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10/18/2017  15:21PM Baghdad:  Parliament recalls the referendum on the permanent constitution and ends the reading of two laws  >>>

The House of Representatives in its twenty-sixth ordinary session held under the chairmanship of Salim al-Jubouri, President of the Council and the presence of 172 deputies on Wednesday, read two draft laws.
A statement by the Information Department of the House of Representatives received the agency of all Iraq [where] a copy of it today, "At the outset of the session Jubouri recalled the passage of 12 years of the referendum on the permanent constitution, which represented the social contract and the national document despite all the high notes recorded by different parties being the ceiling National, which the state is immune to, "noting" coincided with the occasion with the imposition of law in more than one area, especially in Kirkuk, the symbol of coexistence.
"The Peshmerga forces participated in the liberation and the fight against terrorism and what was carried out was the implementation of the Constitution and the decision of the House of Representatives to extend the prestige of the state," he said, stressing the importance of the participation of all parties to maintain security in the province of Kirkuk, noting that parliamentary committees will follow up the situation in Kirkuk and regions In which the law has been imposed, in which the Iraqi forces have maintained an effort in these areas in a high national spirit.
The Council voted not to approve the proposed amendment to the law of the Independent High Electoral Commission No. 11 of 2007 and submitted by the Legal Committee.
Jubouri announced a meeting of the Presidency with the heads of parliamentary blocs and the Committee of Experts to select the members of the Electoral Commission for elections, suggesting that the Committee of Experts submitted its own proposals and in the absence of a solution, the Council will put to the vote 36 names of candidates reached by the Committee and are fragmented in the form of components and who gets The highest votes are selected as a member of the Commission.
The Council concluded the reading and discussion of the draft law of appeal in favor of the law in the provisions and decisions of real estate property submitted by the committees of law, agriculture, water, marshes and financial and deported and displaced expatriates.
The Council completed a report and discussion of the draft law on the accession of the Republic of Iraq to the 1995 Grain Trade Agreement submitted by the Committees on Foreign Relations, Economy, Investment, Legal, Agriculture, Water and Marshlands.
In the interventions of Deputies MP Mohammad Naji stressed that the Convention is one of the important agreements that concern food security.
MP Riad Gharib pointed to the need for Iraq to such a convention because it did not reach the stage of self-sufficiency, as well as the agreement allows to withdraw them easily through written notice.
The deputy Ammar Tohma said that the difference assessment of the ministries of the Convention calls for coordination to reach a clear point of view on the Convention or other conventions.
MP Ghidaa Kambash called for presenting the reports of international conventions and treaties during the first reading of the draft laws in order to allow the ladies and gentlemen to accept or reject the agreements.
In response to the interventions, the committee stressed the absence of objections by the ministries concerned, especially by the Ministry of Finance, which does not support any agreement in which financial burdens, noting that the draft laws and proposals on the issue of voting rejection and approval during the first reading applies to the conventions.
MP Salah al-Jubouri read a statement on behalf of the coalition of Iraqi forces on the occasion of the restoration of the authority of the state on Kirkuk, Diyala and Salahuddin, pointing out that the turning point represented the victory of the state and the people on the policies represent a bitter reality I want him to break the system of peaceful coexistence, In a smooth and secure manner, pointing out that what is a victory for all is not a party to another account or a party at another expense.
The statement stressed the importance of continuing the dialogue by the political parties without reduction and working to promote peaceful coexistence and return all areas to its authority without exception and that the Kirkuk crisis is the result of a more serious problem related to the implementation of the Constitution, calling for the importance of working to return the displaced to their areas without delay and review the political process To reach a new political contract as well as to establish a civil state that respects everyone.
It was then decided to adjourn the meeting until Thursday.
10/18/2017 11:02AM Baghdad   Tillerson: US pledges to assist in rebuilding retaken areas from ISIS >>>  >>>  The US does not recognize Kurdistan independence referendum, Agency Nova quoted US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson as saying Wednesday in a phone call to Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al Abadi.
The US supports the unity of Iraq and the steps taken by the federal government in Baghdad to avoid clashes by enforcing the law.
Tillerson added that the US has engaged in the struggle against ISIS and backed all efforts by the Iraqi government to eliminate terrorism and liberate Iraq from these terrorists.
The US also pledges to assist Baghdad in reconstructing the liberated areas.
Abadi, for his part, said that what happened in Kirkuk represents only a "redeployment" of troops to enforce order in the province, according to the law of the Constitution.
