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    01-19-2017, 01:55 PM
    Good afternoon DS. I just received a text from Med. He needs our prayers please. The following is his text: "My dad was found unconscious in his apartment. I had to call 911. They just took him by ambulance. Please ask for prayers for him."
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    01-22-2017, 10:35 AM
    Iraqi dinar in the tail of the strongest Arab currency arrangement 22-01-2017 10:52 AM Class US site of the Iraqi currency at the bottom of the strongest Arab currency arrangement. According to the order published on the US, the GCC currencies were among the strongest Arab currencies, are bottom , including Iraq, Lebanon and the countries of the list. And I occupied the Kuwaiti dinar, ranking first, followed by Oman, and then Bahrain, Jordan, Libya, Tunisia, Qatar, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Sudan, Morocco, Algeria, Djibouti, Syria, Yemen, Mauritania, Comoros, Somalia, and then Iraq and Lebanon. http://www.ikhnews.com/index.php?page=article&id=151657
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    01-22-2017, 10:54 AM
    Dollar drops to 1290 dinars in local markets 01/22/2017 Recorded foreign currency markets in Iraq on Sunday, a slight decrease of the price of the dollar against the Iraqi dinar. And record the market price at the Stock Exchange in Baghdad struggle at 1290 dinars to the dollar, ie 129 000 dinars for one hundred dollars. The buying and selling of the dollar in the prices of banking companies were: The sale price of the dollar to 1295 dinars, ie 129 thousand and 500 dinars for one hundred dollars. The purchase price of the dollar to 1285 dinars, ie 128 thousand and 500 dinars for one hundred Dollar. http://www.mawazin.net/%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AF%D9%88%D9%84%D8%A7%D8%B1-%D9%8A%D9%86%D8%AE%D9%81%D8%B6-%D8%A5%D9%84%D9%89-1290-%D8%AF%D9%8A%D9%86%D8%A7%D8%B1%D8%A7-%D9%81%D9%8A-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%A3%D8%B3%D9%88%D8%A7%D9%82-%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%85%D8%AD%D9%84%D9%8A%D8%A9
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    01-22-2017, 10:06 AM
    Iraq issued bonds worth one billion dollars to bridge the budget deficit January 22, 2017 The Ministry of Finance issued a foreign government bonds guaranteed by the US government in the amount of {} 1 billion on 01.18.2017. A statement by the Ministry of Finance was obtained by a copy, said Sunday that "the Ministry of Finance has made great efforts during the month of January and the beginning of this month to issue these bonds by meeting all necessary for the completion of this process, which had been successful in the end requirements. "We note that the duration of the bond is {5} years and an interest rate of 2.1% per annum, and will be the outcome of this bond used to finance the budget deficit, based on the General Budget Act, which authorized the Minister of Finance to issue those bonds." The statement continued that "foreign banks have praised the interest rate achieved by the Ministry of Finance for these bonds compared to similar cases to other countries has issued guaranteed by the United States government bonds. http://www.knoozmedia.com/188781/%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B9%D8%B1%D8%A7%D9%82-%D9%8A%D8%B5%D8%AF%D8%B1-%D8%B3%D9%86%D8%AF%D8%A7%D8%AA-%D8%A8%D9%82%D9%8A%D9%85%D8%A9-%D9%85%D9%84%D9%8A%D8%A7%D8%B1-%D8%AF%D9%88%D9%84%D8%A7%D8%B1-%D9%84%D8%B3/
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    Yesterday, 09:31 AM
    Kurdistan respond to the law: Maliki led us to seek separation and seeks to return to power 23/01/2017 He confirmed the Kurdistan Alliance, on Monday, that the Vice President Nouri al-Maliki's policy in his tenure as prime minister to the Kurdistan region prompted us to ask for independence. The MP said the coalition Majid Chenkali, L / balance News /, "The Kurdistan Region President Massoud Barzani and leaders of Irbil statements about independence, not new." He added, "What suffered Kurdistan during the rule of al-Maliki as prime minister and Ssayasth toward the region, prompted us to ask for independence," stressing that "the irreversibility of the goal of independence can not happen, and the need for dialogue to achieve starting from Baghdad, not from Ankara." He pointed Chenkali, that "it is difficult Maliki's return to power again, despite his attempts painstaking." It is said that the leading bloc of state law Mohammed Chihod confirmed that Massoud Barzani does not represent the Kurds and his remarks on the separation and paper consumed and is seeking political gains. Earlier in the day, the President of the Kurdistan region confirmed he will announce independence for the region in the event of al-Maliki become prime minister again, explaining that he can not live in an Iraq where Almaliki. http://www.mawazin.net/%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%83%D8%B1%D8%AF%D8%B3%D8%AA%D8%A7%D9%86%D9%8A-%D9%8A%D8%B1%D8%AF-%D8%B9%D9%84%D9%89-%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%82%D8%A7%D9%86%D9%88%D9%86-%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%85%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%83%D9%8A-%D8%AF%D9%81%D8%B9%D9%86%D8%A7-%D9%84%D8%B7%D9%84%D8%A8-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%A7%D9%86%D9%81%D8%B5%D8%A7%D9%84-%D9%88%D9%8A%D8%B3%D8%B9%D9%89-%D9%84%D9%84%D8%B9%D9%88%D8%AF%D8%A9-%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%89-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AD%D9%83%D9%85/%D8%B3%D9%8A%D8%A7%D8%B3%D9%8A%D8%A9
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    01-19-2017, 10:27 AM
