Saleh and the US ambassador discuss easing tensions and confronting the challenges of terrorism

12/07/2021 19:44

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Baghdad / Obelisk: The President of the Republic, Barham Salih, and the US Ambassador to Iraq, Matthew Tueller, stressed, on Tuesday, December 7, 2021, the need to reduce tensions and use the language of dialogue in resolving outstanding issues.

The Presidency of the Republic said in a statement received by Al-Masala that the President of the Republic, Barham Salih, received the US Ambassador to Iraq Matthew Tueller.

The statement added that they discussed the close bilateral relations, and the development of prospects for cooperation in various fields and in the context of the strategic dialogue and its committees, in a manner that serves common interests, as well as strengthening joint action in facing the challenges of terrorism, cooperation in issues of combating corruption and terrorist financing, and facing the dangerous repercussions of climate change. .

He added that regional and international developments of mutual interest were also discussed, pointing out that it was stressed the need to ease tensions and use the language of dialogue to resolve outstanding issues in a way that supports the establishment of security and stability in the region.

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Iranian President: Some are trying to raise currency rates to coincide with negotiations

Economie| 03:40 – 07/12/2021

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Iranian President Ibrahim Raisi revealed today, Tuesday, that there are people trying to raise currency rates in conjunction with the ongoing negotiations in Vienna on reviving the nuclear deal.
In a speech he delivered at the Sharif University of Technology in Tehran during his visit to it on the occasion of Student’s Day, he said that the national intelligence services are following up on this file, adding that some of these people are residing inside, and some are outside Iran.
Raisi added that these “want to link the negotiations to the internal economy”, but “we do not mortgage the economy and people’s livelihood to negotiations.”
According to the Iranian president, the country’s foreign exchange sources “are in good condition and unlike the first days of our government, we are not worried about the situation.” He added that “

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Iraq celebrates its centenary next Saturday

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The Council of Ministers has set, next Saturday, a date to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Iraqi state.
Cabinet spokesman Hassan Nazim said in a press conference that I followed (Baghdad Today) that “the Council of Ministers has set next Saturday as a date to hold a celebration marking the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Iraqi state.”

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The Central Bank announces a mechanism for compensating those affected by banks

Economie| 06:52 – 07/12/2021

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The Iraqi Company for Deposit Insurance of the Central Bank of Iraq announced, today, Tuesday, a mechanism for compensating those affected by banks, while setting the compensation ceiling.
And the authorized director of the Iraqi Deposit Insurance Company, Walid Idi, said, “The mechanism for compensating those affected by the banks takes place after the Central Bank announced the bankruptcy of the concerned bank and its acquisition of the final degree and its approval by the Financial Services Court,” noting that “the company’s management is coordinating with the trustee of the bank.” compensation to depositors.
He added, “The compensation process is carried out according to two levels, the first is if the deposit balance “current, saving or fixed” is 100 million Iraqi dinars, the compensation will be 51% of the last amount, secondly, if the deposit exceeds the amount of 100 million dinars, the compensation will be 25% of the amount The total balance of this deposit,” noting that “the maximum compensation ceiling is 150 million dinars, which is considered the highest compensation rate in the Arab region.”
He added, “The company does not charge depositors anything except the fee, which is one dinar for every 10,000 dinars of the deposit,” explaining that “this percentage is considered the lowest in the Arab region and even in the world.”
Eidi confirmed that “the company does not receive any interest, neither from the bank nor from the depositors, but it is called the guarantee amounts for guaranteeing deposits,” noting that “the company officially started work on October 17, 2020, and has not yet compensated any depositor in the banks, for not The Central Bank announced the bankruptcy of a bank affiliated with the company, as the company is responsible for the banks affiliated with it, and has nothing to do with the pre-accession banks.
And he indicated that “the compensation process, according to the company’s system and policy approved by its board of directors, is done for one time and is not in the form of payments,” explaining that “the time limit set for compensating depositors is 30 days from the date of a decision issued by the Central Bank of Iraq with a final degree of declaring the bankruptcy of a bank, as This period is not extendable.
He stated that “the company, in light of this, compensates the depositors during the period specified by law.” Ended 29 / h

