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    Joe Biden confirms in contact with al-Maliki the Obama administration's support for Iraq's unity

    14-11-2012 02:58 PM









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    A statement by the prime minister, said U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said 'support President Barack Obama's administration for Iraq's unity and stability and seek to maximize support for both military and scientific as well as industrial and agricultural areas'.

    The statement said that Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki received yesterday evening a phone call from Biden, renewed the 'confirm the U.S. position in support of Ttaiwiralaqat friendship and strategic cooperation between the two countries, stressing the determination of the U.S. administration that is witnessing the next four years steady growth of bilateral relations in all fields'.

    He said the two sides stressed 'the need to intensify joint committee meetings and follow up its' noting that he was also search in the affairs of the region and the latest developments in the Syrian crisis.

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    Wednesday, November 14, 2012 14:18World Bank: Iraq is ranked 165 in the worst countries to do business


    Translation / Baghdadiya News / ..
    According to Agence France-Presse that the Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki said last week that Iraq will become a destination for investment in the region, but experts warn that there are problems innumerable in the country, which prevents them from being a good choice for everyone but will serve as the adventure.

    Excessive red tape and corruption, the judicial system, which can not be relied upon in addition to the lack of security and stability and poorly trained workforce as well as the weakness of the economy, which still dominate the state are among the problems that has plagued Iraq.He added that "various difficulties to work in Iraq has raised doubts about efforts to reach the $ 1 trillion in investment income over the next decade, which officials said they need him to rebuild the country's economy shattered."
    Said a Western diplomat who declined to be identified, "If you want to attract capital and companies must do so in a positive way," he said, adding, "I've got incentives to invest here, but there are lot of المحبطات".
    He added that "the recent report of the World Bank included a series of problems, including small private sector and limited access to credit and the mass exodus of Iraqis educated and decades of isolation from world trade and damaged infrastructure and instability equipment water and electricity and poor transport network," adding that "in addition to securing stability the country must be addressed to the real challenges of regime in Iraq in order to achieve its economic potential. "
    The report noted that "a survey conducted by the World Bank on the number of companies in Iraq, which ranks 165 among the worst countries to do business found that there are three major obstacles are poor electricity supply, and political instability, and corruption. Generally, the Iraqi companies lose 22% of their sales as a result "poor investment climate."
    Iraqi officials have said they are in the early stages of the process of reforming the economy toward more orientation of a market economy and must be patient with the country's newly emerged from decades of war and isolation.
    The MP said Sami al-Araji, head of the Iraqi National Committee for Investment "People are impatient and they want us to almost create miracles and I fully sympathize with them."
    The Araji that "reforms to Iraqi institutions bloated and banking sector the old and the legal system Byzantine still all under the work but acknowledged that bureaucracy in the country still opposes changes widespread," adding that he "hopes that reforms are under consideration to remove all those constraints hands Iraq "

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    "Correct" warns of "trouble" if political meeting national



    11/14/2012 12:00 am

    Congress Aachron absence «positive»
    BAGHDAD - morning
    warned bloc "correct", on Tuesday, the "dilemma" new political if the did not resort political leaders to the table and search files disputed, expressing surprise than a decade some politicians their meetings outside the country with officials and discuss Details of the political situation in that they can not sit with each other inside the country. secretary-general said the bloc's full-Dulaimi's "Center Brief for the Iraqi Media Network," "we are embarking on a political stalemate significantly more than we are now if the did not move leaders of political blocs and poring over to the dialogue table to discuss problems and find solutions. "and added that" the leaders of the country and for months looking for a bold decision to hold a national meeting and until now has not taken such a decision, "expressing astonishment" of holding some Iraqi politicians meetings with officials in some countries and discuss the finest details of Iraqi political situation and lack of research so between them within the country. "
    and continued that "unfortunately until now all political leaders are sticking to their positions and therefore, it leads to a political stalemate last bigger than where we are now." did not succeed President Jalal Talabani until now act together political parties under the title National Meeting who called him by more than half a year. and embraced all political parties during the last period the principle of appeasement media in an effort to bring the views of the political leaders down to hold national meeting. Meanwhile predicted MP MDC Mohammed Kayani, not to hold a national meeting because of the lack a serious blocs hold it, pointing out that the political blocs have not enjoyed the culture of peaceful exchange of power and all political attempts to govern the country.
    said Kayani told the "Agency news" there is no positive signs for a national meeting for lack of a genuine desire of the political blocs hold it because of different views on the outstanding issues. "The political conflicts do not bode well for the political process because it will lead to instability of Iraq, especially the political map of the country scattered on the basis of the components and doctrines so this spacing between the political parties will lead to congestion. between Alekiana that the situation in Syria affect the political process in the country and in the case of the fall of the Syrian regime will reflect negatively on the political process. Elsewhere reported Member State of Law coalition National Alliance MP Moussawi, that legal infrastructure and a general amnesty Satrhan of vote after the national meeting of the lack of political consensus between the parties politicians. Musawi said in a statement to "agency news" "There is no political consensus to view legal amnesty and infrastructure to vote has been withdrawn from the agenda for political reasons." she added, "that these laws will not Atrha on the agenda only after a national meeting and reach political blocs to a clear vision about them. "and saw the House of Representatives, recently political mobility between the government and the Council on the adoption of a law, some of which passed amid objections parliamentary, such as the election of members of the Electoral Commission, while other laws are still disabled within the Council, such as the infrastructure and Amnesty General and the Federal Court and the parties and the allocation (25%) of oil imports to the people.


