Posts Tagged ‘European Union’

18-08-2013 01:03 PM
Baghdad (newsletter). He specialised in Economic Affairs Mohammad Ali Dergham, the eurozone economic recovery will have a positive impact on developing countries of petroleum source, including Iraq.

He Mehmet Ali (News Agency): the crisis
The economic region in the world, it reflected negatively on the rest of the regions and vice versa, so that the economic recovery in the industrialized and wealthy, such as European countries have a positive impact on the rest of the States, particularly oil exporting countries. (more…)


POST 26 JULY / JULY 2013 13:40

BAGHDAD / Center Brief for the Iraqi Media Network ( IMN) – A member of the parliamentary Finance Committee that there was no economic damage from the use of the euro in some commercial exchanges rather than the U.S. dollar.

The MP Hassan al-Bayati’s ( IMN), That “Iraq used to rely mainly on the U.S. dollar but adversely affected the euro as needed and the agreement stipulated in each contract.” (more…)

Wednesday 07/10/2013

And met with Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari in the headquarters of the European Council in Brussels on Tuesday, the Political and Security Committee in the European Union.

A statement issued by the Foreign Ministry received (fraternity) a copy of it, said Foreign Minister made a presentation to the wheel developments in Iraq and the political situation and the ongoing changes in the region and Iraq’s position on these transformations. ” (more…)

30 May 2013 – The intensifying violence in Iraq is “ready to explode” and may re-ignite widespread sectarian strife unless the country’s leaders take immediate action, the top United Nations envoy there warned today amid the latest wave of deadly attacks.

A wave of deadly bombings struck the capital, Baghdad, today, while the governor of Anbar province reportedly escaped an assassination attempt when bombs exploded near his convoy, injuring four of his bodyguards. This follows a number of bombings in Baghdad on Monday that killed more than 50 people. (more…)

Saturday, 30 March 2013 12:59 | | |

Baghdad (AIN) -German called the Iraqi government to explain the political situation in Iraq before discussing the mutual cooperation agreement between Iraq and the European Union in the next EU meeting.

Diplomatic source told All Iraq News Agency “The German Foreign Ministry called the Iraqi Ambassador to German to convey to the Iraqi officials, German’s concerns over three points which affected the discussions conducted in the recent EU meeting about activating the mutual cooperation agreement between Iraq and the EU, calling Iraq to resolve these points before the next meeting of the EU.” (more…)

Published in: 8:28 am, March 3, 2013

BAGHDAD (Iba) .. The White House announced, on Saturday, announced the appointment of Philip Gordon as new coordinator of the United States for the Middle East and North Africa and the Gulf region, adding that he would work as a special assistant to President Barack Obama from March 11. (more…)

Saturday, 16 February 2013 20:49

Baghdad (AIN) –The Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the European Union are going to consider the situation in Iraq during their next meeting that will be held on next Monday.

An EU official stated in a press release on Saturday “The EU received a call from Iraq to participate in reducing the tensions witnessed in the country,” noting that “The EU hopes to play a role that helps in sustaining stability in Iraq and the Ministers will exchange the views but will not issue any specific recommendations at this stage.” (more…)

Screen Shot 2013-02-02 at 11.44.55 AMThe EU Foreign Ministers Council meeting here Thursday announced that it has amended regulation 1210/2003 concerning certain specific restrictions on economic and financial relations with Iraq.

This will permit the transfer of frozen funds to the successor arrangements to the Development Fund for Iraq put in place by the GOI under the conditions set out in UNSC resolutions 1483 (2003) and 1956 (2010),” said the short statement without giving any details.


Screen Shot 2013-01-22 at 10.12.40 AM22/01/2013 16:42:00
Baghdad/ NINA /–The European Parliament ratified in its plenary meeting which held in Strasbourg on the Partnership and Cooperation Agreement between the Government of Iraq and the European Union.

A statement by the Foreign Ministry said : ” Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari had signed in Brussels with High Representative for the Common Foreign and Security Policy of the European Union Catherine Ashton on the agreement in the eleventh of last May.”

Date: 13/01/02 08: 28: 07 Wednesday

Baghdad (newsletter) … Forecast Economist Ismail rady, slowdown in world economic growth over the next two years, which would make world oil prices as low as a result of low demand, calling on the Federal Government to achieve sustainable economic development to diversify the financial revenues and not rely on oil sales. (more…)

30/10/2012 – 14:47

The United States of America, on Tuesday, that Iraq had taken positive steps in order to be a leader in the region, stressing that among those steps the Arab summit and meetings 5 +1.

