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The head of the Finance Committee in the Iraqi parliament Ahmed al-Saffar, said on Sunday, that talks on the budget and the issue of oil between Erbil and Baghdad will resume next week and that there is good progress in this regard, while the Chairman of the Finance Committee in the Kurdistan Parliament that there are three options to share The region of the Iraqi general budget for 2020.
While the Council of Ministers was scheduled to send the draft Iraqi budget for the year 2020 to the Iraqi Council of Representatives in mid-last month, but the demonstrations witnessed in Baghdad and some Iraqi provinces have become impeded to send the draft, in addition to the discussions between Erbil and Baghdad on the draft budget Delayed also, and it is not clear whether the draft will be sent to the House of Representatives or not, because the Iraqi government is currently busy with the demands of the demonstrators and did not reach a solution with Arbil, also in this regard confirmed the decision of the Finance Committee of the Iraqi Council of Representatives Ahm al-Saffar in a televised statement T between Erbil and Baghdad will resume next week.
Arbil expressed its readiness to address all its problems with Baghdad, especially on the 2020 budget, and many meetings were held between the two sides during the previous period and in the absence of an agreement between the two sides, according to the Chairman of the Finance Committee in the Kurdistan Parliament, there are three options on the region’s share of the budget, from Without giving details.
The protests in Iraq, as well as the suspension of talks between Erbil and Baghdad, caused delays in the draft budget for 2020, and the two parties are seeking to take over the agreement on the budget and oil before the end of this year, especially Arbil, which expressed its readiness to resolve all problems with Baghdad within the framework of the permanent constitution.