Othman: The visit of the National Alliance delegation to Erbil is positive.
BAGHDAD / NINA / The independent MP, of the Kurdistan Alliance, Mahmoud Othman described the visit of the National Alliance's delegation to Erbil, as positive.
He said in a statement to the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / that the delegation of the National Alliance presented, during the meetings with regional president, Massoud Barzani and with the drafting committee of the province's positions with the federal government, the point of view of the National Alliance towards the existing problems between the province and the federal government, noting that "the province will examine the point of the delegation of the national Alliance in the meeting of leaders of the province, which will take place over the next two days to take a stand against them. "
Othman explained that "the delegation of the National Alliance also will convey the views of the leaders of the region towards these problems to the leaders of the National Alliance in Baghdad, which they discussed them in meetings, pointing out that" the two meetings held yesterday did not discuss details of the problems and how to solve them, but touched to pan things, as well as confirmation to create a dialogue between the two sides and an end to the boycott and exchange messages to solve problems. "
The National Alliance delegation, led by Khalid Al-Attiyah, Deputy Chairman of the National Alliance has arrived in Arbil and discussed, upon arrival, with the President of Kurdistan, Massoud Barzani, the political crisis and outstanding issues between Baghdad and Erbil.
Newspapers today: a government move remarkably calm relationship with Erbil and return to normal
04-04-2013 | (Voice of Iraq)
Issued subject of negotiations carried out by the federal government with Erbil concerns most prominent newspapers today, there are signs to resolve the crisis between the two sides after months of tension and the arrival of their relations to the edge of the drop, along with attention to the criticisms made by the religious authority, Bashir al-Najafi for government performance.
Azzaman newspaper highlighted the relations between Baghdad and Erbil, reported the following comment: Osman (time): positive responses to the partnership and the rights of the Kurds to end the boycott and the delegation of the National Alliance up to Kurdistan to discuss the crisis.
Delegation arrived yesterday from the National Alliance to Arbil to negotiate with the Kurdistan Alliance.
The MP said Ali Shaker inch (time) yesterday: The Alliance has a vision to form a delegation to visit Erbil and meet Prime region Massoud Barzani and the number of members and leaders of the Kurdistan Alliance and the cause of the delay post his deputies and ministers in parliament sessions and cabinet meetings and to discuss the letter sent to the National Alliance and Search things that have deteriorated in the recent period due to some outstanding issues.
In the same context, the world says newspaper wrote: thoracic called Alliance for the formation of a committee for 'conflict resolution' and the Arbil meeting is National looking Aijaaawaljla with Nujaifi ways to ease the political crisis.
Revealed Khalid al-Attiyah, the head of the negotiating delegation in Erbil upon his return at the end of intensive negotiations with the presidency of the Iraqi Kurdistan region to Baghdad, that the meeting with Kurdish leaders was positive, indicating that the meeting stressed the need to open the doors of dialogue parties.
Whereas, research Ibrahim Jaafari, head of the National Alliance, with Osama Najafi, Chairman of the Board of Representatives, the political process and ways to alleviate the current crisis and to strengthen the relationship between political entities, stressed the need for the legislation of laws that serve the citizen.
While confirming the Liberal bloc that represents the Sadrist movement in the House of Representatives, it had requested from the National Alliance to form a committee negotiate the rest of the blocks to resolve disputes and outstanding issues taking place in the political process in the country.
Al-Bayan, for its part, she wrote: source (statement): A delegation of the National Alliance in Erbil affirms a commitment to the Constitution to resolve outstanding problems.
A delegation of the National Alliance, which arrived in the city of Arbil yesterday to resolve differences between the federal government and the Kurdistan region in accordance with the Constitution.
A source's (statement): The delegation, which includes Dr. Tarek Najm, MP Khalid al-Attiyah, Hadi al-Amiri, Karrar al-Khafaji, will emphasize the need to abide by the constitution to resolve outstanding problems.
