Iraq’s budget is on the Security Council table.. Plasschaert: Its approval is important and dependence on oil must be reduced

Iraq’s budget is on the Security Council table.. Plasschaert: Its approval is important and dependence on oil must be reduced

2023-05-18 08:14

Iraqs budget is on the Security Council table.. Plasschaert - Its approval is important and dependence on oil must be reducedShafaq News/ The UN representative, Jeanine Plasschaert revealed today, Thursday, that approving the Iraqi general budget is a “necessary and pivotal” matter, while she called for a structural change in Iraq’s oil-dependent economy.

“Plasschaert: We are disappointed that the 2020 agreement has not been implemented in Sinjar,” the UN representative said during the UN Security Council session.

Blaskhart added, “The Iraqi government is focused on consolidating the pillars of political stability, and has taken clear positions against corruption.”

Regarding the budget, the UN envoy indicated that “agreeing to pass it quickly is pivotal and necessary, and its approval would support the provision of appropriate public services and the organization of provincial elections.”

And Blaskhart indicated that “Iraq needs a structural change in its economy, which depends on oil.”

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