Azizalmiahi MP calls for increased allocations within the Department of Defense budget next year to cope with the size of the internal and external challenges
17-11-2013 | (Voice of Iraq)
Called on the leader of the National Bloc MP Aziz Sharif white Mayahi, Sunday, to increase the allocations of the Ministry of Defense in the budget next year, indicating that the size of the internal and external challenges are large and need a military institution capable of meeting those challenges.
He said Mayahi in a press statement to his press office, said that "internal challenges in the face of the remnants of terrorism and foreign interventions and the infiltration of insurgents and weapons into our territory, especially in light of the difficult security situation in Syria, we need to develop our system defensive manner that ensures secure military structure parallel to the size of those challenges."
He added that "the military arsenal in our armed forces are arsenal simple and modest Atoizi size and type of weapons held by the terrorist groups, where he became our soldiers Iqatlo wheels and weapons weak obsolescence by the time not to mention the lack of air cover for surveillance and assigning such as those cuts through the implementation of its tasks in the hunt for terrorists and hit اوكارهم."
He explained that "Iraq's budget for next year will be the biggest in the history of Iraq, do not think that the increase in allocations of Defense for the purchase of fighter planes or surveillance aircraft and other weapons and wheels Modern will be an impact on the rest of the service sectors within the budget, especially since everyone knows that any economic development or development will not be But the existence of a stable country to encourage international companies to enter and investment. "
Mayahi stressed "the need to support the military establishment to the maximum extent possible and increase financial allocations in the budget next year, including giving it the full space and flexibility to contract and purchase modern equipment and weapons."
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Musawi attributes delay in presenting State Budget project to lack of readiness
Saturday, 16 November 2013 18:20
Baghdad (AIN) –The Advisor of the Prime Minister, Ali al-Musawi, assured that the delay in presenting the State Budget 2014 by the Government to the parliament was because the budget law draft is not completed.
Musawi stated to All Iraq News Agency (AIN) ''The law project of the State Budget 2014, which is estimated by IQD (174,6) trillions, is delayed due to some problems related to oil revenues and other issues.''
''We are not aware of any new demands for Kurds,yet there are some problems with Kurdistan Region about the budget law draft,'' he concluded.
Foreign experience to promote Iraqi economy, says Abtan
Saturday, 16 November 2013 23:53
Baghdad (AIN) –Member of the Economy and Investment Parliamentary Committee Abdul Hussein Abtan pointed out that “Hiring foreign experiences is an essential factor to develop the Iraqi economy.”
MP Abtan stated to All Iraq News Agency “We have noted several times that Iraq suffers from many problems such as lack of planning and weak economic and development plans,” noting that “Making use of the foreign expertise to develop the Iraqi economy is a correct step that should have been adopted a long time ago.”
“Joining the World Trade Organization and setting sound economic vision and plans as well as endorsing laws that protect investors and developing the banking sector will attract the international economic establishments and companies towards Iraq,” he concluded.
Kurdistan Alliance: The government intends to send the budget outside the consensus to embarrass Parliament and purposely delayed
17-11-2013 | (Voice of Iraq)
BAGHDAD / Mohammad Sabah
Detection of the Kurdistan Alliance said the draft budget 2014 discussed by a government committee mini did not address any of the financial problems of the relationship with the Kurdistan region, in spite of the agreements signed during my visit Nuri al-Maliki to the region and Nechirvan Barzani to Baghdad, expressing his displeasure of ignoring the federal government request to appoint a representative for the region in the drafting committee for the budget to avoid the annual differences that appear after the arrival of the budget under the dome of the parliament.
And while stressing the Kurdistan Alliance that dues oil companies, and the forces of the elements of the Peshmerga most outstanding differences, it was revealed that the federal government owes to the region of $ 7 trillion dinars accrued the Peshmerga since 2007 and until now, was charged with the federal government of trying to formulate the budget is "consensual" and sent to parliament a period of tight in order to be passed in the form that you want the government, also accused the coalition, Deputy Prime Minister for Energy Affairs Hussain al-Shahristani of being behind the loss of millions of dollars a day.
A member of the Finance Committee in Parliament Najiba Najib said in an interview with the "long" that the Council of Ministers formed a small committee composed of representatives from the Ministries of Planning and Finance and advisers economists from the Council of Ministers to discuss the federal budget for 2014, which includes these discussions allocations each ministry and institution. "She Najib surprise the absence of a representative of the alliance within the ministerial committee "Although we demanded months ago, the need to have a representative on this committee for taking all our demands," noting that the answers to the government in this regard was unconvincing and its argument that the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Finance is one of the Kurdish component, saying that this agent represents "all Iraqis, not the Kurds in this location."
Najib said that "the 2014 budget did not address any of the problems the financial relationship between Baghdad and Erbil, despite the presence of new agreements between the central government and the province allows to resolve all outstanding problems by forming committees negotiated between the national and Kurdistan coalitions."
The agency said "the Kurdistan Regional Government sent an official invitation to the members of the negotiation by the National Alliance to start the process of the talks, but the National Alliance did not seem to have a seriousness in this meeting and therefore did not attend his representatives in order to resolve the outstanding problems between Erbil and Baghdad."
It noted that "the most important financial problems the relationship between the federal government and Arbil are receivables oil companies operating in the region, and the issue of entitlements elements of the Peshmerga forces, which are part of the system, national defense and therefore makes it imperative for the central government cut 17% of the defense budget of the Federal and push the Peshmerga."
