Parliamentary Integrity: the initial monitoring of funds smuggled $ 500 billion

10/29/2015 12:06

Tomorrow Press / Baghdad

Detection of the Integrity Committee member of the parliamentary Adel Nouri, on Thursday, the value of Iraqi money smuggled by thieves of public money, and among the initial monitoring of funds smuggled totaled $ 500 billion, the government and the competent authorities called for pressure on States and international banks to recover funds to supplement the budget 2016.

Nouri said for "tomorrow Press", that "those who committed looting and smuggling funds are whales corruption in the previous government of Prime Minister and Ministers, agents, but there is no institution that can arrest, because they have the power, they were above the law."

He stressed that "Iraq needs to activate the Iraqi foreign role for coordination with Interpol and the states to hand over suspects to the Iraqi authorities," calling on the government and Ministry of Finance and the World Bank for "monitoring of smuggled money in international banks and claim retrieved in order to supplement the budget for next year."

And announced the Integrity Commission, earlier, he said the United Nations expressed "full support" to help Iraq recover in Iraqi funds looted and smuggled out of the country.