Vice Kurdistan: the end of the talk about the effect of Article 140 is unconstitutional and illegal.
Counting a member of the Kurdistan Alliance MP / coalition blocs Kurdistan / Saman Fawzi, some politicians talk about the expiration of the Article 140, to the end of time to be applied, that it is not logical and is unconstitutional and illegal.
Fawzi said that Article 140 of the Iraqi constitution is the constitutional article and materials important in the Constitution and voted on by approximately (80%) of the Iraqi people, adding that those who say that this article is over, they resort to the Federal Court on them, but they are not able to resort, because their words and not logical nor legal nor constitutional.
He pointed out that, the application of this material within the program of the government which are headed by al-Maliki in the state, past and present, stressing that the application would put the country on the woods and create a stable atmosphere for the country.
The MP / coalition of Kurdish blocs / Mehdi Haji, stressed that the implementation of Article 140 will key outstanding differences between the federal government and the provincial government, adding that the dialogues between the two parties will continue until reaching positive results.
Saadi: Turkey's stance towards Iraq wobbling and there are no intentions to reassure
29-11-2013 | (Voice of Iraq)
Alsumaria News / Baghdad
Described the leader of a coalition of state law, Kamal al-Saadi, on Friday, the Turkish position towards Iraq as "volatile", and as pointed out that the Turkish government does not have a strategy in relations with neighboring countries, emphasized the lack of assurances for the safety of its intentions.
Saadi said in an interview for "Alsumaria News", "The Turkish position during this period, which is a revision of relations with Iraq wobbling and stems of interest and it is not a good read for the political process in the entire region," noting that "the Turkish government does not have a strategy in relations with neighboring countries, so it entered the collection problems in Iraq, Iran, Syria, Armenia and even with Egypt, and this reveals a flop in its policy. "
Saadi added that "the changes in the region have made the Turks consider returning their accounts, especially after the nuclear agreement between Iran and the West," he said, adding that "the safety of the Turkish position we will find out in the future, but it is not completely assured of the Turkish position."
The al-Saadi that "Iraq welcomes the development of relations with Turkey, he wants good relations with all countries, but some of the neighboring countries is detrimental to Iraq," calling to "leave the past and welcome any good relations with Turkey, the requirement to give benefits Iraq and prove the intentions sound Among these intentions with regard to Tariq al-Hashemi, the water issue and terrorism, there is talk that Turkey adopts a file of some terrorist groups in Syria, though. "
The head of the National Assembly Cemil Cicek visited Baghdad, (November 26, 2013), where he met upon arrival by Chairman of the House of Representatives Osama Najafi, and then with Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki and then Vice President Khodair al, to discuss relations between the two countries.
Regarding the oil agreement between Ankara and Erbil, continued Saadi that "this step Stazm relations with Turkey, which is unacceptable constitutionally, politically and regionally," explaining that "the Kurdistan takes oil from the center and south, as part of the Iraqi people, so it must be for the people of the opinion of the oil that comes from During the Parliament or the federal government. "
Revealed to media sources, earlier on Friday (November 29, 2013), the signing of the Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government Barzani with Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan contracts for the export of oil and gas from the region to Turkey.
The Deputy Prime Minister for Energy Hussain al-Shahristani said, on Thursday (November 28, 2013), it is not possible for the federal government silence on the export of oil Kurdistan region without its consent, and in what was considered to dispose of the wealth of Iraq's natural without the consent of the federal government is an encroachment on the Iraq, the price of the position of the Turkish government's rejection of the export of oil from the Kurdistan region through its territory without the consent of the federal government.
State law calls for Turkey to hand over al-Hashemi and refrain from supporting "terrorism" in Iraq
29-11-2013 | (Voice of Iraq)
Alsumaria News / Baghdad
Called State of Law coalition led by Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, on Friday, Turkey to hand over former Vice President sentenced to death in absentia Tareq al-Hashemi and refrain from supporting "terrorism" in Iraq, stressing that in the interest of Turkey to establish a new relationship with Iraq.
