A member of Fatah reveals the agenda of Al-Amiri’s visit to Najaf and meeting with Mr. Al-Sadr

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A member of Fatah reveals the agenda of Al-Amiri's visit to Najaf and meeting with Mr. Al-Sadr

  {Politics: Al Furat News} A member of the Al-Fateh Alliance, Ali Al-Fatlawi, revealed Hadi Al-Amiri’s agenda to Najaf and meet the leader of the Sadrist movement, Mr. Al-Sadr.

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Al-Fatlawi said; For the program {Al-Mastra} broadcast by Al-Furat satellite channel tonight, that: “The language of dialogue is the real one that gets Iraq out of the predicament, especially after Mr. Al-Sadr agreed to conduct it, and it was agreed to have a tripartite dialogue with Mr. Al-Sadr; Its positivity is the acceptance of the other side for dialogue.”
He added, “The Elections Law and the Commission are the two current points of contention between the coordination framework and the current, and the framework has proven certain things, the most important of which is the formation of a government to give a breakthrough to the crisis, and it needs a financial side to hold the next elections.
Al-Fatlawi continued, “Ajda Al-Amiri from the framework in the meeting of Al-Hanana holds the formation of the government and a prime minister and provides guarantees to Mr. Al-Sadr to conduct the elections and change the commission and the framework authorized him to do so, and the Sunnis authorized Al-Halbousi and the Kurds as well as authorized Nechirvan Barzni, and negotiations with Mr. Al-Sadr will be unanimous.”
He pointed out that “the situation in Iraq depends on the formation of a full-fledged government, and we seek to resolve the existing problems through dialogue in the coming days. The Sunni and Kurdish forces are keen on a dialogue that leads to the formation of the government.”
And Al-Fatlawi, “The framework will not marginalize any of the political parties and its project is based on consensus, partnership and balance, and it is currently pressing towards resuming parliament sessions to conduct the work of parliamentary committees and not keep them idle to take their oversight role.”
He returned by saying, “
Regarding Al-Sudani’s meeting with the deputies, Al-Fatlawi said, “The framework’s candidate for prime minister presented his government program transparently and came at the request of the deputies and presented his paper that emphasized the economy and services at the invitation of parliamentarians. As for the framework, he chose Al-Sudani based on his specifications and seeks dialogue under the framework of the law and the constitution.” .
Al-Fatlawi concluded, with scenarios 10/1, by saying, “All demonstrations are against the government, not to topple a state, and the 2022 scenario will not be repeated, but there is a memory of October, which took its work inside the House of Representatives with its representatives.”



Details of the Al-Kazemi and Macron meeting

political| 11:49 – 09/21/2022


Baghdad – Mawazine News

Today, Wednesday, Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi met with French President Emmanuel Macron, as part of his bilateral meetings on the sidelines of his participation in the United Nations General Assembly meetings held in New York.

A statement by his media office, received by Mawazine News, said that “the meeting discussed bilateral relations between the two friendly countries, ways of developing them in various fields and levels, and discussed a number of regional and international issues and files of common interest.”

The meeting dealt with prospects of joint cooperation between the two countries in the fields of security and combating terrorism, and the emphasis on strengthening economic cooperation in various fields, foremost of which are energy, renewable energy, and investment.

The meeting discussed the necessity of preparing for the holding of the Baghdad 2 Conference for Cooperation and Partnership, as well as Iraq’s prominent role in the region and its efforts to enhance security in it through a policy of calm and convergence of views, in a way that enhances the stability of Iraq and the region and the prosperity of its peoples.

The meeting also witnessed a discussion of Mr. Al-Kazemi’s efforts to find outlets to resolve the current political crisis, and the national dialogue initiative for which the French President expressed his support, stressing the need to urge Iraqi political forces towards communication and dialogue within the political process and the auspices of the constitution. Ended 29 / p. 87


The Central Bank expresses its position on electronic payment cards with the private sector



Economy News _ Baghdad

Today, Wednesday, the Central Bank of Iraq announced the size of its initiative to support the sectors of agriculture, industry, renewable energy and housing, while indicating its position on electronic payment cards with the private sector.

And the Central Bank media said, in an interview with the Iraqi News Agency and followed by “Economy News”, that “the Central Bank of Iraq is working to organize the relationship with the departments concerned with receiving financial fees from auditors through electronic payment cards and through points of sale (POS) in the markets, malls and sales centers in the sector. Private,” pointing to “the project owner’s desire to contract with a specific bank and to work with point-of-sale devices instead of cash.” 

Regarding the allocation of additional funds for housing complex projects, he explained, “The Central Bank has raised the volume of its initiatives in all sectors: industrial, agricultural, renewable energy and housing from 6 trillion dinars in 2015 to 18 trillion dinars in 2021, due to the growth of all sectors, especially the housing initiative.”


