US reveals the latest assessments of the dialogue between Baghdad and Kurdistan


US Ambassador

Matthew Tauler

pleased with Barzani

2019/09/18 08:44:34

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President of the Kurdistan Regional Government Masroor Barzani received in his office in Erbil on Wednesday, US Ambassador to Iraq Matthew Toller.

At the meeting, the US ambassador pointed out that the United States supports the rapprochement and dialogue between the Kurdistan region and the federal government, and said: “We feel that there is progress in the process of negotiations.”

For his part, the head of the Kurdistan Regional Government that the negotiations are continuing, and at different levels, and said: “We have presented many options to resolve differences, provided that the Constitution is the final.”


Barzani and Saleh talk about an opportunity leading to a “radical solution” to the dispute between Baghdad and Kurdistan

2019/09/18 08:31:22

President of the Kurdistan Regional Government Masrour Barzani received in his office in Erbil on Wednesday, President of the Republic of Iraq Barham Saleh.

During the meeting, which was attended by Deputy Prime Minister of the Government of the province of Qubad Talabani, Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs and Iraqi Finance Minister Fuad Hussein, and a number of government officials to discuss relations between the Kurdistan region and the federal government.

The two sides affirmed the existence of a favorable opportunity to pave the way for a radical solution to the outstanding disputes based on the Constitution, including the full implementation of its articles and without selectivity.

It was pointed out at the meeting, that the resolution of controversial issues between the Kurdistan region and the federal government is in the interest of all Iraqis, and will reflect positively on the stability of a number of Iraqi areas, especially as terrorists continue to pose a threat to the people of those areas.

Association of Iraqi private banks held a workshop «cybersecurity … challenges and methods of confrontation»

Side of the workshop at the headquarters of the Association of Banks


Economy News _ Baghdad

The Association of Iraqi Private Banks, on Wednesday, a workshop under the title “cybersecurity … challenges and methods of confrontation”, at the headquarters of the Association, with the participation of a number of government and private banks.

The Director of Administration and Training in the Association of Iraqi Private Banks, Ahmed al-Hashemi, in his speech during the opening of the workshop and attended by “Economy News”, “The Association and Eagle Net (Eagle Net) today organized a workshop in cooperation with the United Engineers Group on cybersecurity and the definition of cybercrime and types of threat The workshop will enable employees in the banking sector to identify the mechanisms to strengthen the protection provided by the system Strong Room. ”

Al-Hashemi added, “The target audience in the workshop are employees in the IT and SWIFT departments within the banking sector.”

For the second day, the Federal Reserve is pumping 75 billion dollars

Release date:: 2019/18 8:43

The Federal Reserve in New York, it will intervene in the markets again Wednesday by pumping $ 75 billion of additional liquidity, in order to keep interest rates at the level set by the central bank.

On Tuesday, the Federal Reserve in New York announced that it had intervened for the first time in more than a decade in the markets, pumping up to $ 75 billion to prevent short-term interest rates from rising too much.

The bank intervened through repurchase agreements, a financial instrument that allows the Federal Reserve to keep interest rates for one night at its lowest level.

The bank said in a statement that, as it did on Tuesday, it planned to do so again on Wednesday “in order to keep the actual interest rate on federal funds within a rate of 2 to 2.25%.”,15700021,15700043,15700186,15700191,15700253,15700256,15700259&usg=ALkJrhiutPSrZmNGnhjGgIUHklKSg7iYUA

Abdul-Mahdi is going to China today for a week-long visit

Release date:: 9/19/2018 13:42

BAGHDAD: The prime minister, Adel Abdul Mahdi, will go to China on Wednesday.

He is accompanied by a large delegation of ministers and governors to discuss the conclusion of trade agreements and to promote joint cooperation.

The adviser to Prime Minister Abdul Hussein Al-Hanin, in a press statement, the program of the visit Adel Abdul-Mahdi, indicating that the large delegation accompanying him has a clear economic features, including ministers, advisers and businessmen.

He added that “the program of the next visit and economic files, carried by the Prime Minister include major projects in roads and transport, services, education, health and others,” noting that “the Iraqi and Chinese sides have prepared well for the visit in the past months, through continuous meetings with major Chinese companies And complete the funding model through the Iraq-China Joint Reconstruction Fund. ”

Al-Hunain expected that “the visit will be signed during the visit major contracts and agreements in the sectors of industry and agriculture, building schools, hospitals, housing, roads, trains and bridges,” pointing out that “the visit falls within the philosophy of the Prime Minister in opening up to the world, and that Iraq is a friend of all, and an influential factor in World, and forms a bridge between all the different. ”,15700021,15700043,15700186,15700191,15700253,15700256,15700259&usg=ALkJrhgiqO8ecUo1WZNBGT_4X1IBZWtmeg