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Iraqi News Highlights Thursday Afternoon 2-9-23

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The Iraqi Foreign Minister Meets With The US Treasury Department In Washington

Political | 05:06 – 09/02/2023   Baghdad – Mawazine News  Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein held today, Thursday, a meeting with the US Treasury Department in Washington to discuss a number of files.

The Iraqi Foreign Minister, Fouad Hussein, arrived yesterday evening, Wednesday, to Washington on an official visit at the head of a senior Iraqi delegation, according to what was announced by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, which confirmed that he will discuss with senior officials there bilateral relations and ways to enhance them in various sectors, based on the strategic framework agreement between the two countries. The two sides.” Ended 29/M99

She Did Not Mention The Dollar.. The American Ambassador Reveals The Details Of The Iraqi Delegation’s Meeting In Washington

Political | 02:30 – 09/02/2023  Baghdad – Mawazine News  , the US Ambassador to Iraq, Ilinia Romanisky, revealed the details of the Iraqi delegation’s meeting in Washington.

The ambassador said in a tweet on Twitter, followed by / Mawazine News /: “Today in Washington, the work of the Supreme Coordinating Committee between the United States and Iraq begins, headed by US Secretary of State Antonio Blinken and Deputy Prime Minister and Iraqi Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein.”

She pointed out that, “cooperation will be strengthened according to the strategic framework agreement between the two countries in the areas of trade, energy independence, the environment, climate change, and ties between the two peoples.”

The ambassador did not address the exchange rate of the dollar during the talks. Ended 29 / h

Minister Of Industry: We Seek With The Jordanian Side To Open Factories Inside Iraq

Economie| 09:47 – 09/02/2023   Baghdad – Mawazine News, Minister of Industry and Minerals Khaled Battal confirmed, on Thursday, the endeavor to open factories inside Iraq through the joint industrial city project with Jordan.

Battal said, “Attendance to the joint industrial city project conference with Jordan was large,” adding, “We have listened to the interventions and preparations of the Jordanian side for the project,” according to the official news agency.

And he continued, “I spoke with the Prime Minister about providing facilities and everything that would overcome obstacles that may occur in order to attract investments,” stressing the need for “factories to be inside Iraq and not to import goods from neighboring countries.”

And the Minister of Industry went on to say, “We want the factories to be inside Iraq to operate the labor force and have other beneficial benefits that are reflected on the Iraqi side.” Ended 29/N33

The Exchange Rates Of The Dollar Stabilized At 146 Thousand Dinars

Economie| 10:37 – 09/02/2023   Baghdad – Mawazine News  The exchange rates of the dollar stabilized today, Thursday, on the Iraqi Stock Exchange.  Sale price: 146,000 dinars per 100 dollars  Sale price: 145,000 dinars per 100 dollars

Stability Of Oil Prices In World Markets

Economie| 08:48 – 09/02/2023  Follow-up – Mawazine News  Oil prices stabilized in early trading today, Thursday, as disturbances in crude oil loading in Turkey and optimism about the recovery of Chinese demand continued to support sentiment, offset by the rise in US crude inventories, which limited the price rise.  Brent crude futures rose 1 cent, to $85.08 a barrel, by 04:39 GMT.

West Texas Intermediate crude futures fell 3 cents, to $78.45 a barrel.  Both benchmarks have gained more than 6% so far this week.

Integrity: The Arrest Of The Former General Manager Of The Iraqi Trade Bank

Political | 03:22 – 09/02/2023  Baghdad – Mawazine News  The Federal Integrity Commission announced the arrest of the former general manager of the Trade Bank of Iraq (TBI), on the grounds of her conviction in a number of administrative and financial corruption cases.

The recovery department of the authority stated, according to a statement that Mawazine News received a copy of, that “the arrest came in conjunction with the visit of the Prime Minister (Muhammad Shia’ al-Sudani) to the United Arab Emirates.”

She added, “It had previously organized recovery files against the fugitive convict who was arrested in the United Arab Emirates, indicating that (17) recovery files were sent to the Presidency of Public Prosecution for the purpose of sending them to the UAE, in order to extradite the convict through diplomatic means.”

She indicated that the convict caused damage to public money during her assumption of the position of General Manager of the Trade Bank of Iraq (TBI), amounting to (1,116,024,788) billion US dollars and (90,786,020,500) billion Iraqi dinars, noting that these amounts were determined in the penal decisions issued by the courts. Concerned with the right of the fugitive convict. Ended 29 / h

The Iraqi Market Is Down By More Than 1% And 7 Billion Shares Are Being Traded

Market   Economy News – Baghdad The Iraqi Stock Exchange announced, on Thursday, the weekly trading indicators for Iraqi stocks.

The market stated in a statement that “the number of shares traded during this week amounted to more than (7) billion shares,” adding that “the value of shares traded this week is more than (Cool billion dinars.”

And the trading index in the market closed for the first session of the week at “(612.21) points, while the index closed at the end of the week at (602.95) points, achieving a decrease of (1.54%) from its closing at the beginning of the session.”

And executed during the week “more than (2800) sale and purchase contracts on the shares of companies listed in the market.”


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