Doc: Does Iraq really want to change? Seems like they have every reason to change their economy for now many months but do nothing
Briona: They never had a completed government until now, so there was no way they would revalue until that was done
Mocha2u: I’m hopeful that we have made it to the finish line….not sure how long before we cross it though
Tishwash: Kurdish lawmaker: positive signs between Baghdad and Erbil regarding the oil agreement
Member of the Kurdistan Regional Parliament, Othman Karim revealed, on Saturday, what he described as positive signs from Baghdad, regarding the activation of the previous federal government agreement with the region, which provides for the delivery of 250 thousand barrels of oil in exchange for the federal government sending salaries to employees.
Karim said, in an interview with “Al-Masala”, that there were good signs and we got from Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi that Kurdistan employees are an essential part of the Iraqi employees, and they cannot be left without salaries, and there are signs of a quick agreement.
He added that there is a technical committee from both parties, which is considering reaching a certain mechanism, before submitting it to Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi, for approval, and that the region’s government will fulfill all of its obligations towards Baghdad, and it is ready for any method that puts the latter on the issue of oil delivery.
Kareem suggested that the signing of the agreement between the Kurdistan Regional Government and the federal government regarding the handing over of employee salaries will take place after the upcoming Eid Al-Fitr holiday. link