    http://www.alsabaah.com/ArticleShow.aspx?ID=38925

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    Observers: 3 strikes weakened al-Maliki in less than a month




    {Baghdad Ambassador: News}Did not expect opponents of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki seeking to dismiss him or undermine his influence to get three gifts from him at one time, has received a few weeks 3 consecutive blows, at a time when he seeks to form a majority government ( majority government will never happen )excludes them from describing them b «Markulai career» and pave the way for resolving to win the next election.
    Blow was the announcement of the government to renegotiate the Russian arms deal worth $ 4.2 billion, after around suspicions arose, which was carrying his signature personally. ( got caught with his hand in the cookie jar )
    He said government spokesman Ali al-Dabbagh said in a statement yesterday that «the National Security Council decided during its meeting last Sunday to re-negotiate a complete form with the Federal Republic of Russia on the purchase of arms. Was assigned to a new committee formed for this purpose to ward off suspicions about arms deals to be concluded Commander in Chief of the armed forces keen on the safety of the military institution and the safety of the contracts, he said.

    And reverse inconsistencies in the statements of government officials about the deal confusion, especially confirmation Defense Minister proxy Saadoun Dulaimi safety deal, after hours with the announcement of Ali al-Moussawi, spokesman for Prime Minister and there is suspicion around, and then claim Dabbagh investigated for «acquitted himself» after that putting in the means local media involved, knowing that the three officials accompanying Maliki on the trip to Russia.( he and his cronies trying to pocket a little cash )
    The second blow came, in conjunction with the issue of the arms deal, as the government bowed to public pressure tumbled by the cancellation of 'ration card'.( lucky they didn't start tearing up the country about their ration card, they are already starving to death )
    Although the defenders Maliki and members of his party and the bloc, considered undo resolution signal to the Prime Minister's response popular pressure, and not to insist on 'wrong', and the reality of the situation points to another disorder in the level of decision-making mechanisms.
    The arms deal and the issue of «ration» تزامنتا with the ongoing debate in the government's decision to dismiss the central bank governor Sinan al-Shabibi ( oh but Malarkey didn't have anything to do with that, right right )and corruption charges and currency manipulation and here was the third strike.
    Shabibi occur online in a symposium organized by the newspaper «long» Baghdadiya stressed that his problems with the government began in 2009, when he refused to request a grant from the reserve and said: «Pena government that the existence of this reserve or what is known as a cover currency essential in maintaining the value of the dinar is a reserve Iraqis all government had no right to act.
    Shabibi issue raised many questions in political circles, especially that any law or procedure to achieve is not until now, which has the support of unlimited effective political forces, some of them close to Maliki or allied with him. Gifts received three opposition political front for the owners without expect rushed to reject the decision to cancel the 'ration card', despite the fact that its ministers voted with the decision. And then demanded a thorough investigation in the arms deal.
    Shabibi considered sacking and appoint a replacement 'agency' of evidence he has sought to acquire the 'state' and control of the bodies described by the Constitution 'independent'.
    Apart from the impact of these strikes on the popularity of al-Maliki, with the approach of local government elections next April, the decisions of these, and other concerning the claims of Parliament approving the Qanan infrastructure will be the focus of fierce campaigning.

    http://www.assafirnews.net/index.php...-03-04-35.html
    Last edited by DOUBLE B; 11-14-2012 at 04:20 PM.

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    Alloizi: the short life of the remaining government does not allow the holding of the national meeting

    Wednesday, October 14 2 / November 2012 14:57 | : Ambassador News |

    {Ambassador: News}Expressed MP block and patriots Rahman Alloizi, lack of confidence hold national meeting is anticipated, adding that the life of the government the remaining less than the time needed blocs to resolve their problems. Said Alloizi in a press statement on Wednesday that "the differences between the political blocs will be an election in the provincial elections, Indicating that the blocs are trying to gain time by offering solutions to problems and to bet on the future map of political alliances ahead and, the election will be a true reflection of that. "noting that the national meeting could not be held, especially since the initial agreement to take place provides not release media statements, did not witness application ".

    http://www.assafirnews.net/index.php/2012-05-14-03-04-35.html


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    Maliki made to his opponents three gifts in less than a month
    Published 14/11/2012 10:06 AM

    BAGHDAD - bright Abbas *
    did not expect opponents of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki seeking to dismiss him or undermine his influence to get three gifts at once, has received a few weeks consecutive blows, at the time sought to form a majority government political excludes them from describing them b «Markulai career »and pave the way for resolving to win the next election.

    Strike or gift First was the announcement of the government to renegotiate the Russian arms deal worth $ 4.2 billion, after around suspicions arose, and bear his signature personally.