10/18/2017  Guru Frank26   [If you can explain the difference between a program rate? As like Iraq in comparison to the the VND?]  VND IS NOT A PR...VND IS GROWING...THEY HAVE MORE THAN ONE RESOURCE...THEY HAVE INVESTORS   THEY HAVE A SOLID GOV AND CENTRAL BANK...IRAQ DOES NOT...ALTHOUGH GETTING THERE FAST!... HENCE A PR. [Why does the Dinar have to revalue? The dong hasn't revalued and the economy in Vietnam is much better than Iraq's...]    BECAUSE THE DONG IS NOT AT A PR ( program rate)...LET IRAQ GO FROM A PR VIA ART 8 AND WATCH THE IQD RUN PAST THE DONG LIKE THE WIND.       [PLEASE TAKE COMMENTS POSTED FROM OTHER DINAR SITES AS RUMOR, SPECULATION AND/OR OPINION]
10/18/2017   Guru Walkingstick   [I am also happy with the announcement that recently came directly from Alak about restrictions being removed...]   I can, say was not a message to all, as...a whole...But, a message to particular entities...Delivered, in a calculated time frame...months, after the fact...For, very good reason/s...If, events continue as they have...we will, hear...much more from the CBI Gov...shortly.    [PLEASE TAKE COMMENTS POSTED FROM OTHER DINAR SITES AS RUMOR, SPECULATION AND/OR OPINION]
 10/18/2017  14:10PM Baghdad >>> The governor of the Central Bank is discussing with the Security Council important files in the first meeting of its kind   >>> >>>  Baghdad: Al Furat News} Central Bank Governor Ali Mohsen Ismail discussed with the UN Security Council important files at a meeting of the first of its kind in the world at the invitation of him.
"The governor of the Central Bank of Iraq, Ali Mohsen Ismail, met in New York with members of the UN Security Council in the United Nations building, where this is the first meeting of the Central Bank of Iraq, Its kind in the world where the governor of the Central Bank of Iraq is the first governor of a central bank to attend such meetings. "
He added, "During the meeting, we listened to a detailed explanation of the experience of this bank in the fight against money laundering and terrorism financing, and members of the Security Council praised the work of the Central Bank of Iraq and its administration during the current period and the accompanying exceptional circumstances experienced by Iraq."
10/18/2017  The administrative judiciary responds to the governor of Kirkuk and endorses his dismissal  >>>  >>>>   Baghdad: Al-Furat News) The Administrative Court of Appeal, appealed by the governor of Kirkuk, article Necmettin Karim on the decision of parliament to remove him from office.
"The court found that the plaintiff [Karim] Kam had deliberately neglected and shortened his duty and responsibility by raising the flag of the Kurdistan region in the official buildings in the province, despite the violation of this law and the decisions of the judiciary, including the decision of this court, let alone The instability and the stability of the province due to mismanagement and holding a referendum contrary to the Constitution, despite the issuance of the House of Representatives Resolution No. 55 of 2017 as unconstitutional and the Supreme Court's decision to stop the referendum.
He added that "the decision of dismissal was based on a special text restricting the general provisions that deal with itself so it was decided to agree to return the lawsuit because there is no evidence of the law and to charge fees and expenses and attorney fees and agents of the defendant."
The House of Representatives voted in its September 14 session on a parliamentary request and the arrival of a book submitted by Prime Minister Haider Abadi asking the House of Representatives in accordance with its powers to remove the governor of Kirkuk leader of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan Necmettin Karim for violating the Constitution by raising the flag of the Kurdistan region on the institutions of the province and include a referendum secession Which took place on 25 September last.
The governor of Kirkuk appealed to the Administrative Court of the decision to remove him from Parliament.
The President of the Republic Fuad Masum refused to approve the removal of the governor of Kirkuk until the decision to appeal, and said the legal adviser to the presidency that "the postponement of the decree of the President of the Republic to remove the governor to cut the legal period in the appeal."
For its part, circulated the Secretariat General of the Council of Ministers, the book to dismiss the governor of Kirkuk, to all government institutions.
In what the head of the Alliance for Democracy and Justice, Barham Saleh told the Furat News last Saturday that "the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan will offer an alternative to the governor of Kirkuk,
because we do not accept the traitors to push us to the abyss."
On Monday, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi charged Deputy Governor Rakan al-Jubouri as acting governor after the extension of federal authority in the province.
10/18/2017  Change demands not to deal with Barzani in any capacity "for his failure of the worst"  >>>   >>>  The deputy of the bloc of change Hoshyar Abdullah surprised by the "non-submission of the President of the Kurdistan Democratic Party Massoud Barzani resignation from the post, which remained illegally after the failure of the terrible caused by all levels in the Kurdistan region."
Abdullah said in a statement today received the agency {Euphrates News} a copy of it that "the Kurdish political parties and the Kurdistan street in general were expecting that Barzani after this setback and failure at all levels of the Kurdistan region, especially the issue of referendum and events that took place and the death of a number of the sons of Kurdistan. September 16 will dare and resign from the position that clings to him illegally and political life is quitting altogether. "
"But we were surprised that he (Barzani) instead of resigning puts the blame on the other parties and claims that there is a certain party - in reference to the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan - caused the withdrawal of troops from the disputed areas constitutionally."
