Jaafari heads to New York


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Alsumaria News / Baghdad

Foreign Minister Ibrahim Jaafari traveled to New York on Friday to participate in the UN General Assembly.
“Foreign Minister Ibrahim went to New York to participate in the work of the United Nations General Assembly at its seventy-third session,” ministry spokesman Ahmad Mahjoub said in a statement received by Al-Sumerian News.

The Iraqi Foreign Ministry announced on Thursday that Iraq was elected as the deputy president of the United Nations General Assembly for the 73rd session, saying that Iraq would be considered a diplomatic victory.



Iranian official: ready to publish communication documents between Larijani and Halbusi


Release Date: 2018/9/21 15:12
(International): An Iranian official revealed his country’s readiness to publish the telephone contact documents that took place last Sunday between the Speaker of the Iranian Shura Council (parliament) Ali Larijani and Parliament Speaker Mohamed Halboussi.
Al-Halbusi received a telephone call from his counterpart Larijani last Sunday congratulating him on his election as speaker of the Iraqi parliament. 
“The White House can not exert pressure to undermine parliamentary relations between Iran and Iraq,” said Hossein Amir Abdullahian, a special aide to the head of the Shura Council. 
“Tehran’s relations with Baghdad are strategic and the White House’s exertion of pressure on Iraqi political and parliamentary officials can not undermine it,” Abdullahi said in response to a question about the denial of part of the phone call between Larijani and Halabusi during his telephone conversation with his US counterpart. These strong relations. “
“The clear and clear statements made by the Speaker of the Iraqi Council of Representatives in his latest telephone conversation with his Iranian counterpart are part of the principled policy known to Iraq towards the Islamic Republic of Iran. Of course, the denial of part of the content of this contact by the Iraqi parliament speaker, Quite concept. ” 
“If necessary, the documents of this telephone call are present and can be published. The enemies of Iran-Iraq relations and constructive and positive relations between the two sides will not be allowed to be influenced by their bad aims,” ​​Amir Abdullahian said. 
“Parliamentary relations between Tehran and Baghdad will remain strong at all levels,” said the special aide to the head of the Islamic Consultative Council for International Affairs.
“The Iraqi parliamentarians express their protest against the practice of any economic pressure and sanctions against Iran,” Speaker of the House of Representatives Mohammad Halabousi said during a telephone conversation with Larijani, adding that “these sanctions are unfair,” stressing that “Baghdad will be alongside the Iranian people” . 
“Iraq is ready to stand with Iran to restore security and stability to the region,” al-Halbusi said. 
The speaker of parliament gave an official invitation to Larijani to visit Iraq. is over

Iraqi political parties sending letters to Kurdistan shows its position on the nomination of Saleh as president of Iraq

Iraqi political parties send letters to Kurdistan showing its position on Saleh's candidature as president of Iraq
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The Kurdistan National Union Party (PUK) said on Friday that it received positive messages from Iraqi political parties supporting the party’s candidate for the presidency of Iraq, Barham Salih.

The leader of the party, Shuan Daoudi, told Ashfaq News, “There are many positive messages reached us from the political actors and large in the capital Baghdad, its content supports the nomination of Barham Saleh to the presidency.”

He said that “the letters supporting the candidacy of Saleh for the presidency of the Republic, means that these political forces will vote on him as President of the Republic of Iraq, when it is put formally within the Iraqi Council of Representatives.”

Barham Salih resigned from the Democratic and Justice Alliance, which he headed back to the National Union, which was announced on Thursday, September 19, after a meeting of his leadership council nominated for the presidency in Iraq.

The Kurdistan Democratic Party for presenting a candidate for the presidency of Iraq, shortly after the announcement of the National Union Barham Saleh candidate for the post, which confirms that it is his share.

Leading the rule of law: Abadi the most acceptable candidates for the presidency of the next government

Policy  2018/09/21 18:21  308  Editor: bh

Baghdad today – special

The leader of the coalition of state law, Jassim Mohammed Jaafar, said Friday that the leader of the coalition of victory Haider Abadi is the most candidates for the post of prime minister “acceptable”, while pointing to the absence of internal or external veto on any of the names currently put to take office.

