Iraqi News Tuesday Morning 8-16-22
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A legal expert reveals exciting details about Allawi’s resignation: The government has resigned in its entirety
Political | 04:03 – 16/08/2022 Baghdad – Mawazine News The legal expert, Muhammad al-Samarrai, confirmed on Tuesday that the current government is dealing with daily matters following the dissolution of the House of Representatives to itself and in accordance with the second paragraph of Article 64 of the Constitution, which states (The Council of Ministers is considered resigned and turns into a management of matters).
Al-Samarrai said in a Facebook post, which was followed by Mawazine News, that “the submission of the resignation request submitted by the Minister of Finance and approved by the Prime Minister is not governed by a legal text, and it is not considered a resignation in the legal and constitutional sense. It is a political position before it is an executive government.
He added, “This measure is considered an evasion from performing his temporary duties in managing affairs, because he is basically resigned, and the constitution has laid down on him and his peers in the Council of Ministers a constitutional and legal obligation, which is to remain in his position to go about the daily affairs until the formation of the new government.
This behavior can fall under the concept of leaving the position or requesting Exemption from performing constitutional duties at a critical stage in the country, or under any other name except resignation.
Al-Samarrai continued, “There are constitutional obligations and norms that must be adhered to. This resigned government or the caretaker government is charged with a very dangerous mission related to a temporary and transitional phase separating two governments with full powers, and there must be a role of receiving and handing over, especially since there are very serious files that have been dealt with in the current government and must be taken into account.” in the next government or highlight it.
Earlier today, Minister of Finance Ali Allawi, submitted his resignation during the cabinet session.
Food Security And The White Paper.. Expose The Reasons For The Resignation Of The Minister Of Finance
Political | 03:46 – 16/08/2022 Baghdad – Mawazine News, a political source revealed the reasons for the sudden resignation of Iraqi Finance Minister Ali Allawi.
The source said in an interview with / Mawazine News / that “Allawi met with Al-Kazemi before today’s session and spoke about his resignation before entering today’s session.”
He added, “Allawi justified his resignation by continuing corruption in the banking sector and not implementing the terms of the white paper, with the exception of the paragraph of raising the dollar, as well as political interference in the ministry’s work.”
He indicated, “Among the reasons is the disbursement of the funds of the Emergency Food Security Support Law,” noting that “Al-Kazemi tried to dissuade Allawi from resigning, but the latter was insisting on his resignation.” Ended 29 / h https://www.mawazin.net/Details.aspx?jimare=202617
Praise For The Government’s Achievements And Anger At The Political Conflict.. Details Revealed From The Text Of The Minister Of Finance’s Resignation
Political | 05:19 – 16/08/2022 Baghdad – Mawazine News, a spokesman for the Council of Ministers, Minister of Culture, Hassan Nazim, revealed today, Tuesday, the most prominent contents contained in the resignation of Finance Minister Ali Allawi, and what was included in the council’s session today.
Nazim said during a press conference in Baghdad that followed the cabinet session, which was attended by / Mawazine News / that “the resignation of the Minister of Finance expressed great respect for the government’s achievements, and the text of the resignation described the government’s actions and achievements as exceptional.”
He added, “The text of the resignation shows that the government’s achievements have been hampered by the struggles of political forces, and that the government is constrained by the rampant conflict between the political forces.”
He continued, “The text referred to the government’s achievements that contained political violence and to reform strategies developed by the government that were disrupted by the political conflict, and expressed the government’s ability to achieve more if it had political support.”
He pointed out that “the text of the resignation referred to the rapid growth of the economy in Iraq and included talk about the government’s fulfillment of the promises it made to the Iraqis
and shed light on the success achieved by the government in its foreign relations.”
Nazim stressed that “the government is not a party to the political conflict and has a desire to work real within the law, and there are those who turn problems towards it.” Ended 29 / h
Assigning Taif Sami To Run The Ministry Of Finance
Political | 03:19 – 16/08/2022 Baghdad – Mawazine News According to a political source, Taif Sami was assigned to run the Ministry of Finance, to succeed the resigned Ali Allawi.
