Wealthwatch Tuesday Evening Chat 12-1-15 Part 1 of 2
tonys: I see this everywhere, does anyone know on this ” what is all the talk on article 32 in Iraq currecy law?”
lonegunman: Article 32 Issuance of currency 1. The CBI shall have the exclusive right to issue banknotes and coins intended for circulation in Iraq.
Banknotes issued under this Article shall be a first charge on the assets of the CBI.
The CBI shall make appropriate arrangements for the issue of its banknotes and coins as required for circulation in Iraq.
lonegunman: Banknotes and coins issued by the CBI and intendedfor circulation in Iraq are not promissory notes, bills of exchange, or any other type of commercial document under the applicable commercial law, and the CBI is obligated to honor them only as provided for in this Law.
2. Only banknotes and coins issued by the CBI that have not been demonetized shall be legal tender in Iraq.
3. The CBI may, by regulation, limit the amounts of banknotes and coins that must be accepted as a legal tender in payment for an obligation and restrict the denominations of such banknotes and coins in which payment may be made to specified amounts or a range of amounts.
4. The CBI shall be responsible for the supply of Iraq’s banknotes and coins and shall endeavor to maintain the availability of an adequate number of banknotes and coins in all regions at all times. Article 33 Printing of banknotes lonegunman: govinfo.library.unt.edu/c…
chattels: Doesn’t the National Reconciliation need to happen BEFORE the potential change in value? – candidinar
chattels: One can only speculate. No “ink” stating that this is an integral part of the monetary reform. IMO, No! – tourman
chattels: ” national reconciliation ” is a process, IMO. Without reconciliation there is likely no political stability. Without political stability there is likely no security. Without some workable combination of the two there is likely no monetary reform, IMO.
chattels: wealthwatch.world/showthr… http://wealthwatch.world/showthread.php?tid=3118
chattels: Joel Wing @JoelWing2 Iraqi Shi’ite militias pledge to fight US forces if deployed wealthwatch.world/showthr… http://wealthwatch.world/showthread.php?tid=3112
chattels: Joel Wing @JoelWing2 Iraq’s fmr Fin Min Rafi Issawi gets 7 yrs in prison not for terrorism charges but corruption
chattels: wealthwatch.world/showthr… http://wealthwatch.world/showthread.php?tid=3129
chattels: Unidentified gunmen assassinated the head of the Arab group in the Kirkuk Provincial Council [Mohammed Khalil al-Jubouri]
chattels: “It is said that [al-Jubouri] is the head of the Council of the Arab Group of Kirkuk province and a member of the Supreme Committee of Article 140 of the disputed areas, where the group took over in 2012 after the assassination of his predecessor, Sheikh Abdullah Sami Aasa.
chattels: wealthwatch.world/showthr http://wealthwatch.world/showthread.php?tid=3130
chattels: ERBIL, Kurdistan Region — The Iraqi army has sent a military force to Baiji and an Iraqi security source announced Tuesday the main reason for the deployment is a pending military campaign to retake the town of Shargat, which fell to ISIS in June 2014. “[Shargat] is considered the last ISIS stronghold in Salahadin province,” the unnamed source said. wealthwatch.world/showthr… http://wealthwatch.world/showthread.php?tid=3131
chattels: [Shargat] is considered the last ISIS stronghold in Salahadin province,”
chattels: a senior general in the US military announced that air strikes have affected 43% of the organization Daash oil revenues. The head of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joe Dunford in testimony before a committee of Congress on Tuesday that “more than 40 percent of oil revenues to organize Daash affected by the air strikes led by the United States over the past month.”
Said Dunford “We estimate that about 43 percent of the flows Revenue earned by Daash of oil has been affected over the last thirty days, “.
chattels: Kurdish oil minister: reforms in KRG to start in 2016 By Rudaw ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Kurdish oil minister Ashti Hawrami said Tuesday that reforms in Kurdistan will begin at the start of 2016, and that Baghdad-Erbil talks are scheduled to resume.
“Although reforms require time and wealth, we will start it in the beginning of 2016,” said Hawrami, minister of oil and natural resources at the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). He was speaking at the 5th Kurdistan-Iraq Oil and Gas Conference in London.
