The President of the Kurdistan Region discusses several files with a US envoy

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Shafaq News / The President of the Kurdistan Region, Nechirvan Barzani, discussed on Monday with the US envoy to the Middle East and North Africa, Brett McGurk, a number of files.

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The presidency of the region said in a statement received by Shafaq News Agency, that “during the meeting, which was attended by the US President’s envoy for global infrastructure Amos Hochstein and the US ambassador to Iraq Elena Romanowski, they discussed the latest developments in Iraq and relations between the United States, Iraq and the Kurdistan Region, in addition to discussing relations between Erbil and Baghdad and ways to solve problems, in addition to the internal situation in the Kurdistan Region and the process of unifying the Peshmerga forces.”

The statement added that “McGurk reiterated the continued support of the United States for Iraq and the Kurdistan Region and his country’s desire to expand relations with Baghdad and Erbil and expand joint cooperation in all fields, especially in the field of energy security and protection.”

For his part, Nechirvan Barzani gave a detailed explanation of the situation in Iraq and the Kurdistan Region and attempts to resolve issues, and stressed that with the formation of the new Iraqi federal government, an opportunity emerged to resolve issues on the basis of the constitution and federalism, and the Kurdistan Region is ready for all kinds of cooperation in this regard.

The statement concluded that “the importance of joint action to maintain stability and the latest developments in the region in general and other issues of common interest were other axes during the meeting, which was attended by a number of officials and advisers from both sides.”

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Parliament session postponed until next Wednesday

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Parliament session postponed until next Wednesday

  {Politics: Al Furat News} According to a parliamentary source, the parliament session will be postponed until next Wednesday.

The source told {Euphrates News} that “Parliament instructed the deputies to postpone the session, which was scheduled to be held today, Tuesday.”

Iraq and Iran discuss activating transit through 3 land ports

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The head of the Ports Authority, Major General Omar Adnan Al-Waeli, discussed on Sunday, during his meeting with an Iranian delegation to activate the work of the transit system through three land ports.

The authority said in a statement that “the head of the Ports Authority, Major General Omar Adnan Al-Waeli, received in his office a delegation from the Islamic Republic of Iran, which included the Director General of Transit and Iranian International Road Transport, the official of Road Transport in the Middle East and neighboring countries, the official of trade exchange in Iraq and a member of the Board

He added that “during the recent meeting, the importance of joint cooperation between the two countries was discussed the mechanism of activating the transit system through the three border crossings (Al-Manzhariyah, Zarbatiya, and Shalamjah) and the creation of all roads and supplies to facilitate the exchange and passage of goods and support trade and the economy by encouraging cross-border trade

McGurk Reaffirms Administration’s Commitment To Strategic Framework Agreement And Support For Iraqi Government Reforms



Earth News / Prime Minister Mohammed Shiaa Al-Sudani received on Monday evening the White House Coordinator for Middle East and North Africa Affairs, Brett McGurk, an envoy from US President Joseph Biden. The meeting discussed the overall relations between Iraq and the United States, and ways to strengthen and develop them at various levels and fields, to serve the interests of the Iraqi and American peoples

The Prime Minister stressed, in a statement received by Earth News, “the government’s orientation in opening the horizons of cooperation with friendly and brotherly countries, in order to secure the interests of the Iraqi people.”

He also stressed “the ability of our security forces to confront terrorism and stabilize the stability achieved thanks to the great sacrifices made on the soil of Iraq.”

For his part, McGurk stressed his country’s support for the success of the current government, and the continuation of the United States to advise Iraqi forces in their fight against ISIS, reiterating the US administration’s commitment to “to the Strategic Framework Agreement, and support for the Iraqi government’s reforms in the field of energy and infrastructure and confronting climate change.”

McGurk also conveyed “his welcome his country’s outputs of the Baghdad/2 conference and the efforts to develop joint infrastructure projects between Iraq and its surroundings, and welcomed the upcoming visit of Foreign Minister Fouad Hussein to Washington to hold meetings of the Supreme Coordinating Committee for the Strategic Framework Agreement between the two countries.”

