Parliamentary Integrity: UN investigators would review the impartiality of the files of corruption since 2003

2016/8/16 11:22

[Oan- special]

Revealed to the Parliamentary Integrity Commission, said the UN investigators that the Iraqi government signed on to involve them in investigating major corruption files in Iraq "would review the files of corruption since 2003, and neutrally away from any pressure."

Said committee member Abdul Karim Abtan, he told all of Iraq [where], that "the international investigators have specialized and has a corporate experience in criminal accounting investigation within the development program of the United Nations dedicated to sustainable development and democratic governance, as well as in the prosecution of the corrupt and the transfer of expertise in this field."

He pointed out that the UN program "has representatives in all countries of the world and there are 17 representatives in the Arab states, and we do not deny the existence of a large financial corruption in Iraq."

He explained Alabtan, "This agreement has three first important results of the fight against corruption and to identify senior Alvesadin and nominated to raise embarrassment for the judiciary or any regulator accused non-neutrality, these experts have nothing to hinder detects corruption may affect the parties."

"As one of the results the transfer of expertise and the training of specialists to fight corruption in Iraq as a body integrity, some judges in the field of corruption cases and the state of health, will also have their inquiry neutral in the naming of things Basmyatea benefit from the Audit Court, which will provide them with all the information and the amounts entered into Iraq, and the exchange of them to ministries and government agencies since the Governing Council after 2003 and so far. "

The parliamentary member of the Integrity, said, "This cooperation does not mean that the Iraqi oversight institutions failed to prosecute corruption, but to develop the Iraqi experience and turn it into the reality of the accounting and corrupt and recover the money."

He stressed "the importance of the recovery of Iraq's funds amounting to appreciate by about 400-450 billion dollars has been wasted and that deals with the spirit of the law and there are buildings and hotels built in and the other neighboring countries in the world to the well-known politicians and we have to use the UN Security Council and the Arab League and Interpol as an important issue."

Alabtan noted that "Iraq is not alone in this predicament income from corruption and there are many countries can benefit from their experience and expertise and put their country on the railroad and the correct handling institutional order and this is what we seek him and start a new beginning."

The Iraqi government has occurred in 11 of the current month of August, with the United Nations Development Programme in Baghdad to enhance the government's ability to investigate large and complex, and the investigation and prosecution of corruption cases.

The work of the United Nations Development Programme, in accordance with the terms of the agreement, the recruitment of international investigators to help train Iraqi investigators and counseling, will be president investigator in the Integrity Commission and the Supreme Judicial Council headquarters.