A special force of the international coalition leaves Iraq

securityIraqbreakingInternational Alliance 2021-08-07 12:20A-AA+

Shafaq News/ The International Coalition reported on Saturday that a special force affiliated with it had left Iraq after completing its mission in this country.

In a statement received by Shafaq News Agency, the coalition said that the coalition’s OTH force recently completed its mission in Iraq and returned to its original base in Buring camp in Kuwait.

“The OTH force typically consists of two CH-47 Chinook helicopters and an infantry company that are on 24-hour standby to be on wheels at short notice to complete missions,” the statement said.

According to the coalition, this force responds when needed in the joint operations area to support field personnel, recover operations, conduct air attacks, and assist in comprehensive force protection missions.

The withdrawal of this force comes after Baghdad and Washington recently reached an agreement to withdraw US combat forces from Iraq by the end of this year.

Financial advances instead.. Kurdistan has not received a budget from Baghdad for 7 years

politicsKurdistan Region delegationKurdistan Region budget 2021-08-07 09:45A-AA+

Shafaq News/ The Kurdistan Democratic Party revealed, on Saturday, that the Kurdistan Regional Government has not received any budget from the federal government in Baghdad for 7 years, indicating that the region borrows money from the center.

Representative of the Democratic Party Mayada Al-Najjar told Shafaq News Agency, “The Kurdistan Region has not received any budget or money from the central government in Baghdad since 2014,” noting that “the sums received by the region in previous years are few funds that do not represent Kurdistan’s budget.” .

She added, “Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi spent, according to the budget law for the current year, 200 billion dinars to the region,” noting that “the money that was spent as an advance has nothing to do with the region’s budget.”

And Al-Najjar continued, “There are discussions and a high movement is currently taking place on Baghdad to disburse another advance to the region, worth 200 billion dinars, during the coming period.”

And the representative of the Kurdistan Democratic Party pointed out that “employees in the center and south of Iraq receive their salaries monthly from the central government, but the region’s employees did not receive any salaries from the Baghdad government.”

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A government advisor reveals the outcomes of the meeting of the presidencies and the leaders of the blocs with the Commission

political| 04:09 – 07/08/2021

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Baghdad – Mawazine News
, Advisor to the Prime Minister for Elections Affairs, Hussein Al-Hindawi, revealed, on Saturday, the most prominent outcomes of the meeting, which was held in the presence of the presidencies, leaders of blocs, and the representative of the United Nations with the Electoral Commission.
Al-Hindawi told the official news agency, “The meeting, which was held in the presence of Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi, Parliament Speaker Muhammad Al-Halbousi, President of the Supreme Judicial Council Faiq Zaidan, and the deputy representative of the United Nations in Iraq with the Electoral Commission came out in a positive atmosphere.”
He added, “The attendees stressed their commitment to the date of holding the elections on the tenth of next October.”
He pointed out that “the meeting discussed all issues related to the October elections, whether from the technical side or providing support to the Electoral Commission to overcome difficulties.”
He explained that “the Electoral Commission provided a detailed explanation about its preparations and the development of its work.” Ended 29/R77

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