Dr. Barham Saleh discusses with a senior US delegation the overall political situation


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Dr. Barham Saleh, head of the Coalition for Democracy and Justice, met today (Monday), 23.2.2018 in Erbil, with Assistant Secretary of Defense Robert Karem and US Ambassador to Iraq and US Ambassador to Iraq.
The two sides discussed the political situation in Kurdistan, Iraq and the region.
Dr. Barham Saleh and the guest delegation exchanged views on the situation in Iraq and the relations between Erbil and Baghdad, where both sides stressed the treatment of outstanding problems between the Kurdistan region and Baghdad according to the Constitution.
In another part of the meeting, Dr. Barham Saleh thanked the United States and the International Alliance for their support of Kurdistan and Iraq in the face of a terrorist and urged the importance of supporting the Peshmerga as a unified national institution.
At the end of the meeting, they discussed the situation concerning the stability of the region, as well as the future of coordination and cooperation to eliminate terrorism.



new development file salaries of two Kurdish ministries

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The audit committees that audit the lists of salaries of the ministries of health and education in the Kurdistan Regional Government, two reports on payrolls to the federal government.

“Although the work of the Ministries of Health and Education has not yet been completed, the audit committees have sent two reports on the salary lists to the office of Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi,” Health Ministry spokesman Khalis Qadir told the National Union.

He added that “the reports were identical with the expectations of the federal government and there is no obstacle to the sending of salaries, stressing that the recent decision on the salaries of the ministries of health and education to Prime Minister Haider Abadi.”



The US State Department confirms the survival of Brit McGrawk as the representative of Tramb in the international coalition

– 2/23/2018 10:27:00 AM .

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US Special Envoy to the International Coalition Against the Terrorist Organization, Brett McGurk, has been in office, State Department spokeswoman Heather Naort said.

This came in a tweet published by the US official, on her personal account on the site of social networking, “Twitter”, to respond to allegations about ending the task of McGork in the alliance, published the website of the magazine “Foreign Policy” America.

“As an answer to news from the media, Brett McGuck will not go anywhere,” Naort said. “They continue to serve as President Trump’s special representative in the International Alliance against Struggle,” the Anatolia news agency reported.

Former US President Barack Obama appointed McGrawk as the special envoy of the International Alliance on October 23, replacing General John Allen as his deputy since September 16, 2014.


Pentagon: We look forward to a long-term engagement in cooperation with Iraq against terrorism

Editorial date: 2018/2/23 8:44 • 168 times read


A senior Pentagon official said his country is interested in a long-term partnership in security cooperation with Iraq.

A statement issued by the Presidency of the Republic of Iraq that “President Fuad Masum received in Baghdad Thursday evening, Assistant Secretary of Defense Robert Karem, and the accompanying delegation, and after welcoming the guest delegation, the President spoke about political and security developments in Iraq and regional relations, Iraq war against terrorism with the support of friends in the international community, and create conditions for the holding of the upcoming elections and the reconstruction of the legacy of terrorism from destruction and destruction.

The US Assistant Secretary of Defense expressed “pride and pride that the United States is an essential part of the victory factors achieved by the Iraqis against Dahesh, expressing the aspiration to deepen relations and long-term participation in security cooperation in the face of terrorism,” according to the statement.

The two sides discussed during the meeting, which was attended by US Ambassador to Baghdad Douglas Silliman, “the relationship between the federal government and the Kurdistan region and emphasize the need for the parties to work for dialogue and end outstanding problems.”


Continued decline of the dollar in Iraq

Editorial Date: 2018/2/23 9:43 • 261 times read


Foreign exchange markets in Baghdad, on Friday morning, continued decline in the dollar exchange rate against the Iraqi dinar.

The market price in the Kifah Stock Exchange in Baghdad was 1222.5 dinars per dollar, ie 122 thousand and 250 dinars per hundred dollars.

The prices of selling and buying dollars in the banking companies were:

the sale price of one dollar 1227.5 dinars, or 122 thousand and 750 dinars, for one hundred dollars.

The purchase price of the dollar is 1217.5 dinars, or 121 thousand and 750 dinars, for one hundred dollars.

Foreign Exchange Rates:

EUR World Price: 100 Euro = 123.03 USD The

World Price: 100 Pounds = 139.45 $ The

Turkish Lira The International Price: $ 100 = TRY 378.85.