Parliamentary integrity calls for follow-up of the Iraqi funds abroad
12/12/2017 12:00 AM
[rtl]Warned that the most important obstacles facing the work of different laws of the States of
Baghdad / morning
The Committee on Parliamentary Integrity called on Monday to follow-up the Iraqi funds and assets frozen because of the entry of Iraq in the seventh item, stressing that the obstacles facing the government committee charged with recovering the money smuggled is the difference of laws between countries.
A member of the Integrity Committee, Alia Nassif, in a statement to the media office, received by "morning", that "under the decision to exit Iraq from the seventh item, the release of Iraqi funds and assets frozen since the time of the former regime Almkbor," indicating that "these funds can be used In the current situation in several areas, the most important of which is the appointment of graduates and job opportunities for the unemployed because of the lack of appointments during the
past two years. "
"These funds can be used to fill the deficit in the financial budget, or to repay the debts we have committed to the World Bank and to remove the restrictions and
conditions imposed on us under these debts," the deputy said, stressing that "this file should be pursued by the Prime Minister and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Release, and use of these funds to overcome our financial crisis
MP Haidar al-Fawadi said in a press statement that "the obstacles facing the government committee responsible for recovering smuggled money is the difference of laws between countries."
Al-Fawadi stressed that "Iraq needs to unify the laws in some countries to be able to prosecute theft and the recovery of smuggled money."
Al-Fawadi called on "the Prime Minister to instruct the Foreign Ministry to immediately move on the countries where the Iraqi funds are smuggled."[/rtl]
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