Al-Bayati said in an exclusive interview with Baghdad today that “all the names put forward to assume the post of prime minister in the new government are the subject of respect and appreciation,” stressing that “there is no internal or external veto on any of them.”

The leader of the coalition, led by Nuri al-Maliki, that “the five Shiite blocs, consider the conditions and criteria of religious reference in Najaf, in choosing the appropriate person for prime minister above all,” noting that “Haider Abadi, the most acceptable candidates to take up office in a second term” .

The official website of the Supreme Religious Reference Ali al-Sistani, quoted on Monday 10/9/2018, close to the religious authority Ali Sistani, saying that “the reference will continue and advise with the new Prime Minister if it has (6) conditions, including competence, integrity, courage , Packages “.

The MP for the alliance of the Raed Fahmi Fahmi confirmed, Tuesday, September 18, not to reach a final agreement between the Shiite forces on the nomination of the Prime Minister, or the selection of Adel Abdul-Mahdi to take over the post, before announcing the leadership of the Fatah alliance Amer al-Fayez “rejected” Take over the post because of “special circumstances”.

The leader of the coalition of construction, Haitham al-Jubouri, on Sunday, September 16, 2018, an agreement between the coalition of construction and reform, and the Kurdish forces to nominate Adel Abdul Mahdi for the post of prime minister of Iraq, with the approval of the religious authority in Iraq, but the leader of the coalition, Which he promised was just “rumors.”


Barzani asks Maliki and al – Amiri to support his party ‘s candidate for the presidency

Policy  2018/09/21 18:22  218  Editor: bh

Baghdad today – Kurdistan

Kurdish President Massoud Barzani has asked the head of a coalition of state law Nuri al-Maliki and the leader of the Fatah alliance, Hadi al-Amiri, to support his party’s candidate for the post of president of the Republic of Iraq, reported Kurdish media, noting Barzani informed the parties of his willingness to relinquish the post The second deputy speaker of the Parliament of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, in return.

The media said that “Barzani had a telephone conversation with the head of a coalition of state law Nuri al-Maliki, and the head of the Fatah alliance Hadi al-Amiri, and asked them to support the candidate of his party to obtain the post of President of the Republic of Iraq.”

She added that “the leader of the Democratic Party told al-Amri and Maliki (if the candidate of my party to support you, we give up the post of deputy speaker of parliament in favor of the candidate of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan).”

The leadership council of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, voted Wednesday (September 19, 2018), on the selection of Barham Saleh as a candidate for the post of President of the Republic, after the vote on his return to him.

On the other hand, the Kurdish Democratic Party of Massoud Barzani, on Wednesday, September 19, that Barham Saleh is a candidate for the presidency of the republic “by one Kurdish,” while he indicated that he will nominate another person representing the party for the post.


Clarify the mechanism of electing the President of the Republic 48 hours before the closure of the nomination

Editorial Date: 2018/9/21 8:24

{Baghdad: Euphrates News} explained a legal expert, the mechanism of electing the President of the Republic, in the House of Representatives and the number of parliamentary required to win the post.

Tariq Harb said in a statement received by the agency {Euphrates News} a copy of it that “the third of October next is the end of the constitutional period for the election of a President of the Republic, and separated 48 hours from the end of the prescribed period to submit the names of candidates for the post of President of the Republic of the month period specified by Article 72 of the Constitution “He said.

He pointed out that “in the light of the division contained in the law of nomination for the post of President of the Republic 8 for 2012, which set three days to open the nomination and three days of the House of Representatives to check the availability of legal conditions in the candidates and three days of objection before the Federal Supreme Court for those who reject his nomination and three days of the court to rule on the objection and then put names To vote in parliament. ”

He predicted war “not get any of the candidates to 220 votes, as happened for the late President Jalal Talabani and current President Fuad Masum where a second round took place between the two who received the highest votes and the President of the Republic gets the highest votes even if he got only ten votes As long as the second candidate got less than ten. ”

He pointed out that “the constitutional period for the election of the President of the Republic will be within one month of the first session of the current parliament held on 3 September.”