A government source: We seek to reduce cooperation with the Americans

A government source: We seek to reduce cooperation with the Americans

On: Friday 3/8/2012 5:47

 Baghdad / term
, a source close to the Iraqi government, on Thursday, the last quest for reducing the area of its cooperation with the United States to a minimum. The source, who asked not be named for the “Twilight News” that “the Iraqi government is working to reduce the area of cooperation with the United States

To a minimum, has already begun by ending the contract with the Ministry of Interior with the U.S. to train Iraqi police. ”
and explained that “the Iraqi people do not like the idea of Iraq’s cooperation with the United States and the government is moving according to the desire of the Iraqi people.”
and added that “Iraq is no longer needed to any cooperation which is capable of without the United States to move forward towards the construction and development. ”
and revealed to the U.S. panel to audit the accounts in the Iraq reconstruction program, about two hundred million dollars have been wasted in the training program for Iraqi police, which the Committee said that the Iraqi authorities do not need it did not reflect never wanted it.
A report issued by the Inspector General for Iraq reconstruction program that investigators revealed that the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad did not get any written undertaking in this regard from the Iraqi authorities, which accepted it coolly by the inspectors.
The report added that the embassy is planning to move the Police College, which cost built $ 108 million to the Iraqis by the end of this year, as well as its intention to stop the training program city of Basra in southern Iraq after that cost $ 98 million, and reduce the number of advisers than 350 adviser to 36 only.
Iraq has signed and the United States, in 2008, the Convention on framework strategy to support the ministries and agencies of the Iraqi transition from the strategic partnership with the Republic of Iraq to the areas of economic, diplomatic, cultural and security, based on the strategic framework agreement and reduce the number of PRTs in the provinces, as well as providing important sustainable rule of law, including the police development program and the completion of the coordination and supervision and the report of the Fund of Iraq relief and reconstruction.
A spokesman for the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Michael Mclalin said, earlier, the strategic framework agreement represents the general framework which includes the bilateral relations between the United States and Iraq, containing several areas of cooperation between the two parties.
The Sadrist movement led by Muqtada al-Sadr announced earlier rejection of the Cooperation Agreement Strategic between Iraq and the United States of America
on the other hand confirmed the Presidency of the Council of Representatives, Thursday, keen to continue to hold daily sessions of the parliament to perform its legislative and oversight, as expressed the U.S. embassy is ready to support the efforts of the House of Representatives.
The Second Deputy Speaker Arif Tayfur in a statement received “Twilight News” copy of “The Parliament is determined to continue to perform its functions although there are problems and political differences.”
said Tayfur that “Parliament is determined to survive and hold its sessions daily in these days in order it to perform its legislative, regulatory, although there are problems and differences between the blocs and political forces. ”
and Tayfur that “the House of Representatives are about to vote on important laws and ready, including the law of the Independent Electoral Commission in addition to the law of the Federal Court and Supreme Judicial Council and committee work continues.”
For its part, quoted Deputy Consul political New in the U.S. Embassy Christine Lawson in her meeting with the Deputy Speaker Arif Tayfur “concern the United States and its willingness to support the efforts of the House of Representatives.”
added Christine that “the White House is following with great care Maidor in the Iraqi scene and aspires to succeed politicians to solve their problems through dialogue and negotiation . ”
The House of Representatives began hearings legislative term the third, June 23 last, to hold the first session of the legislative term of the third to discuss and study the law of the Federal Court and the Supreme Judicial Council and the Law of the Ministry of Women and Family Affairs and the Law on seeds and seed and stamp duty.
Source: almadapaper