He added: Delegation Meeting Kurdish leadership focuses on finding formulas for understanding and solutions to outstanding problems between the government and the province, have been held forces and the Kurdish parties held a meeting with the President of Kurdistan, Massoud Barzani, two days before to determine its final position.
Regarding the position of religious authority term newspaper writes: Reference Najafi: advised Maliki enough .. Did not work.
In a first of its kind, the face of the religious authority, Ayatollah Bashir al-Najafi, ripped into the government and Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, stressing that the current crises taking place in the country are due to poor management of the government, which said it did not carry out their duties towards the citizens.
As expressed regret and unfortunately reference Najaf what reached government performance, detect the reference direction advice to the owners 'over sufficiently, but it does not work.'
Reference Najafi criticized the deterioration of services and lack of electricity in the country has the wealth and money annually equivalent to the budgets of most of the surrounding countries, and called for reference to the election 'of conscience and concerns of people do not think in his pocket.'
After seven years of life of the government ..... Rules of procedure of the Council of Ministers has been completed
In all countries of the world are preparing rules of procedure of the Council of Ministers a few months before the formation of the Council, but in Iraq contradictions and duplication rife in this country. After the lapse of three years from the age of the Maliki government came Advisor to the Prime Minister to talk about the readiness of its rules of procedure for a vote.
Mohamed Fadel said legal adviser to Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki said that "we worked more than a draft of the rules of procedure of the Council of Ministers and another system was distributed more than two years ago, the Prime Minister wants that vote by a majority and everyone agrees on it."
"It's in the event display any moment the system is ready and auditor of the State Council and the rest of the concerned authorities, but al-Maliki did not want to display and voting on it until after the agreed upon all the blocks are consensual, but some said we want read it and put some notes on it."
On the possibility of reconsidering the decision to postpone elections Nineveh and Anbar He stated that "the Council of Ministers has the right, if taken the decision to reconsider it and this is something known within contexts work principles Aleghanonay Valjhh which makes the decision is having jurisdiction to review it and that's unusual."
The legal advisor to the Prime Minister Mohamed Fadel had announced on Friday "it will display the draft rules of procedure of the Council of Ministers at a meeting next Tuesday to discuss and comment on them ministers."
He said the "Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has instructed to discuss the rules of procedure of the Council at the next meeting and each minister may make observations as he sees fit to modify or opinion until its introduction," noting that "a copy of the rules of procedure that will be presented to the Board at the next meeting are the same as those prepared previously ".
The decision to put the draft rules of procedure of the Council of Ministers after the demand by some political blocs need written approval to reduce Maosvoh "dictatorship and uniqueness", was approved by the Council of Ministers in its last Tuesday
And raises the news Warez many politicians insiders as the same news indicates that the decisions of the Council of Ministers was working otherwise the Constitution and law system criminal Saddam, but this attribute that privately-Maliki matters without reference to the Council of Ministers is due to the law of Hungary Saddam Hussein was giving absolute power to the Prime Minister in dealing with things, while the Constitution gave all authority to the Council of Ministers and not boiled Prime Minister.
Informed sources scenes things said: that this law will not see the light, because if he survived the prime minister and demands multiple known of parliament to re-laws under the pretext of further study them, they expect to be procrastination and his time in the House of Representatives arguments too many to go Mr. Maliki period his second term without any law controlling lead at the decision.
Jumaili ruled out the return of Iraq as a major political list
Jumaili ruled out the return of Iraq as a major political list
بغداد/ BAGHDAD / older / excluded MP for the coalition and Iraqi unit Jumaili return of the Iraqi List, integrated entity in the present time based on current variables.
