US Deputy Secretary of State confirms to Halabousi his country’s support for Iraq in all fields


14-10-2018 11:43 PM

Speaker of Parliament Mohamed Halboussi stressed on Sunday the need to work for the stability of the region away from the axis policy.

“The Speaker of the House of Representatives Mohammed Al Halbusi received at his office on Sunday, Deputy Secretary of State John Selevan accompanied by US Ambassador to Iraq Douglas Silliman,” noting that “at the outset of the meeting transferred Celeban and his accompanying delegation Congratulations to US President Donald Trump of Halabusi election as Speaker of the Iraqi Council of Representatives, stressing the continued support of his country to Iraq in all fields’.

“The importance of strengthening cooperation between the two countries within the framework of the strategic framework agreement, as well as cooperation in the economic and investment field and the active contribution of US companies in the reconstruction projects of infrastructure and services for all Iraqi cities,” Al Halbusi said, praising the position of the United States and the International Alliance in supporting and supporting Iraq during War on terror ‘.

He stressed Halabusi ‘on the need to work to achieve stability of the region completely away from the policy axes, which will contribute to the stability of Iraq.,15700023,15700124,15700126,15700149,15700186,15700191,15700201,15700214&usg=ALkJrhjuS16p8luYnS1hslBoNoMIARSaTA

Legal: Parliament is not entitled to intervene in the mechanism of choosing ministers and can not extend to Abdul Mahdi to form his government

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The legal expert Tariq Harb, the demands of some members of Parliament parliamentary committee overseeing the selection of ministers is illegal, indicating that the House of Representatives is not entitled to extension of Abdul Mahdi one day after 30 days to choose his government.

“There is no legal clause that allows the parliament to form a parliamentary committee that oversees the choice of the prime minister in charge of forming his government, and the matter is exclusively for Abdul Mahdi,” he said.

He added that “the parliament has the right to refuse or accept the names of candidates after sending them to the Council to give them confidence,” considering those claims as “overlapping powers and overriding the law.”

He pointed out that “the extension of the Prime Minister-designate Adel Abdul-Mahdi after the end of the 30 days to choose his cabinet,” adding that “the President of the Republic to assign another person after 30 days.”

He added that “the constitution did not specify the size or number of the ministry, which is submitted within thirty days, giving Abdul Mahdi the right to submit two ministries, or three or half of the ministerial lineup within thirty days if he could not submit in full.”

The MP for the alliance victory Al-Musawi confirmed on Sunday that the House of Representatives will extend 15 days to Prime Minister-designate Adel Abdul-Mahdi in the event of failure to choose his new cabinet, while Abdul Mahdi called for the establishment of a committee of parliament to check the names of candidates during an interview with them in the coming days End 25

Nechirvan Barzani and the delegation of reform and reconstruction discuss the future of the political process and settle the differences between Baghdad and Erbil

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Roudao – Erbil

The head of the Kurdistan Democratic Party, the President of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Nechirvan Barzani, on Sunday, with the delegation of the Coalition for Reform and Reconstruction headed by Ammar al-Hakim, “the future of the political process in Iraq and agreed on the two sides that the process should proceed on the basis of partnership, equality, And Baghdad on the basis of the Constitution. ”

“A senior delegation from the Coalition for Reform and Reconstruction, headed by Mr. Ammar al-Hakim, included representatives of the Liberal Bloc, Sadrists, Nationalism, Resolution, Arabism, Atalnasar, Al-Hakam and the Dialogue Front,” a statement said.

He added that “the delegation made during the meeting congratulations to Mr. Nechirvan Barzani on the occasion of the victory of the Kurdistan Democratic Party in the parliamentary elections of Kurdistan and wished him success.”

He continued that the meeting touched on “the leading role of the Kurdistan Democratic Party in the Kurdistan Region and Iraq, the return of the presence and strong participation of the Democratic Party in the Iraqi political process is important and is in the interest of Iraq and the Kurdistan Region.”

