MilitiaMan and KTFA Members Saturday Evening 9-21-19
Samson: Saleh Arrives in New York
The President of the Republic Barham Saleh arrived in New York on Saturday to participate in the meetings of the General Assembly of the United Nations.
The seventy-fourth session of the United Nations General Assembly began at the headquarters of the Organization in New York on 17 September.
The annual general debate will open on Tuesday, 24 September. On this occasion, the Heads of State and Government and other eminent national representatives will meet to present their priorities and exchange views on the major global stakes. LINK
Don961: Al-Monitor: Barham Saleh will present Iraq's vision for the new regional order
Saturday 21 September 2019
Baghdad / morning
In the next few days, President Barham Saleh will travel to New York to participate in the UN General Assembly meetings. The newspaper "Al-Monitor" wide-spread US confirmed in a report followed by "morning" on Saturday, that in the crowded presence of leaders in New York should highlight two leaders, the first of which is President Barham Saleh and the new political vision to provide And the second Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
The newspaper revealed a meeting between President Saleh and his US counterpart Donald Trump on the sidelines of the meetings of the United Nations.
"Without underestimating all the other issues and other political players, there are two leaders awaited: Iraqi President Barham Salih and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. He will be instrumental in what is happening in Syria, the Gulf, and Iran. ”
New regional order
“Iraqi President Barham Salih deserves to be followed up this week, not only because Iraq is on the front lines of any possible escalation in hostilities due to the September 14 attacks on Iraq,” she said.
Aramco's oil facilities, which Washington and Riyadh blame on Iran, but perhaps just as important - or more important - will be President Saleh's message that changes in Iraq's policies reveal how they can be part of the solution to the regional crisis through diplomacy and economic integration. Another that (Iraq bridge rather than a square battle)".
"Iraq has been known for its partisan policies, but this is more of a past than in the past, especially in terms of national security," Saleh said. They do not have political blocs with ethnic or sectarian agendas. Perhaps this has benefited them.
And independent. “
Al-Monitor quoted President Saleh as describing in a speech last week the "hard-won victories of Iraqi forces against terrorism" as "a springboard for a new regional order based on economic integration, providing good employment opportunities for regional youth, and driving progress towards educational services." Health and other fronts. ”
She adds that "Iraq is advancing this (new system) actions and words, we have documented since last March; Iraq's steps towards economic integration with Jordan and Egypt, and last July we wrote that (can not be underestimated re-bonds of Arab relations with Iraq)," and stresses that Saleh Abdul-Mahdi ignores the concept of sectarianism in Iraq's regional politics, with Iraq as a potential bridge, not as a party in relations between Iran and Saudi Arabia, Iraq is also working with the Gulf Cooperation Council for electrical connection, and Iraq is working on the establishment of a second new pipeline to transport Iraqi oil to
The paper also quoted author Bryant Harris as saying: "Some in Congress are also picking up the thread, and calling on the Trump administration to expand its involvement in Iraq, where the State Department requested $ 166 million in Iraqi aid for 2020, but the proposed spending mark in the Senate The Senate bill also calls for a renewed US diplomatic presence in Basra after the consulate was closed last year after rockets landed near the airport housing the building.
Al-Monitor concludes by talking about Iraq and the expected participation of President Saleh in New York by saying: "The idea here is not to put pressure on Iraq (to take sides), and to revive the outdated and failed idea of Iraq as the (Eastern Front) against Iran, as was the noise during Saddam's rule
However, President Saleh and his colleagues in the three presidencies put their country on a different path: prioritizing Iraq's sovereignty and avoiding conflict.