    The Oil Ministry has prepared a new draft law of oil and gas 01/19/2017 The Oil Ministry announced the completed draft oil and gas law and send it to the secretariat of the Council of Ministers, noting that the goal is to strive and work to optimize the investment of national wealth of oil and gas. The oil minister said Jabar Luaibi " The ministry has completed a draft oil and gas law, in addition to a legal national oil company and national gas company by the relevant departments in the ministry and sent the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers, in order to discussion and approval and then carried over to the House of Representatives to Thariahma." Allaibi He explained that " the aim of preparing the bills is to seek and work to optimize the investment of national wealth of oil and gas and the development of the industry and to achieve the advancement of the economic reality of the country." He said the oil minister that " the national gas company law to ensure the development of investment facilities and gas production facilities and petrochemical industry and related industries the areas of gas, as well as greater coordination between the rings production and consumption of natural gas and the development of workers in this sector efficiency." For his part, Hamid Younis, and Undersecretary for gas, stressed that " the adoption of the law of the national gas company would design and organize gas investment policy in the country and lead the implementation of projects and operation of the facilities according to international standards programs." He said Younis " The studies and plans indicate that Iraq possesses huge potential can reach rates (5000) Mqmq (million standard cubic feet per day) and the concomitant production of massive amounts of condensate and dry gas, liquid , and other components , and what makes it in the ranks of the leading countries in the optimum use of gas. " http://www.almadapaper.net/ar/news/523319/%D9%88%D8%B2%D8%A7%D8%B1%D8%A9-%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%86%D9%81%D8%B7-%D8%A3%D8%B9%D8%AF%D8%AA-%D9%85%D8%B3%D9%88%D8%AF%D8%A9-%D8%AC%D8%AF%D9%8A%D8%AF%D8%A9-%D9%84%D9%82%D8%A7%D9%86%D9%88%D9%86-%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%86%D9%81
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    01-20-2017, 10:16 AM
    IMF praises economic reforms carried out by Iraq 17:23:45 01/20/2017 The International Monetary Fund and the presence of a second round of talks about the readiness program credit arrangements with Iraq for the next three years, stressing that Iraq has made good progress in implementing economic reforms ,according to the program. A statement of the head of the IMF mission in Iraq, Christian coconut, Friday (January 20 2017), that the Iraqi authorities have made good progress in the application of economic reforms, according to a program to prepare the credit arrangements. The nut, through the statement issued on the sidelines of discussions between the Iraqi government and the staff of the International Monetary Fund , which was held in Baku , Azerbaijan , for the period from 15-19 of this month, that " the Iraqi authorities and the staff of the International Monetary Fund will hold a second round of review Bernaj standby credit in March 2017. the Executive Board of the IMF completed in December last, the first review of the implementation of the standby credit agreement with Iraq for three years, an agreement that aims to assist Iraq in the implementation of the economic reform program and restore the fiscal balance in the medium term. http://sotaliraq.com/latestnews.php?id=384503#axzz4WJalS4jk
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    01-20-2017, 10:30 AM
    Logistical: the next governor will be the state of law Friday, January 20, 2017 News of the beholder / NNA /He confirmed the Baghdad Provincial Council member Saad logistical, on Friday, that the next governor of Baghdad, it will be a coalition of law being the largest bloc within the Council, pointing out that all of the major powers withdrew from the governor article Ali Tamimi Once the vote on his dismissal and became the role of caretaker only until the election of a new governor . He said logistical in an interview reportedly told the beholder News / NNA / "The question the governor article Ali Tamimi was professionally, legally and was based on service issues of concern to the interests of citizens Baghdadi away from any political things," adding that "there are members of other blocs is state law voted on impeachment, including the coalition forces and independent. " He added, logistical, that "after the sacking of al-Tamimi, the next governor of Baghdad, will be exclusively state law, that they are the largest bloc within the Council." http://www.nna-iq.com/archives/62119
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    01-20-2017, 09:51 AM
    Academy: industrial zones to attract foreign investment 1/19/2017 0:00 He called to ease customs restrictions BAGHDAD / Imad Emirate Investment is the real hub of the starting point for the production and activation plays a role in the contribution of the private sector to activate the national basic industries, in the presence of industrial capabilities has the potential to absorb unemployment and improve national production. According to the specialist, it requires the creation of training centers through which the investor takes the construction and rehabilitation of industrial cities to be able to bring necessary to grant the Iraqi industry competitive changes in the market that may raise domestic exports and improve the current account level away from oil exports. Economic academic d. Qusay al - Jabri confirmed that the Iraqi industrial and commercial areas can play a role in attracting foreign investment by easing customs restrictions on the movement of trade and to overcome the money needed for the development of capital movement difficulties and the creation of some industries that are exporting to the outside which is integrated with the industrial projects within the state, as well as provided of jobs contribute to tackling unemployment and providing hard currency through fees and rents paid and increase the country 's exports would contribute to increasing the gross domestic product . He said al - Jabri said in an interview for "morning" that the success of the investments required to provide an ideal investment climate depends class basis over the necessary infrastructure for the establishment of industrial investment projects and protects the availability of this trend