The MP said the coalition Mohammed Chihod in an interview for "Alsumaria News", that "there are pending issues with Turkey, and if they want to print its relationship with Iraq, it must adhere to the themes of several first is to move away from supporting terrorism in Iraq and to refrain from embracing conferences, and deliver the desired Tareq al-Hashemi to Iraq, and the settlement of problems on oil. "
Chihod added that "Turkey has many interests with Iraq and their interest to establish a new relationship with him balanced, to normalize relations between the two countries."
The Turkish-Iraqi relations have been in recent years after a remarkable convergence of tension between them due to divergent positions in many of the files.
It seemed this convergence is clear after visiting Iraqi Parliament Speaker Osama al-Nujaifi to Turkey (10 September 2013), offset by a visit from his National Assembly Speaker Cemil Cicek in, (October 26 for the second last) to Baghdad, which called on the turn, Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to visit Ankara, stressing that his government "waiting for this visit."
It is noteworthy that al-Hashemi, who issued an arrest warrant on charges of "terrorism", residing in Turkey since the nineteenth of April 2012, after the departure of the Kurdistan region of Iraq, which resorted to it after that offered the Ministry of Interior (19 December 2011) Confessions of a group of individuals to protect carrying out acts of violence his orders.
Najafi from Basra: we will reveal the killers of Sheikh Al-Ghanim and will not tolerate a continuation of farce
29-11-2013 | (Voice of Iraq)
Alsumaria News / Basra
Vowed Iraqi Parliament Speaker Osama Najafi, on Friday, the disclosure of the perpetrators of the kidnapping and assassination of Sheikh General of the clan Ghanim Adnan Ghanem, during his visit to Basra, at the head of a parliamentary delegation to offer condolences to the family of Al-Ghanim, which promised the kidnapping and assassination of sheikh failed attempt to provoke sectarian strife in the city.
Nujaifi said in a speech host clan Ghanim fact, in the district of Abu Fertile, attended by "Alsumaria News", "The parliamentary delegation comprising MPs belonging to different political blocs came to console Ashertkm loss sheikh year," noting that "all that is needed to detect the culprits we will it will not tolerate a continuation of this farce, especially with the presence of signs and signs point to the perpetrators. "
He noted President Najafi, who was to receive him at the Basra International Airport conservative Majed Nasraoui that "any party can not differentiate between the sons of the Iraqi people, and any attempt to spread discord and division are doomed to failure because Iraq is based on the diversity of religious and ethnic, sectarian and respect exchanger between these components," He stressed that "the killing of Sheikh Adnan Al-Ghanim can not be considered a Shiite."
For his part, said the brother of Sheikh slain Mohi Majid Al Ghanim in his intervention during the visit, "The assassination of my brother, his goal sedition, and we take great care to nip sectarian strife, and can not be allowed in any case," explaining that "clan Ghanim consist of tens families (payloads) includes Sunni and Shiite, and we are an integral part of the people of Basra, Basra and dear to us and Nfdaha our lives. "
In turn, the MP said Uday Awad in an interview for "Alsumaria News", "The visit of the parliamentary delegation aims to strengthen the unity of the Iraqi people, as is the clear message of condemnation of sectarianism and terrorism," adding that "the Iraqis have to realize that their strength lies in their unity, and their weakness is achieved through dispersed and Rcnhm to political differences. "
Sheikh General of the clan Ghanim Adnan Majeed Al Ghanim presented in (26 October 2013) to the kidnapping by unknown assailants dressed in military fatigues in the area Ataiwash located in the city center, and was accompanied by his friend Sheikh Kazem al-Jubouri, who was kidnapped with him, and in the (November 25, 2013) found security force on the bodies of the two sheikhs in a border area located within the boundaries of the Shatt al-Arab spend, and it seems they were killed a few hours after her abduction or a few days.
During the funeral of Ghanem in Zubair by some of the participants in the funeral shooting randomly in the air under the pretext of expressing their anger and grief, which led to the deaths of media young Wadah al-Hamdani, was wounded by a stray bullet pierced his neck and led to his death on the spot, while another mourner another wounded, police forces have been rushed to the arrest of a suspect in the killing of al-Hamdani, before the end of the funeral.
