Barzani to the Sadrist movement: We hope that the disputes of Baghdad and Erbil will be resolved after the budget is approved

Kurdistan Region

Masrour Barzani

The Sadrist Stream

2021-04-02 15:02



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Shafaq News / On Friday, the President of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Masrour Barzani expressed his hope for resolving the differences between the governments of the center and the region after the vote on the budget law.

In a statement received by Shafaq News Agency, the Kurdistan Regional Government said, “Barzani made a phone call with the head of the political body of the Sadrist movement, Nassar al-Rubaie, and thanked the Sadrist movement and its leadership for their support and their positive and important role in approving the federal budget law.”

The Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government, according to the statement, expressed his hope that “passing the budget will be a step towards resolving all outstanding problems and disagreements between the federal government and the Kurdistan Regional Government on the basis of the constitution.”

The Prime Minister had previously made a series of phone calls with a number of Iraqi leaders and officials in the federal government to praise their role in approving the 2021 budget law.

On Wednesday (March 31, 2021), the Iraqi parliament voted on the federal budget law for the fiscal year 2021, with a deficit of more than 28 trillion dinars, and a tug of war that continued for months.

The general budget revenues amounted to more than 101 trillion Iraqi dinars, and expenditures were estimated at 129 trillion.

The price of a barrel of oil was calculated in the budget at $ 45 instead of the Iraqi dinar, and the government’s proposed price for the dollar was fixed at 1450 dinars per dollar, according to what a member of the Finance Committee, Muhammad al-Shabaki told Shafaq News.


Masrour Barzani calls 4 political leaders in Baghdad and hopes to solve the outstanding problems

Kurdistan Region

Masrour Barzani

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Shafaq News / Today, Friday, the Prime Minister of Kurdistan Regional Government, Masrour Barzani made some separate phone calls with a number of political leaders.

A statement of the Kurdistan Regional Government, received by Shafaq News Agency, stated that “among the leaders are the head of the National Wisdom Movement, Ammar al-Hakim, the head of the Al-Fateh Alliance, Hadi al-Amiri, the Secretary-General of the Arab Project, Khamis al-Khanjar, and the Secretary General of the Mass Party, Ahmad al-Jubouri (Abu Mazen).

Barzani valued “the role of those political figures in approving the draft federal budget bill for the fiscal year 2021, and expressed his hope that passing the budget would be a step towards resolving all problems and disagreements between the federal government and the Kurdistan Regional Government in accordance with the constitution.”

The Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government had previously made two phone calls, with both Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi and Speaker of Parliament Muhammad al-Halbousi, and thanked them for their support in passing the Federal Budget Law and the articles related to the agreement between the Kurdistan Regional Government and the federal government.

Washington abdicates and participates in a meeting on the nuclear deal next week

the world | 03:05 – 02/04/2021

Follow-up – Mawazine News

The Wall Street Journal reported that senior US officials will participate in a meeting that the parties to the Iran nuclear deal will hold in Vienna next week.

The newspaper, quoting diplomats, said that the participation of US officials in the meeting would come without direct consultations between them and the Iranian officials.

This morning, the signatories to the Iran nuclear deal (Russia, Iran, China, France, Germany and Britain) began an Internet meeting to discuss the nuclear deal and ensure its implementation.

According to a statement issued by the European Union, earlier, the meeting will discuss “how to ensure the full and effective implementation of the agreement by all parties.”

After the European Union announced the meeting yesterday, Thursday, the US State Department welcomed this step and considered it “positive.” Ended 6/29 N

The budget revives currency markets in Iraq

Time: 04/02/2021 11:49:30 Read: 3,471 times

{Economic: Al Furat News} The unanimous vote of the House of Representatives, last Wednesday, on the Federal Budget Law for 2021, left a general impression of satisfaction at the official and popular levels.

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Parliament ended many months of disagreements and quarrels between the political blocs, as well as the effects of the failure to approve the budget on movement, market and trade, which showed signs of a return to activity, yesterday, through the relative rise in the movement of buying and selling currencies.

Traders in the stock market in the Shorja area in Baghdad said, “The market witnessed good movement and the price of the dollar rose slightly against the dinar, as a result of approving the budget.”

They attributed the reasons for this to that “traders and even ordinary citizens had expected that the decision to reduce the value of the dinar against the dollar, which was approved by the government last year, would be reversed. However, the approval of the budget while the exchange rate remained in a state encouraged the return of market movement to normal.”

The Baghdad Stock Exchange closed yesterday evening, Thursday, at 1467 dinars to one dollar.

Parliamentary defense reveals the axes of the new round of strategic dialogue

Political | 12:24 – 02/04/2021

Baghdad – Mawazine News

The Security and Defense Committee in the House of Representatives revealed, today, Friday, the axes of the new round of the strategic dialogue, while confirming the necessity of the existence of constants related to Iraq to benefit from the next round of the dialogue.

Committee member Badr Al-Ziyadi said, “The new round of strategic dialogue between Iraq and the United States of America, which will start on the seventh of this April, will include economic, political and security axes,” noting that “the Iraqi government has files to discuss within the Al-Kazimi plan regarding the security situation.” In particular”.

Al-Ziyadi added that “in this dialogue, the main points must be fixed so that it can be benefited from and not be formal. There must be constants related to Iraq because it needs a lot and must benefit from diplomatic relations,” noting that “Iraq today has excellent and advanced security forces, and it can count He should defend his borders without the need for additional forces. ” Ended 29 / h