Wealthwatch.world Chat Room 8-28-16
Sunday Member News Discussion - Featuring Chattels
[2016-08-28 08:04:32] chattels: ‹@Doug_W› gm
[2016-08-28 08:04:55] chattels: “Iraq’s state oil marketing organization (SOMO) plans to hold talks with the Kurdish regional government, possibly next week, about Iraqi oil exported through Turkey,“ Iraq’s deputy oil minister Fayadh al-Nema told Reuters on Friday. rudaw.net/english/busines...
[2016-08-28 08:25:06] chattels: Ares Abdullah ruled out approval of oil and gas law for lack of Arbil and Baghdad agree on a single formula 27/08/2016 10:04 www.ninanews.com/News_Det...
[2016-08-28 08:25:37] chattels: BAGHDAD / National Iraqi News Agency / nina / ruled out for the Oil and Energy Committee Erez member Abdullah, enactment of the oil and gas law in the next parliamentary sessions, while stressing at the same time, it is very important law regulates matters of oil between the province and the center. Abdullah said in a statement the national Iraqi news Agency / NINA / " the oil and gas law is very important law and the country need to be passed, but it 's hard to be included on the agenda of meetings of the parliament agenda , " attributing it to: "it 's the law need to be agreement between the different parties of the central government in Baghdad and the Kurdistan Regional Government and the oil - producing provinces. " He also added Abdullah:" the law needs to be compatibility between the province and the oil - producing provinces and the private / Basra / being one of the main oil producing provinces, in order to initiate and implemented in all regions, not to be carried out in the area and left in Other area. " He believed, that the lack of an agreement by all parties on a single law formula, makes is passed Assapava this time. It is said that the oil and gas law from within the phase of the previous parliamentary session laws, has been delayed legislation because of continuing disagreements between the political blocs and not to get consensus around it .
[2016-08-28 08:27:51] chattels: It does not appear that any oil and gas law is " cued up and ready to go ", eh ?
[2016-08-28 08:29:26] chattels: The myth of a " basket of laws " continues to be espoused by those gurus pandering " irrational exuberance ".
[2016-08-28 08:45:37] chattels: Kurdistan Alliance looming boycott the parliamentary session on the back of the repercussions of questioning of the Minister of Finance hearing results
[2016-08-28 08:45:53] chattels: wealthwatch.world/showthr...
[2016-08-28 08:46:48] chattels: More potential dysfunction in the Iraqi parliament.
[2016-08-28 09:44:39] Doug_W: hello "C"
[2016-08-28 10:03:30] Doug_W: bbl grocery shopping calls
[2016-08-28 10:39:42] TxBrand: are you here doug ?
[2016-08-28 10:41:45] TxBrand: ‹@Doug_W› im going to ask anyway so if im not here you can tell me anyway ...what kind of fish oil do you take...I forgot ?
[2016-08-28 10:51:00] TxBrand: never mind I found it... krill
[2016-08-28 11:58:35] Doug_W: yup
[2016-08-28 11:58:58] Doug_W: Schiff brand it does NOT bounce back
[2016-08-28 17:27:58] chattels: Abadi ready for talks on the province's independence wealthwatch.world/showthr...
[2016-08-28 17:28:25] chattels: " the Prime Minister Haider al - Abadi told me [that the gates of Baghdad open for talks on the independence of the Kurdistan region there is no need to talk or defamation through the media ]. "
[2016-08-28 17:30:25] chattels: This is a curious approach by Abadi. There must be some strategy and agenda ?
[2016-08-28 17:35:49] chattels: Joel Wing @JoelWing2 4h4 hours ago Roughly month after Khalidiya Island in Anbar declared liberated its declared liberated again
[2016-08-28 17:37:24] chattels: *** Khalidiya is the most often " recaptured " area in Iraq. Multiple announcements in the past few weeks.
[2016-08-28 17:37:48] chattels: wealthwatch.world/showthr...
[2016-08-28 17:55:47] chattels: Summary of Zebari's actions by Dr. Abbas Kadhim
[2016-08-28 17:56:04] chattels: In 2013, Mr Zebari rented a private plane for $90,000 to go to event w/out invitation, despite prohibition of budget regulations.
[2016-08-28 17:56:16] chattels: Zebari claimed it was covered from untold "other sources" -- docs show he ordered pay. He also spent $49k in two days of the trip.
[2016-08-28 17:56:36] chattels: In 2014, against law, Zebari raised treating office guests by 100 times, from ID250k to ID25 million-- by 2015 it was ID60 million.
[2016-08-28 17:56:51] chattels: Zebari claimed one month of busy schedule. But documents showed raised cost throughout 2015.
[2016-08-28 17:57:06] chattels: Zebari rented a house for $157k/year, without proper authorization from the PM, req by law. Rent is also too high + other violations.
[2016-08-28 17:57:21] chattels: Zebari claimed contract existed from time he was MoFA. But didn't deny amount or lack of authorization as Min. of Finance.
[2016-08-28 17:58:07] chattels: Zebari appointed 450 bodyguards, costing #Iraq $2 million for travel (Baghdad-Arbil), w/out legal basis.
[2016-08-28 17:58:19] chattels: Without identifying it as such, Zebari spent $767k to upgrade Massoud Barzani's house + furniture 14 rooms & 2VIP bedrooms, etc.
[2016-08-28 17:59:32] chattels: wealthwatch.world/showthr...
[2016-08-28 18:02:27] chattels: ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Parliamentary questioning of #Iraq Minister of Finance, Hoshyar Zebari.
[2016-08-28 18:03:12] chattels: Joel Wing @JoelWing2 5h5 hours ago Joel Wing Retweeted Dr. Abbas Kadhim Dr Kadhim @DrAbbasKadhim has good rundown of what happened when Zebari was questioned by MPs
[2016-08-28 18:03:32] chattels: Joel Wing @JoelWing2 5h5 hours ago State of Law & KDP MPs ended up throwing water bottles at each other in parliament over questioning Finance Min Zebari
[2016-08-28 18:04:48] chattels: Will Maliki ever be questioned by the Parliament?
[2016-08-28 18:05:14] chattels: Dr. Abbas Kadhim @DrAbbasKadhim 5h5 hours ago . @harry276 --I hope to see him in Parliament soon. Of all #Iraqi politicians, he has the most to answer for.
[2016-08-28 19:44:04] Doug_W: GN gang
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