“On the other side of the meeting, the future of the political process in Iraq was discussed and the two sides agreed that the political process should proceed on the basis of partnership, equality, consensus and resolving the outstanding problems between Erbil and Baghdad on the basis of the constitution. In order to advance Iraq in all aspects and work to achieve the demands of citizens from the stability and reconstruction and provide a decent living. ”

For his part, said Nigirvan Barzani, “the Kurdistan Democratic Party wishes to participate actively and strongly in the Iraqi political process on these three foundations and provide the constitutional rights of the people of Kurdistan to be in the interest of all components of Iraq.”

A high-level delegation of the Coalition for Reform and Reconstruction headed by Ammar al-Hakim arrived in the city of Erbil before noon Sunday, 14 October 2018, and was received by a delegation from the Political Bureau of the Democratic Party of Kurdistan headed by Fadel Mirani. The delegation of the Coalition for Reform and Reconstruction included Saleh al-Mutlaq, Khalid al-Obeidi and a number of coalition leaders.

Earlier, the official website of President Massoud Barzani announced that President Barzani met today, Sunday, October 14, 2018, Ammar al-Hakim, and a high-level delegation of the Alliance of Reform and Reconstruction.

“The delegation praised the role and status of President Barzani and the Kurdistan Democratic Party in the history, present and future of Kurdistan and Iraq, and stressed the need for Iraq to open a new page of good relations between the Kurdistan Region and Baghdad, stressing the need to solve problems between the region and Baghdad.

He added that the delegation pointed out that the Alliance of Reform and Reconstruction “also announced earlier to support the three foundations that President Barzani considers the basis of the relationship between the region and Baghdad, which is in harmony and partnership and real balance.

The official website of President Barzani said that “President Barzani,” highlighted the relations between the Kurdistan Region and Baghdad and told the guest delegation that the issue of the people of Kurdistan is a just cause, which concerns us is the cause of our just people and overcome past violations of the legitimate rights of our people, and this requires a clear mechanism and ensure commitment to true partnership Harmony and balance. ”,15700023,15700124,15700126,15700149,15700186,15700191,15700201,15700214&usg=ALkJrhgXcBtzX4ZZK7WpxFEo_NsLeQ29xg

The agenda of the parliament session tomorrow and the hosting of the Minister of Education

Editorial Date: 2018/10/14 20:22

(Baghdad: Al-Furat News) The House of Representatives, tomorrow Monday, its normal session.

The agenda of the session, according to a statement of the parliamentary information service received by the agency {Euphrates News} a copy of it, “the vote on the wording of a resolution on the special grades granted and decisions issued by the government during the period of business after the elections of 2018, and the formation of permanent parliamentary committees of the House of Representatives.

It also includes a “General subject for discussion” Central acceptance plan / Third stage examination of higher education / expansion of admission plan for postgraduate studies} in the presence of the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Abdul Razzaq Al-Issa.

the National Union provides his request to Abdul Mahdi for the formation of the government

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[Asharq Al-Awsat] Iraqi Prime Minister-designate Adel Abdul-Mahdi on Sunday met with a delegation from the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) and exchanged views on forming a new government.

The delegation consisted of two members of the Political Bureau Aso Mamand and Khaled Shawani and Pavel Talabani, the son of former Secretary General Jalal Talabani.

During the meeting, they discussed the formation of the new Iraqi government, and the delegation of the National Union presented its views and demands and declared that it is with a national government in which all parties participate.

The delegation of the Union demanded that the election entitlements and the principles of the constitution be the basis for the new government and take into account the rights of the Kurdish people, according to the official website of the party’s media.


The President stresses the formation of a strong government and strengthens the rule of law

Editorial Date: 2018/10/14 19:11

(Baghdad: Al Furat News) President Barham Saleh stressed the need to form a strong government and strengthen the rule of law.

“Saleh received at the Peace Palace in Baghdad on Sunday evening a delegation from the National Axis Alliance and deputies from the Salahuddin province, headed by Ahmad al-Jubouri, who congratulated Saleh on the occasion of the official inauguration of the President of the Republic and wish him success in his duties,” said a presidential statement, .

President Saleh stressed “the importance of cooperation and support of all partners in the political process to achieve the desired goals in the service of the Iraqi people.”

The President also stressed the importance and necessity of forming a strong government capable of strengthening the rule of law and the constitution and providing a decent life for all the people of Iraq.