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US Secretary of Defense: We will continue to support the Peshmerga and the Iraqi forces in advice and intelligence

KurdistanMasrour BarzaniUS Secretary of Defense 2021-12-07 10:33A-AA+

Shafaq News/ The President of Kurdistan Regional Government, Masrour Barzani, received on Tuesday a letter from the US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, while the US Secretary of Defense stressed, in the letter, the importance of moving forward in the strong relations between the Kurdistan Region and the United States and joint coordination in confronting ISIS terrorists.

A statement by the Presidency of the Regional Government, received by Shafak News Agency, stated; It came in part of the US Secretary of Defense’s message to the President of the Kurdistan Regional Government: “We thank the Peshmerga for their important role in defeating ISIS, and we salute the sacrifices of the Peshmerga in the war against ISIS.”

And the US Secretary of Defense indicated that “the United States will continue to support the Peshmerga forces and the Iraqi security forces in combating ISIS terrorists, especially in the areas of advisory and information and intelligence exchange.”

At the conclusion of his letter to the Prime Minister, the US Secretary of Defense stressed that: “There is a special relationship between the Kurdistan Region and America, and it is a relationship based on values and mutual respect. We are pleased to welcome the joint work between the two sides. Thank you for your commitment to the important partnership that brings us together.” According to the statement.

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Final election results are awaiting ratification and identification of aspects of challenge

political| 03:28 – 07/12/2021

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member of the Parliamentary Legal Committee in the former parliament, Salim Hamza, has determined, on Tuesday, the right of the Independent High Electoral Commission to appeal the Federal Court’s decision in this case.
In an interview with Mawazine News, Hamzah said, “The Federal Court has set 15 days to resolve disputes and appeals regarding the election results, and they will be resolved in the middle of this month,” stressing that “after the Federal Court’s approval of the results, no one has the right to challenge the election results, and the appeal is to the High Commission.” The Independent Elections Commission only if it finds that there are unfair decisions against it.”
He pointed out that “from a legal point of view, the Federal Court does not have the right to re-count and hand count unless it detects major violations or violations of the constitution. It has the right to reject the election results and not to ratify them.” Ended 29 / h

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Barzani and Al-Halbousi discuss the latest developments and differences between Baghdad and Erbil

political| 01:03 – 07/12/2021

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President of the Kurdistan Region, Nechirvan Barzani, discussed today, Tuesday, with the head of the Progress Alliance, Muhammad al-Halbousi, and his accompanying delegation, the latest developments on the Iraqi arena.
And the correspondent of “Mawazine News” in the region stated, “Al-Halbousi and his accompanying delegation arrived in Erbil earlier today, Tuesday,” noting that, according to the information received, the two sides “will discuss the security and political developments on the Iraqi arena, and the issue of forming the next federal government in addition to Disagreements and outstanding issues between Erbil and Baghdad, along with other issues. Ended 29/A 4

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In conjunction with Al-Halbousi’s visit, Masoud Barzani receives the dagger in Erbil

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Shafaq News / The head of the Kurdistan Democratic Party, Masoud Barzani, and the head of the Azm Khamis al-Khanjar alliance stressed on Tuesday the importance of implementing the principle of partnership and joint action in order to achieve stability and good governance.

This came during Barzani’s reception of the dagger in the Salah al-Din resort in Erbil, the capital of the Kurdistan Region, according to a statement issued by Barzani’s headquarters, which was received by Shafaq News Agency.

The statement stated, “The two sides discussed the political situation, threats and challenges facing Iraq, especially in the post-Iraqi parliament elections, and the importance of implementing the principle of partnership, as well as the need for coordination and joint action in order to achieve stability and good governance.”