The Trump administration could win by encouraging the Iraqi leadership to do so, although it is acknowledged that the Iraq route Fragile), but in a potentially explosive area, there is a sign Invest in sound investment growing". LINK
MilitiaMan: WELL DONE DON,THE LAST SENTENCE IS CATCHY.. LOOK WHO IS AROUND THE WORLD, WHEN AND WHY.. FOLLOW THE MONEY AND PROSPERITY THEY ARE SUGGESTING THEY WILL BRING TO THEIR RESPECTIVE CITIZENS. CHINA IS LOOKING TO AND HAS BEEN ENTRENCHED IN IRAQ.. THERE IMO WON'T BE ANY MORE DELAYS WITH USA AND CHINA IN IRAQ MAKING THINGS GET REAL.. IMO ~ MM
Samson: Abdul Mahdi: We belong to Asia and we want to be part of its rise
Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said Saturday that China is at the forefront of leading the East, stressing that Iraq is seeking to cooperate and partnership with the People's Republic of China and build deep, long-term and sustainable relations. It arrived Saturday morning.
A statement from Abdul Mahdi's media office, which received a copy of the Euphrates News, said that the latter met with the governor of Shanghai city, An Young, who welcomed the Iraqi delegation, which includes ministers and governors, on behalf of the Chinese people and the Communist Party and Government Committee, and said, addressing the Prime Minister and the Iraqi delegation:
You are facing an arduous and the city of Shanghai diverse Bcrkadtha mission known is ready to work under the guidance of the Iraqi government and in all areas, especially infrastructure." He pointed to "the depth of the Iraqi and Chinese civilizations and the importance of the silk road, which connects the two countries since ancient times."
Reviewed the Shanghai Governor "economic capacity and Industrial and technological owned by this city, which is a world advanced commercial center and includes hundreds of Chinese and foreign investment companies, in addition to a large number of universities and research and development centers, and renewed the readiness of these companies to work in Iraq.
The Prime Minister defined "the members of the delegation of ministers and governors and sectors they represent and those needed by all the Iraqi provinces that have suffered from a series of wars and terrorism destroyed its infrastructure," noting that "accompanying most of the members of the executive authority is a guide to the government to give this visit important, and we want to make a leap The quality and move to the status of implementation and to the achievements and agreements contribute to the reconstruction of Iraq and its infrastructure to be the basis for construction projects."
The Iraqi delegation conducted a tour of the city which included the manufacturer of electric power equipment (Shanghai Electric) After a quick tour of the company's headquarters, a meeting was held with the company's managers in charge of projects implemented in Iraq. Finance, training Iraqi staff and developing local expertise.
The Prime Minister and the official delegation concluded his visit to Shanghai by visiting Yang Shan Port and meeting with officials in the port, which contributes to the Iraqi-Chinese trade exchange. And development, especially in the city of Basra and the port of Faw. On Sunday, the prime minister will start his official visit to the capital Beijing. LINK
Don961: Tomorrow .. important agreements between Iraq and China
Saturday 21 September 2019
Baghdad / morning
On Monday, Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi and his senior government delegation will sign important agreements and memoranda of understanding between the two countries in the fields of rebuilding infrastructure, oil, electricity and other vital areas.
The third Iraqi-Chinese Prime Minister will then hold official talks with President of the People's Republic of China Xi Jinping, Premier Li Ki-Xiang and other Chinese leaders. The Iraqi delegation is scheduled to pay a visit to Huawei Chinese communication and tour the landmarks of the Great Wall.
"We belong to Asia and we want to be part of its rise," Mahdi said during a visit to Shanghai on Saturday.
The governor of Shanghai, Ann Young, welcomed the Iraqi delegation, which includes a large number of ministers and governors. .
Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi, the members of the delegation of ministers, governors and sectors they represent and those needed by all Iraqi provinces that have suffered a series of wars and terrorism destroyed its infrastructure, noting that «accompanying most of the members of the executive authority is a guide to the government to give this visit importance, and we want to form A qualitative leap and move to the state of implementation and to the achievements and agreements contribute to the reconstruction of Iraq and infrastructure to be the basis for construction projects ». LINK
MilitiaMan: THIS IS ON THE 70TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE PRC.. NOTICE THE SIMILARITY IN WHICH THE CHINESE CELEBRATE AND THE SIMILARITIES TO IRAQ, AND WHAT THE DELEGATION IS IN CHINA FOR.. THE COMMONALITY IS THE CITIZENS AND PROSPERITY. FASCINATING ISN'T IT? IMO, IT SURE IS. ~MM