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Samson:  The Constitutional Amendments Committee Identifies The Most Important Controversial Issues, And Article 140 Affirms The Most Prominent Of Them

13th October, 2020

The Parliamentary Constitutional Amendments Committee identified controversial points in the constitution, most notably Article 140, which is the basic article in the relationship between Baghdad and Erbil.

Member of the committee, Representative Yonadam Kanna, said, in a statement to the official agency affiliated with it , on Tuesday, that “the points of contention in the constitution are Chapter 1, which is Article 140, as well as about the nature of the political system, whether presidential or parliamentary,” pointing out that “other important points of disagreement are Related to government formation, is the largest parliamentary bloc or the winning list that forms the government.

Kanna added that “one of the points of contention is also in Chapter Two of rights and freedoms,” noting that “there are 23 articles on rights and 10 articles on freedoms.”

He pointed out that “the third chapter is to grant the citizen a decent living and to provide basic services, such as housing, education, health, care and others,” noting that “these services are not available to the citizen despite their presence in the constitution.”

He explained that “Article 140 of the articles, which is the main point of disagreement between Baghdad and Erbil, and that there will be a meeting soon between the political blocs and the political references of the Kurds and the Constitutional Amendments Committee to come up with a final formula on Article 140 in order to satisfy all parties.”   LINK


Samson:  Minister of Finance: The White Paper is a reform program for financial and economic affairs

13th October, 2020

Minister of Finance, Ali Abdul Amir Allawi, warned, on Tuesday, that Iraq is facing dangerous repercussions, while he confirmed that the White Paper will be a reform road map.

“The White Paper is a reform program for the financial and economic affairs in Iraq, and it will turn into legislation with the aim of reforming the economic and financial situation,” Allawi said in a joint press conference with the Minister of Planning and government spokesman Ahmed Mulla Talal, held in Baghdad.

He added, “The situation of Iraq will be much better economically and the situation of the individual will improve if we succeed in implementing the white paper, as well as placing the liberated cities at the forefront of their concerns,” noting that “one of the main axes in the white paper is to reform the situation in the provinces.”

Allawi continued, “We face dangerous repercussions and the white paper is a reform road map,” noting that “the border crossings are linked to the import movement and will not be as important as oil,” noting that “Iraq imports materials worth $ 60 billion annually from abroad.”   LINK

Samson:  The decisions of the Council of Ministers

13th October, 2020

The decisions of the Council of Ministers during today’s session, which was held under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi.

The media office of the Prime Minister said in a statement that Mawazine News received a copy of, that “the Cabinet held its regular session headed by Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi, during which a number of issues and topics included in the agenda were discussed.”

The statement added, “The Minister of Health and Environment, at the beginning of the session, presented a detailed report on the latest developments in the Corona pandemic in Iraq, and the government’s efforts to contain the virus, reduce the rates of injuries and deaths throughout the country, and the efforts of the Ministry of Health to provide the necessary treatments and health supplies for all Hospitals, as well as continuing awareness campaigns on taking the preventive measures that must be adhered to.

He continued: “During the session, the reform white paper was discussed, where the Minister of Finance presented the final report of the emergency cell for financial reform in Iraq, which includes immediate plans to get out of the current financial crisis, and an explanation of the contents of the white paper, and its ability to achieve the advancement of the country’s economy, which suffers from various problems. And it faces serious challenges, and the white paper is enough to address many of the defects that have accumulated over many years.”

After discussing what was included in the agenda and what the discussions concluded about it, the Council issued the following decisions, according to the statement:

First / Approval of the White Paper for Economic and Financial Reform, taking into consideration the opinion of the Legal Department in the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers, and the comments of the Council of Ministers.

Second / Extending the exception granted to the Ministry of Health, according to the decision of the Supreme Committee for National Health and Safety (9 of 2020), and the decision of the Council of Ministers (42 of 2020), regarding the Ministry of Health exemption from the instructions for implementing government contracts (2 of 2014) and its attached controls, and instructions for implementation The federal general budget upon its issuance, and in order to eliminate the Corona pandemic, to ensure the provision of medicines, supplies, and medical and laboratory devices without delay.

Third / Approval of the recommendation of the committee formed according to the Diwani order (34 of 2020) and the Diwani order (247 of 2020), which include:

– Authorizing the Ministry of Transport to negotiate the suspended Baghdad train project with a consortium of (Alastom-Hyundai) companies, and at the cost and period that will be determined based on the outputs of the report that will be submitted by the consultant, who will evaluate the proposal submitted by the two companies’ consortium, and what will be reached through negotiations between the two sides, The issue was later presented to the Council of Ministers.

