[millionday] note -- they have said out of respect of the loss of both countries -- they must make it a success - the feilds that the sfa covers of course requires the rate to be set for the country and is the goal
[millionday] note -- they addressed the region as well and its effect
[millionday] The U.S. and Iraqi delegations discussed Iraq’s position as an emerging democracy in the region, leading energy producer, and a nation representing a diversity of social customs, religions, and ethnicities.
The Iraqi delegation described the challenges Iraq faces due to its geography and the legacy of the former regime after decades of wars and international isolation. In this regard, both delegations welcomed the full restoration of relations between Iraq and Kuwait, expanding energy, security, and commercial ties with Jordan, and improving relations with Turkey.
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Both delegations also welcomed ongoing exchanges of high-level visits with Turkey, as well as a strategic dialogue to be held later this month between the United States, Iraq, and other regional partners, with an emphasis on supporting moderates and isolating extremists in the region.
The Iraqi delegation noted that with seventeen Arab embassies open in Baghdad, the Government of Iraq recently renewed an invitation to other Arab countries to open an embassy as soon as possible.
In this regard, the United States welcomed the participation of the Iraqi Security Forces in joint exercises with regional partners over the past six months, including the Eager Lion exercise in Jordan, and surface warfare and mine countermeasures exercise in Bahrain.
The United States pledged its ongoing diplomatic coordination under the SFA in these and other areas.
[millionday] note -- part of the sfa agreement is the help of the US of A to create an operating and successful military --- the country has to have their own military and has to be able to defend and count on their own services
[millionday] The U.S. and Iraqi delegations reiterated the importance of Iraq’s future energy sector development and economic growth so all Iraqis can share equitably from its resources, as well as the valuable role that Iraq plays in providing a steady flow of energy resources to global markets. In this regard, the Iraqi side presented Iraq’s new five-year $357 billion development plan and their long-term vision for developing strategic infrastructure that provides energy system resilience and new commercial opportunities, with multiple oil export routes through the Arabian Gulf, Red Sea, and Mediterranean.
The delegations welcomed the opportunity to expand cooperation on energy, including steps to advance these projects, at the next Energy Joint Coordination Committee in early 2014.
[millionday] note -- understand how important energy and its development is to our president Obama --- he has practically run on Obama care and the clean ernergy bill -- so this is a very important part of the agreement with the present US government and I am sure those to come as well -- foreign news where ever you look is very interested in energy advancements
[millionday] we have huge interests in trade with Iraq and also the gain that is possible in their fragile stage of growth from the war torn years
[millionday] The Iraqi delegation stressed their desire to harness the U.S. private sector to advance mutual interests in Iraq and the United States.
The delegations noted the signing earlier this year of the Trade and Investment Framework Agreement, which will help increase American exports to Iraq and provide more economic opportunities for the Iraqi people.
Both delegations welcomed the steady increase in U.S. companies doing business in Iraq – including major corporations such as Citibank, Ford, General Electric, and Boeing. The Iraqi delegation expressed hope that U.S. businesses can have a prominent role in their country’s rapidly developing energy, transportation, banking, and health sectors. In this regard, both delegations looked forward to mutual trade events to be held over the coming months.
[millionday] the first one is in November --- there are many private contracts from the US in Iraq as well -- huge amounts ---
[millionday] they are expected to effect jobs and help unemployment all over the globe
[millionday] so as we see -- this huge speech was not only successful for iraq and US but is also historical -- this is the beginning of a huge amount of money to be made – smile brb with more
[millionday] this is what was said about the visit in Iraq announced to the citizens
[millionday] The Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki and his accompanying delegation , late yesterday evening, Baghdad time , a meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama in the White House was the finalization of talks on bilateral relations and prospects of cooperation between the two countries in the interests of the two peoples and the peoples of the region.
Said in a statement issued by the Information Office of the Prime Minister received the morning copy of it: that the High Joint Committee held a meeting chaired by the Prime Minister and Vice President Joe Biden ,
to discuss ways to promote relations of the two countries in line with the strategic framework agreement between the two countries and make progress on all tracks addressed by the Convention,
which has pledged to build relations long-term partnership will be issued at the conclusion of the meetings final statement of the level of bilateral relations and perceptions shared resolve crises in the region.
statement added that al-Maliki and Obama will hold a joint press conference to brief the press on what has been achieved during the meetings and has reached the relations between the two friendly countries of progress.
[millionday] note -- we just read the press statement -- and it is the launch of the sfa
[millionday] He has met with U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel of Nebraska and the U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey , at his residence in Willard Hotels in Washington discussed with them the latest political and security developments in Iraq and the region and requirements to meet the challenges Iraqi security forces.