And confirmed Jumaili according to a statement received "agency secrets news / not /" a copy of today that "politicians in the House of Representatives and outside blocs candidate elections can not cross the political sectarianism, weighted to witness a period of post-election to pick the Iraqi List and return bloc great political. Added that" political blocs have not enjoyed political culture capable of crossing the barrier sectarian because we still see Altakndqat sectarianism in the nomination of members of provincial councils what portends repeating the political scene of sectarian Iraq suffered from two things in previous periods. "and indicated that" the next phase will see the restructuring of the Iraqi List, a political entity significantly after the completion of the special election provincial council and parliamentary elections coming, excluded the return of the Iraqi integrated entity at the present time based on the current variables. "and continued:" The unremitting efforts made by the leaders of Iraq to restore unity to benefit from past experience, noting that "the difference in the views did not represent a split for Iraq, which included still all components and their own freely express pleasure and adopting political positions. "
Confusion is not enough: Why the United States needs a new policy on Iraq
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A decade after the invasion, the U.S. policy of "one Iraq" pull the country into retail. The support of the Kurds is the key to maintain. As marks March 19 ten-year anniversary of the start of Operation Iraqi Freedom, has fallen significantly Iraq the U.S. foreign policy agenda since the U.S. troops left Iraq at the end of the year 2011. At this time, Washington has embraced a policy of negative "one Iraq", which derives its name from emphasizing the importance of maintaining a unified Iraq - as a single state - and manage ethnic lines - sectarian cracked through the Constitution.
The Astsalm American policymakers to watch from the sidelines what the Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to strengthen his authority, and to silence his rivals, and to undermine Iraq's fledgling democracy. After sacrificing the lives of 4,500 Americans and an estimated eight hundred billion dollars in Iraq, it is disappointing that U.S. policy driven belief that the United States will continue to confusion - and that confusion is good enough. The time has come for the Obama administration re-evaluate its approach. The United States should effectively help its friends and allies in the pass intractable crisis of governance. And should focus on the decline in the Prime Minister's monopoly of power in Baghdad, which works on the fragmentation of Iraq quickly. As is the situation today, the al-Maliki government uses its effectiveness on the Kurdish regional government, order cornered the Kurds in the corner., And will lead to only one outcome, conflict and fragmentation of Iraq.
Instead of using political balance little to criticize Turkish partnership - with the Kurdish regional government, growing in the field of energy, the United States should instead provide support for their partnership and actively promoting the strength and confidence of Kurdistan. The support of the Kurdish regional government in the quest for oil and gas exports to Turkey, you will be able to stand against Maliki reduce their effectiveness, and thus force him to negotiate a solution to the political crisis in Iraq. Turkey already has adopted a need for a strong Kurdish regional government and economic which can Maliki Antillt. The United States will be prudent to join NATO ally in supporting the Kurds opportunity to flourish.
Have passed long ago days when the United States control the outcome in Iraq, but the United States maintains influential enough that if practiced wisely, can help to power-sharing between the main Iraqi political blocs. And as partners, Turkey and the United States they can do to activate the consolidated balance of Iraqi politics and that would strengthen Iraq, instead of working inadvertently promoting hashed.
And lies at the root of the Iraqi political crises ever-increasing power of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki. After that within a second term in office in parliamentary elections in 2010, Maliki began in the monopoly of power and undermining protection in the Iraqi constitution (which balanced power between the branches of government and between the central government and the provinces). Has canceled a power-sharing agreement with the opposition political blocs that secured him his second presidential term, and targeted political opponents arrested and raped his personal control of the Iraqi security services, and subjected to the Central Bank of Iraq and the media in order to be affiliated to the Prime Minister's Office. These actions, coupled with its use aggressive anti-terrorism laws and de-Baathification to sack officials real, and the exclusion of candidates from contesting the elections and imprisoned a large number of elements year without charge, which was met with protests and widespread in Sunni-majority provinces and continuing until writing these lines.
The Kurds became convinced that al-Maliki, who makes himself a dictator seeking to suppress them, as previous governments did perfectly. Kurds fear that Baghdad will hamper the Kurdish regional government by separating them from the federal budget and may also use the Iraqi army against the Kurdish regional government. Iraqi parliament has ratified the budget for 2013 did not reduce the share of the Kurdish region's 17%. But gave Maliki power attempt to book payments to the Kurdish regional government, which paid for the call of its members in parliament to consult protest.
