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A member of the House of Representatives, Thaer Makhaif, revealed, on Sunday, the continuation of the Kurdish parties’ controversy by demanding that their percentage in the general budget be fixed at 14%, while he confirmed that the government confirmed 12% of the region’s share after meetings and studies.
“The share of the region, according to the population census, is 12%, and this is what the government did during the current budget,” Makhaif said in a press interview seen by “Takadum,” noting that “the controversy continues over the Kurdish parties’ demand to fix the region’s percentage at 14%.”
And he continued, “The Kurdish parties threatened to exit the political process as a result; The government refused to increase the region’s share of the general budget,” pointing out that “the government confirmed the region’s share of the general budget law at 12% after many meetings and studies.”
Regarding the region's policy during the negotiations of the political forces, it shows that "the Kurdish parties use political pressure in the event that the negotiator is easy with them, but the Iraqi will of the national forces is not flattering by increasing the percentage at the expense of the rights of the Iraqi people."
And a member of the Kurdistan Democratic Party, Mahdi Abdul Karim, had spoken in a press interview, which was seen by “Takadum”, that “the most important axes that were discussed between the Kurdish delegation and the central government is the approval of the law for exporting oil and gas from the Kurdistan region,” adding that “the delegation demanded an increase in the share of The region ranges from 14% to 17% of the general budget.
“One of the reasons for the delay in completing the general budget is the government’s endeavor to impose its control over all the country’s imports,” Ibrahim al-Sukaini, a member of the coordination framework, revealed in a press interview seen by Taqaddam. framework of the law.”
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