The end of June. The boundary of a conflict with the Kurds fight on the finance portfolio

2017-04-24 at 12:31

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Past period witnessed a struggle between the Government of Baghdad and Erbil on new Finance Ministry candidate after sacking Minister Hoshyar Zebari on 21 September 2016, making the position remains vacant for over seven months and expected to be the end of next June threshold for Prime Minister Haidar Al-Abbadi conflict with the Kurds on the finance portfolio.

The leader of the National Alliance mp Jassim Al Bayati, the balance of news/"next June 30, will be agreed between Prime Minister Haider Abadi and Kurds to choose a candidate for the post of Finance Minister, stating that" If there was no agreement on the choice of profile will remain the Ministry administered the Agency until the next Government is formed.

Bayati added that "Al-Abadi did not want to be chosen without a consensus candidate-Kurd", pointing out that "Kurds intend not to nominate any figure to fill the finance portfolio or voted on, to maintain the prestige of former Finance Minister Hoshyar Zebari being Kurdish leadership."

Coalition leadership felt that "in the absence of a choice of financial candidate need to resolve file other ministries concerned."

On 17 January 2017 assigned Minister of higher education and scientific research Abd al-razzaaq Al-Essa as Finance Minister