She added that "the previous budgets from 2007 to 2013 provided for a predecessor of the Peshmerga, but the federal government has not paid until today, and thus became these benefits are cumulative and an estimated 7 trillion dinars," pointing out that "what نطالبه in the budget in 2014 is to find a formula The mechanism of clear and explicit to pay these dues one installment or in the form of payments. "
And increased that "the budget in 2014 in which an increase in expenditures sovereign begun to increase year after year, which is deducted from the quotas provinces and 17 for the Kurdistan region," arguing that this outside the context of the Constitution, which stipulates that local government budgets may not be deducted. "
She noted a member of the Finance Committee that "the expenditure sovereign 2011 budget amounted to 22 trillion dinars, while the total in 2012 31 trillion, while the year 2013 was 41 trillion, while the budget in 2014 stood at 49 trillion dinars, noting that the expenses sovereign include balancing presidencies the three ministries of defense, interior, oil and foreign affairs, finance and debt owed by Iraq, including debt of Kuwait. " To the MP said the other from the Kurdistan Alliance Mahma Khalil in connection with the "long" that "there are flaws many in the federal budget for 2014, which has not been resolved with the ministries and local governments and the Kurdistan region," noting that "the federal government is trying to send the draft budget for non-consensual and period tight deadlines in order to pass it as they want the government, "accusing the government of deliberately delaying.
He said Khalil said "the most important flaws budget approved each year when the month of March and are released in the month of May, which can not be for the provinces to use them, noting that the Kurdistan Alliance, demanding payment of dues of the oil companies and retroactively from 2007 until 2014 and accruals Peshmerga as well."
He added that "the Peshmerga protect approximately 600 km border, which is part of the system of defense and federal due Peshmerga and the struggle and sacrifices sat Prime Minister on the seat of government," noting that all the financial problems of the outstanding issues between Erbil and Kurdistan caused by Deputy Prime Minister Hussein al-Shahristani, after failing in the management of the oil sector alone and malice on the region witnessed the evolution, "adding that" al-Shahristani, Iraq caused a loss of 30 to 50 million dollars a day due to the combustion of gas associated with oil in Basra. "
Political source revealed about American advisers for several days in the building of the prime minister and the presidency, in the task of specific work to monitor the work of the Iraqi government and the search for corrupted files and write persistent reports deal with what is happening in the country and Iraqi المؤسات.
Source confirmed that this group of advisers arrived in Baghdad after the recent visit by the Prime Minister to the United States, likely to increase the number of American advisers in Baghdad against the backdrop of the need for them in the framework of the implementation of the Framework Convention and security cooperation between Baghdad and Washington.
Shalah underestimates importance of Barzani's visit to Turkey in developing relations
Sunday, 17 November 2013 12:59
Baghdad (AIN) –MP, Ali al-Shalah, of the State of Law Coalition underestimated the importance of the visit of the President of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, to Turkey in developing the mutual relations.
Speaking to All Iraq News Agency (AIN), he said "We do not to be pessimistic over this visit, but it will not develop the Kurdish-Turkish relations."
"The Kurdish officials in KR have relations with the Turkish officials who can never pay attention to the interests of the Kurds in Turkey who represents the biggest community in Turkey and much more than the Iraqi Kurds," he added.
"We do think that this visit will not develop the relations, but it will tackle some regional issues related to the Kurds in Syria," he pointed out, assuring that "Iraq is clear in its policy and it identified it to Turkey where it is not concerned over the improvement of the Kurdish-Turkish relations, but Turkey has problem with the Kurds and the Kurds understand the Kurdish stance towards them."
Parliamentary Integrity calls for Maliki to ratify the decision to withdraw the hand of the President of the Sunni Waqf
17-11-2013 | (Voice of Iraq)
Alsumaria News / Baghdad
Called on Vice-President of the Commission Parliamentary Integrity Ahmed al-Jubouri, Sunday, Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to ratify the decision to withdraw the hand of the President of the Sunni Endowment and the Inspector General for a period of 60 days, saying that the accusations launched by the Chief of Staff recently is an attempt to influence the course of the investigation of corruption moratorium.
Jubouri said during a press conference held today, the parliament building and attended by "Alsumaria News", that "the Commission investigative in the Integrity Commission issued an order to withdraw by the head of Sunni Endowment, Ahmed Abdul-Ghafoor Samarrai and the Inspector General for a period of 60 days, which sent the decision to the prime minister for approval it ", calling on Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to" speed up the ratification of this decision. "
He Jubouri that "corruption files that have proven to the Sunni Waqf were the product of joint work to members of the Integrity Commission, not solo effort," adding that "the accusations launched by al-Samarrai Me recently through the media and accused him of builder you Baptzazh, is an attempt to influence the course of investigations conducted by the Commission Integrity of corruption carried out by al-Samarrai and some senior officials in the endowment. "
She described the MP for the Iraqi List and the unit Jumaili, on Saturday (November 16, 2013), a modern vice president of the Integrity Committee, Ahmed al-Jubouri of the existence of files, financial and administrative corruption large Sunni Endowment, "the paper pressure and blackmail" on the President of the Board, arguing that the actions of arrest or withdraw or freeze right hand latter is featured.
That came after he revealed Jubouri in a press statement that the whole issued a decision to cease the function of head of Sunni Endowment, Ahmed Abdul-Ghafoor Samarrai and Inspector General for stopping Riad Hamid Taich Samurai for 60 days, until the completion of investigations into corruption files, and pointed out that the Commission raised the decision to the Prime Minister for approval.
And have already talked Jubouri (30 October 2013), on the transfer of corruption files Sunni Waqf Diwan to the Integrity Commission, and called for the freezing of the work of the President of the stay, and called on the Ministry of Finance to stop the financial allocations for the Cabinet.
As Chief of the student, in (the seventh of November, current), the House of Representatives to lift the immunity of MP on the mass of patriots, Ahmed al-Jubouri, and to take legal action against him for "Takrsath" toward the court, stressing that it would sue Jubouri according to the rules of correct behavior.