Americans are demanding Iraq's diplomatic expenses of their mission Date: Monday, 01
الاثنين 16/ 01 / 2012 Monday, 01/16/2012
Americans are demanding Iraq's diplomatic expenses of their mission Date: Monday, 01/16/2012 10:47
Baghdad / term The U.S. Senate on Saturday, Iraq to assume full financial responsibility for the American diplomatic presence in the country, adding that Iraq is witnessing a remarkable economic growth it takes to do so. A member of the Armed Services Committee in the U.S. Senate, Ben Nelson in a letter to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said that "Iraqi government bears the costs of security protection for the U.S. diplomatic mission in Iraq."
The Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari said earlier the importance of intensification of the civil presence and diplomatic cooperation after the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq in the interests of both peoples and two countries, so as to ensure the effective implementation of the strategic framework agreement signed between the parties. The American officials announced last month they were about to sign a deal arming the Iraqi army is 11 billion dollars, including arming and training Iraqi military forces.
As reported (Omaha World Herald), U.S. Sen. Democrat of Nebraska, "the Foreign Ministry to sign an agreement with the Baghdad government to participate in bearing the financial cost for the continued presence of U.S. diplomat in Iraq," adding that "Iraq and in the light of the continued growth of national economy is able to assume full financial responsibility for the American diplomatic presence, or part thereof. It is said that the U.S. embassy in Baghdad, which is the diplomatic mission of the world's largest construction cost more than a billion dollars and take into account in the construction of the old Abbasid style. In turn reduced the Foreign Relations Committee in the House of Representatives of the importance of being a not demand a formal request, and said it in person. Member of the names of al-Moussawi said in a statement to the extent "the government is determined to have to deal with all the diplomatic missions are not different from the other," adding that "all missions must respect the sovereignty of Iraq, including the U.S. Mission to the United We in the Committee agreed that the reciprocity even Mastour prepare consulates all over Iraq. " She said Moussaoui "There is follow-up by our committee to study the structure of the U.S. Embassy regarding the number of workers" and protect the embassy Musawi said that Iraq is beginning a safe and clearly in the selection of the U.S. embassy in the Green Zone, the fortified may not make them worried they enjoy immunity security as any official Iraqi ". They noted, "the embassy to decide whether or not the security of the place?, If the United States felt threatened, there are a lot of countries have transferred the headquarters of their embassies to neighboring countries. Moussaoui and accused parties in promoting some of the blocks to give privacy to the U.S. embassy is different from the rest of the embassies of their presence related to the interests of politicians through their meetings continued high U.S. figures like the head of the CIA.