to issue laws and regulations that ensure the safety of the projects. It contains the industrial sector on the thousands of different specialties factories but outside the scope of the production process, including the role of exercise productive wide tight. Jabri stressed the need to update the list of national industries , whether governmental or owned by the private sector by providing technology and adopting advanced methods of work and the establishment of industrial parks linking between them and the industrial projects list. He said this situation will lead to creating a constant demand on the local industrial production , both for the purposes of bringing imports or for export purposes, and will lead to a reduction of the degree of concentration of commodity and provide financial returns to finance government spending, as well as creating an export surplus solves exports replace oil. He said the Iraqi industries structure reform leads to increased value added in the economy and thereby raising the entry level , which is reflected in stimulating aggregate demand Baocefh source was key in pushing the overall width wheel and promote the development of production and increase productivity and raise growth rates in the term run. Among Jabri, that this measure should be accompanied by inflation in the beginning it 's not soon to disappear with the adaptation of the productive base to become capable of widespread demand balance and thus become able to pull their idle capacity in the economy , whether material or human. He believed that this option confirms its effectiveness to stimulate GDP and access to potential output levels , or near it, and concluded his speech Jabri. Thus , exports to increase in non - oil sector reflected in the surplus in the current account by increasing exports and by reducing imports of consumer goods on the other. And then the government can use it to finance government spending , similar to the experience of the Arab Emirates , which worked on the granting of investment in the productive sectors of the largest proportion compared to the service sectors to impose avoid dependence on oil as the sole source of the budget. http://www.alsabaah.iq/ArticleShow.aspx?ID=130040
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    01-19-2017, 09:33 AM
    Maliki's response to Kerry: Daesh Sniatkm Published on: Today Re head of a coalition of state law, Nuri al-Maliki, on Thursday, the US Secretary of State John Kerry's comments, accusing them of weakening the government and causing spillover of the organization "Daesh" in Iraq, telling him saying, "Daesh was a creation of the US president, the outgoing administration of Barack Obama. "Maliki said in a statement followed the "Sky Press," that "the organization Daesh was a creation of the US outgoing President Barack Obama's administration, which caused bloodshed in Iraq, Syria and Yemen. "The US Secretary of State John Kerry attacked, on Wednesday, former Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, and accused him of weakening the government and causing spillover of the organization "Daesh" in Iraq. http://skypressiq.net/23817-%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%85%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%83%D9%8A%20%D8%B1%D8%AF%D8%A7%20%D8%B9%D9%84%D9%89%20%D9%83%D9%8A%D8%B1%D9%8A:%20%D8%AF%D8%A7%D8%B9%D8%B4%20%D8%B5%D9%86%D9%8A%D8%B9%D8%AA%D9%83%D9%85.html
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    01-22-2017, 11:18 AM
    Keywords: banks face significant challenges Ttalq economic and security conditions for the country The governor of the Iraqi Central Bank on the Keywords, the private banks face significant challenges related to economic and security conditions experienced by the country. According Keywords in a statement the "Economy News" that the basis of the work of banks is credit and lending because of bad debt accumulation and failure to pay the amounts of borrowing by the borrowers as it reached the debt to 30% and this is unacceptable and when banks demanding their rights intervention of tribal and security problems. He added that there is another problem which is the payment of contractors deficit, as well as the use of the Kurdistan Region 7 trillion to private banks without returning them. He pointed out that the central bank and the banks were able to exceed a lot of problems. In response to the question: for obstructed some of the banks in repayment of deposits, answered the governor he can not Anqays banks the size in terms of number of banks operating in Iraq amounted to about 60 bank and the size of obstructed banks that do not exceed the number two, how can we measure 2 of 60 bank if the media should be fair toward the financial sector and not to be dragged behind some of the statements. http://economy-news.net/content.php?id=6512
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    01-21-2017, 10:23 AM
    IMF praises Iraq's economic reforms 1/21/2017  Baghdad / long-Presse Assured the International Monetary Fund, on Friday, that Iraq has made good progress in implementing economic reforms , according to the Stand -By Arrangements for the next three - year program, as he pointed to the existence of a second round of talks on this program will be conducted in the month of March of this year. Said Christian nut, head of the IMF mission in Iraq said in a statement on the sidelines of discussions between the Iraqi government and the staff of the International Monetary Fund , which was held in Baku , Azerbaijan , for the period from 15-19 December 2017, and seen by (long - Presse) that "Iraqi authorities have made good progress in applied economic reforms , according to the program Stand -By arrangements. " Coconut and added that "Iraqi authorities and the staff of the International Monetary Fund will hold a second round of review Bernaj standby credit in March 2017". The first round of the review of the results of Stand -By Arrangements program has ended in the 5 December 2016 in the past. http://www.almadapaper.net/ar/news/523405/%D8%B5%D9%86%D8%AF%D9%88%D9%82-%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%86%D9%82%D9%80%D9%80%D8%AF-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AF%D9%88%D9%84%D9%8A-%D9%8A%D8%B4%D9%8A%D9%80%D8%AF-%D8%A8%D8%A5%D8%B5%D9%84%D8%A7%D8%AD%D8%A7%D8%AA-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B9%D8%B1
