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A member of the Committee on Agriculture and Water parliamentary Salam al-Shammari, Wednesday, that the recovery of the country’s economy from its current reality is strategic plans to get rid of dependence on oil as a single resource for the budget and activating the private sector.
It is noteworthy that the federal budget for decades depends mainly on oil as a single resource and neglect many sectors that if it can add a new resource for the budget.
US President Donald Trump pledged Wednesday to protect the Kurds in Syria, even after the withdrawal of his country’s troops.
Trump said during a meeting with members of his administration at the White House that the United States wants to protect the Kurds in Syria.
Trump pointed out that completing the withdrawal of US troops from Syrian territory would require a “certain period of time”.
Regarding the Mexican refugees, Trump explained that the construction of a wall on the border with Mexico aims to preserve America, noting that the arrival of these refugees does not pose a security threat to the United States of America.
President of the Republic of Iraq Barham Salih on Thursday on an official visit to Turkey at the head of a high-level government delegation to conduct negotiations with the leaders of Turkey.
The spokesman for the Iraqi presidency, Luqman al-Faily, said in a statement on Wednesday that President Saleh is visiting at the invitation of his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan, is scheduled to hold negotiations with the Turkish President and senior officials in his administration to discuss “ways to improve bilateral relations in various fields “He said.
The spokesman added that the two presidents will discuss regional and international issues of common interest and unify the visions and ideas on them. He added that this visit is a continuation of Saleh’s visits to a number of Arab and regional countries in the context of Iraq’s new policy of openness to its Arab and regional environment, Iraq and its status among brotherly and friendly countries. “
For his part, the Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohammed al-Hakim told reporters that the President of the Republic will discuss in Turkey several files, led by security issues in the region and the file of Syria.
Hakim pointed to the presence of a number of ministers within the accompanying delegation for the benefit, stressing that the President will also meet during the visit Turkish Foreign Minister Mouloud Chaochoglu.
“We expect our meetings tomorrow to be important, in which security issues, border issues (between Iraq and Turkey) and the Syrian file, as well as investment and bilateral issues, will be discussed,” he said.
The Anatolia news agency reported that the Iraqi government is in talks with the countries of the region on the sudden decision of US President Donald Trump to withdraw US troops in Syria, raising fears of a vacuum that could be exploited by the organization “Dahesh” to re-ranks.
In northern Iraq, Ankara is carrying out military operations against the PKK, which it considers a terrorist organization.
Source: Alsumaria News + Anatolia
Foreign Minister Mohammad Ali al-Hakim said Wednesday that the foreign ministers of the United States, France and Iran would visit Iraq soon.
“Pompeo, an important head of state and the foreign ministers of France and Iran will visit Iraq this month,” Hakim told a media conference.
On the Arab Economic Summit in Beirut, Hakim pointed out that “Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi or President Barham Saleh will head the Iraqi delegation at the summit to be held in the last week of this month.”
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Foreign Minister Mohammed Ali al-Hakim said on Wednesday (January 2, 2019) that US President Donald Trump had asked a meeting with Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi for 10 minutes, but the prime minister rejected his request.
“It is not true that Trump came to Iraq suddenly,” Hakim said in an interview with a number of media officials. “We informed her at 9 am and she was supposed to be in Baghdad.”
He pointed out that “Iraq refused to be the meeting of Abdul Mahdi with Trump in a tent inside the base of the eye of Assad,” noting that “Trump was very urgent and was replaced with a meeting lasted for 8 minutes.”
He pointed out that “Trump requested a meeting of 10 minutes with Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi, but the latter refused to do so.
Date of release: 2019/1/2 12:58
(Baghdad: Al-Furat News) The press office of the Presidency of the Republic, announced the date of the visit of President Barham Saleh to Turkey.
“The president’s visit to Turkey will be on Thursday,” a brief statement to the office received by the Euphrates News Agency said, calling for “the adoption of news from the Presidential Information Office.”
The Turkish daily Al-Sabah said earlier today that President Barham Salih would pay a visit to the capital Ankara on Wednesday to discuss recent developments in Syria as well as bilateral relations between Turkey and Iraq.
The Iraqi Foreign Ministry, revealed last Sunday that President Saleh, will visit Ankara in early 2019 at the official invitation of his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
It is noteworthy that the Turkish ambassador to Iraq, Fatih Yildiz met with the President of the Republic on 13 of last month and handed him a letter from Erdogan included an invitation to visit Turkey.
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