Fourth / Approval of the following:

1 – All creditor ministries and government agencies to provide the two ministries (trade and agriculture) with lists with a CD containing the debts owed to them by farmers, to set off the peasants’ dues and those debts and transfer them from the ministries of commerce and agriculture to the creditors.
2 – All ministries and government agencies not to fulfill the principal debts owed by farmers, and to cancel the delay interest from them, for those who have debts owed by government agencies equal to or greater than the amounts, and are required to pay them in light of the payment of their dues from government institutions.
3- Peasants marketers of strategic crops (wheat, barley, rice, corn) open accounts for them at the Agricultural Bank.

4- The Ministry of Commerce and Agriculture released the amounts owed to farmers to their accounts at the Agricultural Bank.
5- The Ministry of Agriculture supplies farmers and farmers with seeds and fertilizers, provided that the Ministry of Trade pays its sums to the aforementioned ministry.”   LINK

Clare:  First / Approval of the White Paper for Economic and Financial Reform,


Samson:  Iraq proposes to form a joint committee to settle financial issues with Iran

12th October, 2020

Central Bank Governor Mustafa Ghaleb Makheif proposed, on Monday, the formation of a joint committee with Iran to settle financial issues between the two countries, while indicating that he would use Tehran’s experience in financing and banking.

“Fars” news agency quoted Makhaif as saying, during his meeting with his Iranian counterpart, Abdel Nasser Hemmati, who arrived in Baghdad this morning, that “Iraqi officials affirm that banking issues between the two countries will be resolved and that the problems will soon be resolved in light of the approved mechanisms,” indicating that “we are trying Continuing banking cooperation with the Islamic Republic of Iran, and we will use Tehran’s experience in financing and banking. ”

“All our efforts are to continue cooperation between the two countries, and the existing problems in the field of financial and monetary claims by Iran will be solved,” Mukhaif added, noting that “there are some mechanisms that can be used to help enhance banking and monetary cooperation between the two countries and solve the existing problems.” “We suggested forming a joint committee in the presence of banking and financial officials from the two countries to find the necessary solution to settle financial issues between Iran and Iraq,” he said.

For his part, the governor of the Central Bank of Iran said, “I hope that the banking and financial problems between the two countries will be resolved in light of the determination and will of the Iraqi authorities.”

Hemmati considered relations between Iraq and Iran “very important and effective,” stressing that his country “attaches great importance to developing cooperation with Baghdad.”

The governor of the Central Bank of Iran arrived in Baghdad this morning, heading a delegation to meet and consult with Iraqi officials, including Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi.  LINK

MilitiaMan:  FINAL ARTICLE #280:

“The economist Ahmed Al-Salami wrote an explanation about some countries deleting zeros from their currency and the possibility of applying them in Iraq, while referring to the possibility of making the Iraqi currency strong and has global demand, in what he described as the free dinar.

“Iran will soon delete four zeros from its currency and convert it from the riyal to the new toman officially and have completed the legal series for that, and at that time it will be 100 dollars equal to 300 toman only instead of 3 million tomans or 30 million riyals,” Al-Salami said in a clarification received by “Yes Iraq.” .

MilitiaMan:  A common thought is from a respected Journal is:” that important beneficial effects of currency unions come through the promotion of trade.” ~ MM


MilitiaMan:  Something to think about is that the FA #280 is talking about the Deletion of Zeros for Iran and Strengthening the IQD and then in #283 we see talk of the Reform Papers.

The common denominator here is that Iraq and Iran are in the news of recent talking about having similar objectives and that is banking measures. The timing of this is by no coincidence imo..

We see the White Papers are today issued accordingly. We wait and see the details within them. I’ll bet the world is watching.. lol imo They know from all that Iraq has spoken about of late and in DC.. Game on! imo ~ MM

Governor of the Central Bank: We are determined to implement the reform plan to promote the work of the banking sector

“” Depletion of foreign currency to buy the most insignificant commodities and deplete the cash balance, instead of facilitating official and accounting transactions, packages, storage, transportation, use of versatile metal change and revolutionary digital currency through cards and gain confidence internally and externally, needs a revival, stimulation and progress in this aspect, easy projects that are waiting for their hero, below. Conceptual models for the deleted Iraqi currency, the “free dinar” zeros.” LINK