Newly appointed British Finance Minister Nazim al-Zahawi announced, on Saturday, his candidacy to lead the Conservative Party to replace Boris Johnson at the head of a new government. And the British newspaper “The Independent” reported that the newly appointed finance minister and former education minister, Al-Zahawi, announced the launch of his bid to lead the Conservative Party and to present himself as an alternative to Johnson. Zahawi is the second minister in Johnson’s government who has demonstrated his ambitions to lead the Conservative Party and form a new government, after Transport Minister Grant Shapps. Ended 29/R77
Baghdad – Mawazine News The head of the Al-Fateh Alliance Hadi Al-Amiri expressed, on Saturday, his hope that the next few days will witness a real breakthrough and overcoming the crises. Al-Amiri said in a statement that Mawazine News received a copy of it, “On the occasion of the blessed Eid al-Adha, I extend my warmest congratulations and blessings to the families of the martyrs and sacrificed, and to our honorable people, and the glorious Islamic nation, and I pray to God Almighty to grant our dear country the blessings of security, wellness, abundance of livelihood and good Consequences and acceptance of actions. He added, “We hope that the next few days will witness a real breakthrough and a transcendence of all crises, and the completion of the expected entitlements, and that the faithful will advance this march while they see responsibility as a mandate, not an honor, and a duty, not a favor, and they see serving the people as an honor for them in this world and the hereafter.” Ended 29/R77
Shafaq News/ On Saturday, Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi called on the Iraqi political forces and parties to cooperate together to remove obstacles, considering that although the challenges are “big”, the opportunity is greater.
This came during the celebration held at Mosul University on the occasion of the fifth anniversary of the liberation of Nineveh Governorate from ISIS, according to a statement received by Shafaq News Agency.
Al-Kazemi said, “From here, I make an appeal to all Iraqi political forces, personalities and parties, and I say that the challenges ahead are great, but the opportunity is greater, and come to a common word that brings us together to serve the people and the country, and cooperate to remove obstacles and build the country, and let Iraq be first.”
He stressed that “the security services are playing their effective role in maintaining the security of Iraqis and helping the people. And the citizen’s standing with the security services will provide us with preventive security.”
He pointed out that “this government was not given enough opportunity, but it created a half-opportunity opportunity. The security of our homeland and the safety of society is a trust in our necks, and as long as we are in a position of responsibility, we will not neglect the trust.”
Al-Kazemi pointed out that “the spirit of evil tried to kidnap Mosul, turn it into a place to spread evil in Iraq and the world, and make it the capital of an alleged caliphate,” explaining that “the pure Iraqi will and determination that defeated the ISIS gangs, with unyielding determination, and with a national belief brought us together.” Let’s all win the big victory.”
He added, “We have completed most of the lagging projects, hospitals have been completed, and we have opened more than one power station in Samarra, Maysan, Muthanna, and Nasiriyah. We have embarked on many projects in Mosul, and today we will lay the foundation stone for other projects, and we have the Mosul Airport project, although there are There are deficiencies in the procedures, and I will not lay the foundation stone for a project whose conditions have not been completed. We have adopted the issue and have weekly meetings with the ministerial team, and during this month we will visit Mosul again to lay the foundation stone for the Mosul Airport project.”
Al-Kazemi concluded by saying, “There are those who are trying to exploit the conditions in the province and carry out fuel smuggling operations. Nineveh’s daily need for fuel is secured, but there are those who take advantage of the circumstances,” adding, “I ask the citizens of Nineveh Governorate to follow the registration system on the fuel card that provides them with fuel; So that the additional quantities do not go into the pockets of the corrupt.”
Shafaq News/ A source from within the coordination framework that includes all Shiite forces except for the Sadrist movement revealed on Saturday that there are differences between the State of Law coalition and the Al-Fateh coalition over the nomination of candidates for the position of First Deputy Speaker of Parliament and Prime Minister.
The source told Shafak News Agency; The leadership of the coordination framework will hold a meeting during the next few days to discuss the points of the blocs within the framework that qualify them to choose their candidate for the position of deputy speaker of parliament and prime minister.
The source added; The calculation of points is according to the number of deputies of each political bloc within the coordination framework, and each deputy is considered one point in favor of the political bloc.
and on the differences between the rule of law and conquest; between the source; The state of law, if it wants to obtain the position of prime minister, has to waive the position of the first deputy speaker of Parliament in favor of the Al-Fateh coalition, as well as Al-Fateh, if it wants to obtain the position of prime minister, it has to waive the position of deputy speaker of Parliament in favor of the rule of law.
A source close to Al-Sadr, who asked not to be named, told Shafak News Agency earlier on Saturday; “Al-Sadr will prevent any government formed according to the consensus approach, and moving the street to prevent this matter is very likely, if the framework is actually presented to the formation of such a government.”
