[size=36]The budget and elections.. This is what Talabani spoke about the Kurdish delegation's visit to Baghdad[/size]
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Talabani said in an interview with the official newspaper, "Our last visit to Baghdad witnessed accusations of a political nature, that the region's special interests were obtained within the discussions of approving the federal budget, but the truth is exactly the opposite, because Baghdad is the strategic region's depth."
He added, "Mutual visits prove that Iraq is our country and that we are part of its concerns and seek to solve its problems. From this point of view, we will visit Basra, Dhi Qar, Anbar and the rest of the provinces in order to exchange visions and dialogue to find common national solutions."
Talabani stressed that "the country needs a real renaissance and finding exceptional solutions and ideas for its accumulated problems, and what helps in this is its possession of abundant capabilities, wealth and bounties, but they all need successful management and hard work, and this will not be achieved in a tense political atmosphere."
He noted that "the regional government has opened a new page to resolve outstanding problems with the federal government, and our strict commitment to what is stated in the 2021 General Budget Law has been repeatedly announced. The region has obligations under the budget law implementation instructions in order to fulfill them.
Talabani added that "one of the priorities of this visit is to inform the partners and the executive and legislative bodies that the Kurdistan region is ready to implement its legal obligations stipulated in the Federal Budget Law, and thus we will not be a reason to sabotage the agreement between Baghdad and the region, and our position stems from our keenness to sustain the relationship, According to the Iraqi constitution.
With regard to the upcoming general elections, the region’s vice president considered that “it constitutes an important and crucial stage in the political process, as we support efforts to conduct them in terms of creating the political atmosphere and technical requirements, and we strongly support the removal of weapons from them and giving the contestants an adequate opportunity to present their programs to the voters and to participate in the midst of this entitlement.” The constitutional democratic which has no alternative.