Romi calls to implement new Provinces' Law
Friday, 29 November 2013 10:32
Baghdad (AIN) –MP, Khalid Romi, of Rafidain bloc called "To implement the new provinces law," indicating "The law will grant full authorities to the provinces without the need for the Federal Government."
He stated to AIN "The amended law of 12 regarding the provinces was clear and eliminated the contradiction in the authorities among the provinces."
"Applying this law will eliminate the problems related to the lack of coordination between the provinces and the ministries," he concluded.
Moqtada al-Sadr warns of disintegration of Iraq
Iraqi Shiite leader, Muqtada al-Sadr
14:30 29 November 2013
Warned Iraqi Shiite leader, Muqtada al-Sadr, the future of his country as a unified, independent faces danger because of what he viewed as sectarian animosity between Sunnis and Shiites, and revealed that the Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraq has tended to independence if faced with greater pressure from the government of Nuri al-Maliki.
He said in an interview with the newspaper "Andbndant", on Friday, that the Iraqi people would break up and collapse of his government and it becomes easy for foreign powers to control the country, and it will be dark is the near future of Iraq because of the spread of sectarianism, pointing out that he stood against sectarianism him to lose support among his supporters.
He said al-Sadr to Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, who was accused his administration by as corrupt and sectarian and helpless, perhaps not the only one responsible for what is happening in Iraq, but the person who runs the country, expected to run for a third term, expressing his refusal to do so.
He pointed out that he had tried with other Iraqi leaders replace al-Maliki, but he remained in office because of the support it has received from foreign powers, particularly the United States and Iran.
Rafidain parliamentary bloc calls for granting full powers to the provinces
Friday, 29 October / 2 November 2013 07:48
He called for Iraq's parliamentary bloc Khaled turkey, to the application of the new provincial law, noting that the law grants full powers to the provinces managed without the need for provinces and the federal government ministries.
Said Romy told all of Iraq [where], "The amendments to the Law 21 Related to the governorates which was released this year it was clear, in terms of the disengagement of powers between the ministries and provinces. "
He expressed his belief that turkey, "the application of this law will carefully avoids problems that occur during the day of the lack of coordination between the ministries and the provinces with regard to services and projects."
He added that "this amendment gave wide powers to the provinces of the administrative and financial aspects so that enabled it to manage the affairs of provinces without the need for ministries in the federal government."
He cautioned that "this law will facilitate the process of upgrading the level of services if the provinces were able to manage their affairs in the right shape."
The Federal Supreme Court has said in earlier postponed consideration of the lawsuit filed by the Council of Ministers against the House of Representatives to challenge the Second Amendment and the third and fourth for the provincial elections law, districts and areas to the tenth of December next for the purpose of clarification more of the parties to the lawsuit.
Basra is preparing to organize the work of security companies law
Friday, 29 October / 2 November 2013 08:47
Twilight News / local government decided in the province of Basra, on Friday, the formation of a coordination committee under the chairmanship of the Commission on oil and gas and Security Committee and other joint committees for the purpose of establishing the mechanics of private security companies to work and the appointment of staff.
The Chairman of the Commission on oil and gas in the provincial council Ali Shaddad Knight, in an interview with "Twilight News", "through the processes of research and found that there is a bill to regulate the work of security companies operating in Iraq in the corridors of Parliament and did not see the light at this moment."
Knight added, "The Committee discussed the status of security controls for companies working with the oil companies," explaining that "after several different meetings show that some security companies operate without any controls and instructions."
He continued, "and it suggested that there will be a committee formed to provide the proposed law to the Basra Governorate Council to organize the work of security companies in the city."
The Commission on Security and Defense parliamentary announced, earlier, all put the finishing touches to the law of security companies operating in the country, noting that the passing of the bill will be made during the first session of the House of Representatives in the next legislative term.
