Expert: The international community has called for cooperation with Iraq and previous mistakes can be corrected

  • Time: 11/20/2022 23:28:27
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Expert: The international community has called for cooperation with Iraq and previous mistakes can be corrected

  {Politics: Al Furat News} Anti-corruption expert Saad Yassin confirmed today, Sunday, that the international community called for cooperation with Iraq, stressing at the same time the possibility of correcting previous mistakes in combating corruption.

“The international community has called on countries, including Switzerland, to cooperate with Iraq,” Yassin told the “Alam al-Mustarah” program on Al-Furat TV channel, noting that “the recovery fund operates according to the pre-2003 money recovery law.”

He pointed out that “the law requires institutions to file lawsuits to determine the extent of corruption damage,” explaining that “the Anti-Corruption Commission formed is part of the Integrity Commission.”

He pointed out that “the Anti-Corruption Support Authority undertakes the implementation of arrest and recruitment orders,” stressing the possibility of “rectifying previous mistakes that occurred in the fight against corruption.”

He added, “There are clear havens for large sums looted from the country, and some of these funds have become part of the economies of some countries,” noting that “the judiciary can freeze, seize, and recover funds for corruption at home.”

He continued, “There are differences between the concepts and legal mechanisms in Iraq and other countries,” stressing that “most of the recovered money is for crimes before 2003.”


After Jordan.. the Sudanese to Kuwait and France


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Shafaq News/ The Prime Minister, Muhammad Shia’a Al-Sudani, is visiting Kuwait and France, after a scheduled visit to Jordan, which he will start on Monday, in his first foreign station.

A government source told Shafaq News agency that the visit to Kuwait and France will take place in a few days.

He pointed out that the visits had discussed cooperation with Iraq to recover wanted persons and smuggled funds outside the country.

Al-Sudani visits Jordan in his first foreign stop


 2022-11-20 14:41A-AA+

Shafaq News/ A government source said on Sunday that Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi will visit Jordan on Monday.

Al-Sudani’s visit to Jordan will be his first foreign stop after assuming the presidency of the government.

The source told Shafaq News agency that Al-Sudani will discuss in Jordan joint economic and security files between the two countries

The US ambassador appreciates the efforts of the Iraqi government to pursue the killers of “Stephen Troll”

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 2022-11-20 11:52A-AA+

Shafaq News/ On Sunday, the US ambassador to Iraq appreciated the efforts of the Iraqi government to pursue the killers of the citizen, “Stephen Troll” in Baghdad.   

The office of the Iraqi Prime Minister, Muhammad Shia’ al-Sudani, said, in a statement received by Shafaq News Agency, that the latter received today the US Ambassador to Iraq, Alina Romanowski, explaining that during the meeting, they discussed the reality of Iraqi-American relations, ways to develop them and strengthen the existing partnership between the two countries on various levels. Levels and fields.

They also discussed sustaining the momentum of the war on terrorism and its remnants, and bilateral cooperation in this field, within the framework of providing advice and training from the American side to the Iraqi armed forces.

For her part, the US ambassador expressed the US administration’s aspiration for more exchange and close coordination between the two countries. She also appreciated the efforts of the Iraqi government and security authorities in pursuing the perpetrators of the murder of US citizen Stephen Troll, and the rapid move on this track.

On the evening of the eighth of this month, unidentified gunmen killed a citizen of American citizenship, after opening fire on a civilian car in the Karrada area in the center of the capital, Baghdad.

On Monday, the Iraqi Interior Minister, Abd al-Amir al-Shammari, directed the formation of an investigation committee into the incident, composed of senior intelligence agency officers, to find out its circumstances.

The Pentagon press secretary, Pat Ryder, said that the American citizen who was killed in central Baghdad yesterday had nothing to do with the United States army.

In a subsequent tweet, the US ambassador to Iraq said, “During these sad times, she extends her sincere thanks and gratitude to the Iraqi people for their messages of support following the brutal murder of Stephen Troll last night in Baghdad.” 

I’m She explained, “Stephen was in Iraq in his private capacity, doing what he loves, which is working with the Iraqi people,” adding, “my sincere condolences to his wife and young children.” We

Iraq stresses not to use Iraqi lands as a headquarters to threaten the security of neighboring countries

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Iraq stresses not to use Iraqi lands as a headquarters to threaten the security of neighboring countries

  {Politics: Al Furat News} Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein stressed, during his meeting with an American delegation in Manama, on Sunday, that Iraqi lands should not be used as a headquarters to threaten the security of Iraq’s neighboring countries.

And his media office stated in a statement received by {Euphrates News} that “this came during his meeting with an American delegation that included Barbara A. Leaf, Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs, Colin Kahl, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Defense, and Brett McGurk, White House Coordinator for the Middle East and North Africa, Gershom Sachs, Policy Adviser to the National Security Council, Roland McKay, Director of Gulf Affairs at the National Security Council, and David Maher, Political Officer at the US Embassy in Manama, on the sidelines of the Manama Dialogue 18 meetings, which are taking place in the Bahraini capital, Manama. 