He said the U.S. ambassador in Baghdad, Stephen Beecroft in an interview for a number of media, including “Alsumaria News”, “The United States wants to see Iraq to succeed as a leader in the region and play a constructive role.” (more…)

Wednesday 17 October 2012

BAGHDAD – babysit – called First Deputy Chairman of the House of Representatives Qusay al-Suhail UN to “intensify its efforts to get Iraq out of Chapter VII after his responsiveness with the international resolutions.

Ban said’s office Suhail media received news agency public opinion a copy of it that “the First Deputy Speaker of the House received a delegation from the UN mission in Iraq {UNAMI} headed by the Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Georgi Posten and discussed with him the formation of the Federation Council and the exit from Iraq Chapter VII. ” (more…)

Wednesday, October 17 1 / Okrudolf 2012 14:15

Search First Deputy Chairman of the House of Representatives Qusay al-Suhail with a delegation from the UN mission in Iraq UNAMI formation of the Federation Council and Iraq would emerge from Chapter VII. (more…)

Tuesday 16 October 2012

Saw the Central Bank of Iraq before Iraq a great economic opportunity must exploit the image optimization.

This came in their annual business conference of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, which was held last Friday in the Japanese capital Tokyo.

The deputy governor of the Bank the appearance of Mohammed Saleh in a press statement that “our discussion with the CEO of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde summarized in the situation in Iraq now is better than other countries that have experienced the events of the Arab spring because of political transition, accompanied always economic transformation and that Iraq spent way to shift as the political and economic situation is subject to growth and development for the better. ” (more…)

BAGHDAD / JD / .. Select the First Deputy Chairman of the House of Representatives Qusay al-Suhail, “that Iraq would be a pole of the most influential in the region and has the economic and human resources to qualify for a leadership role in it.” (more…)

StrSaturday, May 12 / May 2012 11:52

Research and Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari, with European Commission President Manuel Barroso in Brussels, the importance of entering into long-term Stratja cooperation in the field of energy between the two countries.

According to a ministry statement received by all of Iraq [where] a copy of it today that “Zebari met with President of the European Commission in Brussels and the two sides discussed ways of strengthening the relationship between Iraq and the European Union after the signing of the Partnership and Cooperation Agreement between the two sides as a new foundation to build future relations with Europe, covering various aspects and establish a real partnership to contribute to the achievement of cooperation between the two sides.  (more…)


Between a number of experts and professionals in the economic aspect that the proposal that was presented at a meeting of finance ministers Arabs in Baghdad to unify the currency of Arab and create a common market will work to maximize economic efficiency within the cluster that you want integration, explaining that he needs to stages prior carried out by these countries. (more…)

Date: Friday, 30-03-2012 08: 41 am

Baghdad (newsletter) … Member of the Finance Committee, the National Alliance Deputy//Abdul Hussein Al-yasseri, from the most prominent and important economic consequences of Arabic Arab Summit the establishment of banks for development, through the promotion of their economies, particularly Iraq, referring to Arab economic integration principle is very important.

He said Al-yasseri (News News Agency): Economic Conference has positive economic results will include both Arabic peoples through the development of strategies, plans and work towards economic integration, which will standardize Arabic markets and mergers of banks, as well as the establishment of an Arab banks for development, will contribute to the process of economic integration among Arabic States. (more…)

Baghdad, March 27 / March (Rn) – The Iraqi Ministry of Finance that it presented to the Ministers of Economy and Finance Forum project currency union between the Arab countries at the meeting held on Tuesday in Baghdad in the framework of the preparation of economic files to be presented to Arab leaders at their summit on Thursday.

He said Finance Minister Rafie al-Issawi, told the Kurdish news agency (Rn) that “the Iraqi delegation to introduce a single currency at a meeting of Arab ministers of economy and the similarity of the euro to the European Union.” (more…)

On: Tuesday 03/27/2012 11:42

Baghdad (news) .. Revealed by the Economic Commission parliamentary deputy / coalition in Iraq / Nora Albjara the launch of a number of important topics at the meeting of ministers of finance, economics and Arab traders today, the most important Arab economic integration, and standardization of customs tariff in between the Arab countries, weighted by the success of the meeting, which will support the Arab economy. (more…)

21-03-2012 02:30 PM

Are free – The United States decided on Tuesday, exemption from eleven countries including Japan, France, Germany, Italy and Spain from financial sanctions targeting institutions that contribute to the export of Iranian oil.

