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Deputy reveals the latest position of the negotiations between Baghdad and Kurdistan on the general budget

A member of the House of Representatives, Zahra Al-Bajari, revealed today, Thursday, the latest developments in the negotiations between the Kurdistan region and Baghdad regarding the fiscal budget for 2021.

Zahra Al-Bajari said, in an interview with (Baghdad Today), that “the budget is one of the very important laws in the country, Its resolution was delayed due to the position of the Kurdistan region, which has not changed so far, “referring to” a move by some political blocs that pushed its members to travel to the region to change their views in order to push Kurdistan to abide by its obligations in accordance with the legal framework.”

Al-Bajari added, “If the positions do not change, the political forces will resort to holding a decisive meeting with the leaders of the region to take the appropriate decision in the coming days,” noting that “the majority of parliamentarians demand the application of a single standard in dealing with the governorates of the south, central and north, including the Kurdistan region.” Regarding wealth, because it represents a constitutional and legal framework. ”

A member of the House of Representatives confirmed that in the event that “there is no agreement with the region, the majority will be resorted to very much to resolve the vote on the 2021 budget.”

The deputy of the Saeron Alliance, Riad Al-Masoudi, confirmed, on Wednesday (February 24, 2021), that the 2021 budget law cannot be passed without the Kurdish political forces.

Al-Masoudi said in an interview with (Baghdad Today), “The political forces do not want to raise new political problems at the present time, by passing the 2021 budget without the participation or approval of the Kurdish political forces, because the political situation does not bear such problems.”

He explained, “Passing the 2021 budget without the Kurds is unlikely, because the political situation is congested, and we are on the verge of parliamentary elections, and there are political forces that do not want to pass the budget without the Kurds from the Shiite and Sunni forces, and that is why passing the budget can only be through agreement and consensus among all Political forces”.

Deputy reveals the latest position of the negotiations between Baghdad and Kurdistan on the general budget.