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    Yesterday, 09:24 AM
    Despite accusations Central Balvesad..alpennek clings to "sell the currency window" and confirms no substitute them 23.01.2017Baghdad balances NewsThe governor of the Iraqi Central Bank on the Keywords, the lack of fundamental change in the process of selling the dollar currency by a window, except for some regulatory controls, describing the central bank's currency reserves are hard to (reassuring). And he denied the existence of any influence of currency auction on the reserve, while calling on the boards of directors of private banks not to involve themselves executive matters, so do not put themselves under penalty of perjury. Keywords said in a press statement spoke out to the media, said that "Iraq's reserves of reassuring the dollar, within our calculations in the light of a review of the International Monetary Fund minute for the coming years." "The Reserve Aigas number absolute but within Almaaarata to be Bakdrahjm local currency traded Awaktrmenha, bringing the reserve dollar still Bmekdarmenasp of efficiency and size," adding that "the size of the reserve Itagariomia according Maystlmh Central Bank of Dolarmen the Ministry of Finance, and Maaabieh of Dolarmen through currency window, saying he does not have an exact figure because Mngergirthapt reserve. " And on the charges, which some directed by the Central Bank Btafrath reserve Iraq of currencies that are hard, the governor said: "This speech reflects the lack of briefing and understanding of the process of selling the dollar, which is normal in all countries of the world, where the swap trillions of dollars held annually in buying and selling operations in the markets." , adding that "the situation in Iraq is more pronounced than those countries because of the exigencies of dollar selling by the central bank because one dollar source is the government you through the process of the central bank sold for Aldenarabraghi of the market." The governor saw that the window for an alternative to dollar selling by the central bank, saying the central bank stopped or reluctance to sell the dollar, will lead to the collapse of the Iraqi dinar, the higher dollar exchange rate tremendously. " He said: "It the absence of any material changes with the exception of a review process from time to time and the other banks involved in the window to determine the share of each bank in accordance with the standards regarding the extent of its commitment to the rules and procedures of trust operations and their validity." And on the work of banks in the sale of the dollar stressed the parliamentary finance committee member Ahmed Sarhan, the private banks are subject to the law in their work, while noting that it licensed from the state and the central bank. Ahmed said in a press statement, said that "private banks licensed by the state and the Central Bank," adding that "those banks are subject to the law of the banks." He pointed out that "any violation of these banks at the auction of the currency would be punished," pointing out that "the central bank can take all measures against violations of those banks." He stressed the need to "work the central bank to the fullest to control the work of private banks in the auction of the currency." The central bank announced, all signs cooperation agreement with one specializing in the field of training and consulting international institutions. And Ujae Vophsi statement Tqlt / balances News / copy of it, that "the Governor of the Central Bank of Iraq on the Keywords signed a memorandum of understanding with one specializing in the field of training and international institutions and consulting services to support the central bank's efforts to combat money laundering and terrorist financing and consulting for compliance and risk management activities and develop capabilities in this field. " The statement said, "These activities and events financed by a group of donor countries in the framework of the Convention." A source in the Iraqi Central Bank, that the bank will depend on the other beneficiaries in the process of selling the dollar, unlike in the present time, as explained that the instructions issued regarding currency aim sale "to control the sale of the dollar window and find out the source of exchange," The source according Manglth (Economy News) that "the new regulations require private banks to provide documents showing the sales of the dollar and the names of the recipients." The source said that "the instructions issued by the central bank about the currency goal of selling control of dollar selling window as well as knowledge of the source of the dollar," stressing that "it is for that relied on documents provided by private banks which show sales of the dollar and the recipients." The source explained that "previously relied window sell the currency on the bills dealers offered to banks, who in turn submit them to the Central Bank of Iromon be obtained on the dollar, which, according to the Central Bank of the mostly not true, " adding that "the bank wants the banks to prove who is the another beneficiary received on the dollar until the central bank can contact him at random and making sure picking on the currency. " Auction sell the currency at the central bank to Aaakhlu of corruption, according to revelations deputies in Parliament, where she said the Parliamentary Finance Committee member Majida al-Tamimi, said the very large corruption files in your currency auction of the Central Bank, indicating that the currency "fad" auction. She said Tamimi's / balances News /, "The money that has been stolen in the auction currency is very large and that the size of the auction just a fad and Ahtkrth politically influential commercial layer linked to each other and fielded oil imports auctions in order to steal people's livelihood." She added, "The Central Bank reserves decrease gradually