Kurd MP calls Kurdistan's authority to take the dues of the oil companies from Iraqi oil.
BAGHDAD / NINA / MP, of the Kurdistan Alliance, Mehdi Haji said that passing the budget in the absence of the Kurdistan Alliance is injustice and unfairness against the Kurdish people, calling the region's authority to take Kurdish people's right by themselves through truncating the region's share of Iraqi oil to compensate, what the region is going to lose to reimburse the oil companies.
He told the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA/ "The political leaders have committed a big mistake today by passing the budget in the absence of two large blocs in the House of Representatives, so the Kurdish and Arab people will not be accept this action."
He pointed out: "The region should takes into consideration the benefits that it can be taken by the region itself and should have a political decision for the interest of the Kurdish people, because the leadership of the Kurdistan reflects the will of the people of entire Kurdistan and it must try to take the right of the Kurdish people through Iraqi oil" .
The House of Representatives had approved the budget for the current year, in the absence of the Kurdistan Alliance and most of the Iraqiya MPs.
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Chest: I call on the Government to implement the provisions of the budget and انصحها solving problems with partners
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Term Press / Baghdad called the leader of Sadr, Moqtada al-Sadr, on Friday, the government to implement the provisions of the general budget for the current year 2013, which approved of the Iraqi Council of Representatives to boycott the coalition of Kurdish blocs and the Iraqi List, after the failure of five attempts to pass because, as advised the government to solve problems with partners. Sadr said in a statement received (range Press) copy of it, "we offer our thanks to all the parliamentary blocs to reach down to the adoption of the federal budget for 2013", and adding at the same time, "We recommend the government apply the budget items and solve their problems with their partners." The Office Sadr in Rusafa of Baghdad announced, Thursday, canceled demonstrations Central, which was expected to be launched today in Baghdad, after successfully Parliament approve the financial budget after more than five attempts. acknowledged Iraqi Council of Representatives, on Thursday, a majority budget bill financial for the current year 2013, $ 139 trillion dinars, Province coalition of Kurdish blocs and the Iraqi List, after six times postponed due to disagreements, while raising House Speaker Osama Nujaifi session to the 19 of the month of March current, with the exception of the Kurdistan Alliance adoption of the budget in breach of national consensus in force in the process political. comes to vote on the budget after five times postponed due to differences between the coalitions national and Kurdistan and the Iraqi List, with the failure of the parliament during its meeting held in the 23 February 2013, to vote on the re-budget law to the government to modify it. and Council of Ministers approved, on the fifth of November 2012, the budget year 2013 worth 138 trillion Iraqi dinars and adopted the budget on oil exports from Iraq on the basis of 90 dollars as the price per barrel.
IS MP describes parliament blocs' performance as "dissatisfactory"
Saturday, 09 March 2013 11:52 | | |
Baghdad (AIN) -MP Khalil al-Jubouri of the Iraqiya Slate dscirbed the performance of the parliament blocs as "unsatisfactory".
Jubouri said "The parliament blocs' performance is not satisfactory where there are many pending laws left without ratification due to political blocs' wills."
He pointed out that "There are more than 40 laws that were ratified but not applied," noting that "This situation can be addressed through replacing the political leaders or at least inviting them to change their attitudes towards the national issues and the government's performance."
"The political leaders and the government devote their performance for favor of personal interests where the public interest is ignored amid this conflict of interests," Jubouri concluded.
Samarra demonstrations' spokesperson appreciates Sistani's call to preserve national unity
Saturday, 09 March 2013 08:57 | | |
Salah il-Din (AIN) -The spokesperson of the demonstrators in Samarra city of southern Salah il-Din province, Najih Abbas praised the stance of the Religious Authority in Najaf, Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani when he called to reject sectarianism and preserve unity among Iraqi people.
Abbas told AIN correspondent that "We appreciate the heroic attitude adopted by Ayatollah al-Sistani and his constant calls to consolidate the unity and renounce sedition."
He urged all "The religious authorities and chieftains of central and mid Iraq to call for maintaining the national unity."
Abbas called on the protestors to avoid the foreign agendas," demanding the officials to meet all the legitimate rights of the demonstrators."
MP: Kuwait will build the port of Umm Qasr and homes near.
BAGHDAD / NINA / MP, of the Basra province, Jawad al-Bazooni confirmed that "the agreement between the Iraqi and Kuwaiti governments, on the borders in Umm Qasr, aims to get the Kuwaiti port away from the Iraqi port".
He said in a statement to the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA /: "The Kuwaiti government submitted a request to Iraq, within their negotiations, to distance the Iraqi port about 100 meters from the port of Kuwait, in order to monitor the border, especially when demonstrations or sit-ins by Iraqi farmers occur and arrive to the port and fire or attacks may happen."
He added that "Kuwait would build the Iraqi port and the houses near it, which belong to the staff of the port, the government has found no problem with that as long as Kuwait will not creeps toward Iraq but there will be a neutral zone between the two sides."
The MP, Alia Nassif called on the Iraqi people to "express rejection of the Kuwait takeover on Iraqi territory in the Umm Qasr area, which includes 250 homes."
Nusaiyf condemns Kuwait's trespass on Iraqi territories
Saturday, 09 March 2013 09:19 | | |
Baghdad (AIN) -MP Aliya Nusaiyf of the Iraqiya Hurra Coalition called the Iraqi people to demonstrate to express their refusal against the Kuwaiti expansion in UM Qasr district of Basra province.