A detailed statement on the visit of a high-ranking US official to Baghdad and the signing of an “important” memorandum of understanding with the region

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A detailed statement on the visit of a high-ranking US official to Baghdad and the signing of an "important" memorandum of understanding with the region

  {Political: Al Furat News} The US Embassy in Iraq issued a detailed statement on the visit of the US Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs, Celeste Wallander, to the capital, Baghdad.

The embassy indicated that the US official “visited Baghdad on September 20 to communicate with senior Iraqi leaders and reaffirm the importance of the defense partnership between the United States and Iraq, and based on the 2008 Strategic Framework Agreement, the United States remains committed to strengthening Iraq’s defense capabilities and providing security assistance.” As part of a broader cooperation that benefits all Iraqis and enhances the country’s sovereignty, stability and security.

The embassy pointed out that “and in 2022, the United States confirmed the transition of the mission in partnership with the Government of Iraq to support the Iraqi security forces through training, consulting, providing various assistance and exchanging intelligence information at a time when the Iraqi government is leading the fight against ISIS. The American forces with a combat role have left Iraq in December 2021, while the forces tasked with providing advice, assistance and empowerment missions remained in Iraq at the invitation of the Iraqi government.

The statement continued, “Assistant Secretary of Defense Celeste Wallander met with Iraqi Defense Minister Jumaa Inad Saadoun, Army Chief of Staff Lieutenant General Abdul Amir Yarallah and National Security Adviser Qassem al-Araji in Baghdad, in which she stressed the long-term partnership between the United States and Iraq during her meetings with Iraqi leaders and affirmed their mutual commitment “Building the operational capacity of the Iraqi Security Forces and Peshmerga forces in order to continue counter-terrorism operations to ensure the lasting defeat of ISIS. Dr. Celeste Wallander also discussed opportunities to expand defense cooperation between the United States and Iraq, beyond just counterterrorism operations, to confront emerging threats and increase cooperation and interoperability.” .

In addition, Wallander appreciated Iraq’s ongoing efforts to resettle ISIS detainees for prosecution and reintegrate displaced Iraqis from northeastern Syria.

“I am honored to be here today in Baghdad to discuss the US-Iraq defense partnership and to consult with my Iraqi counterparts on opportunities to expand our security cooperation to support shared interests,” Wallander said, according to the statement.

Wallander also arrived in Erbil to sign a memorandum of understanding aimed at continuing the US Department of Defense’s support for the Peshmerga forces in their operations to defeat ISIS.

The President of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Masrour Barzani, received today, Wednesday, the US delegation headed by the US Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs, and during the meeting, they discussed ways to strengthen relations between the Kurdistan Region and America, and discussed the memorandum of understanding that will be signed today between the two sides on continuing support for the Peshmerga and military and security coordination.

The Prime Minister commended the US support for the Peshmerga forces, especially in confronting terrorism and the terrorist Daesh, pointing to the importance of the memorandum of understanding that the two sides will sign. He also renewed the Kurdistan Regional Government’s desire to advance comprehensive relations with the United States.

And the US Assistant Secretary of Defense expressed her happiness at visiting the Kurdistan Region, and said: “I am honored to be here today to sign the Memorandum of Understanding, which represents a milestone in the relations between the Kurdistan Region and America.”

The reforms in the ninth ministerial formation, especially the existing reforms in the Ministry of Peshmerga, and the importance of a radical and constitutional solution to the outstanding problems between the Kurdistan Regional Government and the federal government, were part of the axes of the meeting, which was attended by the US Ambassador to Iraq, Alina Romanowski, and the US Consul General in the Kurdistan Region, Ervin Hicks.


The Iraqi Foreign Minister discusses with McGurk the implementation of the “strategic dialogue”

politicsUnited nationsNew YorkFouad HusseinBrett McGurkIraqi Foreign Minister

 2022-09-21 06:44A-AA+

Shafaq News / Foreign Minister Fouad Hussein discussed with member of the National Security Council and White House Coordinator for the Middle East and North Africa Brett McGurk, the mechanism for implementing the steps that were adopted during the strategic dialogue session.

This came on the sidelines of the work of the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly, held in New York, according to a statement received by Shafaq News Agency.

According to the statement, during the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations between Iraq and the United States of America, especially military and security relations, and the mechanism for implementing the steps that were adopted during the strategic dialogue session.

The meeting dealt with the regional situation in the region, the current developments in it, and Iraq’s relations with the countries of the region.

Hussein stressed that “Iraq, through its pivotal role, seeks to be a factor and a source of stability, calm and mediation to resolve differences between some countries in the region.”

For his part, Brett McGurk, according to the statement, expressed his “appreciation for Iraq’s efforts in promoting peace and stability in the region.”