Foreign security companies operating in Iraq are exposed to financial blackmail by senior officials in the Iraqi government

On: Wednesday 02/12/2015 16:40

Financial and administrative corruption case Iraqi society suffered severely, until the country has become one of the developed countries in this
disease on a global scale. Not only of the Iraqi citizen suffers from this problem, but has spread to the arms of corruption of foreign security companies operating in Iraq by senior Iraqi officials in order to involve their parents in the contracts and the allocation of quotas and Msawat companies to pass their work.

And exposed to occasional security companies operating in Iraq to blackmail by those in charge of the security forces and senior officials in the Iraqi government. According to press reports that the security company suffered from the pressures and blackmail financial hampering its work in Iraq, according to the company (M.n) operating in Iraq that: that the roots of corruption does not end in the state ministries, revealing the sources said many security companies operating in Iraq is preparing to close its offices because of the pressures faced by the Iraqi Interior Ministry.

She said well-informed sources ", said that" security companies incur heavy losses because of the Ministry of Interior procedures and other security agencies, which in turn will reflect negatively on the performance of their work and the difficulty of ensuring real protection for teams and foreign experts working in Iraq.

"He said a source familiar with the a foreign company, who requested anonymity, said that "the overlap between the leaders of the operations in Iraq and between the Ministry of Interior impact significantly on the work of companies and simplest survival security convoys parked in Sitarat and checkpoints for hours in order to obtain approvals to enter a specific area in spite of the licensed companies and legally from the Interior Ministry, "noting that" these actions have a negative impact on the psyche of investors and experts, are forcing them to return to their countries.

"The source continued that" all these complexities cast a shadow on large contracts belonging to oil companies and other investments in the field of electricity and energy and most of the companies with which it works security companies, that disable their vacation is not to examine the work of companies and explained, "even force us to pay bribes to them by saying,"

According to news site: The elements in the Directorate of Registration, Evaluation of the Interior Ministry security companies exercise their grip on the owners of companies operating in Iraq and demanding payments until it is passed their transactions.
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