Policy 2019/09/17 10:32 224 Editor: aab
Baghdad today – special
A delegation from the Kurdistan Regional Government has postponed a visit to Baghdad, scheduled to take place today.
The source said in an interview with (Baghdad today), “The visit of the delegation of the Kurdistan region, headed by the Minister of Planning Dara Rashid, which was scheduled to be held today to Baghdad, was postponed.”
He added that “the postponement was due to the visit of two delegations to the Kurdistan region of Baghdad, represented by President of the Republic Barham Saleh and Parliament Speaker Mohammed Halbousi,” noting that “the visit of the delegations of Baghdad come to discuss the resolution of outstanding issues and files.”
The representative of the Kurdistan Regional Government in the Kurdish parliament Fares Issa, said that a delegation from the Kurdistan Regional Government will start a visit to Baghdad on Tuesday, September 17 to discuss a number of files, including the general census of the country.
It was decided to visit the delegation to Baghdad in a meeting of the Council of Ministers of the Kurdistan region on September 11, and reviewed the latest developments with the federal government.
In the same context, informed source, Tuesday, September 17, 2019, that the Presidents of the Republic, Barham Saleh, and the House of Representatives, Mohammed Halbousi, will visit Erbil today, at the head of a high-level delegation.
The source told (Baghdad today) that “a delegation composed of the President of the Republic Barham Saleh, the House of Representatives Mohammed Halbousi, and the Minister of Finance, Fuad Hussein, will visit Erbil today at 3 pm.”
He pointed out that the visit comes “to discuss with the parties and the government of the region on finding solutions to the contentious points between Baghdad and Erbil.”
It was scheduled to visit the Kurdish delegation to Baghdad, to resolve the subject of the 2020 budget, which wants the region to return its share to 17% in return for its commitment to transfer funds 250 thousand barrels per day to the account of SOMO, as well as the subject of Kirkuk and other outstanding files.