Hawrami added that KRG-Baghdad interests at this time are to resume negotiations to resolve long disputes, which revolve around oil sales and the budget. “(KRG) intends to resume talks with Baghdad in hopes of resolving issues between both sides,” he said, ……. wealthwatch.world/showthr…http://wealthwatch.world/showthread.php?tid=3132
chattels: ” ………… Baghdad-Erbil talks are scheduled to resume. ”
chattels: LONDON – Kurdistan Region Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani criticized Baghdad over oil revenues at a major international conference in London, saying it had forced Erbil into other courses of action. “Baghdad has left us no other choice but to pursue the course that we have pursued,” wealthwatch.world/newrepl…
chattels: “I repeat today what we have stated on numerous occasions: we still prefer to reach an agreement with Baghdad and are always ready for that. But Baghdad has left us no other choice but to pursue the course that we have pursued.”
chattels: Despite the triple challenge of a dispute with Baghdad, the low oil price and the fight against ISIS, there are still notes of optimism.
chattels: “The good news is that oil production in Kurdistan is flowing,” said Hawrami. “Yes, it’s increasing and it is reaching 650,000 to 700,000 barrels a day now. Through the pipeline. we continue to upgrade the export infrastructure, adding pumps, increasing capacity to reach our target of one million barrels per day by the end of 2016.”
chattels: WASHINGTON DC – The United States is sending more Special Forces to help Iraqi and Peshmerga forces, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said Tuesday. Without specifying how many troops would go, he told the House Armed Services Committee that the “specialized expeditionary targeting force” would help the Iraqis and Kurds fight the Islamic State group (ISIS or ISIL).
“These special operators will over time be able to conduct raids, free hostages, gather intelligence, and capture ISIL leaders,” Carter said. They will also be available to intervene in neighboring northern Syria, which is run by the Kurds, and where Washington previously announced it is sending about 50 special operations troops in a non-combat role.
“This force will also be in a position to conduct unilateral operations into Syria,” he said. President Barack Obama has ruled out sending large-scale “boots on the ground” to Iraq or Syria. “American special operators bring a unique suite of capabilities that make them force multipliers,” Carter said. “Where we find further opportunity to leverage such capability, we are prepared to expand it,” he added. chattels: wealthwatch.world/showthr…
chattels: Sadrists: Maliki will not be back as prime minister again Brother – Baghdad According to a member of the Parliamentary Committee on Defense and Security, a professor Majid Ghraoui not the possibility of the return of the former prime minister to office again.
Said Ghraoui in a press statement that in the case that the former Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, the current separation of Haidar al-Abbadi of the Dawa party or a coalition of state law, he can not return to the presidency again, “noting it was” unlikely and unrealistic command during the current phase. ”
He Ghraoui “The current Prime Minister has a number of supporters within the National Alliance and a coalition of state law, in particular, as well as other parliamentary blocs as a union of Iraqi forces and the Kurdistan Alliance,” stressing that “past work and will not can not al-Maliki, but like other to change without parliament approval of the “. chattels: wealthwatch.world/showthr… http://wealthwatch.world/showthread.php?tid=3133
chattels: ” ……….. in the case that the former Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, the current separation of Haidar al-Abbadi of the Dawa party or a coalition of state law, he can not return to the presidency again, …….. ”
chattels: “al-Abadi faces enormous challenges to implementation reform due to differences and political polarization between the political forces, is struggling since taking office late last year, “explaining” that, despite the hopes that Abadi will be able to push national reconciliation forward and make the participation of the Sunni community the widest in the political process, have been blocking efforts by elements within all the components of Iraq because of the lack of trust and special interests. ”
chattels: According to a report modern Abbasid told the News, Abadi was able to attract a large number of Shiite politicians, including MPs, and is moving to establish a new parliamentary bloc is expected to bear the name of the “coalition of law and reform” and will enter after fleshed out and announced an alliance with the Islamic Supreme Council led by Ammar al-Hakim and the Sadrists led by Muqtada al-Sadr, and the Virtue Party, led by Mohammed al-Yacoubi and Movement, Ibrahim al-Jaafari, and mass Hussain al-Shahristani and party Da’oh- organization inside headed Khodair al.
