The Iraqi government denied reports that the International Monetary Fund rejected the financial budget for 2018, because it is not in line with the agreement signed between him and Iraq.
Saad al – Sabri , spokesman for the Information Office of the Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al – Abadi, told the ” Sputnik “, said that the budget for fiscal year 2018 approved in accordance with legal contexts between the Iraqi state institutions of the government and parliament , and all contained therein materials is not inconsistent with the terms of the International Monetary Fund.
He explained that the news about the IMF’s refusal to budget is incorrect, stressing that the Iraqi government has not received any official response from the Fund to reject the budget.
The Iraqi press reports, quoted earlier today, experts in the economy, saying that the International Monetary Fund, announced its rejection of the financial budget for 2018, because it was contrary to the agreement signed between Iraq and the International Monetary Fund.
The experts stressed that “the agreement between Iraq and the International Monetary Fund, obliges Iraq to implement a set of conditions, including the abolition of jobs and the addition of financial burdens on the budget.”
The Iraqi Council of Representatives has voted on Saturday the third of March this year, the federal budget law for the year 2018.