According to the Interior Ministry, the nearly 109 companies from Arab and foreign security work in Iraq, according to Law No. 71, which prescribed the civil administrator Paul Bremer after the entry of U.S. forces in 2003.
Iraqi pressure to succeed in the postponement of a contract for the export of oil from Kurdistan to Turkey
Erbil - «life»
Friday, November 29th, 2013
Iraqi pressure succeeded in postponing the signing of the President of the Kurdistan Regional Government Nechirvan Barzani and his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, a contract for the export of oil.
Najirfan conducted talks with Erdogan, the day before yesterday, dealt with the export of oil and gas from the region to Turkey. According to Turkish media for the signing of the contract until after the visit to Baghdad Najirfan approached the federal government, which asserts that the contracts of the territory illegally.
The spokesman said Prime Minister Ali al-Moussawi, the government reported to the Turkish ambassador in Baghdad «strong opposition» of the contract to be concluded, warning that «it would hurt relations between Baghdad and Ankara», as stressed by Deputy Prime Minister for Energy Hussain al-Shahristani, upon receiving the Turkish ambassador to «need to settle problems related to illegal shipments of oil through the Turkish border, which is made without the knowledge of the central government and the Ministry of Oil».
The Minister of Natural Resources in the government of the Kurdish drastically confirmed during a press conference in Istanbul yesterday that «exports will flow through weeks through the new pipeline toward Turkey», explained that his government «will go ahead in the export of oil, whether Baghdad agreed on a plan payments or did not agree ».
Furthermore, Al and Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said yesterday that «the process of exporting oil from the Kurdistan region will begin before the end of this year, to open the way for the conclusion of other contracts and projects leading to the development of economic relations between Turkey and the region» and said that «all contracts between Turkey The Government of the Territory does not violate the constitution ».
For its part, confirmed a spokeswoman for the U.S. State during a press conference yesterday, that «Our position is clear about the export of oil from the Kurdistan region to Turkey, we will not support this approach if you do not take into account the Government of the Territory of the Iraqi Constitution».
In terms of positions in the center Kurdish politician, considered the head of the movement «change» in the Iraqi parliament Judge nice Mustafa Amin, that «the Government of the Territory caretaker government does not have the right to enter into contracts and agreements external», and pointed out that «Parliament is the only body that grants confidence and legitimacy of the government, and if the end of the session or has been dissolved, the government is considered a caretaker government, and the second paragraph of Article 64 confirms it clearly means that the government Najirfan not entitled to act in any proceeding relating to sovereignty, which contracts with states ».
On the other hand, said the Minister of Justice in the Government of the Territory Shirvan al-Haidari said in a statement, said that «the government Barzani, the current is not a caretaker government and has the right to sign contracts», and increased the «so far government has not offered her resignation, and did not cost Najirfan officially after the formation of a new government».
Shahristani, Iraq refused to renew oil exports without the consent of the government
Long-Presse / Baghdad
New Deputy Prime Minister for Energy Affairs, Hussein al-Shahristani, on Thursday, the government's refusal of Iraqi oil exports via Turkey "without her knowledge and consent," While the counting this as a "transgression can not be condoned or tolerated" on Iraq's sovereignty and wealth, called Turkish officials to visit Baghdad to discuss the matter and put it in the "proper legal framework" which guarantees to the Iraqis, "their rights."
This came in a statement by the Office Shahristani, took over the (long-Presse) a copy of it, in conjunction with the talks conducted by the president of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Barzani, in Ankara, on the export of oil and extending the territory of Turkey oil pipeline to its territory.
The statement, that "the Deputy Prime Minister for Energy Affairs, Hussein al-Shahristani, continued ongoing talks between the Turkish government and officials of the Kurdistan Regional Government, regarding the export of Iraqi oil through Turkey product without the knowledge and consent of the Iraqi government."