He said al-Maliki , according to a statement issued by his press office : the nature of the challenges facing Iraq and the region requires a higher level of cooperation and coordination between the two countries. For his part, U.S. Secretary of Defense that the United States is fully aware of what Iraq needs in the face of terrorism and called for greater cooperation and coordination to defeat Al Qaeda, while
[millionday] note -- the working together to get rid of the terrorist groups -- very nice and too bad it couldnt have begun with that -- nice and wish we could be flies on the wall>>>>>>>>>>>>>
[millionday] pledged U.S. support for this strategy . to the Prime Minister closed-door meeting is the second in two days with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden in the White House addressed the developments of bilateral relations and what can be done to deepen cooperation and coordination between the two countries ,
especially in the fight against terrorism and the development of relations of friendship and partnership between the two countries , it was agreed that a series of steps carried out by the two sides to achieve a major shift in bilateral relations and the application of the strategic framework agreement .
[millionday] a major shift and also one of the steps by iraq is to put out the foreign exchange rates fo rthe trade and the purchase of what they need to succeed in buying what is needed for military
[millionday] The Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has demanded in his speech at the U.S. Institute of Peace in Washington of the international community to do a third world war against terrorism, reiterated his call for the world to convene an international conference to combat terrorism in the world takes place in Iraq .
On the other hand , said Deputy Prime Minister 's visit to the United States overlooking door closer relations and discuss the development of the area and their right influenced the changes put the public and its repercussions on Iraq , especially that Iraq is associated with the United States strategic agreements
[millionday] huge expense -- i hope they realize that we need money to afford the third world war on terrorism
[Papatom] an interesting concept. the world against terrorism....a world war
[LBnFL] millionday Please explain: a major shift and also one of the steps by iraq is to put out the foreign exchange rates for the trade and the purchase of what they need to succeed in buying what is needed for military
[Dovi] especially since we're not supposed to say "radical islamists"
[Dovi] Papatom interesting indeed... I hope they're going to help us finance on their behalf the part we have to play by making the dinar we hold of value
[millionday] it says that they talked in their meeting ( Biden and Maliki ) the steps needed for the major shift to the sfa --- i was saying that one of those steps by iraq would be to set the rates for the dinar to all other currency so that they can do trade throughout the world to buy what they need to implement their much needed military and also all other advancements they need -- they said there are steps needed by the US of A and iraq
[Dovi] millionday and to ease the burden on this nation for whatever our leadership agreed to put into this
[millionday] then i said --- we need them to revalue their rate because we need the money needed to take part in the third world war they are asking take place against terrorism --- it is very expensive to take part in any world action -- i agree dovi
[Dovi] millionday Yes, thank you!
[LBnFL] millionday Thanks, there for a minute I thought there was actually INK stating they were going to put out their rate.
[millionday] if we work together with the world to attack terrorism -- we need the exchanged dinar -- they said they passed a law that makes it legal for the US to use the reserve currency they have to pay debt and use for any needs that we incur -- so the dinar would be great for that smile
[millionday] He said the Iraqi government to adopt at the regional level the idea of moderation in the face of extremism and sectarianism , warning of the possibility of the victory of the terrorist organizations in Syria by enlisting the atmosphere and contradiction regional and international levels .
And optimism al-Maliki to accept the international community to the initiative of Iraq in solving the Syrian crisis politically , especially that Iraq is in contact severe with the events of Syria and that any breaches which reflect the repercussions on the country.
and Iraqi relations - Iran , between Prime Minister she relations are based on mutual interests, stressing that Iraq is seeking to consolidate its relations with Arab , regional and global with all countries provided there is mutual respect and non-interference in the affairs Interior.
[millionday] And on the news his intention to run for a third term as prime minister Maliki said "This is up to the Iraqi people do not want to anticipate things , whether the nomination or re- nomination site as tired and mischievous and destructive ,
but Iraq's interests above the interests of the person , and he decides the people and the will of the people , the Love of change and change is good , I would be pleased are doing. "
[millionday] thats a good answer -- it should be none of our business
[millionday] In other effective received during the visit, he met with Prime Minister Nuri al - Maliki , U.S. Vice President Joe Biden , where the two sides stressed the need to work on the development of cooperation and coordination between the two countries and the application of strategic framework agreement with Washington to strengthen the partnership and to achieve the interest of the region .
With al-Maliki pointed to some affected among congressional campaigns " anti- Iraq propaganda ," Deputy U.S. President that the message of some recent members of Congress on Iraq linked to " disagreements American - American ."
According to a statement issued by Maliki's office received "morning, " a copy of it , that " the two sides agreed that the relations of cooperation and rapprochement between Iraq and the United States is indispensable in order to restore security and stability in the region and enhance the chances for peace ."
Papatom] as for those reserves Millionday ..... arent we (the U.S.) holding about 5 trillion dianr n the basement of the Treasurey building in N.Y.???
[millionday] He said al-Maliki that "the cohesion of the Iraqis and their support for the government's plans and the ongoing military operations against al-Qaeda and terrorist groups restored confidence to the Iraqis and make them better able to overcome the difficulties and face the hurricanes that ravaged the region," he said, adding " the current events in the region and their impact on the situation in Iraq .
[millionday] i dont know hun
[Dovi] Papatom Papatom would be nice if the 5 trillion tripled
[millionday] this is our committment to iraq >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> For his part, U.S. Vice President " the United States ' commitment to support Iraq in the face of challenges , especially terrorism ," noting that " the U.S. administration is working to meet the needs of Iraq in relation to the fight against terrorism."