The source said in an interview with “Mawazine News”, that “Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi agreed to the resignation of Finance Minister Ali Allawi from his position.”
He indicated that “the Undersecretary of the Iraqi Ministry of Finance, Taif Sami, was assigned to replace him.” Ended 29 / h https://www.mawazin.net/Details.aspx?jimare=202615
Al-Amri And Plasschaert Discuss Ways To Address The Current Political Crisis
Political | 02:50 – 16/08/2022 Baghdad – Mawazine News , the head of the Fatah Alliance, Hadi al-Amiri, received in Baghdad today, Tuesday, the United Nations envoy, Jeanine Plasschaert.
Al-Amiri’s office stated in a statement received by Mawazine News, a copy of it, that “the two sides discussed the most important developments in the political situation and ways to address the current crisis, and the continuation of support for national efforts exerted to bring the views of the parties closer to address the political blockage that has existed for several months.” Ended 29/M99
Low Oil Prices
Economie| 08:52 – 16/08/2022 Baghdad – Mawazine News: Oil prices fell by more than $4 a barrel today, Tuesday, due to concerns about demand in China, the largest importer of crude in the world, and before Iran’s response to a proposed nuclear agreement that may raise the country’s oil exports.
Brent crude futures fell $4.75, or 4.84%, to $93.40 a barrel by 1201 GMT, after losing 1.5 percent on Friday.
US West Texas Intermediate crude fell $4.52, or 4.91%, to $87.57, after falling 2.4 percent in the previous session.
Government data showed that China’s economy unexpectedly slowed in July, while refinery production fell to 12.53 million barrels per day, the lowest level since March 2020.
Oil prices fell at the beginning of the session due to the resumption of production in several US offshore platforms in the Gulf of Mexico after Brief break last week.
Oil prices rose more than 3% last week, after damage to a pipeline disrupted production at several offshore platforms in the Gulf of Mexico.
A Louisiana port official said producers moved to reactivate some stalled production after repairs were completed late Friday. https://www.mawazin.net/Details.aspx?jimare=202581
The Dollar Is Declining In The Iraqi Market
Economie| 10:34 – 16/08/2022 Baghdad – Mawazine News, the dollar exchange rates fell, today, Tuesday, on the Iraqi Stock Exchange. And the selling prices of the dollar were recorded at 148,500 dinars per 100 dollars, while the purchase prices of the dollar were recorded at 148,400 dinars per 100 dollars.
Al-Kazemi Invites The National Forces To A Meeting Tomorrow, Wednesday, At The Government Palace
Political | 06:22 – 16/08/2022 Baghdad – Mawazine News, Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi called on the national forces to attend a meeting tomorrow, Wednesday, at the government palace.
Al-Kazemi said in a statement received by Mawazine News, a copy of it, that “out of the common national responsibility that unites the Iraqis on the principle of preserving Iraq’s unity, security, and stability, I invite the brothers, the leaders of the national political forces to a national meeting at the Government Palace tomorrow, Wednesday; to begin Serious national dialogue and common thinking, in order to find solutions to the current political crisis, and the current closures within the scope of the constitution and on the basis of the supreme national interest, and in a manner that contributes to calming the current escalation, and creating an appropriate environment for political and constitutional solutions, and in a manner that serves to achieve the aspirations of our people, and in this regard, I call All national parties must stop the popular and media escalation, and give sufficient space for moderate proposals to take their place in the national debate.
He added, “Iraq is a trust in the necks of all of us, and the interest of our country requires everyone to give precedence to the language of dialogue, to give time and opportunity to sound national intentions, and to cut off the path to trolls of sedition and disputes.”
He continued: “I take this opportunity to assure our people that state institutions and security and military agencies have decided – out of national concern – not to be a party to any political dispute, and that our focus is on preventing any effects of the political crisis on people’s interests and security, and we call upon the media and cultural and social elites.”
And politics should contribute to the consolidation of the national spirit, and not to frighten people, but rather help state institutions to carry out their tasks in the service of our people, and in ensuring security and stability.” Ended 29 / h https://www.mawazin.net/Details.aspx?jimare=202636
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