In order to overcome the dependence on Baghdad for its economic needs, Kurdish government began building a pipeline to transport oil and gas to Turkey in the year 2012 in order to allow the Kurdish regional government unilaterally export of hydrocarbons without the consent of Baghdad. This development is a precedence for the Kurdish regional government and some of the reasons for the continued suffering under the rule of the Baath regime - which included the campaigns of genocide, which killed an estimated 182 thousand Kurds during three decades - and still alive in their memories. In fact, the March 14, 2013 I have the 25th anniversary of the hit Saddam Hussein against Kurdish civilians in Halabja. Has deteriorated rapidly relations between the central government and the Kurdish regional government-also substantial autonomy. Did not agree Baghdad (the authority of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki) and Erbil (the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan), about who controls the exploitation of hydrocarbons, developed and exported under the Iraqi constitution and around the disputed territories that contain oil and gas. Baghdad has strongly opposed ambitious Kurdistan region in the development of local sources of oil and gas. At this time, the Kurdish regional government intervention of one side in the contract with oil and gas companies, including Exxon Mobil, Chevron, Total and Gazprom blister. Repeated efforts have failed to pass a law oil and gas - to solve this problem -. Instead, it negotiated the Kurdish regional government and Baghdad ((and then canceled) several interim agreements. Has enabled these interim agreements to the government Regional Kurdish oil export oil through the pipeline, which is controlled by the central government in return to pay Baghdad expenses for oil companies operating in northern Iraq The budget allocation for the Kurdish regional government.
While Maliki bears most of the responsibility, the Kurds are not without disadvantages, too, and also provoked the central government through their actions and their public ads. I have supported the Kurdish regional government Maliki for his second term, but then failed to unite with other political blocs to adjust the gap supranational powers of the Constitution. Has failed to persuade President Jalal Talabani - a Kurd - to request a no-confidence vote in the middle of the year 2012, by the Prime Minister (and the United States was opposed to vote on it) and replace it with more compelling recognition.
However, the Kurds had made some progress. Iraqi Fbmaah and the Sadrists - the two other key components, one Sunni and one Shiite - were among the Kurds enough support to oppose Maliki's efforts to oust the Independent Electoral Commission at the end of the year 2011. In January 2013 have contributed their ballots in the States pass a law determining which prevents presidential Maliki's re-election in a third term in 2014, when his current term expires. Riss Minister opposed the Act, and pledged to fighting the implementation of the use of all means at its disposal, and is almost guaranteed veto it.
Barzani: Maliki pursues policy of control and domination.
BAGHDAD / NINA / The Premier of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Nechirvan Barzani stressed that the Kurds do not think to separate from Iraq despite the political control and domination pursued by the Federal Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki.
The Information Office of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan quoted Barzani as saying, in a press statement, that al-Maliki is pursuing a policy of domination, pointing out that the Kurds were independent before 2003, but after the fall of the regime they returned willingly to Baghdad on the basis of work according to the constitution, which more than 80% of the Iraqi people voted in favor . "
He added: "The Kurds have worked as much as they could to protect the unity of Iraq and to rebuild with their partners, stressing that the Kurds are not out of the process of building the new Iraq."
Barzani pointed out that "The crisis starts from the way of thinking in Baghdad, but unfortunately, the policy of the prime minister and other officials in Baghdad is not a policy of understanding, but policy of control and domination, and this is unacceptable for us, as it is unconstitutional.
Military planning to assassinate al-Maliki
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A source well-informed about the existence of a campaign for the arrest of a number of senior officers in the Interior Ministry accused of planning to assassinate Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, after leaked security information in this regard.
Said the source, who requested anonymity, that "there is inter arrests will reach senior officers in the Ministry of the Interior at a very high level suspects arranged for a plot to assassinate al-Maliki." He pointed out that the state of confusion in the capital Baghdad over the weekend and precautions major security around the house of the National Alliance Ibrahim Jaafari and Maliki and cut all roads leading to important positions in the Green Zone indicates the fact rumors that talk about a scheme to overthrow the government contribute to the Turkish troops private work Iraq since 2004 and spread the members of this force the center of the Iraqi forces, some ranking officers, mostly "Merge" paid her sums as happened with more than 6 thousand rank integrate the rank of colonel to brigadier general. http://qeraat.org/news.php?action=view&id=3859
Attiyah: National and Kurdistan Alliances agreed to continue the dialogue and find solutions.
