The US State Department: We are ready to discuss the nuclear deal directly with Iran

the world | 10:21 – 05/04/2021

Follow-up – Mawazine News

, US State Department spokesman Ned Price confirmed, today, Monday, that his country is ready to discuss directly with Iran about the nuclear deal, hours before the start of talks in Vienna on the agreement to discuss what the United States and Iran must do to resume compliance with the agreement. Nuclear.

“We are ready to talk directly with the Iranians about the nuclear deal and talk with the Europeans, so we are going to Vienna,” Price said in a press briefing today, noting that “Iran’s special envoy Rob Mali will lead the American delegation in the Vienna talks on the nuclear agreement.”

The US State Department spokesman affirmed that “the talks about the nuclear deal depend on Iran’s seriousness in returning to it,” explaining that “we do not want to prolong the talks, but we will not shorten the way.”

He noted that “the 5 + 1 group aims for Iran not to acquire a nuclear weapon, which is also our goal,” stressing that “on our part, there will be no concession to ease the sanctions at the present time only after Iran’s commitment to stop its escalatory steps.”

For his part, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif sent a message to the European countries that are members of the nuclear deal on Sunday before the Vienna meeting scheduled for next Tuesday.

In a statement today, the Iranian Foreign Ministry said: “The Iranian Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, held a telephone conversation with his British counterpart Dominic Raab, during which the two sides discussed the latest developments related to the nuclear agreement, especially the holding of the Joint Committee meeting in Vienna, next Tuesday.”

The statement added that Zarif called during the call “the European countries that are members of the nuclear agreement to respect their obligations in the agreement and to participate constructively in the upcoming Vienna meeting.”

Zarif assured his British counterpart: “We will not return to our commitments in the nuclear agreement unless the US sanctions are fully and permanently lifted.” Ended 29 / A 87


Parliamentary Finance reveals the size of the internal and external borrowings in the budget

Economie | 08:11 – 05/04/2021

BAGHDAD – Mawazine News

The Parliamentary Finance Committee revealed, on Monday, the volume of internal and external borrowing in the 2021 budget.

The head of the Parliamentary Finance Committee, Haitham Al-Jubouri, said, according to the official agency, that “the total of new borrowing in the 2021 external budget amounts to more than two billion dollars as a ceiling, but Real borrowing does not exceed 350 million dollars, as for the internal debt, it will not exceed 5 trillion from the central bank when needed. ”

Al-Jubouri added, “There is a paragraph in the 2021 budget that includes fixing contractors by introducing job grades on the condition that they bear the relevant department expenses without burdening the state treasury with financial burdens.”

He pointed out that “the current year’s budget included job grades for the ministries of health, service departments, water and sewage, and the Baghdad Municipality, and the Federal Service Council will supervise them.”

It will continue for five years and 600 pending procedures. Allawi reveals the second part of the white paper

Political | 07:04 – 05/04/2021

Baghdad – Mawazine News

The Minister of Finance, Ali Allawi, revealed, on Monday, the second part of the White Paper.

“The white paper consists of two parts, the first is a survey and an explanation of the reality of Iraq’s economic history since 2003, in addition to the basic problems,” Allawi said in a video clip published by the Iraqi government via Twitter.

He added, “We have identified 600 procedures that were included in the second part of the white paper, which provided the institutional structure for reform processes, plus the required measures over a certain period of time.”

He continued: “We expect that the implementation of the White Paper will last between 3-5 years and the Council of Ministers has agreed to form the Supreme Committee for Reform to take it upon itself to implement the White Paper in cooperation with the relevant ministries and the House of Representatives.” Ended 29 / H

Nechirvan Barzani in Baghdad soon


Baghdad / Al-Mawred News

The chief advisor to the president of the Kurdistan region, Nechirvan Barzani, announced, on Monday, that the president of the region will visit Baghdad in the coming days to hold meetings with officials in Baghdad and take advantage of the opportunities available to solve problems.

Falah Mustafa said in a press statement, “We are in contact with the offices of the Iraqi prime minister and the president of the Republic of Iraq to set a date for the president of the Kurdistan region to visit Baghdad,” it is likely that “the visit will take place in the coming days.”

Mustafa added that “the visit comes as evidence of the region’s president’s keenness to continue dialogue with the Iraqi parties to solve problems and take advantage of the available opportunities.”

The currency auction stops for a week due to banks ’fear of changing the dollar’s price



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Shafaq News / On Monday, a government source revealed that the currency auction was suspended for a week due to banks ’fear of changing the dollar’s price.

The source said in an interview with Shafaq News that “banks have stopped participating in the currency auction that the Central Bank conducts daily during the past week, as a result of their fear of changing the dollar exchange rate in the budget that was approved last week.” 

He added, “It is expected that banks will participate in the auction and submit their requests to the bank to buy the dollar, starting from the current week,” noting that “these requests will be implemented during the end of the week or the beginning of next week.”

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, while expenditures were estimated at 129 trillion dinars.

And some political blocs had called for a reduction in the price of the dollar in the budget, which made the price of the dollar affected in the local markets between the ups and downs.