadi to show softness towards the Kurds.

According to the budget laws for previous years, the share of the Kurdistan Region of the Iraqi general budget was 17% of the total, but the government of Abbadi and for the first time reduced to 12.7%.

This comes at a time when Abadi announced that the salaries of employees of the Kurdistan Region will be sent after the audit.

Start paying the salaries of the Peshmerga

– 12/28/2017 9:46:00 AM38 Number of readings

 

Khandan –

A source in the Ministry of Finance of the Kurdistan Regional Government to start paying the salaries of the Peshmerga, after a delay of several days.

The source said in a statement to “Khandan”, that the salaries of a section of the forces (70) and (80) of the Ministry of Peshmerga this afternoon, pointing to the continued distribution of salaries of the Peshmerga in the coming days.

A source in the Ministry of Peshmerga said the news, “Khandan”, that the salaries of a section of the 70 forces of the Peshmerga, especially the troops on the fronts of fighting, and is scheduled to continue paying Peshmerga salaries also holidays.

It is worth mentioning that the salaries of the Peshmerga were delayed several days after the decision to include the savings system and the deduction of a percentage of these salaries.

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Parliamentary Finance Pledges the Budget Rebalancing to the Government with its Recommendations

 

Baghdad – Journal News

The parliamentary Finance Committee confirmed on Thursday that the draft federal budget bill to the government depends on its recommendations and the results of the government’s response to the amendments requested by the political blocs.

Committee member Sarhan Sliveni, said that “the return of the draft federal budget law 2018 to the government depends on the study of the parliamentary financial committee and then make recommendations to the Presidency of the House of Representatives for the purpose of returning to the government or to continue reading in the regular sessions of the next legislative term,” adding that “The Finance Committee commissioned to study and discuss the budget law and submit amendments requested by some blocks to the government, and then inform the House of Representatives government response.”

He added that “the date of voting on the final draft of the general budget depends on the submission of an official report to the Presidency of Parliament by the Finance Committee parliamentary overall amendments approved by the government to be included in the budget,” noting that “the budget law allows the government to restore it from Parliament before being put to the vote Parliament “.

The House of Representatives ended its consultative session, held during his legislative holiday, earlier this month to discuss the federal budget 2018, while the Presidency decided to refer the draft budget to the parliamentary financial committee and negotiate with the government on its amendments.

 

Baghdad accepts to negotiate with Erbil at the level of technical committees

 

 

Baghdad accepts to negotiate with Erbil at the level of technical committees

 Baghdad / Mohammed Sabah

The Federal Government and the Kurdistan Region continue to discuss several files, in particular the Border and Airports Administration and the salaries of the region’s employees. The technical committees of the Secretariat of the Council of Ministers invited the technical committees in Kurdistan to visit Baghdad to discuss technical problems.

Kurdish parties describe these efforts as a waste of time and differences will not be resolved. She accused the prime minister of escaping from sitting at the dialogue table with the Kurdistan Regional Government. The military technical committees of government had negotiated with Kurdish committees late last October to agree on the deployment of federal forces at the crossing Vishkhabor and some areas of eastern Nineveh. However, these committees failed to reach concrete solutions.
The President of the Republic, recently, the launch of an initiative for dialogue between Baghdad and the Kurdistan region, but did not receive the acceptance of the Prime Minister, who boycotted the presidencies hosted and sponsored by the presidency last week. Saad al-Hadithi, a spokesman for the prime minister, told (the extent) yesterday that “the technical committees of the government invited the technical committees of the Kurdistan Regional Government to discuss the management of the border file as well as the aspect of salaries of employees of Kurdistan.” He stressed “the existence of communication between the federal government and the region in respect of some issues to be discussed at the technical level.” “We are waiting for an upcoming visit to the technical committees of the Kurdistan region to Baghdad to sit with their counterparts of specialized technical committees representing the federal government.” He explained that “technical committees in the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers are invited to the technical committees by the Kurdistan region.”
The President of the Republic Fuad Masoum has called, in a television interview, to resolve the crisis between the region and the federal government through technical committees, and overcome the sensitivity of the meeting between the Prime Minister and the President of the provincial government.
In turn, MP Mohammed Osman, a member of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, that “begin negotiations between the federal government and the Kurdistan region in the coming periods,” stressing “the presence of US and Western pressure on the parties to resolve their problems.” Abadi requires the territorial government to declare its commitment to the decision of the Federal Court, which provided for the unconstitutionality of the referendum, and refused to declare the region respect for the decision of the judiciary. Osman said in a statement to (range) yesterday, “the meeting of the three presidencies last called on the government to enter into negotiations with the Kurdistan Regional Government to resolve all the problems and differences.” But he added that “there are no dialogues and negotiations on the ground.”
He said MP from the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan that “the President of the Republic Fuad Masoum presented an initiative to start dialogue and resolve outstanding problems between the federal government and the Kurdistan region according to the Constitution,” but he felt that “the federal government is not serious in resolving differences with Kurdistan.”
In his last weekly press conference, the Prime Minister stressed that the government has started to pay the salaries of the water resources workers in the region and to check the salaries of the ministries of education and health. “It cost us money to go to the territory to check the salaries of all employees.” “The Kurdish MP from Kirkuk that” the President of the Republic Fuad Masoum Abadi handed over his initiative during the past days, but the latter has not responded to this moment, as well as the Kurdistan Regional Government. ”
For her part, MP Ashwaq Jaf, a member of the Kurdistan Democratic Party bloc, that “the Kurdistan Regional Government with legal dialogue and constitutional.”
She added dry, in a statement to (range) yesterday, that “the federal government did not respond to all the calls of dialogues launched by all parties and parties to resolve the outstanding problems with the Kurdistan region.”
A member of the Kurdistan Democratic bloc that “the government did not respect the decisions of the three presidencies, which were issued at the last meeting, which stressed the end of all problems between the federal government and Kurdistan.” “Al-Abadi avoids sitting at the dialogue table at the moment,” she said.
On the invitation of Baghdad to negotiate at the level of technical committees, says the Kurdish MP that “the government is not ready for dialogue, how will negotiate the Joint Technical Committees on the thorny and controversial?” “These calls are a waste of time unless Abbadi specifies the dates of negotiations and dialogues,” she said.
A member of the Kurdistan Democratic bloc that “the delivery of airports and border crossings are subject to negotiation between the federal government and the Kurdistan Regional Government and the application of the Constitution without selectivity.”