BAGHDAD / NINA / The head of State of Law bloc in the House of Representatives, Khalid al-Attiyah said the National and Kurdistan Alliances agreed to continue the dialogue and find mechanisms to find solutions to all problems.
Al-Attiyah said in a statement to the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA /: "The National Alliance delegation met with the President of Kurdistan, Massoud Barzani and representatives of Kurdish forces and discussed with them the political situation."
He added: "The two sides agreed to maintain a frank dialogue, and it was emphasized on the strategic relationship and common interests between the National Alliance and the Kurdish forces."
A delegation of the National Alliance visited Arbil yesterday and met with the President of Kurdistan, Massoud Barzani. Delegation included Khalid al-Attiyah, Hadi al-Amiri head of the Badr Organization, and Tariq Najim politburo member of the Dawa party.
About an attempt to storm the Federal Court
Created Thursday, 04 April / April 2013 11:50 | Published on Thursday, 04 April / April 2013 11:50 | Written by: Uragency-admin | |
BAGHDAD / Yousef Salman
After about 48 hours of continuing tight security in the capital Baghdad around the perimeter of the Green Zone and intersections and suburban main said to have related clashes armed occurred on Sunday night / Monday morning targeted storm area fortified, reported information document on the attempt by unidentified gunmen to storm the Federal Court Central Green Zone pm on Sunday night, and its impact on violent armed clashes broke out after the intervention of the security forces charged with protecting the Green Zone to continue fighting until dawn Monday.
Sources parliamentary sources, who declined to give her name, said there was intelligence information stating enter explosive materials to building the Council of Ministers and other talked about an explosive device entered or will enter into the House of Representatives, which would explain inspections minute in the region green building Parliamentary during the last three days . The sources confirmed that the security forces and protect Parliament Regiment carried out intensive searches for all the corridors of the House of Representatives and the headquarters of the blocks and the parliamentary committees and offices of members using sniffer dogs.
The parliamentary sources said that one of the terrorists who were arrested during the month of February by the police forces of the Fifth Brigade Federal pleaded Fajkh forty wheel carry out its mission during last March and this April also admitted there is a plan to storm the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Justice at the time. The sources added that the intelligence officer in charge of the investigation of the terrorist did not take those confessions seriously promise misleading security services at the time.
The sources indicated that after the bloody wave of bombings that struck the neighborhoods of the capital in Husseiniya and Arboretum and the New Baghdad and the secretary realized the security services of the health detainee confessions.
The sources confirmed that he has to address the Office of the Adjutant General of the Armed Forces and the security services concerned and issued directives and orders the military to take security measures and intensive inspection and checking identities and badges Card entrants and exiting from the Green Zone in search of wanted and car bombs.
Kerry to Solve World conflicts With Barazani
Thursday, 04 April 2013 12:41
Shafaq News/US Secretary of State, John Kerry said that he hopes to "work together" with Kurdistan's president to solve the problems in the world.
A statement issued by Kurdistan's Presidency and received by "Shafaq News" reads that Kerry responded to a congratulation message send earlier by Masoud Barazani,the President of the region saying that he would like to "work together" to promote peace in the world.
"I value and appreciate your support and encouragement and hope to work together to solve the conflicts and changes taking place in the world today,”said Kerry in a message addressed to Barazani as the statement reads.
"I am looking forward to work together to develop our cooperation and common interests towards building a prosperous future where peace and freedom for our countries guaranteed”.
Recently Kerry paid unannounced visit to Iraq and expressed his country's concern regarding election-postponement in Anbar and Nineveh saying that it must be reconsidered.
Kerry urged the led by Nuri al-Maliki government to hold dialogue with the opponents to his policies.
The Iranian aircrafts flying to Syria, was another issue highlighted by Kerry who urged their inspections.