    He said government spokesman Ali al-Dabbagh said in a statement yesterday that «the National Security Council decided during its meeting last Sunday to re-negotiate a complete form with the Federal Republic of Russia on the purchase of arms. Was assigned to a new committee formed for this purpose to ward off suspicions about arms deals to be concluded Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces (Maliki) is keen on the safety of the military institution and the safety of contracts.



    And reverse inconsistencies in the statements of government officials about the deal confusion, especially confirmation Defense Minister proxy Saadoun Dulaimi safety deal, after hours with the announcement, spokesman for Prime Minister Ali al-Moussawi having suspicions around, and then claim Dabbagh investigated for «acquitted himself» after that putting in the means local media involved, knowing that the three officials accompanying Maliki on the trip to Russia.
    The second blow came, in conjunction with the issue of the arms deal, as the government bowed to public pressure tumbled by the cancellation of card-food or 'ration card'.

    Although the defenders Maliki and members of his party and the bloc, considered undo resolution signal to the Prime Minister's response popular pressure, and not to insist on 'wrong', and the reality of the situation points to another disorder in the level of decision-making mechanisms.

    The arms deal and the issue of «ration» تزامنتا with the ongoing debate in the government's decision to dismiss the central bank governor Sinan al-Shabibi and corruption charges and currency manipulation.

    Shabibi occur online in a symposium organized by the newspaper «long» Baghdadiya stressed that his problems with the government began in 2009, when he refused to request a grant from the reserve and said: «Pena government that the existence of this reserve or what is known as a cover currency essential in maintaining the value of the dinar (.. .) is a reserve of all Iraqis and not the right of the government to act.

    Shabibi issue raised many questions in political circles, especially that any law or procedure to achieve is not until now, which has the support of unlimited effective political forces, some of them close to Maliki or allied with him. Gifts received three opposition political front for the owners without expect rushed to reject the decision to cancel the 'ration card', despite the fact that its ministers voted with the decision. And then demanded a thorough investigation in the arms deal. Shabibi considered sacking and appoint a replacement 'agency' of evidence he has sought to acquire the 'state' and control of the bodies described by the Constitution 'independent'.

    Apart from the effect of steps Maliki's popularity, with the approach of local government elections in April next, the decisions of these, and the other concerning the claims parliament to approve projects on credit to 39 billion dollars will be the focus of fierce campaigning.

    [THIS ARTICLE IS SAYING THAT MALIKI HAS GOTTEN DEALT 3 BLOWS AT ONCE IN THE PAST FEW WEEKS... 1st THE RUSSIAN ARMS DEAL, 2nd THE CALL FOR A "NOT GONNA HAPPEN' MAJORITY GOVERNMENT AND 3rd GOING AFTER DR.SHABIBI & THE CBI... AND LETS NOT FORGET THAT HE HAS NOW MADE TALABANI MAD...]




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    Doesn't it seem likely that they are NOT going to have this National Meeting? However, can't they implement Erbil/HCL & 140 and proceed without it?

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    Kurdish lawmaker: survival Talabani in Sulaimaniyah clear indication of the dissatisfaction with al-Maliki in dealing with the crisis

    Thursday, October 15 2 / November 2012 03:10


    [Baghdad - where]
    Description deputy for the Kurdistan Democratic Party which is headed by the President of the Kurdistan region Massoud Barzani, the survival of President Jalal Talabani in the province, said he "expresses his dissatisfaction with the Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki in the management of the political crisis.
    The MP said Rose Mahdi told all of Iraq [where], that "the survival of Talabani at his residence Sulaimaniya, a clear indication of dissatisfaction about what is happening in Baghdad, of how to use the State of Law coalition and Prime Minister with the crisis."
    He added that "the rule of law and the statements of his deputies convulsive that emanate from time to time, the purpose of which is clear to torpedo any attempt to reach a solution to the crisis, and that with the absence of the real intentions of the rule of law to resolve the political problems existing, it would be difficult to talk about solutions, even if after the local elections the next. "
    And currently resides President Jalal Talabani at his residence city of Sulaimaniya in the Kurdistan region.
    Relationship has seen during the past few days a clear tension in the relations between Talabani and Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki in several files, notably the formation of the Tigris and Operations Command, which is responsible for security in the disputed province of Kirkuk between the province and the center.
    Said Jundiyani Party spokesman Talabani said "President Jalal Talabani is satisfied with the performance of the federal Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki regarding the political crisis," noting that "al-Maliki has committed a series of errors and remedied and addressed."
    For his part, the President of Kurdistan, Massoud Barzani, to consult with President Jalal Talabani to develop a serious position of the formation of the Tigris Operations Command, "describing those troops as" against the Kurds. "
    And experiencing the relationship between Baghdad and Erbil tension continues the disagreements political, constitutional and some outstanding issues, notably the contracts oil province and management of oil wealth and material [140] of the Constitution, for the normalization of the situation in the disputed areas, and management of border crossings and airports, and arming the Peshmerga forces, and other administrative powers and legal


    http://alliraqnews.com/index.php?opt...7-21&Itemid=86

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