Al-Khanjar’s visit to Erbil coincides with another being conducted by the head of the Progress Alliance, Muhammad al-Halbousi, as the President of the Kurdistan Region, Nechirvan Barzani, met on Tuesday morning with al-Halbousi and his accompanying delegation, and they discussed the latest developments in the political and security situation.

The Kurdistan Democratic Party had announced earlier this morning that delegations from the political forces and parties would visit Erbil, the capital of the Kurdistan Region, to discuss with Kurdish leader Massoud Barzani about the mechanism of forming the next federal government.

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Al-Kazemi and Nechirvan Barzani hold talks and confirm coordination to “ward off the threat of terrorism”

politicsbreakingNechirvan BarzaniMustafa Al-Kazemi 2021-12-07 06:02A-AA+

Shafaq News/ The Prime Minister of Iraq, Mustafa Al-Kazemi, and the President of Kurdistan Region, Nechirvan Barzani, discussed in a phone call today, Tuesday, the security threats and recent attacks by the terrorist organization ISIS, which affected the sites of the Iraqi security forces and Iraqi citizens, and led to casualties from the Peshmerga and civilians.

According to a statement by the Kurdistan Region Presidency, Al-Kazemi affirmed full support for the Peshmerga’s efforts to combat terrorism, stressing the full coordination between the Iraqi armed forces from the army, the Peshmerga and other security forces, especially in the areas of the security vacuum between the two parties.

The Prime Minister of Iraq stressed the need to continue revitalizing the work of the joint coordination committees between the Iraqi army and the Peshmerga; With the aim of deterring, hunting down and eliminating remnants of terrorism; Because it poses a threat to Iraq and the whole region.

For his part, the President of the Kurdistan Region thanked the Prime Minister of Iraq, expressing the full readiness of the Kurdistan Region to cooperate and coordinate with the Iraqi forces to protect security and stability throughout Iraq, including the Kurdistan Region.

Security sources say that most of the recent attacks, in which ISIS terrorists are most likely launched from the Qarachogh mountain range between Nineveh Governorate and Kirkuk, which is a relatively rugged area, suitable for ISIS militants to hide, as it represents a buffer zone between the locations of the Iraqi forces and the Peshmerga forces.

This area witnesses repeated attacks by the organization’s elements on the Iraqi forces and the Peshmerga.

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Official statement: Al-Sadr and Blascharat want quick approval of the election results

politicsMuqtada al-SadrFederal CourtPlasshartElection resultsopposing forces 2021-12-07 05:57A-AA+

Shafaq News / The UN envoy in Iraq, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Jenin Plaschaert, praised on Tuesday the Sadrist movement’s electoral campaign, while noting that democratic elections are of its nature to produce a winner and a loser.

This came during a meeting with the leader of the Sadrist movement, Muqtada al-Sadr, at the latter’s residence in Al-Hanana, according to a statement issued by his media office and received by Shafak News Agency.

The statement stated, “Al-Sadr and Plasschaert discussed the political situation that Iraq is going through.”

The UN envoy, according to the statement, congratulated the Sadrist bloc on its victory in the parliamentary elections, stressing that “the Sadrists’ electoral campaign was successful and that democratic elections are of its nature to produce a winner and a loser, and this is the true meaning of it.”

Blackshart pointed out that “the technical assistance provided by the United Nations was at the request of the Marja’iya, al-Sadr, the Iraqi government, and other political parties,” noting that “the election management by the Commission was a good and technically successful administration.”

The two sides stressed, according to the statement, the importance of ratifying the results without “unsuitable” delay by the Federal Court.

The UN envoy arrived in Najaf earlier today, on an “unannounced” visit, to hold talks with al-Sadr, regarding the election results, which his party leads with more than seventy seats, according to a source who informed Shafak News Agency.

It seems that Blackshart had anticipated a meeting that was scheduled to take place today, for the leaders of the coordination framework with the leader of the Sadrist movement, Muqtada al-Sadr, at his home in Najaf.