because of those bad process of stealing the money under the cover of so-called auction currency." The Committee on Parliamentary Integrity has formed sub-committees to open an investigation of auction sale of currency, where MP Abdul Karim Alabtan, that "there are sub-committees within the Integrity Commission is investigating the auction process in the Central Bank of the existence of suspicions of major corruption" . http://www.mawazin.net/%D8%B1%D8%BA%D9%85-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%A7%D8%AA%D9%87%D8%A7%D9%85%D8%A7%D8%AA-%D8%A8%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%81%D8%B3%D8%A7%D8%AF%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%A8%D9%86%D9%83-%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%85%D8%B1%D9%83%D8%B2%D9%8A-%D9%8A%D8%AA%D9%85%D8%B3%D9%83-%D9%86%D8%A7%D9%81%D8%B0%D8%A9-%D8%A8%D9%8A%D8%B9-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B9%D9%85%D9%84%D8%A9-%D9%88%D9%8A%D8%A4%D9%83%D8%AF-%D9%84%D8%A7%D8%A8%D8%AF%D9%8A%D9%84-%D8%B9%D9%86%D9%87%D8%A7
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    01-22-2017, 10:50 AM
    Economic talks between Iraq and the International Monetary Fund on standby Alantmaia 22/01/2017 Iraqi side held affiliate program ready Alantmaia meetings with the International Monetary Fund in Baku, Azerbaijan, in order to prepare for the meetings of the second review of the program which will be held in March next month. A statement by the Ministry of Finance received / balances News / copy of it, that "the meeting was attended by Deputy Finance Minister Fadhil Nabi Othman, and Governor of the Central Bank of Iraq and the head of the Federal Office of Financial Supervision and Financial Advisor to the Prime Minister and experts in finance, planning and oil ministries and the Central Bank of Iraq and the Kurdistan region." The statement added, "It was to discuss the level of implementation of the general budget for 2016, as well as discuss the extent to which the general budget for 2017 with Alantmaia readiness program to the mechanics of financing the budget deficit in 2017, and expressed head of the IMF mission satisfaction with the efforts made by the Ministry of Finance and the Central Bank of Iraq and other ministries in the field to meet the requirements of the program and it's going according to timings marked in the program. http://www.mawazin.net/%D9%85%D8%A8%D8%A7%D8%AD%D8%AB%D8%A7%D8%AA-%D8%A7%D9%82%D8%AA%D8%B5%D8%A7%D8%AF%D9%8A%D8%A9-%D8%A8%D9%8A%D9%86-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B9%D8%B1%D8%A7%D9%82-%D9%88%D8%B5%D9%86%D8%AF%D9%88%D9%82-%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%86%D9%82%D8%AF-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AF%D9%88%D9%84%D9%8A-%D8%A8%D8%B4%D8%A3%D9%86-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%A7%D8%B3%D8%AA%D8%B9%D8%AF%D8%A7%D8%AF-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%A7%D9%86%D8%AA%D9%85%D8%A7%D8%A6%D9%8A
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    01-21-2017, 10:31 AM
    Parliamentary: the presidency of parliament crashes Showing 51 legally vote 01/21/2017 It revealed an MP for the mass of citizens that Abdolreza shower, on Friday, the existence of an updated 51 project has not been put to the vote the law, calling Presidency of the Council of Representatives to be included on the agenda successively for the purpose of voting upon. The shower, in a statement received (range) a copy of it, that "there are 51 draft law was completed the first and second readings of the two, and still within the drawers Presidency of the Council of Representatives without a display in the works of the parliamentary sessions agenda for a vote. She member bloc citizen that "many of those with a direct link matters of interest to citizens and provide services to him as a law and the law of civil care Civil Service laws, in addition to other laws associated with building government institutions of the Iraqi state. " Shower and showed that "the latter is against the rules of procedure which indicated very clearly that the updated draft laws are presented for a vote at a maximum period of two weeks from the expiration date of the second reading of her" .odat MP for the coalition of the wise Presidency of the Council of Representatives to "speed up the display of such laws within the agenda of future meetings of the parliament. " http://www.almadapaper.net/ar/news/523433/%D8%A8%D8%B1%D9%84%D9%85%D8%A7%D9%86%D9%8A%D8%A9-%D8%B1%D8%A6%D8%A7%D8%B3%D8%A9-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%A8%D8%B1%D9%84%D9%85%D8%A7%D9%86-%D8%AA%D8%B9%D8%B7%D9%84-%D8%B9%D8%B1%D8%B6-51-%D9%82%D8%A7%D9%86%D9%88
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    01-22-2017, 10:15 AM
    Legal expert confirms eligibility Abadi Barzani to dismiss and appoint another his job January 22, 2017 He stressed the legal Tariq Harb, Sunday, that the Baghdad government has the right to dismiss the President of Kurdistan, Massoud Barzani, and the appointment of another his job. He said the war in a statement, "Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has the legal right to dismiss the President of the Kurdistan region, Massoud Barzani, being the owner of the highest executive office in the state and its decisions apply to the provinces and territories." He added that "Article 78 of the Constitution, which stipulates that the prime minister is the direct executive responsible to the public policy of the state, which includes the provinces and the region and therefore is entitled to dismissal of Barzani." And the war, that "in spite of the powers-Abadi, but until now did not issue any Act of Parliament defines the powers of the federal government toward the region. http://www.knoozmedia.com/188667/%D8%AE%D8%A8%D9%8A%D8%B1-%D9%82%D8%A7%D9%86%D9%88%D9%86%D9%8A-%D9%8A%D8%A4%D9%83%D8%AF-%D8%A3%D8%AD%D9%82%D9%8A%D8%A9-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B9%D8%A8%D8%A7%D8%AF%D9%8A-%D9%81%D9%8A-%D8%A7%D9%82%D8%A7%D9%84/
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    01-21-2017, 10:17 AM
