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butterfly Iraq’s Parliament votes on the 2021 budget, dissolving itself in October 2021-03-31 15:43
Shafaq News / After months of political tensions, the Iraqi parliament voted, on Wednesday on the 2021 federal budget law with a deficit of more than 28 trillion dinars.
Based on the new budget, the revenues amounted to more than 101 trillion Iraqi dinars, compared with 106 trillion dinars in 2019, while expenditures were estimated at 129 trillion dinars.
The budget specified the price of a barrel of oil at $45 (1,450 dinars per dollar.)
The Parliament also voted on 12.67 % as the Kurdistan Region’s share of budget (about 10 trillion dinars.)
The Iraqi Parliament voted also to dissolve itself on the 7th of October to conduct the early elections on October 10, 2021. https://www.shafaq.com/en/Iraq-News/Iraq-s-Parliament-votes-on-the-2021-budget-dissolving-itself-in-October
Kurdistan’s President calls Iraqi politicians to hold dialogue to ensure better future for Iraq 2021-03-31 14:53
Shafaq News / Kurdistan’s President, Nechirvan Barzani called on Wednesday, Iraqi politicians to solve political crisis via dialogue.
Barzani said in an interview with the Al-Hurra TV that “the Iraqi people have suffered a lot, they deserve a better life. Iraq is a country rich in natural and human resources.”
“I say to all Iraqi politicians, it is the time to sit down and hold a dialogue to address Iraq’s problems and to ensure a better future for the country,” he added.
On ISIS sleeper cells, Barzani said, “ISIS poses a serious security threat to all of Iraq. During our conversation with French President Emmanuel Macron, we confirmed that the ISIS issue still poses a threat to the stability and security of Iraq.”
Regarding the outlaw groups, Barzani explained, “Any party outside the law poses a threat not only to the Kurdistan region, but to the whole of Iraq…We believe that weapons should be in the hands of the state.”
The Kurdish President expressed happiness at the agreements between the French company Total and Iraq, stressing, “First, we are happy, because the major problem for Iraq today is securing fuel for electricity… and we hope that it will be the start for providing better services to all Iraqis.”
butterfly “Annually large quantities of gas are wasted, and at the same time Iraq is forced to buy electricity and gas from neighboring countries. We congratulate the Iraqi Ministry of Oil and Mustafa Al-Kadhimi, and we hope that this agreement will enter into force for the benefit of all Iraqis.”
Barzani pointed out that “the development of Basra, Karbala, Najaf and Al-Anbar is a development for Kurdistan, and that any project that that provides more services to the Iraqis anywhere is our source of happiness.”
Dave Nechirvan Barzani called on Wednesday, Iraqi politicians to solve political crisis via dialogue……Shoe fights not allowed then?
butterfly Al-Hakim appreciates the approval of the budget bill
Thursday 01, April 2021 00:04 The president of the Iraqi coalition, Ammar al-Hakim, appreciated the approval of the draft federal budget law for the year 2021. Al-Hakim said in a tweet on Twitter: “We appreciate the Iraqi parliament’s vote to legislate the general federal budget law for 2021 after a long wait and a difficult labor.” I congratulate the people. Al-Iraqi “This is an important achievement and the important articles contained in the draft budget to support the poor and those with limited income.”
Al-Hakim considered, “The decision to dissolve the House of Representatives and prepare for early parliamentary elections is an important and successful step to move forward with the expected benefits that our dear country awaits. “/
Dave Now i get it……Vote on the10th…….then Celebrate!!!! :$$$:
Dave but then again…10day wait to get published in the Gazette then OFFICIAL?
In a joint statement: Iraq and Saudi Arabia express their satisfaction at the level of cooperation and coordination between the two brotherly countries
Thursday 01, April 2021 00:16 Iraq and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have expressed their satisfaction with the level of cooperation and coordination between the two brotherly countries, affirming their determination to continue and deepen aspects of cooperation and coordination between them in a way that serves common interests in the political, security, military, commercial, investment and tourism fields.
In a joint statement at the end of the talks conducted by Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi and his accompanying delegation with the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and a number of Saudi officials, the two countries praised the achievements of the Saudi-Iraqi Coordination Council and the agreements and memoranda of understanding that resulted from it and the importance of urging the ministries and relevant authorities on both sides to follow up and activate aspects Cooperation to allow optimal investment for all available potentials and opportunities to enhance integration between the two countries.
butterfly The statement stated that it is based on the brotherly and historical ties and ties between the Republic of Iraq and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and their brotherly peoples, and a desire to develop relations on solid foundations and principles, foremost among which are Arab and Islamic brotherhood, good neighborliness and common interests, and in response to a generous invitation from the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, King of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Mr. Mustafa Al-Kazemi, Prime Minister of Iraq, visited the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on March 31, 2021.
A session of talks was held between Mr. Mustafa Al-Kazemi, Prime Minister of Iraq, and His Royal Highness Prince Muhammad bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, discussed the prospects for bilateral cooperation between the two brotherly countries and ways to enhance them in all fields.
Views were also exchanged on issues and issues of concern to the two countries, on the regional and international arenas, in a way that contributes to supporting and strengthening security and stability. In the region and in the world.
The two sides praised the results of the meeting that took place between the Prime Minister of Iraq and the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, via video communication on March 25, 2021, and the two sides emphasized the importance of what was discussed and an understanding on it during that meeting, especially with regard to strengthening relations between Iraq and the Kingdom, and enhancing the work of The Saudi-Iraqi Coordination Council.
butterfly They expressed their satisfaction with the level of cooperation and coordination between the two brotherly countries, stressing their determination to continue and deepen aspects of cooperation and coordination between them in a way that serves common interests in the political, security, military, commercial, investment and tourism fields, and praised the achievements of the Iraqi-Saudi Coordination Council and the agreements and memoranda of understanding that resulted from it and the importance of urging the ministries and relevant authorities.
