The Ministry of Foreign Affairs denies issuing diplomatic passports outside the controls
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Yesterday, Tuesday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs denied issuing any diplomatic passports outside the legal controls.
And the ministry stated, in a statement, that "the special committee for examining requests for diplomatic and service passports, formed by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Fuad Hussein, held a meeting with the Union of Iraqi Parliamentarians headed by Muntasir al-Amara and his accompanying delegation."
The statement indicated that "during the meeting, they discussed benefiting from the capabilities and competencies in the Iraqi state ministries, especially from former members of Parliament, and benefiting from their experiences in the areas of work development."
The statement added that "the two sides discussed the issue of granting diplomatic passports to former members of the House of Representatives, especially after what was circulated by some media and communication sites, and the need for a joint role in showing the true picture of the work of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs," stressing that "the ministry did not grant any passport outside the country." legal controls.
For his part, Montaser Al-Emirate indicated that "the law guarantees the retired deputy the right to obtain a diplomatic passport even after his retirement, and this is within Parliament Law No. 13 of 2018, and as a result of this law a decision was issued by the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers to grant diplomatic passports to former deputies, and it will be Providing the ministry with the requests of the representatives to obtain the passport.
Edited by: Marwa Sattar
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