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The Foreign Ministry goes beyond its embassies and sends one official to eight countries

Political From 2017-12-28 at 20:06 (Baghdad time)

Baghdad – Mawazine News

Mawazine News obtained a document issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs that provides for sending one official to eight countries to clarify the procedures of the central government to preserve the unity of Iraq and the importance of the role of popular mobilization in the liberation of Iraq.

The document, signed by the head of the administrative department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Hussein Mansour Al-Safi and read by Mawazine News, stated that “the listed individuals shall send their names, addresses and functions below from the Ministry’s position to the missions indicated for each of them and according to the periods shown in the table below. To conduct field visits to meet with the media, agencies and writers to clarify the constitutional procedures taken by the central government to maintain the unity of Iraq and the importance of the role of popular mobilization in the liberation of the homeland as of the date of eviction.

The ministry is to send the ministry’s spokesman, Ahmed Mahgoub, Hisham Hussein Hweit, Omar Mohammed Abdul, as second secretary, and Hawker Ibrahim Taher, as third secretary, to visit Paris, Brussels, Riyadh, Manama, Abu Dhabi, Tehran, Cairo, Tunis, Algeria, Rabat and Washington. And New York.

The document states that “only the ministry’s spokesman, Ahmad Mahjoub, will be sent to eight Arab and European countries and American cities.”

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decisions of Talabani .. Make changes in a number of positions Sulaymaniyah and Halabja

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The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Vice President Kibad Talabani decided on Thursday to make changes in a number of important landfills within the provinces of Sulaymaniyah, Halabja and Garmian and Rapparin (Rania) administrations.

The Kurdish site (Kandan) quoted a source in the Kurdistan Regional Government, saying that by order of Talabani, changes were made, including four positions in Sulaymaniyah, Halabja, Germain and Rapparin (Rania).

He pointed out that the Director General of the health of Sulaymaniyah Miran Mohammed will be relieved of his post and replaced by Sabah Hawrami, and the director of Mark Sulaymaniyah Hawajin Salar and replaced by Jamal Saleh.

The Director General of Tourism in Sulaymaniyah Yassin Faki Saeed and his successor Ali Tawfiq are also exempted, while the supervisor of the Rapparin administration is relieved and replaced by Hawa Qarni.

The source added that Talabani would continue to make changes in the border posts of Sulaymaniyah, Halabja and Rapparin administration, pointing out that changes are planned soon in a number of other government posts.

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Government of Kurdistan: This is our priority next year and are ready for these facilities with Baghdad

28/12/2017 – 19:27

News / Kurdistan

The Council of Ministers of the Kurdistan Region, on Thursday, that the region is ready to provide all facilities and databases for Kurdish personnel to Baghdad, pointing out that the distribution of salaries will be a priority of the Government of the Territory in the next year.

A statement by the provincial government issued after the last meeting of the current year under the chairmanship of the Prime Minister and his deputy, Qubad Talabani, said that “the meeting discussed the latest developments in Kurdistan and Iraq, as well as relations between the governments of the region and the federal,” highlighting the “meetings and meetings of a number of technical committees between Erbil and Baghdad, was formed at the request of the federal government, to discuss the issue of airports and border crossings, and the Center’s audit of the salaries of employees of the ministries of education and health in the region.

The statement pointed to the confirmation of the meeting that “the dialogue and joint meetings of the parties concerned in Kurdistan and the federal government, is the right way to resolve the outstanding problems and differences between the two sides within the framework of the Constitution,” and expressed readiness “to provide all facilities, in addition to providing databases for the staff of the region according to the system Biometric, to the federal government. ”

He also considered the Council of Ministers of the Kurdistan Region, “the distribution of salaries will be the top priorities of the government’s work next year,” welcome any initiative or step aimed at “the distribution of salaries and benefits of the region according to constitutional means.”

The meeting recommended the Kurdistan Regional Council for Oil and Gas Affairs and the Ministry of Finance and Economy to present accurate figures and information on this subject to reassure Abbadi and the public opinion that the entire revenues of oil export of the region allocated to salaries .

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