Discusses outstanding financial issues between Baghdad and Arbil …
Iraqi government delegation headed by the governor of the Iraqi Central in Erbil
11/03/2018 – 21:58
An Iraqi delegation arrived in Arbil on Sunday evening on a visit aimed at resolving outstanding issues between Baghdad and the Kurdistan Region.
The Iraqi delegation is headed by the Governor of the Central Bank Ali Alalak and will discuss outstanding financial issues between Baghdad and the Kurdistan Region.
The Iraqi delegation, which was received by the Minister of Finance in the Kurdistan Regional Government (ROPZ), is scheduled to begin its schedule of meetings on Monday.
Arbil and Baghdad exchanged delegations during the last period, which led to a breakthrough in the crisis between the government of Baghdad and the provincial government.
The crisis erupted between Erbil and Baghdad violently after the Kurdistan Region held a historic referendum on 25 September last for independence from Iraq and won the support of 92.73% of the votes of participants, but Baghdad responded to the right of self-determination Kurdish unjustified and took a series of collective punishment measures against Kurdistan in addition to For its military attack on Kurdish areas outside the administration of the Kurdistan Region or called B (disputed).
Baghdad has banned international flights to airports in Kurdistan and has asked to check the lists of its employees before paying their salaries as part of its punitive measures against the province.
The spokesman for the Kurdistan Regional Government, Sven Dzahi, said earlier in the day that an Iraqi government delegation is scheduled to arrive in Erbil to determine the mechanisms of paying salaries and opening airports.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi reiterated in his last press conference last Tuesday that his government would rescind the ban on international flights and that the salaries of its employees would be paid before the Nooruz holiday on March 21.
Baghdad extended the ban on international flights at Erbil and Sulaymaniyah airports, the last of which was on Feb. 26, with the decision ending by the end of May.
Iraqi government spokesman Saad al-Hadithi said recently that the technical committees between Erbil and Baghdad have settled many files in relation to airports, especially customs and passports.
The committees are still discussing the security file of the international airports in the region, according to modern.