Ammar al – Hakim meets with Najran Barzani

Date of release: 2018/10/14 17:37

(Baghdad: Al-Furat News) The leader of the National Wisdom Movement met Mr. Ammar al-Hakim, head of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Nigervan Barzani.

The correspondent of the agency {Euphrates News} today, that “the delegation of the Alliance of Reform and Reconstruction, headed by Mr. Ammar al-Hakim, met in Erbil, Sunday evening, the head of the provincial government, Nizaran Barzani.”

the Iraqi president to America: regional tensions

The Iraqi president told us: regional tensions have overcome us
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President of the Republic Barham Saleh met Tuesday with US Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan. Along with US Ambassador to Iraq Douglas Soliman. 
Saleh stressed the importance of friendly relations between Iraq and the United States of America, stressing the importance of strengthening cooperation between the two countries and the development of relations between them, especially the strategic framework agreement. 
The President reiterated the United States and the international coalition in support of Iraq in combating terrorism, as well as the need to avoid Iraq and the consequences of international politics and regional tensions, taking into consideration the position and situation of Iraq and stressing the sovereignty of Iraq and its national interest in stabilizing stability. Affected by terrorism.
For his part, Deputy Foreign Minister Sullivan reiterated his country’s support for Iraq in various fields, stressing his country’s efforts to develop its relations with Iraq and enhance joint cooperation, especially in the economic fields and encourage investment. 
He expressed his country’s readiness to encourage investors to invest in Iraq in support of its economic stability and benefit from investment opportunities.

Deputy: Abdul-Mahdi able to choose his government after the agreement are going forward and opening



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The MP of the alliance of Badr, Zaidi, on Sunday, the ability of Abdul Mahdi to choose his ministerial cabinet of candidates submitted through the Internet after the agreement and continue to grant him full freedom of choice. 
“The online candidates to run for the next government are not independent technocrats, but the candidates of the parties and did not give any figure to Abdul Mahdi directly after being restricted by him through the electronic window,” Zeadi told Al-Maaloumah. 
He pointed out that “some blocks initially pressed on Abdul Mahdi to pass their candidates to certain ministries, but the pressure failed.”
He explained that “after the agreement and continue to grant the Prime Minister-designate freedom of choice for his Cabinet of independents and technocrats eased pressure by the National Axis and the Kurds, and can not be a point of pressure in parliament when voting in front of others and Fatah and allied blocs.”

Saleh: The sovereign wealth fund will see the light next year


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Economy News _ Baghdad

The Financial Advisor to the Prime Minister confirmed the appearance of Mohammed Salih on Sunday that the sovereign wealth fund will be launched next year after the implementation of the law of the National Oil Company, noting that the fund will be used for development purposes directly.

Saleh said in an interview with “Economy News” that “most countries that achieve surplus balance of payments due to the export of natural resources are working to establish a sovereign fund,” noting that “the Fund is used to diversify and absorb financial returns over time and for development purposes and reduce the unemployment rate and end the crisis Living “.

He noted that “the sovereign wealth fund will see the light after the implementation of the law of the National Oil Company during the next year.”

He added that “the fund’s resources will be diversified among stocks, bonds, real estate and others,” adding that “the sovereign fund will be linked to the government in general, and the Supreme Finance Committee to take over under the supervision and control of the Office of Financial Supervision and the Finance Committee in the House of Representatives.” 

He noted that “there are more than 90 sovereign funds around the world at present, with a financial balance of 20 trillion dollars.”

Saleh stressed the need to invest the funds of the Fund to run government companies that have been stalled since 2003 to take advantage of their revenues to rotate the Iraqi economy.

While the economist Abdul Jalil al-Rubaie, earlier through “Economy News”, called on the government to establish a “generation fund” of the surplus of previous and subsequent budgets to address the economic and political crises in the country.

“The fund is implemented globally by Arab and foreign countries and the funds are allocated from the surplus of previous budgets to cope with economic crises,” Rubaie said.

MP Majida al-Tamimi, revealed earlier, the total actual oil revenues achieved during the year 2018 for the period from January to the end of September, which amounted to (60.436) trillion dinars.


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