Federal Court: The President of the Republic can not veto the budget or any law 

PoliticalFrom 2018-03-13 at 18:04 (Baghdad time)

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Previous documents obtained by Mawazine News issued by the Federal Supreme Court on the non-eligibility of the Presidency of the Republic to return to Parliament or veto.

The documents issued by the Court on 8/4/2009 show that “the President of the Republic elected at future sessions, after the 2010 elections, is not entitled to use the veto or to return the laws to Parliament according to Article 72 of the Constitution.”

According to the document signed by the current President of the Federal Supreme Court Judge Medhat al-Mahmoud, the infallible can not be re-budgeted to parliament.

The legal expert Tariq Harb, on Tuesday, the decision of President Fuad Masoum on the rejection of the budget loss of legal and constitutional value, indicating that infallible does not have the right to restore any law to parliament at all.

The President of the Republic, Fouad Masoum, on Tuesday, refused to approve the budget of 2018 and returned to the House of Representatives with a view to reviewing its content, claiming the existence of 31 articles contrary to the legislation in force.



Kurdish deputy reveals the contents of the paragraphs objected by infallible


Revision date: 2018/3/13 22:40 • 371 times read
(Baghdad: al-Furat News) Revealed MP for the Kurdistan Alliance Najibah Najib on the contents of the paragraphs, which objected to the President of the Republic Fuad Masum and promised contrary to the Constitution.
“The constitution allowed the President of the Republic to suspend the ratification of the Federal Budget Law within 15 days of the adoption of the violation of the provisions of the Constitution,” Najib said in a statement broadcast by Al-Furat satellite channel.
She added that “Masoom has already submitted a formal letter to the Council of Ministers and the Parliament of all violations in the budget of 2018 for its amendments,” noting that “not to respond to this request, which allowed him today exercised his powers and constitutional functions through the non-ratification of paragraphs.”
They said that “the identification and diagnosis of financial irregularities in the budget by the advisers is infallible, the budget violated the federal system of the abolition of the federal entity, and also that the Constitution affirmed that all Iraqis are equal rights in addition to point 105 of the Constitution, which confirms that loans and grants must be distributed fairly And transparent to all components of the Iraqi people. ”
She stressed that “the President of the Republic exercised his constitutional powers by discovering 31 paragraphs contrary to the law in the budget.”

Abadi: No party to return the budget after ratification by the parliament



Abadi: No party to return the budget after ratification by the parliament


13-03-2018 09:06 PMThe Euphrates –

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Tuesday that it is not right for any party to return the budget after the ratification by the House of Representatives, calling on the authorities of the region to cooperate for the delivery of salaries of employees.

Abadi said in his weekly press conference today that after extensive study, we signed the decision to adapt the popular crowd fighters, stressing that the amendment issued to the law of the anti-terrorism apparatus is the surest because it is homogeneous and allows the future to be the head of the civil service. On the management of airports in the region and within the next seven days will open airports, and called on the authority of Kurdistan to cooperate for the delivery of salaries of employees to be part of the salaries within the 300,000 barrels of oil exported from Kurdistan.
He explained that it is not right for any party to return the budget after ratification by the House of Representatives.
On the attack on the Christians, Abadi said, “There is a decent support targeting the Christians and some of the perpetrators were caught in Baghdad and it turned out that some of the aggressors against the Christians were gangs aiming to steal and no need to worry and the Christians fled.

Abbadi noted that the only chance for corruptists is to recognize and hand over money, even if we had evidence to put senior corrupters in prison for life. Pointing out that the Council of Ministers voted to criminalize those who fired shots on occasions.