Said Secretary of State Us Hillary Clinton said in a statement that ‘this exemption for a period of 180 days and viable renewable-including countries significantly reduced the volume of imports of Iranian oil. ” (more…)

Cairo, March 12 (Rn) – The Arab League on Monday for a planned visit by Secretary General to Iraq at the beginning of next week to finalize the Arab summit in Baghdad, and to check on the progress of work so as to ensure the leaders and Arab kings in all respects.

The representative of Iraq to the Arab League Dr. Qais Al-Azzawi told the Kurdish news agency (Rn) that “the Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari called on his recent visit to Cairo, Secretary General of the Arab League Nabil Arab to visit Baghdad to check on the final touches for the Arab summit, and to reassure guests of Baghdad, especially the Arab leaders in good course of preparations for the summit. ” (more…)

Foreign Affairs: Iraq will sign soon with the European Union signed an agreement for cooperation and partnership09 March, 2012 12:11:00

Foreign Ministry said it hoped to sign the next few weeks an agreement on cooperation and partnership between Iraq and the EU. The announcement came in a statement received Fayhaa copy of a meeting Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari, the European Union Head of Mission to Iraq, Yana Hapaschkova.



Open a partnership agreement in the field of energy between Iraq and the European Union voted on by the House of Representatives recently, broad prospects for strengthening cooperation in various fields, which may contribute to the transformation of Iraq to the state number one in the world in the production of energy kinds. (more…)

Baghdad, February 4 (Rn) – The Central Bank of Iraq, Saturday, that Iraq can not join the international community in implementing the terms of international economic sanctions imposed on Iran because it will have a negative impact on the Iraqi economy, which remains under Chapter VII.

And signed the U.S. government in December last December a law imposing sanctions on financial institutions that deal with the Central Bank of Iran’s main conduit for Iran’s oil revenues, while also the European Union announced a ban on shipments of Iranian oil to be implemented starting from July next. (more…)

American sanctions on Iran pose difficulties for Iraq because of its close economic ties with the Islamic republic, so Baghdad plans to seek a waiver from the US, the government spokesman told AFP.

The United States, European Union and others have ramped up sanctions to target Iran’s oil industry and central bank in an effort to pressure Tehran over its nuclear programme, which the West suspects is part of a secret drive to build an atomic bomb.

Read More:

On: Tue 03/01/2012 12:31

Baghdad (news) .. the ills of the economist as a beautiful cause of decline in the euro and the fall in order to increase support for failed states economically to each other, in addition to the invasion of the Chinese economy of all nations.

The beautiful statement (of the Agency news news) on Tuesday: that the most important reasons why Euro falls is to support the failed states economically to each other along with the many wars of others produced by increased unemployment, caused by weakness in the European economy, pointing to the entry of goods and Chinese goods to most countries of the world. (more…)

Met 21/12/2011, Mr. Foreign Minister, Hoshyar Zebari, ambassadors and heads of missions of the EU operating in Iraq. The meeting came at the request of the Representation of the European Union informed on the developments of the political crisis, and the initiative of Iraq to Syria to implement the Arab initiative and the Arab Plan of Action, and relations, Iraq – the U.S. after the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the country.

He said the Minister of Foreign Affairs that all the Iraqi political leaders emphasize the language of dialogue in addressing and mitigating the tone of the war of the judiciary, and takes its course. (more…)

Posted 22/12/2011 10:24 AM

BAGHDAD – Babinaoz (Reuters) – Secretary of State called on the European Union, Catherine Ashton, the Iraqi government and political forces in Iraq to resolve their differences through dialogue.

She Ashton said in a statement expressed “deep concern about the information coming from Iraq and developments related to the Interior.”

She said “I call urgently and the Iraqi government and all political forces to launch a comprehensive dialogue to overcome political differences.”

The prime minister called Wednesday the Iraqi Kurdish regional authorities to “hand over” Vice President Tariq al-Hashimi of the judiciary, after the warrant was issued for his arrest on charges of conspiracy, the successor political crisis between the Sunnis and Shiites. (more…)

12/14/2011 15:05
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: Let the Supreme Judicial Council of Iraq and United Nations Development Programme, Wednesday, a media campaign in Baghdad to raise awareness about the judicial system in Iraq, under the umbrella of the United Nations Development Programme “Support to the rule of law and justice in Iraq,” which is funded by the European Union, According to a statement of the UNAMI (UNAMI).

The statement has been received by the agency (Voices of Iraq) a copy of it today the media spokesman in the Supreme Judicial Council, Judge Abdul Sattar Bayraktar that “This campaign is aimed primarily at marginalized such as the poor, the weak and illiterate, victims of violence to introduce them to the judicial system in Iraq and emphasized that he was able to achieve justice transparent and to help them resolve their differences by going to the courts. ” (more…)