The meeting was attended by the Special Presidential Coordinator for Global Infrastructure and Energy Security rnassomas Husstein and the US Ambassador to Baghdad, Alina Romanowski.

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Iraqi president leaves for Davos to participate in global forum

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Twilight News / President Abdullatif Jamal Rashid left Iraq on Monday for Switzerland to participate in the meetings of the World Economic Forum in Davos.

The Presidency of the Republic said in a statement received by Shafaq News Agency that during his visit, accompanied by Foreign Minister Fouad Hussein, the President of the Republic will participate in a number of seminars and dialogue sessions at the conference, to discuss several topics related to food security, sustainable development and regional and international partnerships to support the energy, agriculture and water sectors, confront climate change, combat

Earlier today, Kurdistan Regional Government President Masrour Barzani left Erbil International Airport, to participate in the World Economic Forum 2023 in Davos, Switzerland.سیاسة/الر-يس-العراقي-يغادر-لى-دافوس-للمشاركة-في-المنتدى-العالمي

Iraqi media: US delegation visits Baghdad to hold talks with Sudanese

The delegation discusses with the Iraqi Prime Minister its expected visit to Washington and the deployment of US forces in the country, according to the “Baghdad Today” website


Iraqi media: US delegation visits Baghdad to hold talks with Sudanese

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Iraqi media revealed on Monday that an American delegation is visiting the capital Baghdad in the coming hours, to hold talks with Prime Minister Mohammed Shiaa al-Sudani on a number of files.

The website “Baghdad Al-Youm” (non-governmental) quoted informed sources, as saying that the US delegation will discuss with the Sudanese “the file of scheduling and deployment of US forces in Iraq.”

He added that Iraqi Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein will soon travel to Washington to arrange the procedures for the Sudanese visit to Washington and meet with President Joe Biden.

The Iraqi website also pointed to “an upcoming visit by the US representative for the Middle East Brett McGurk to Erbil province in the Kurdistan region of northern Iraq in the coming hours, during which talks will be held with officials there.”

There are gaps between Baghdad and Erbil on oil, administrative and security issues, and on more than one occasion Washington has called on the two governments to negotiate to resolve these differences.

There was no immediate comment from the Iraqi government about what Baghdad Today reported about the visit of the US delegation.

During his recent visit to Germany on Thursday, Sudani told the Wall Street Journal that he planned to send a senior delegation to Washington for talks with U.S. officials.

Al-Sudani explained that Iraq would like its relations with the United States to be similar to those enjoyed by Saudi Arabia and other oil and gas producing countries in the Gulf.

According to the American newspaper, Al-Sudani defended the presence of US forces in his country and did not specify a timetable for their withdrawal, stressing their importance in combating ISIS.الدول-العربية/إعلام-عراقي-وفد-أمريكي-يزور-بغداد-لعقد-مباحثات-مع-السوداني/2788917#

Sudani: The need to accelerate the stage of stopping the burning and investing this wealth

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Sudani: The need to accelerate the stage of stopping the burning and investing this wealth


Prime Minister Mohamed Shiaa al-Sudani chaired, on Monday morning, a meeting that included the Minister of Oil and a number of ministry officials, devoted to following up the progress of work in the implementation of oil strategic projects.

Al-Sudani stressed, according to a statement to his office received by {Euphrates News} a copy of it, “the importance of proceeding with projects to provide water to inject productive oil wells and raise their production capacity.”

“The meeting witnessed a review of the progress of work on associated gas investment projects,” he added.

The Prime Minister stressed “the need to accelerate the stage of stopping the burning and investing this wealth, as well as developing mechanisms to raise the production capacity of natural gas.”السوداني-ضرورة-الإسراع-بالوصول-إلى-مرحلة-إيقاف-الحرق-واستثمار-هذه-الثروة