Iraq assisted by international investigators to tackle corruption

8/13/2016 0:00

Baghdad morning
At a time when high-ranking source in the government revealed the use of Iraq investigators international " will assume the investigation files a priority corruption Ktherib Iraqi funds abroad " ills of the Information Office of the Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, the existence of those investigators that it would include " impartial investigations and to get rid of the pressure that may be exercised Iraqi investigator."

He said the office's spokesman Saad al-Hadithi, said in a statement, said he "was the signing of a memorandum of understanding with investigators international " pointing out that "this memorandum is part of the reform system and is not an abdication of the responsibilities of government, but to strengthen this system through the use of expertise international in this context."

He added newborn to "file corruption in Iraq spiky and very large and the accumulation of many years, " noting that " this note will investigate the cases of corruption a priority and there will be training and rehabilitation of the Iraqi cadres through this note in quick and specialized program in issues and file corruption Iraqi government institutions. "

Uaza newborn reasons for use of Iraq investigators to« pressure that might be exerted on the Iraqi investigator of this or that party ", adding that " the presence of international investigators and specialists will ensure impartial investigations and the lack of a red line and therefore any person who will undergo legal and judicial procedures. "

Fima senior source said, asking not to be named, said in a statement, said that " memorandum of understanding signed between Iraq and the international organization comes in the context of the reform plan of the Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, which announced a year ago that targeted anti-corruption and drain its resources in the joints Iraqi state ", adding that " step to involve international investigators under the supervision of the Iraqi government and in collaboration with the United Nations, aims to achieve the greatest degree of integrity of the investigation and impartiality, and to ensure that the pressure on the judiciary and the integrity Commission and commissions of inquiry by the political forces and influential. "

Ohdd source that " this step is serious to eliminate corruption, especially that international investigators have similar long experiences in several countries ", pointing out that " the agreement for other reformist files in addition to the anti-corruption », stressing source that« international investigators and in partnership with the Iraqi investigators will assume the investigation files of corruption related priority Ktherib Iraqi funds abroad and other big files ", adding that " it gives a real fight against corruption in the hope and prioritize the files in order of importance."

Obin source said " memorandum will include the provision of extensive training programs and the process for Iraqi investigators and the relevant authorities, in addition to activating the anti-system corruption in Iraq in general, leading to improve the efficiency and significant Iraqi investigator ", adding that " the memorandum is a summary preliminary agreement within the reform steps between Abadi and the Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon during the latter's visit to Baghdad in March 2015, to help bring in expertise international help to implement the reform program, which was held after the joint meetings ended with the signing of the memorandum. "