The statement that "al-Shahristani would like to show the position of Iraq are clear and unambiguous," noting that "oil and gas in Iraqi territory, is the king of all Iraqis as the text of the Constitution, and that the disposition of this national wealth without the consent of the federal government is an encroachment on the sovereignty of Iraq and fortune, can not be entrusted to the Iraqi government on the country's wealth condoned or tolerated. "
The Deputy Prime Minister for Energy Affairs, according to the statement, that "Iraq is clear to officials in the Turkish government this position," pointing out that "the time appreciate the government's failure to Turkey for signing of an agreement for the export of oil illegally, we look forward to visit Turkish officials to Baghdad to discuss the matter and place it in the correct legal framework which guarantees the rights of Iraqis. "
The al-Shahristani, said, on Wednesday, (the 27th of November 2013 present), during his meeting with the Turkish ambassador in Iraq, Farouk Qaamakja, according to a statement his office, received a (long-Presse) a copy of it, to hold government positions on their "exclusive" to export oil Gas delivered Auaúdahma according to its understanding of the Constitution, while expressed "recognize" the government need Turkey's energy and willingness to support, counting to enhance cooperation between the two countries, "enhances the security, peace and prosperity" for the peoples of the region.
The positions Shahristani repeated, in conjunction with the visit by the President of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Barzani, currently in Ankara, to discuss the development of bilateral relations as well as a "finishing touches" to start exporting oil region through the tube its own to Turkey, before the end of the year 2013 this , according to the official spokesman announced the Kurdistan Regional Government, Sven Dzia, on the first Tuesday (the 26th of November the current).
The head of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Barzani, said during a meeting with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara on Wednesday, according to a source facilities to the delegation accompanying him, and reported by the official website of the Government of the Territory, today, that the province is making "every effort" to address the outstanding problems between the governments in Baghdad and Ankara, stressing that the improvement in relations between the two leads to the result, "the stability of Iraq and the region as a whole", while Erdogan said that his government "to deal with all Iraqis without any distinction in terms of national or sectarian or doctrine," stressing that it "will visit Iraq soon, and as part of his tour will visit Erbil and Kirkuk."
And move the location of the Kurdistan Regional Government, on the Turkish Energy Minister, Taner Yildiz, as saying that the export of oil from the Kurdistan region "will begin before the end of 2013, the current," stressing that what was signed with the Government of the Territory "was not contrary to the Constitution of Iraq nor to the observations made by the government to an Iraqi. "
Yildiz did not deny that start exporting oil in the region and the signing of the contract "will open the way for other contracts and other projects that lead to the development of economic relations between Ankara and Erbil."
Meanwhile, criticized the vice president of the Kurdistan Alliance bloc parliamentary, Mohsen al-Sadoun, in a statement, issued on Thursday, and received a (long-Presse) a copy of it, Shahristani's comments, noting that "the management of oil wealth for all Iraqi people, and Article 115 on managed in conjunction with the region and governorates that are not internalized in the territory. "
Promised Saadoun described the export of oil from the region to "smuggling" is "Mjavia of the truth", and that the lack of involvement of the region and the provinces in the exploration and development of oil wealth constitutes "an evasion of the constitutional obligations, and create crises in succession, as poverty hits people in central and southern Iraq."
The deputy head of the Kurdistan Alliance parliamentary, that the management of oil "is not within the federal authorities stipulated in Article 110 of the Constitution, and not even the authorities, the joint stipulated in Article 114 of the Constitution, but it applies the text of Article (115) of Constitution, "adding that the oil and gas," the property of the Iraqi people, and that oil imports are all Iraqi people, and that the export of oil from the Kurdistan region is not considered smuggling as alleged al-Shahristani, but also increase imports of Iraq, "and that" the concept of smuggling applies when the leaves al-Shahristani, Iraq's oil is exploited for the benefit of the Iraqi people, and taking advantage of the constitutional powers of the provinces in favor of a central administration and the oil without any improvement in the standard of living of the Iraqi people. "
The file is one of the oil threads "sticking" in the relationship with Baghdad, Ankara, against the backdrop of the recent relationship Arbil and facilitate the export of the region's oil through its territory, which opposes Baghdad along the line.