"At the time we register our deep resentment of these irresponsible orientations by Barzani, we call upon all constitutional and legal bodies, the three authorities and the three presidencies not to deal directly or indirectly with him in any official capacity, especially as head of the Kurdistan region, because that is an abuse of the people Kurdish and exceeded the law and the Iraqi constitution. "
Abdullah appealed to all parties to "cooperate with the constitutional institutions and political parties of Kurdistan to restore legitimacy and legitimacy of the political process in the Kurdistan region in order to start a constructive dialogue between the region and the federal government to get out of this crisis."
He pointed out that "the existence of this person and intransigence and his insistence on the implementation of his personal and partisan agendas there will be no solution on the horizon either in the near or distant future."
10/18/2017  Abadi announces the death of the referendum and stresses the security of Kirkuk >>>  [2017/10/17 23:44]  >>> >>> 
Prime Minister Haider Abadi, the death of the referendum on the separation of Kurdistan from Iraq, which took place on 25 September last.
"I have informed the Kurdish leaders that the referendum will harm the interests of the citizens of the Kurds first," Abadi said at a weekly press conference on Tuesday. "The referendum is now over and we are calling for dialogue under the constitution."
"I will not enter into an internal war that I said earlier and repeat now," he said, adding that "any attack on any citizen in Kirkuk is an attack on us."
He pointed out that "the burning of the media is a malicious case," noting that "the Iraqi flag for all Iraqis must be lifted all over Iraq."
Abadi warned "any group in Kirkuk and the disputed areas to carry out any act of sabotage," noting that "citizens contacted and demanded to rid them of dictatorship."
He called on the Prime Minister "politicians of the region not to reduce the Peshmerga by dividing them into parties and groups," pointing out that "
"I am committed to what I announced earlier, the extension of federal authority throughout Iraq," denying "absolutely any agreement to form three provinces in Kurdistan."
"Soon we will announce the liberation of all Iraqi territory and the control of the border with Syria," he said.
2017/10/17 22:56PM:  Karbouli calls for one military force in Kirkuk under the command of the armed leadership  >>>    Baghdad: Al-Furat News) A member of the Committee on Security and Defense parliamentary representative of the Iraqi forces Mohammed Karbouli to build a single military force under the command of the commander-in-chief of the armed forces.
Karbouli told the {Euphrates News} today that "what happened in Kirkuk forced the region to return to the previous agreement, which included the return of Iraqi forces to the province of Kirkuk and disputed areas," noting that "the security forces had clear goals and was recovered from the Peshmerga and went out, "We hope that there will be a single military force under the command of the armed leadership and
explained that" there is good progress and agreement between the governments of the region and the center has revealed the Prime Minister during his arrival to the House of Representatives that he submitted a letter to the presidency of the Territory to withdraw according to the agreement that was concluded when there was progress Towards liberation The province of Nineveh "
He stressed that" there were no clashes with Iraqi forces in Kirkuk, "noting that" we are waiting for Barzani to step down from power and hand over the presidency to his family or go to declare the state of the Kurds. "
He pointed out that "there are scenarios in the coming hours of the Kurds to clarify the withdrawals of the Peshmerga and the break of the Democratic Party," adding that "the provinces constitutionally exist, but their application and absorption is the problem we have problems experienced by the Iraqi government inherited from previous governments and there is a misunderstanding of the joint work and the political process."
  2017/10/17 23:02PM:  Aboudi: The time has come to impose clear criteria for elections in the region  >>>  >>>  (Baghdad: Al Furat News) MP MP Bader Qassim Aboudi, the importance of subjecting the region to clear criteria for the elections.
"There are two Kurdish people whose political future will end, namely the governor of Kirkuk, Najmuddin and Massoud Barzani, who caused the crisis between the region and the center to ignite their insistence on the referendum," Aboudi told Al-Furat News.
He added that "the mandate of Massoud Barzani has ended and is no longer accepted regionally and internally and its presence will raise more complications in addition to not being subject to the power of logic and therefore expected to fall in this form," stressing "the need for clear criteria for the elections;
He expected "to nominate Nizhervan Barzani to the presidency of the region and will be the party of Koran one of his biggest rival that the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan has the presidency of the Republic of Iraq."
"There was an agreement to withdraw the Peshmerga from the disputed areas, but the feeling that was dominant that Barzani led all and even opponents to the referendum and the oil dispute between the two parties," said Hadi al-Ameri, Barzani's control over the Kirkuk oil and marginalization of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan turned out to them that if Barzani achieved what he wants to seize power and the capabilities of the province fully. "
He said that "it was agreed that the oil will be managed by the federal government and the Prime Minister pledged to secure the salaries of employees in Kurdistan and will deal directly with the provinces of Sulaymaniyah and Kirkuk, Arbil if not delivered oil will be difficult."
He called on all political forces and the prime minister to "invest this issue to unify the state and the opportunity to rebuild the scheduling on the basis of national identity."
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