The establishment of this bloc that allows Ebadi reshape the author of the Shiite parties, the National Alliance on new foundations in isolation from al-Maliki and his bloc of parliamentary state law that turned it into a spearhead in the face of Abadi and his reforms.
chattels: a new parliamentary bloc is expected to bear the name of the “coalition of law and reform” and will enter after fleshed out and announced an alliance with the Islamic Supreme Council led by Ammar al-Hakim and the Sadrists led by Muqtada al-Sadr, and the Virtue Party, led by Mohammed al-Yacoubi and Movement, Ibrahim al-Jaafari, and mass Hussain al-Shahristani and party Da’oh- organization inside headed Khodair al.
chattels: wealthwatch.world/showthr… http://wealthwatch.world/showthread.php?tid=3134
chattels: It is widely believed in political and parliamentary circles in Baghdad that the recent visit Abadi to Najaf and meeting references range of aides of Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani and his meeting with the cleric Moqtada al-Sadr and reference Virtue Party, Mohammed al-Yacoubi was in order to consult with them and get Muaqathm on the formation of a broad front with the task of Shiite representation Shiite component and address the al-Maliki’s attempts to obstruct the Abadi reforms and seek to withdraw confidence from the current government.
chattels: …………… the formation of a broad front with the task of Shiite representation Shiite component and address the al-Maliki’s attempts to obstruct the Abadi reforms and seek to withdraw confidence from the current government.
chattels: BAGHDAD (Sky Press) – confirmed the MP for the coalition of state law Ibtisam Hilali, on Monday, the head of the Coalition Nuri al-Maliki completed his examinations treatment and returned to Baghdad, as pointed out that the latter did not meet with Iranian political figures on the sidelines of his medical trip. She said Hilali for “Sky Press “,” chattels: wealthwatch.world/showthr…
chattels: ” ………… the head of the Coalition Nuri al-Maliki completed his examinations treatment and returned to Baghdad, …..” chattels: Not gone yet.
chattels: In addition to Jewish cemeteries and homes, many other Jewish landmarks can still be found in Iraq, including the tomb of the Prophet Zul-Kifl (Ezekiel), south of Babil; the Baghdad neighborhood called Torah Place, historically home to some of the city’s Jewish residents;
the Temple Torah in Samarra, which was turned into a residence after its owners left for Israel in the 1940s; and the Temple Torah in the Ashar district of Basra, which was built in 1915. The shrine of the Prophet Daniel in Mosul was blown up by the Islamic State on July 23, 2014. Read more: www.al-monitor.com/pulse/…
chattels: BAGHDAD / NINA / Kurdish MP, of Tagheir movement, Shirin Reza called on the central government and the Kurdistan region government to go back a step backward to resolve the outstanding issues of contention between the two parties.
chattels: She told the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / that “there is a new round of negotiations between Arbil and Baghdad will be launched soon.”
chattels: She noted that “the new negotiations will be discussed Kurdistan’s share of the general budget, the oil agreement and entitlements of the province and the salaries of the staff and the Peshmerga.”
chattels: she explained that “MPs and ministers of the movement will not boycott work in the capital Baghdad if Kurdistan decided that without a satisfied reason.” chattels:
chattels: BAGHDAD / NINA / A member of the parliamentary committee on foreign relations, from state of law coalition, Abbas al-Bayati said “the international atmosphere is now ripe for the formation of a broad international coalition to speed up the elimination of Daash in Iraq and Syria.” noting that “the international trend is insisting to free the presence’s center of the terrorist organization Daash in Mosul and Raqqa in one time.” wealthwatch.world/showthr…
chattels: Anyone who says that the ” HCL ” is codified in / by the currently proposed 2016 budget is delusional and propagating ” fantastic ” news
OOTW: WELL I JUST FOUND SOME YOUTUBE VIDEO’S FROM CURRENCY365 QUOTING ME ON SEVERAL OF THEIR VIDEOS
OOTW: IS QUOTATION TRULY THE BEST FORM OF FLATTERY? :tongue:
chattels: The same is true of those who state that the Abadi reforms are legislated and awaiting implementation. Numerous articles call for the presentation of the reform legislation to Parliament for deliberation and vote.