364 Policy 07/09/2022 12:39 Baghdad today _ Baghdad Today, Saturday, the Rapporteur of the Iraqi Parliament, Gharib Askar, revealed what the parliament will work on with the beginning of its new legislative term in the coming days. Askar told (Baghdad Today), “The House of Representatives will work, during the new legislative term, to activate the role of parliamentary oversight over all Iraqi state institutions, and to activate and revitalize the work of parliamentary committees through their legislative or oversight work.”
And he indicated that “the House of Representatives will work during the new legislative term to legislate a package of laws that were suspended during previous parliamentary sessions,” noting that “work will be on the law that directly affects the lives of citizens.”
Information / Baghdad .. The politician close to the coordination framework, Saad Al-Muttalebi, revealed, on Saturday, that there is a consensus on clarifying the features of the upcoming political agreement after the Eid al-Adha prayer.
Follow the “Al-Maalouma” channel on Telegram.. News that does not need documentation.. Al-Matalibi said in a statement to “Al-Maalouma” that “the data indicate that all political forces will clarify the features of the political agreement on naming the presidents of the republic and the ministers immediately after the Eid holiday,” likely. “The announcement of the agreement will be in the media before the presidential election session, which may be held after next Friday.” He added that “the announcement of the agreement on the presidents of the republic and the ministers before the Friday prayer called for by the Sadrist movement will contribute to reducing fears.” It is noteworthy that the leader of the Sadrist movement, Muqtada al-Sadr, earlier called on his followers to hold a unified Friday prayer in Sadr City, east of the capital, Baghdad, on the fifteenth of July. finished/25pm
Information / Sulaymaniyah…. Aram Jabbari, a member of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, confirmed, on Saturday, that the Presidency of the Republic has been resolved in favor of the Patriotic Union. Jabari said in a statement to “Al-Maalouma”, that “the recent meetings that were held between the President of the National Union, Bafel Talabani, and the leaders of the coordination framework decided the presidency of the republic for the Union and its candidate for the position, Barham Salih.” He added, “Even if the Democratic Party insists not to withdraw its candidate for the presidency, Riber Ahmed, the position will go to the National Union with a majority in Parliament.” After the end of its legislative recess, the House of Representatives will hold a session dedicated to electing the President of the Republic, with the differences between the two Kurdish parties continuing to win the position.
Follow-up – Mawazine News , the US Energy Information Administration announced that Iraq’s oil exports to America rose during the past week, reaching an average of 362,000 barrels per day, to be the fourth largest oil exporter to America.
The administration said in a report, that “the average US imports of crude oil during the past week from nine countries amounted to 5.902 million barrels per day, an increase of 740 thousand barrels per day from the previous week, which amounted to 5.162 million barrels per day.”
She added that “Iraq’s oil exports to America amounted to an average of 362,000 barrels per day last week, up from the previous week, in which oil exports to America reached an average of 76,000 barrels per day, and to be the fourth largest oil exporter to America during the past week.” Ended
Baghdad – Mawazine News , the financial advisor to the Prime Minister, Mustafa Al-Kazemi, outlined the stages of cooperation of the international community to help Iraq economically, while noting that the white paper is the product of this cooperation.
Saleh said, “International cooperation in assisting Iraq economically extends to the Madrid Donors Conference held in October 2003, in which the foreign ministers of 77 countries pledged to provide aid for the reconstruction of Iraq, with an amount exceeding 33 billion dollars to restore the infrastructure destroyed by wars and the siege.” former economist.
In an interview with the official news agency, Mawazine News, Saleh added, “Many of these grants have been verified, but their financial effects were limited due to the mismanagement of the reconstruction operations at the time.”
He pointed out that “the international community did not skimp on writing off more than $100 billion of debts owed by Iraq, which is Iraq’s pre-1990 debt, under the Paris Club Agreement of 2004.”
He continued, “The international community then continued to support Iraq, and this was embodied by the (Tokyo Declaration) by the Group of Seven major industrialized countries in their statement announced in May 2016, which supported Iraq financially and economically to confront its dual economic and security crisis at the time, and the Kuwait Conference for the Reconstruction of Iraq in The year 2018, which helped sustain UN aid to finance stabilization operations in the liberated areas after the victory over ISIS terrorism.
And he added: “During the double financial and health crisis that our country was subjected to in 2020, the international community felt Iraq’s need for international aid to reform and reorganize the economy in order to achieve sustainable development and combat decline and corruption, so it was formed in London in the middle of the year 2020, what was called ( The Iraq Economic Contact Group (IECG) (composed of the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, the European Union, and the Group of Seven major industrial countries).
He continued: “The aforementioned contact group expressed its willingness to support financial and economic reform projects in our country and to reorganize the financing, production and governance sectors, and the white paper was the result of that cooperation,” he concluded by saying: “I see that Iraq has many serious and promising opportunities to benefit from the intentions of the international community.” Positively towards achieving reform projects and economic progress in Iraq. Ended 29/N33