    A delegation from the Kurdistan region to visit Baghdad, carrying with him a file of Independence 01.21.2017 Euphrates News plans a delegation from the Kurdistan region will include representatives of political parties, to Baghdad soon to discuss formally on independence. A member of the political bureau of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan ( PUK ) , Sadi Ahmed beer, in a press statement, said that the visit was decided in the last meeting between the Union and the Democratic Party , adding that " the delegation is composed of representatives of the parties participating in the government and representatives of the Turkmen and ChaldoAssyrians." For his part, spokesman of the Political Bureau of the Democratic Party of Kurdistan, Mahmoud Mohammed, "must be a dialogue on how the future management of this country, we have not been able to live together through the autonomy nor the federal government, what will be the situation now." "The best option is to be independent and the two governments are good neighbors, and this delegation will visit Baghdad to talk about the cause of independence." After my visit with President of Kurdistan , Massoud Barzani, the head of the territorial Government, Nechirvan Barzani, the last two to Baghdad, it became independence at the top of the dialogue between Ganpin.anthy officials agenda file http://alforatnews.com/modules/news/article.php?storyid=137299
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    Yesterday, 09:35 AM
    Directing an oral question to the Chief Election Commissioner highlighted the work of the parliament session tomorrow 23/01/2017 The Governing Council of Representatives, on Tuesday, its regular reading and vote on a number of laws Almanmh.fima will direct an oral question to the President of the Independent Electoral Commission. She said the information office of the Council in a statement received / balances News / copy of it, "parliament held in the eleventh hour of the day on Tuesday, its fifth session of the second legislative term of the third legislative year, to vote on the draft government Banking Act (the Finance Committee, the Legal Committee) (Article 24). " The statement added, that "the meeting also include a vote on the draft Private Security Companies Act (the Security and Defense Committee, the Legal Committee) (42 items), and vote on the proposed Act to amend the Companies Act No. 21 of 1997 (Commission of Tourism and Antiquities, the Committee on Economy and Investment) (3 items) and vote on a resolution as the Nineveh plain, a disaster area. " And between, that "the agenda includes an oral question MP (Serwa Abdul Wahid) to the head of the Independent Electoral Commission, and view a report and discussion of the draft professionalism Sports Act (Youth and Sports Committee) (21 items), and report and discuss the draft of the Ministry of Defence Act (Committee on Security and Defence) (Article 14), as well as view a report and discussion of the draft law of financial management (Finance Committee) (Article 53). http://www.mawazin.net/%D8%AA%D9%88%D8%AC%D9%8A%D9%87-%D8%B3%D8%A4%D8%A7%D9%84-%D8%B4%D9%81%D9%87%D9%8A-%D9%84%D8%B1%D8%A6%D9%8A%D8%B3-%D9%85%D9%81%D9%88%D8%B6%D9%8A%D8%A9-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%A7%D9%86%D8%AA%D8%AE%D8%A7%D8%A8%D8%A7%D8%AA-%D8%A3%D8%A8%D8%B1%D8%B2-%D8%A3%D8%B9%D9%85%D8%A7%D9%84-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%A8%D8%B1%D9%84%D9%85%D8%A7%D9%86-%D8%A8%D8%AC%D9%84%D8%B3%D8%A9-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%BA%D8%AF
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    01-22-2017, 09:54 AM
    Parliamentary Economy: near a vote on the Agencies Law 1/22/2017 0:00 BAGHDAD / Shaima Rashid revealed a member of the economic and investment commission in Parliament, Nora Albjara, the presence of two laws in voting for approval in the coming period and are legally statistics and commercial agencies. The Albjara in a statement »Sabah», that « the amendment Second will be the Commercial Agencies Law before voting on it soon, featuring some of the paragraphs that the private sector will be given a great opportunity, by allowing the Iraqi dealer that is an agent exclusively without agency clause from the exporting country», weighted «pass census law was delayed because of a political bush by her own, as well as other problems with the law , including the return of displaced persons and other disputed territories». http://www.alsabaah.iq/ArticleShow.aspx?ID=130236
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    Today, 09:20 AM
    High degree of optimism about Iraq's credit rating 1/24/2017 0:00 BAGHDAD / Mustafa al - Hashimi to prove the role of the private sector should be more realistic in the economic process of Iraq has become the current stage requires for institutions and private sector companies on the credit rating proves its worth , along with all ministries and government departments including gives a clear picture of the investment environment, especially in the reconstruction of liberated areas. Confirmed economic researcher Lubna al - Shammari importance of a credit rating of Iraq in conformity with its potential in its wealth management and be the degree of classification is very close to the reality of the country , including the public gives a true and correct to investors outlook foreigners. Iraq had obtained a rating at B- , a first grade credit rating issued by international rating of Iraq 's institutions, known as credit rating GCR, which is an acronym for (global credit rating) as a measure to assess the possibility of the borrower to meet its obligations in the face of the lenders in other words risk non - payment of the lender (Sindh) source to fulfill its obligations (loan to value and benefits) of the borrower (bond holder). And is rated the world 's credit rating ladder consists of four grades are A, B, C and D as well as variables that represent signal + or - different Petkrarat. The credit rating agencies of the three, the Standard & Poor 's , and Moody's, Fitch in general risks related to religion versions for both corporations or governments evaluate. She Shammari in an interview for the "morning" it is necessary to ask all