He said , Baden that " terrorist groups have a common enemy of both the United States and Iraq ," praising " the progress made by the government at the domestic level , especially rapprochement between the various political blocs in addition to the positive developments at the level of foreign relations ." The U.S. vice president to " the development of Iraq 's relations with various countries of the world, especially neighboring countries ," pointing out that " the recent letter to some members of Congress against him on Iraq , linked to disagreements American - American ."
[millionday] The statement continued that "the Prime Minister and his entourage , conducted at a later time , a series of meetings with the Chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee of the U.S. Senate and chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee in the House of Representatives and a number of members of Congress ," noting that "discussions focused on ways to develop bilateral relations in all fields. "
[wilbur48] millionday i have something on the (Parliamentary Finance Committee calls for the restructuring of the Iraqi currency November 1, 2013) when and if you would like to see it
[cookie2] And, of course, talk about the dinar. : )
[millionday] this is very interesting in this release >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>.. The prime minister pointed to " some quarters of Congress affected propaganda campaigns waged against Iraq," and said that "Iraq chose the path of democracy, pluralism and participation is past and there is no way to return it."
And that " Iraq today is managed jointly by the Government and the House of Representatives and departments involved with all components of the Iraqi people," pointing out that "there is a real need to strengthen mutual understanding and increase communication in order to build relationships of genuine friendship based on clarity away from distortion ."
The members of the Senate American sent a letter to President Barack Obama urging him to link any military equipment to Iraq to " open up to the minority Kurdish, Sunni and allow them wider participation in governance ," he warned that "al-Maliki may drag his country into a new civil war ," according to the New York Times .
[millionday] wilbur48 ok when i am done if i dont have it in this list hun -- let me finish this and see if i have it here --i worked a long time getting this together and im not sure
[millionday] Prime Minister Nuri al - Maliki , announced prior to his departure to Washington at the head of a delegation comprising a number of Iraqi officials, he would discuss during his visit to Washington activate the arming of Iraqi forces and the risks coming from Syria into Iraq.
The White House announced that Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki will meet with U.S. President Barack Obama in Washington DC , as confirmed al-Maliki, that the purpose of his visit is to discuss the strategic framework agreement , noting that there is a desire to activate this agreement from both sides
[millionday] In a related development , met with Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari counterpart, the American John Kerry in Washington. Took place during the meeting, which was attended by a number of senior adviser to the minister to discuss a number of issues of common interest, was emphasized to follow the implementation of the strategic framework agreement and security cooperation to combat terrorism and terrorists organization Al-Qaeda and others.’
has also been a focus on the government's plans to tackle terrorism , extremism and sectarianism and expand political participation and to hold the next general election .
at the other side of the meeting, they discussed developments in the Syrian crisis raging and its repercussions serious on Iraq and the countries of the region and the efforts of international and Arab diplomacy under way to hold a conference Geneva 2 for peace and challenges faced by the Conference and Iraq's role in achieving stability and peace.
[millionday] And on the reactions of the House of Representatives on this visit, confirms the parliamentarians said Maliki's visit to the United States came to read the security implications , especially that Iraq is associated with the United States Conventions strategy.
MP for the rule of law Abboud al-Issawi said in a statement the "morning" , said the visit overlook door closer relations and discuss the development of the region and the appendices of the changes have affected the developed year.
Issawi said that Iraq His closest initiative to resolve the Syrian crisis , noting that Iraq from countries that have a solid point of view of security in the region. For its part, noted the MP for the Iraqi white high Nassif that Maliki carry on his visit to the United States security portfolio and activate the security agreement and the Convention and support strategy to combat terrorism.
And confirmed in her statement the "morning" , said Iraq from countries that have the ability to overcome the crisis through the diversity of fabric and political history spanning thousands of years, pointing out that this visit at this time carries with it a lot of dialogues about the crises that marred the region.
[millionday] very nice -- love it and how positive it is
[millionday] this is the results that will come right away -- In turn, the decision of the House of Representatives and MP for the Iraqi coalition , Mohammed al-Khalidi said that Iraq is associated with the U.S. strategic agreement for the exchange of views between the two sides on the Syrian crisis and to identify the participants between the two countries . He predicted in his statement the "morning" ,
said the coming stage will witness changes in security as a result of the Syrian crisis and its repercussions security , noting that the next stage is the stage of anticipation and ready security to avoid the repercussions of potential security .
At the same regard , counting the MP for the Kurdistan Alliance bloc Chuan Mohamed Taha situation security in the region as " very worried " and needs to unite all political blocs to the internal situation and educate the grassroots on how cohesion between all the components of Iraq .
And said Taha told the " morning" , said the Prime Minister's visit to the United States reflect Iraq's ability to find solutions to the dialogue , as well as the visit Najafi to neighboring countries , all of which indicates the agreement of the political blocs on and protect Iraq from any repercussions of possible security