Parliamentary Finance Committee denied, on Monday, the Iraqi economy was affected by the decision issued by the House of Representatives on ending the foreign military presence, confirming the commitment to the Strategic Framework Agreement (Iraq – America).
The head of the committee, Rep. Haitham Al-Jubouri, said in a press statement that today, January 6, 2020, I received a copy of it. Issued by Parliament yesterday, as it focused on ending the foreign military presence only and with a timetable prepared by the Iraqi government according to the readiness of our armed forces and the estimates of the General Command and in coordination with those countries, which does not affect the nature of our relations with them.
Al-Jubouri added, “The mission of these forces has ended after the elimination of the ISIS superstition, so there is no worry about any deterioration in the economic situation.”
He explained, “We are in contact with all relevant authorities on this issue and are keen to maintain economic relations with all countries, including the United States, and in a manner that serves the interests of our country in terms of security and economic.”
He continued, “There are major investment contracts between the two countries in important and strategic sectors that affect the economy and the daily life of the Iraqi citizen.”