Parliamentary Finance calls for the presidency of parliament to hold an urgent meeting with the financial presidency of the Republic


Date of release: 2018/3/13 20:52 • 199 times read
(Baghdad: Al-Furat News) Member of the Finance Committee parliamentary Hossam Al-Aqabi Presidency of the House of Representatives to the meeting with the financial body of the Presidency of the Republic to discuss the paragraphs objected to the federal budget.
“The decision of the President of the Republic Fuad Masum to restore the budget formality and came at the time lost,” he said, saying that “the adoption of the budget was difficult for everyone after the delay of voting on it for months.”
“He added that” although the budget was approved in an unfavorable way through the objection of the Kurdish blocs, “noting that” infallible has 31 constitutional violations in the budget of 2018, “pointing out that” I believe a paragraph or two important in these violations. ”
He pointed out that “the adoption of the budget again needs to convene an emergency session to vote on the paragraphs that believe infallible is a constitutional violation.”
He added that “the life of the presidency of the parliament to hold a meeting with the financial life of the presidency of the Republic in the presence of the Finance Committee; to discuss the paragraphs that were objected and give quick remarks.”
He noted that “the budget is likely to reach the region after the re-budget to 13 and a half percent.”

Keywords: Banks of Kurdistan will be subject to the control of the Central Bank

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The governor of the Central Bank Ali al-Alaq, on Tuesday, the agreement of Baghdad and Arbil to subjugate the banks in the Kurdistan region to control the Central Bank of Iraq.

Alaq said during a press conference with the Minister of Finance of the region in Arbil, that “it was agreed with the head of the provincial government to exercise the branch of the Central Bank in Erbil work and supervisory authority and control over the banks of the region and non-bank financial institutions.”

He added that “the Central Bank has the direct support of the Prime Minister of the region and the Minister of Finance to facilitate the work of the Central Bank branch and the performance of its oversight work to develop the banking sector in the region and provide ways to coordinate between them,” adding that “was also discussed on the licensing of government banks belonging to the region and Their status and their legal adaptation to make them subject to the Bank and its control and in such a way as to enable them to develop their role. ”

He explained that “the agreement was reached between the government and the region to avoid double taxation between the two sides, and the banking sector will be the first link to solve this problem so that the branches of banks in Baghdad or the region are not subject to tax accounting twice and recognition of the debt issued by the central government or territory under the agreement or under the method Which is tax-related. ”


Kurdish policy celebrating the day of Nuruz burning fire over the fortress of Kirkuk and raise the flag of Kurdistan

Kurds celebrate the day of Nuruz burning fire over the fortress of Kirkuk and raise the flag of Kurdistan
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The Kurdish parties in the province of Kirkuk, during a meeting on Tuesday, to celebrate the National Day of Noorz raising the flag of Kurdistan and lighting fires over the fortress of Kirkuk, according to the tradition practiced annually in a number of countries and regions of the world.

The meeting was held at the headquarters of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan in Kirkuk, where it was also decided to work fully for the Iraqi parliamentary elections in a manner that does not lose the Kurdish political parties the number of seats that they had obtained in the previous parliamentary sessions.

The meeting also decided to recall the occasion of the bombing of the city of Halabja Kurdish chemical weapons by the former Iraqi regime on March 16, 1988.

The meeting of the Kurdish parties in Kirkuk on Tuesday at a time when a motorcycle explosion in the neighborhood of ninety in the center of Kirkuk, wounding a civilian injured was transferred to the hospital for the purpose of treatment.

Abadi policy : We have opened a new page with Kurdistan and can resume flights by this date

Abadi: We have opened a new page with Kurdistan and can resume flights by this date
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Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi said on Tuesday that his government opened a new page with the Kurdistan Region.

“We have opened a new page with the Kurdistan region, after reaching understandings with the provincial government,” Abadi said during the weekly press conference, stressing that “some wanted to increase differences and expand, but we want to increase cooperation, not differences.”

He added that “the Kurdistan region daily exports 300 thousand barrels of oil, so they will pay part of the salaries of regional staff, and we pay the other part,” calling on the authorities and stakeholders in the region to cooperate on this side.

