Hakim meets with Assistant Deputy of U.S secretary of State
BAGHDAD / NINA / The head of the Islamic Supreme Council, Ammar al-Hakim discussed with the Assistant Deputy of U.S secretary of State, George Brett Makourk bilateral relations and the political and security situation in Iraq, especially the situation in Anbar.
A statement of the Supreme Council cited that "The two sides discussed, during the meeting today, the regional situation in the region in general."
Deputy U.S. Secretary of State declared, "U.S. support for Hakim's initiative concerning the situation in Anbar, reiterated his country's support for the operations aim to eliminate the terrorists in the province and neighboring areas."
MP: The dispute between Baghdad and Erbil over financial dues to oil companies has led to the delay in approving the budget
BAGHDAD / NINA / A member of the parliamentary Committee on Finance, Nora Al-Abjari said "not paying dues to oil companies working in the Kurdistan region is the contention point between the two governments , which led to the delay in approving the budget ."
She told the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / "The Kurdistan Government is committed that the federal government should pay financial dues to oil companies operating in the region," noting that "there is a violation by the Kurdistan government , as it has not pay the federal government any amount for what is produced by the oil companies in the region since 2003 until now. "
She predicted that: "the committee formed for this purpose will reach a final agreement between the two governments this week.
She pointed out: "The Acting Minister of Finance said the budget will reach to Parliament this week."
It is mentioned that the Minister of Natural Resources in the Kurdistan Regional Government, Ashti Horami had announced earlier that "if the government in Baghdad failed to secure the rights of the Kurdistan region, as stipulated in the permanent constitution , we would resort to an alternative plan, which is to export the region's oil and deduct dues of those companies from the revenues "
Sumo director : Exporting of Kurdistan crude oil without the approval of the federal government is a constitutional violation.
Baghdad/ NINA /--General manager of State Company SOMO for Marketing crude Oil, Falah al-Amiri said that Marketing oil of Kurdistan region without the approval of the federal government is a constitutional encroachment and a new upheaval to the state action.
The source told NINA :"The process of exporting oil from the region and disrupt the work of the policy of the state.
It is noteworthy to mention in this context that the Ministry of Natural Resources of Kurdistan region already declared its willingness to sell shipments of crude oil using the Iraqi-Turkish line without getting the approval of the federal government of Iraq to do so.
Tayfur demands coming from Arab countries to leave the province of Kirkuk after receiving compensation and residential land
Baghdad - and babysit - called the Second Deputy Speaker Arif Tayfur, Saturday, Arab expatriates to leave the province of Kirkuk after receiving compensation and residential land, pointing out that the non-return is a violation of the constitution they are creating problems in Kirkuk.
Said Tayfur in a statement received news agency public opinion (and babysit) a copy of it, that in order to implement Article 140 of the constitution and correct the situation and normalization in Kirkuk must Arabs coming to the province to return to their provinces during the former regime, noting that they received compensation worth $ 20 million Iraqi dinars with plots of land in their areas of origin. "
He pointed out that they can afford, according to data and statistics Boktrmen 15 thousand families, calling on stakeholders in the local government proceedings have to follow up with the return of their property to their provinces old.
Tayfur promised "not to leave these expatriates to Kirkuk, an explicit violation of the law because it conflicted with Article 140 of the Permanent Constitution, pointing out that they are creating problems in the city."
He also called for the election commission not to allow these families to participate in the upcoming elections in Kirkuk and other disputed territories, noting that they can participate and vote in their home provinces.
Vice Kurdistan: Government to send a long-overdue budget and final accounts to parliament
Baghdad - and babysit - The Kurdistan Alliance MP Hamid Buffy that he was supposed to send to the government budget bill with the final accounts to the House of Representatives on the fifteenth of the month of October, but that it has not been accomplished.
Said Buffy in an interview (public opinion), on Saturday, that "there is a kind of lack of coordination between the central government and local governments with respect to the final accounts and other such things causing the delay sent to the House of Representatives so far." He said, adding that "most of the problems faced by the country regarding the distribution of imports to the citizens, as he put it. "
He pointed out that Buffy there is an urgent need for legislation to some laws, such as a guarantee of health and social as well as the unification of the employees' salaries are not keeping the differential form as it is now, as he put it ...
Mohammad Qasim: to reach a final agreement between the central government and Kurdistan will be in the coming days
Baghdad - and babysit - A member of the Kurdistan Alliance MP Mohammed Qasim, having a great affinity between the central government and Kurdistan about the federal budget law, pointing out that the forthcoming visit of the delegation of Kurdistan will be reached where a final agreement satisfactory to both parties.
Mohammed said in a statement (public radio), on Saturday, that "the first visit by a delegation of Kurdistan headed by Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani led to substantial convergence of views and resolve some outstanding issues."
Explaining that "the sharp differences that occurred between the central government and the Kurdistan Regional Government has gradually ended after negotiations began," stressing "the existence of substantial convergence between the two parties."
Mohammed added, "The budget is still in the cabinet and will bring all the results of the negotiations, which will be reached before being sent to the House of Representatives for a vote."
Expressing his belief that "the visit of a delegation of Kurdistan in the coming days will be the last and which will reach a final agreement satisfactory to both parties to end the crisis."