Nusaiyf said that "Kuwait exploited Iraq's need to be relieved from the UN Charter's 7th Chapter and started to re-determine the border with Iraq with the knowledge of the United Nations."
"The Iraqi territories that are dominated by Kuwait comprise 250 houses for Iraqi people," she added wondering about the fate of these families which will be displaced, hence she renewed her call for the Iraqi people to demonstrate to reject Kuwait expansion on account of Iraq's sovereignty."
Pass the budget "rift the relation between the Kurdistan and the federal government."
BAGHDAD / NINA / MP, of the Kurdistan Alliance, Hassan Jihad said that "passing the budget in its current form in the absence of Kurdistan Alliance is a dangerous precedent, and there will be a political enticements we do not need."
He said in a press statement today 9, March that "this action will enable any bloc want to pass laws if they collected the required votes," stressing that "pass the budget made rift between the Kurdistan Alliance and the federal government."
He explained, "Pass the budget would rock the trust between the political blocs, because it was more worthy for the political blocs to wait one or two days to agree on all paragraphs of the budget therefore pass with consensus."
The House of Representatives had voted in the presence of 168 MPs on the state budget for the current year in a clear absence of Kurdish bloc and Iraqiya.
*** DOES IT OCCUR TO ANYONE ELSE THAT THE FREE ZONES WOULD GO HAND IN HAND WITH TARIFFS ? ***
Free Zones Dept to establish free zones in Iraq's central & southern provinces
Saturday, 09 March 2013 09:59 | | |
Baghdad (AIN) -The General Authority for Free Zones associated to the Ministry of Finance intends to establish free zone in Iraq's central and southern provinces to practice the commercial, industrial and service activities and upgrade the investments in the country.
A statement by the Authority cited "The establishment of the free zones among the provinces is very necessary to attract the foreign investors, capitals and refresh the investments in Iraq, also to facilitate the transport of commodities among the cities and provinces."
Barzani meets Kurdish MPs and Ministers in the central government.
Arbil / NINA / An informed source said that the president of Kurdistan, Massoud Barzani will meet today 9, March with representatives of the province in the House of Representatives and the federal government.
He told the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / today "Barzani will discuss with them the recent political developments in the Iraqi arena, and the consequences of approving the budget of the country in contrary to the principle of consensus between the political blocs."
He continued, "The results of the talks will be announced in an official statement after the meeting."
Deputy for Iraq: government opponents have become many and Kurdistan
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The leader of the National Future Gathering MP for the coalition in Iraq Jaber Al-Jabri, the opponents of the government have become many and not only them Iraqi Kurdistan Alliance.
Jabri said in a statement (of the Agency news): The list of events on the cause until now has not been resolved reasons and there is no response to the demands of the demonstrators, adding: that demonstrators would continue demonstrations until their demands are met.
He Iraqi MP, said the government now has opponents many and not the Iraqi List only, but the Kurdistan Alliance and the Sadrists, noting: that the current situation without the presence of reforms has, will the political landscape of the country and affect the lives of citizens.
The political scene differences multiple between the blocs, including about laws accumulated on the shelves of the House of Representatives, and corruption cases that have emerged recently, as well as demonstrators in the provinces (Anbar, Salahuddin, Nineveh) are still continuing Batsamanm which began two months ago, and that the relationship between the Kurdistan Region and the government Federal, almost cut off because of the outstanding issues between the two parties.
Parliamentary committee: the House of Representatives will amend the law of accountability and justice when you resume work
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Commission announced parliamentary accountability and justice, get a consensus on decisions (88) and (76) relating to bookings covered by the procedures of the accountability and justice Balgaahma, as well as to amend the law of accountability, and will be applied when work resumes amendment middle of this month.
The House of Representatives may adjournment day on Tuesday (19) of the current month, after approval of the budget bill for federal financial year (2013).
Committee Chairman MP Qais Cdhir in a statement (of the Agency news): completed almost paragraphs to be amended in the law of the Asamaelh and justice, noting: that one paragraph remained related decisions booking (88) and (76) and got approved recently with the National Alliance, explaining : after the resumption of the work of the House of Representatives will amend the law of accountability and justice and the abolition of resolutions (88) and modified (76).
He added: negotiate with the national emphasis on amending the law on covered its procedures both staff and they have degrees partisan or dissolved entities systems, pointing to the existence of suffering in the application of the law, because there are clauses applied to citizens not covered.
The Committee agreed quintet arising from the Forum national legislation law to raise the booking for House accommodation only for the family within the file properties seized through abolition of the resolutions (76.88), and refer other property to a judicial committee competent to decide it within one year.
A statement from the Office of the Prime Alliance Ibrahim al-Jaafari received (news): The Committee of Five was held Thursday in the office of Ibrahim al-Jaafari, the presence of Saleh al-Mutlaq, and Sheikh Khalid al-Attiyah, and Mohsen al-Sadoun, and Mohammed Al Hashimi, and Haider al-Mulla, and Hassan Zeidan, head of the Justice and Accountability Commission Qais Cdhir, where he was putting the final touches to amend the law of accountability and justice, and to instruct the relevant parliamentary committee for inclusion in the legislative track.