He pointed out that “the orders were directed to open the airports of the Kurdistan region in front of flights, and they can resume from tomorrow or Thursday.”

Abadi announced today the lifting of the ban on international flights to and from airports in the Kurdistan region, after the government of Baghdad and Arbil reached understandings in this regard.

Washington’s policy to lift the international air embargo on airports in the Kurdistan Region

Washington on lifting the international air embargo on airports in the Kurdistan Region
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US President George W. Bush’s envoy to the international coalition against an organized organization in Iraq and Syria on Tuesday welcomed the decision of the United States to lift the ban on international flights from airports in the Kurdistan Region.

“We welcome the reopening of international airports in the Kurdistan region of Iraq,” MacGork wrote in a twitter posting on Twitter.

He added that lifting the embargo “is an important step towards achieving stability in the post-organization calling for the existence of governments of minorities and unified within the constitutional framework of Iraq.”

Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the reopening of Arbil and Sulaymaniyah airports for international flights after a ban lasting more than five months.

The federal authorities in Baghdad have imposed a ban on international flights from Erbil airport since September 29 in response to the referendum on independence held in the Kurdistan Region.

Baghdad partially lifted the ban on Erbil and Sulaymaniyah airports, including Hajj and Umrah trips.

The Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Region, Nezhirvan Barzani, expressed earlier in the day his thanks to the Federal Prime Minister Haider Abadi on lifting the ban on international flights from Erbil and Sulaymaniyah international airports.

Barzani said in a press conference held today in Erbil that “Mr. Abadi had announced in an interview with officials and officers of the ministries of interior in the region and Baghdad to lift the international ban on international flights on airports in Kurdistan,” echoing by saying, “The Kurdistan Regional Government welcomes this step, Fall in the path and we hope that the remaining differences and outstanding issues between Erbil and Baghdad in accordance with the permanent Iraqi constitution and thank all those who contributed to it.

He added that “the lifting of the ban on airports is the outcome of fruitful discussions between me and al-Said Abadi,” noting that “the decision to reopen the airports of the Kurdistan Region has been banned between Erbil and Baghdad.”

Barzani said that the issue of airport management detailed and technical and the Constitution is the most clear features and will be managed as stipulated by the Constitution and the ban signed between the two sides.

Learn about the decisions of the Council of Ministers today

Date of release: 2018/3/13 19:12 • 176 times read
(Baghdad: Al Furat News) The Cabinet held its regular session on Tuesday and voted on several resolutions, including the prevention of firing shots at events.
A statement issued by the Prime Minister’s Office said that “the cabinet voted during its session on the draft law of the College of War. The vote was also taken to merge the General Company for Engineering Support with the General Company for Iron and Steel under the name of the General Company for Iron and Steel.”

“The Council voted to protect the products of distribution transformers, electrical and mechanical parameters, as well as the protection of the industrial sponge product and the protective barrier product of the roads.”

He added that “the Cabinet also voted on the proposed law to prevent the firing of firecrackers on occasions, and voted on a bill to deal with the period of receipt of applications stipulated in Law No. 13 of 2016, the first amendment to the law of family documents bearing the aliases for displaced persons and migrants No. 79 of 2012.

“The Cabinet also voted to authorize the Ministry of Finance or the person authorized to borrow from JICA for purposes specified in the draft budget law,” he said.


Abadi policy gives an opportunity to corrupt and calls on the authorities of Kurdistan to cooperate in the distribution of salaries


Abadi gives an opportunity to the corrupt and calls on the Kurdistan authorities to cooperate in the distribution of salaries
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(Reuters) – Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi said on Tuesday that there is one chance for people involved in financial and administrative corruption cases to surrender themselves and their money.

“The only chance for the corrupt is to recognize and hand over the money they have illegally obtained,” Abbadi told a news conference after his cabinet meeting with ministers.

On the other hand called Abadi authorities in the Kurdistan Region to cooperate with the federal government for the distribution of salaries of employees and employees of the territorial government.