A deputy suggests {for Euphrates News} a new date for voting on the budget … and reveals what happened with Al-Amiri about the region’s share

Time: 02/17/2021 18:08:47 Read: 3,328 times

{Baghdad: Al Furat News} The deputy of the Kurdistan Islamic Group, Salim Hamza, suggested next week the date for voting on the federal budget for the fiscal year 2021.

Hamza said {for the Euphrates News} that “the dialogues are open and continuous between the center and the region regarding the budget, and the Kurdish delegation is optimistic so far and most of the political blocs have declared their refusal to pass the budget except after the Kurdish share is fixed.”

He added that “the political blocs previously did not agree with each other about the region’s budget requirements, but they gave the green light to the head of the Al-Fateh Alliance, Hadi Al-Amiri, to agree with the Kurdish delegation on the oil file.” 

Hamza added, “The Kurdish negotiating delegation headed by the Deputy Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Qubad Talabani, discussed Monday with Amiri his share in the budget, but there is nothing new and we have not yet found any practical steps to find a solution,” likely “to vote on the budget next week.”

Qubad Talabani, Vice President of the Kurdistan Region and his accompanying delegation met with the head of the Al-Fateh Alliance, Hadi Al-Amiri, on Monday evening in the federal capital, Baghdad.

The meeting comes within the meetings held by the regional government delegation as part of its visit to Baghdad to complete the dialogues regarding the region’s share in the draft federal budget law for 2021. 

During the meeting, Amiri and Talabani discussed the latest political developments in Iraq, as the two sides stressed the need to find radical solutions to the outstanding issues between the government The Kurdistan region and the federal government, and the draft federal budget law, and their opinions agreed that it should be resolved on the basis of the constitution and the law, in a way that preserves the rights of everyone.

Wafa Al-Fatlawi         


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