Demand to convene a meeting between Maliki, Nujaifi and Barzani to resolve the budget crisis
Saturday, 01 March 2014 14:54
altaltShafaq News / Independent MP , Hussein al-Asadi demanded on Saturday , to hold a meeting that includes Prime Minister , Nuri al-Maliki , Parliament Speaker
, Osama al-Nujaifi and Kurdistan Regions’ President , Massoud Barzani to resolve the federal budgets’ crisis for the current year .
Approving the budget of the country has been delayed despite the entry of the new year , as the parliament sessions which submits the budget witness always debate among the political blocs; leading each time to a lack of quorum and to postpone the submission of the budget for reading and voting.
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Asadi said at a news conference at the parliament building attended by " Shafaq News " , that " al-Maliki is responsible for delaying the budgets’ approval for being the leader of a large bloc in the parliament , in addition to President of Kurdistan Region because of his bloc’s dispute with Baghdad about the oil file," noting , "Motahedoun bloc led by Nujaifi also holds the responsibility because his bloc boycotted the parliament sessions ."
"A tripartite meeting comprising from Maliki , al- Nujaifi and Barzani must be held to resolve the dispute and to instruct the bloc to attend parliament sessions and pass the federal budget ," persisting , "The persistence of delaying the budget will make the state collapse this year and may continue to delay it in the coming months ; because we 're going towards elections and the parliament period will end soon. "
It is worth mentioning that delayed in passing the budget led to chaos with regard to consistent financial matters of state institutions and several government departments in Baghdad as well as in Kurdistan that have failed to pay the wages of its employees for varying periods; attributing that for the failure of the government in Baghdad to give them the required financial dues due to the delay in passing the budget , according to observers
Asadi: approving the budget depends on the meeting between Maliki and Barzani Najafi and they are behind the delay
Saturday, 01 March / March 2014 13:30
Independent MP Hussein al-Asadi convene a meeting of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki and Parliament Speaker Osama Najafi and the President of Kurdistan, Massoud Barzani, to solve the crisis, the federal budget for the current year.
Asadi said during a press conference in the House of Representatives attended reporter Agency all of Iraq [where] today that "Maliki is responsible for disabling the budget as a commander of a large bloc in the parliament, in addition to carrying the President of Kurdistan responsibility disabled also because of a dispute mass with Baghdad about the file of oil" .
He added that the "united and led by Najafi bear was also responsible for disruption to boycott the bloc led by the parliament sessions, thus it is necessary to hold a tripartite meeting comprising Maliki and Najafi and Barzani to resolve the dispute and to instruct the bloc to attend parliament sessions and pass the federal budget."
He said al-Asadi said that "the continuation of the budget will disable state to collapse this year may continue into the coming months, because we are moving into the age of the parliament election is near completion.
Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has attacked the parliament by more than one occasion and carry the responsibility not to discuss the budget and cleared the responsibility of the non-payment of allowances in the new pension law and other laws. "
Parliament has been forced to postpone its contract after failing in last Thursday held due to lack of quorum, with the hearing postponed to next Monday.
The parliament has failed to last Thursday in its contract and Arjiha to Saturday and this delay has been postponed its 5 times during the month of February and only two meetings during the same month. "
He was scheduled to hold its Parliament today to read and vote on a number of laws in the agenda during the reading of the draft budget law for the continuation of the controversy around it. Ended.