ministries and government departments with companies and private sector institutions to obtain the credit rating of the fact that it would give the public sector in the country 's real class in the hierarchy of classification after a study of the general situation of the ministries and departments as well as private sector . He pointed out that Iraq is on the liberation of the cities of Mosul and Anbar , from the clutches of "Daesh" terrorist, what gives priority to be the degree of classification optimistic in the final outcome and send reassurance to the world signals that Iraq is secure and stable and become suitable for an entrepreneurial investment environment varied. She pointed out that the need to increase the degree of Iraq 's credit rating by rating institutions and private sector companies, especially with a positive outlook stable in recent appreciation of the rating, indicating that Iraq has the economic resources , which qualifies him to raise the rating to advanced degrees and better than the present. The rating agency Standard & Poor 's , the largest credit rating agencies in the world, has recently proven its credit rating for Iraq at B- / B in spite of the fluctuation of oil prices and a height of caution and gave him a stable outlook, adding in a statement that the decline in the price of oil has kept the financial pressure and external. In turn , spokesman for the Ministry of Planning Abdul - Zahra al - Hindawi said that the Ministry of Finance approached the concerned international institutions credit rating and not the Ministry of Planning. Among al - Hindawi told the "morning" that the subject of Iraq 's credit rating for the subject of fiscal and monetary policy , a specialty of the Ministry of Finance. However , the «Standard & Poor 's » pointed out that Iraq possesses huge reserves and has substantial oil exports, thereby reducing the concerns in this area. So attached to the agency classified the prospects of a stable, usually at the same time as the country 's growth will remain steady in the medium term due to the significant increase in oil production will ease the pressure of the budget. http://www.alsabaah.iq/ArticleShow.aspx?ID=130382
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    Today, 09:52 AM
    (Details) Parliament ends its read the bills and raise the hearing to Thursday 24-01-2017 03:43 PM Lifting of the House of Representatives, to its usual on Thursday. According to a statement of the Department of Media parliament, the House of Representatives ended in its regular fifth second legislative term of the legislative year third third parliamentary session , which was held under the chairmanship of Salim al - President of the Council and in the presence of 224 deputies on Thursday, the second reading of the draft legal professional athlete and financial management. At the outset of the meeting President al - Jubouri , submitted on behalf of the House of Representatives deepest condolences for each of the MP Fadel Kanani of the death of one of his relatives and MP Abdul Rasul morning of the death of a member of her family, while he read ladies and gentlemen of Representatives Al - Fatihah memory of the spirit Fiqidan. For his part , Chairman of the House of Representatives parliamentary committees demanded importance expedite the provision of the legislation , which still has, pointing to the existence of a large number of bills have been read the first reading or second expected vote , which requires speed up submitting by the competent committees to Drjha on the agenda of future meetings agenda, pointing out that the presidency of the Council is determined to put the agenda of all the sessions in the current legislative term. Jubouri between the existence of a request for oral question submitted by MP Hanan al governor of the central bank were to set a date on his current and 28-1 to the Integrity Commission in the current and 31-1 to the Municipality of Baghdad in the next 7-2 as well as to determine the day 9-2 as the date for the oral question submitted by MP Mohammad Tamim , the Ministry of oil and 11-2 on a date to a question submitted by MP Mahmoud Reda , secretary of the Prime Minister. President al - Jubouri noted to determine the day 13-2 the next date for the question oral report from the Attorney Hisham Radi Jabbar for the Department of Immigration and determine the day 21-2 date to a question submitted by MP Hanan al Ministry of Water Resources as well as identifying the next day 23-2 date to answer the question oral report of MP Amal Mari Sunni stop and determine the next 25-2 date to answer to an oral question submitted by MP Hanan al Ministry of transport as well as on 27.2 deadline to answer an oral question submitted by MP Mohammad Mashi - Tai to the media and on 7-3 as the date for the question oral sponsored by the MP Hanan al to general manager of Midland oil company. The president of the House of Representatives that he was approaching the concerned authorities to set a date questioning each of the Minister of Health at the request of the Attorney Awad al - Awadi and Chairman of the CMC at the request of the MP Hanan al and Mr. Minister of Agriculture at the request of Rep . Zainab al - Tai, alluding to complete formalities and legal own interrogations provided by the MP Magda Tamimi of the election commission and lawmaker Kazem Sayadi Shiite stop and high Nassif MP Mr. Minister of planning and Minister of trade and agency, calling MP Riad Ghali to complete documents relating to the questioning of the Minister of Education. And decided the Presidency of the Council to postpone the vote on each of the draft government banks and provided financial and legal Committees Act and the proposed Act to amend the Companies Act No. 21 of 1997 and sponsored by the committees of Tourism and Antiquities and the economy and investment as well as to delay voting on the draft Private Security Companies Act and submitted by the Committee on Security and Defense and the wording of the decision as the Nineveh plain , a disaster area for the disruption of quorum. Then followed by MP Ahmad electrodes statement on behalf of Bloc coalition