Iraq: Maliki escalating attempts to control the Central Bank reminds us of what he did the previous regime of waste

Monday, April 16 / April 2012 14:54

[Baghdad - where]

The Iraqi List, expressed its grave concern at the escalation of the attempts of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to take control of the Central Bank.

The spokeswoman said the list Maysoon al in a statement received by all of Iraq [where] a copy of it today, "continues the coalition in Iraq with great concern the escalation of attempts to the Prime Minister to control the central bank, which is of independent bodies associated with the House of Representatives, which fortified the Constitution and the law of any interventions government. "

She added, "and is increasingly clear that attempts to authoritarianism on the central bank intended things to Khtiran, namely the acquisition of the cover of the Iraqi currency of reserves the central bank, and control by issuing currency to finance wasteful government on the one hand and support the economies of two adjacent subjected to the economic blockade of the other."

She Damluji "and reminds us of this approach by the former regime during the siege Ptbazir central bank reserves and currency printed by the buried Hussein Kamel, destroying the economy and squandered savings of citizens and spent on the monetary value of the rights of retirees."

They noted that "all this is done and the Iraqi currency is under pressure from neighboring countries, which break down their currencies at home and trying to export its financial problems of cash to Iraq will come to defend the value of Iraqi dinar, but Bank of Central discreet and independent, capable of protecting the cover of the currency and controlled entirely on the issue of currency and printed according to strict standards adhered to by the central bank so far. "

In conclusion, Damluji said, "and calls upon the Iraqi coalition House of Representatives, and political leaders, civil society and all the people standing face this onslaught suspicious motives foreign to maintain Astqalah the central bank, and to support his administration career in the defense of the value of the dinar to repeat the tragedy of nineties of the last century and which still citizens are paying the price ".

The Chairman of the House of Representatives Osama Najafi said during a session of the House of Representatives last week for a message sent by him to Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki urging him not to interfere in the matters of the Central Bank, and showed the message functions and duties of this bank, which is one of the independent institutions. "

And denied the Secretary General of the Council of Ministers on the Keywords in a statement asked the government to link the central bank by the government is trying to coordinate positions with the Central Bank in order to avoid damage to the citizen and the national economy and the law of the Central Bank is a bank consultant and a bank and agent financially for the government and within the responsibilities of the exchange of information and opinions and policy coordination cash in accordance with Article 24 of the Bank Act as demanded by the government. ended