During the meeting, the importance of strengthening and developing relations between Iraq and the United States of America in various fields was emphasized, and the two sides discussed mutual commitment to the strategic framework agreement between the two countries and common interests in preserving Iraq’s security, stability and sovereignty.

The minister stressed that “Iraq is moving towards openness to all countries, especially to the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council, and the conclusion of balanced relations based on achieving common interests, preserving sovereignty, and non-interference in internal affairs,” adding that there are mutual visit meetings, and we invited them to attend the “conference.” Baghdad for Cooperation and Partnership “in its second edition to be held in Amman”. 

For their part, the American delegation affirmed the United States’ keenness to work with the government and people of Iraq to increase economic opportunities, enhance Iraq’s independence in the field of energy and address the climate crisis, reiterating the US government’s commitment to supporting Iraq in its war against the terrorist gangs of ISIS and defeating them.

Iraq stresses the need to activate relations with Britain at various levels

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 2022-11-20 07:28A-AA+

Shafaq News/ The Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Fouad Hussein stressed, during his meeting with his British counterpart, today, Sunday, the need to activate Iraqi-British relations at various levels. 

The Iraqi Foreign Ministry said, according to a statement received by Shafaq News Agency, that Hussein met with his British counterpart, Mr. James Cleverly, on the sidelines of the Manama Dialogue 18 meetings, which are taking place in the Bahraini capital, Manama.

Hussein stressed the need to activate the Iraqi-British relations at various levels, including (economic and financial), calling on British investment companies to invest in Iraq, praising the financial stability that our country is going through at the present time, and discussing the status of investment companies in Basra.

During the meeting, they also discussed ways to improve bilateral relations between the two countries, and the importance of consultation on issues of common concern. They also discussed Iraq’s pioneering role in the region and its efforts in combating terrorism. The two sides stressed the importance of continuing efforts to combat terrorist organizations. Because it poses a threat to security and stability in Iraq and the region.

For his part, the British Foreign Minister affirmed the British government’s commitment to continue supporting the Iraqi government in the economic, security, combating terrorism, and in the fields of renewable energy, investment and combating the effects of climate change, expressing his government’s desire to raise the pace of bilateral relations between the two countries and develop them in a way that serves common interests.

Tomorrow.. The launch of the Iraq Building and Construction Exhibition, with wide international participation

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 2022-11-20 07:21A-AA+

Shafaq News/ An Iraqi company specialized in organizing international exhibitions announced, on Sunday, the completion of preparations for the launch of the Iraq Building, Construction and Infrastructure Exhibition on the Baghdad exhibition grounds, with the participation of more than 130 Iraqi, Arab and foreign companies.

“The exhibition will start tomorrow, Monday, from the 21st to the 24th of this month, with the participation of more than 130 companies specialized in the field of construction, construction,” said the director of “Al Sorouh” company, Muhammad Salman Al-Enezi, to Shafaq News agency.

And that “the exhibition will witness the display of everything related to building materials, decorations, modern construction technology, consultations, energy systems, machinery, industrial machinery, cement and concrete products, interior design services, and building and construction tools and supplies.”

Al-Enezi pointed out, “The importance of holding such exhibitions, to support the state’s sectors and the exchange of experiences and modern technology, in a way that contributes to the establishment of investment projects that serve the country in the fields of construction, construction and infrastructure.”

He pointed out that “the participating companies compete through the products they offer that form the cornerstone of developing the infrastructure needed by the local market.”

Sales of the Central Bank of Iraq fall below 110 million dollars

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 2022-11-20 05:59A-AA+

Shafaq News/ The Central Bank of Iraq’s dollar sales decreased, on Sunday, to less than $110 million.

Shafaq News agency reporter stated, “The Central Bank sold today, during its auction for buying and selling the US dollar, 108 million, 737 thousand and 665 dollars, which the bank covered at a basic exchange rate of 1460 dinars per dollar, after these sales reached more than 250 million dollars during the past months.” .

Our correspondent added that most of these sales went to enhance balances abroad in the form of transfers and credits, amounting to 88,887,665 dollars, while the rest went in the form of cash sales, which amounted to 19,850,000 dollars.

Our correspondent indicated that 16 banks have met requests to consolidate balances abroad, and 11 banks have met cash requests, in addition to 101 mediation companies.

Five bills on the agenda of the Iraqi parliament for tomorrow’s session

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 2022-11-20 05:55A-AA+

Shafaq News/ The media department of the Iraqi Parliament announced the agenda for tomorrow’s session, which includes reading five projects and discussing some of them.

The department stated, in a statement received by Shafaq News agency, that the agenda includes the first readings of draft laws, Iraq’s accession to The Hague Conference on Private International Law, ratification of the basic cooperation agreement between the Iraqi government and the United Nations for industrial development, and information crimes.

As well as the report and discussion of the second reading of the draft law of the third amendment to the Law of the Great Imam College, and the report and discussion of the second reading of the draft law regulating wages for services in the centrally funded state departments.