From both sides to follow up and activate aspects of cooperation in a way that allows optimal investment for all potentials and opportunities available to enhance integration between the two countries, solidarity in facing common challenges, and build on the positive results previously achieved in the mutual visits between officials of the two countries during the last period.
On the level of bilateral relations, the two sides affirmed their keenness to expand aspects of bilateral cooperation in various fields and to activate the agreements and memoranda of understanding reached between the two countries, and urged the ministries and relevant authorities in the two countries to make more efforts to ensure the speedy completion and implementation of these agreements.
butterfly They also stressed the continuation of joint cooperation and coordination in facing the threat of extremism and terrorism, as a threat to the countries of the region and the world through the exchange of expertise and experiences between the competent security authorities and centers in the two countries, and agreed to continue to support the efforts of Iraq in cooperation with the International Coalition to confront the remnants of the terrorist organization ISIS. The importance of joint cooperation in securing the safety of the borders between the two countries.
The two sides agreed on the following:
1- Establishing a joint Iraqi-Saudi fund, the capital of which is estimated at three billion dollars, as a contribution from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in promoting investment in economic fields in the Republic of Iraq, for the benefit of the Saudi and Iraqi economies, with the participation of the private sector on both sides.
2- Cooperation in the fields of energy and renewable energy and activating and accelerating the joint action plan under the umbrella of the Saudi-Iraqi Coordination Council, with the need to continue cooperation and coordination of positions in the petroleum field, within the scope of work of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), and the agreement (OPEC +), with Full commitment to the requirements of the agreement, the compensation mechanism, and all the decisions that have been agreed upon in a way that guarantees the stability of the global oil market.
3- Completing the electrical interconnection project due to its importance for the two countries.
4- Enhancing coordination in the field of mutual support and support within the framework of multilateral diplomacy.
5- Enhancing investment opportunities for Saudi companies and inviting them to expand their activities in Iraq and in various fields, and in reconstruction efforts.
The Republic of Iraq appreciated the participation of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the Kuwait Conference for the Reconstruction of Iraq, which was held during the period 12-14 February 2018, and its pledges and contribution to it, and it was agreed to coordinate between the two sides to agree on the means and aspects of the aforementioned support. For the Republic of Iraq in the field of confronting the Corona pandemic (Covid-19).
The Republic of Iraq commended the announcement by His Royal Highness Prince Muhammad bin Salman Al Saud, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, of the Saudi Green Initiative and the Green Middle East Initiative, which will be launched soon, which expresses the Kingdom and the region’s direction to protect the land and nature in order to achieve global goals. With an emphasis on working with the Kingdom for everything that achieves these initiatives and their goals.
butterfly Bilateral agreements were signed that included (an agreement to avoid double taxation, an agreement for cooperation in the field of development planning for economic diversification and private sector development, a cooperation agreement between the Saudi Contractors Authority and the Iraqi Contractors Union for the reconstruction of Iraq, and the agreement for financing Saudi exports to Iraq).
Two memoranda of understanding and cooperation were also signed which included (a memorandum of understanding between the Iraqi Media Network and the Saudi Radio and Television Authority, and a memorandum of cooperation between the King Abdul Aziz House in the Kingdom and the House of National Books and Documents in the Republic of Iraq).
On the level of regional issues, the two sides agreed to intensify cooperation, coordination and exchange of views on issues and issues of concern to the two countries on the regional and international arenas, in a way that contributes to supporting and strengthening security and stability in the region, and the need to keep them away from tensions and their causes, and the joint endeavor to establish the foundations of security and sustainable stability.
The two sides stressed the security, safety and stability of the region, and urged all neighboring countries to adhere to the principles of good neighborliness, common interests and non-interference in the internal affairs of countries, and in this context, the Prime Minister affirmed his support for the initiative of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to end the Yemen crisis.
The Prime Minister, Mustafa Al-Kazemi expressed his thanks and appreciation to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, to His Royal Highness Prince Muhammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, and to the Kingdom’s government for what he and the accompanying delegation received from Reception and hospitality.
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Butterfly Al-Sadr: Al-Kazemi’s visit to Saudi Arabia is a door that takes Iraq away from its isolation from its historical Arab surroundings
Thursday 01, April 2021 00:52 The leader of the Sadrist movement, Muqtada Al-Sadr, welcomed Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi’s visit to Saudi Arabia, describing it as “a door that takes Iraq out of its isolation from its historical Arab surroundings.”
Al-Sadr said in a tweet on Twitter: “I look at Brother Al-Kazemi’s visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with the eyes of hope and hope.
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Butterfly Welcome to the approval of the budget .. Al-Kazemi: Solidarity work is what achieves progress and stability
Thursday 01, April 2021 01:06 Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi considered Parliament’s approval of the federal budget: “an important step forward.”
Al-Kazemi said in a tweet on Twitter: “The approval of the federal budget is an important step forward, despite the observations, and evidence that solidarity work is what achieves progress and stability.”
He added, “The clash and crisis approach will not lead us to a conclusion. Let us begin to work in service of our people.”
He continued: “I look forward to completing the legislative framework for the elections by ratifying the Federal Court Law. ”
butterfly In the document … the House of Representatives decision dissolved itself
Thursday 01, April 2021 01:10 National Agency publishes Iraqi News / Nina / text of the House ‘s decision to dissolve itself on the seventh of next October ./
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