chattels: ‹@OOTW› Sometimes 🙂
Stash: XE 1105
OOTW: STASH ISN’T THIS ABOUT PARITY TO THE DOLLAR – SORRY WAS ON SKYPE SO HAVEN’T LEFT YET
OOTW: THE DOLLAR WAS AT 100.2 YESTERDAY
chattels: Barzani To McCain: We Seek To Establish Better Relations With Baghdad 30/11/2015 22:11 Arbil / NINA / President of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Nechirvan Barzani said the region seeks to establish better relations with Baghdad, stressing prepare for any dialogue would resolve outstanding differences between the two sides.
chattels: ” We have been told ad infinitum, no lifting of the rate without security and stability in Iraq. ISIS is that impediment to security and stability.. the impediment to our collective interests. ISIS is the reason you have not become wealthy through the culmination of this investment.” – Anonymous
chattels: “the Iraqi Central Bank completed the previously all preparations for the project, indicating that it” has been postponed because of the situation security is stable “in what it said that” the application of the project to delete the zeros needs to assign by the government and parliament to make it a success after the stabilization of the situation in the country because the ground current is suitable for the implementation of such a project. ”
chattels: ” ………… the decision to delete the zeros of the Iraqi currency requires a political and security are conditions stable, ………….. ”
chattels: Baghdad / NINA /– A spokesman for the international coalition in Iraq Steve Warren, revealed that / 15 / thousand Iraqi troops are ready to cleanse the usurped land by Daash gangs .
The source added that / 15 / thousand Iraqi troops has been trained are ready to fight, noting that the United States has allocated two billion dollars for the purchase of military equipment, has been supplying Iraq with B / 200 / Hummer and / 5 / thousands of anti-tank
chattels: GOOD NEWS !
chattels: Shargat is due south of Mosul and near the Kurdish lines in Makhmurwww.maplandia.com/iraq/ne… http://www.maplandia.com/iraq/neineva/ash-sharqat/
chattels: Distance from Al-Sharqat to Mosul is only 79 km / 49 mi
chattels: Iraqi army preparing to retake Shargat wealthwatch.world/showthr…
OOTW: WOW THANKS CHATTELS
OOTW: I REMEMBER ABADI’S INTERVIEW WITH THE KOBER INSTITUTE AND HE SAID THAT HE FELT CONFIDENT DAASH WOULD BE WELL DEALT WITH BY YEAR’S END..’
NOW, MANY REPORTS STATE THE COUNTRY STILL HAS ABOUT 40% OF IRAQI TERRITORY, OCCUPIED BY DAASH – WHAT THE REAL NUMBERS ARE – I DO NOT KNOW
OOTW: REMEMBER ALSO DURING THE KOBER INSTITUTE INTERVIEW, ABADI WAS ASKED HOW IRAQ COULD EXPAND THEIR ECONOMY IN ORDER TO MEET / REPAY FINANCIAL OBLIGATIONS, VIA LOANS FROM OTHER COUNTRIES –
AND HE SAID THAT THE PLAN WAS TO IMPLEMENT THE TARIFF’S AND GET THE PRIVATE SECTOR GOING…..SO – I RESTATE…THE 2016 BUDGET LAW HAS WITHIN IT,
GUIDELINES STATING THAT THE TARIFF’S WILL BE IMPLEMENTED 2016 – WHEN IN 2016 IS ANYONE’S GUESS – BUT STILL, THIS IS VERY GOOD NEWS
OOTW: I WILL BE PAYING ATTENTION TO THE BUDGET LAW, POST ITS PASSING, IN ORDER TO REVIEW THE LANGUAGE RE THE TARIFF’S AND OTHER ASPECTS
chattels: ‹@OOTW› My observations are that DAESH never occupied more than 1/3 of Iraq and recent reports have it that 40 % of that 1/3 has now been liberated by the GOI / KRG
chattels: I did read where the Kurds are willing to collect tariff monies which i have doubted unless and until there is some oil / gas / budget agreement
chattels: I wonder how much revenue can be realized by the tariffs and whether tariffs can be fairly / effectively enforced unless and until the Syrian border is controlled by Iraq ?