Iraqi forces on the events in Tarmiya Beach Taji , which he referred to the attempt by some security authorities stagger the work of the government and disturbing the victories achieved in Mosul through dozens of by some security authorities arrested a manner contrary to the law of their homes where they were released but some other unknown force has arrested dozens of people . The statement called on to speed up the whereabouts of detainees from Tarmiya Beach coronary and who were detained and released immediately and the opening of an expanded investigation into the breach and the authorities and those involved in it as well as hold the government fully responsible for the safety of civilian detainees until their release , calling for considering this type of operation in violation of the Constitution and to deal with those who them as outlaws. On the other hand, the Board completed reading the report and discussion of the draft law and professional sports submitted by the Committee of Youth and Sports. In the interventions of Representatives MP Abbas al - Bayati called to mind the bill to international law and to benefit from the experiences of others and that includes professional specifications away from patronage. The MP Riad Ghraib , on the importance to achieve the bill 's earnings sporting institutions proposal set a time period of up to three years to learn the extent of its usefulness for sports clubs. In its reply to the interventions of the Committee on confirmed taking into account the observations of Representatives in fueling the bill for the development of professional athletes. And it decided to postpone the Presidency of the Council read the report and discuss the draft of the Ministry of Defense, submitted by the Committee on Security and Defence Act. Council finished reading the report and discuss the draft law and financial management submitted by the Finance Committee. In the interventions of Representatives, Rep . Kaveh Mohammad pointed out that the bill is overly centralized administration does not enjoy the powers to distribute more. She called MP Najiba Najib to determine the powers of the regions and provinces in financial management and not just with reference to the only decentralization, as well as taking into account the federal system and the privacy of the Kurdistan region. He noted the MP Adnan al - Janabi , to the bill an opportunity to overcome the problems that have the financial side resulting from the legislation of laws. MP Furat al - Tamimi , up fixed - term contained in the bill from three years to five years in order to create a broader vision of the world oil prices. For its part, it confirmed that the Committee on the bill included the Kurdistan region within the administrative formations concerned financial management, pointing to proceed with the enactment of the law and taking into consideration the observations and suggestions made. On the other hand President al - Jubouri said the postponement of the oral question submitted to the Chief Election Commissioner despite the presence of the Council at the request of the introductory question MP Serwa Abdul Wahid. http://www.ikhnews.com/index.php?page=article&id=151786
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    Today, 09:33 AM
    Parliamentary Finance: New government bill as «social solidarity 1/24/2017 BAGHDAD / Omar Abdel - Latif , the Finance Committee in the House of Representatives revealed that the government has prepared a new law on behalf of «social solidarity», stressing that this law will help the staff went to the private sector instead of the public in the future, at a time when the economic and investment commission parliamentary emphasized raising the issue of the purchase of term some of the remaining employees for the purposes of retirement service. The decision of the Finance Committee in the House of Representatives Ahmed Haji Rashid said in a statement singled out by the «morning»: The «government withdrew pension law of Parliament, and is the « social solidarity »Act , which would be within the retirement law», indicating that « the draft of this law has not been up to now to the parliament. » He added that « the new law encourages the staff went to the private sector during the next phase», adding that « the Commission had discussed the retirement age with the legal committee of parliamentary and reach agreements , including an employee who referred to the retirement salary entitlement if he had 15 years of service and above, and the possibility of buying a number of years by some of the staff for the purposes of retirement if it is up to 50 years on the grounds that the pension does not distract only if it has completed the reduction of old years ». Experts and specialists warned Haji Rashid that «Act (social solidarity) is all of these concepts due to its dependence on bank terms and conditions of the International Monetary Fund to grant loans to Iraq, by raising the pension age of 15-20 years», in addition to raising the legal retirement age of 63 - 65 years ». He stressed that the decision of the Commission «Finance Committee will discuss with experts and specialists all came in the draft of this law and put forward their ideas and suggestions to enact a law that satisfies all parties, it can not enact a law which will be affected more than those who will avenge them.» New amendment For her part, member of the Committee of Economy and Investment Nora Albjara: The «new pension law saw the proposal to reduce the retirement age and the purchase of the remaining term of service», noting that «Modify retirement law that has been in the past in 2015, and allowed the employees who serve 15 years ended right retirement did not apply. » She Albjara in the statement summarized by the «morning» that « the amendment was to reduce the number of employees , especially women who have a service of 15 years and three children and older can refer them to retire», indicating that «this paragraph were returned because the employee or remaining an employee of the age of his service in the job two years or three can buy the remaining amount of the stops for those years to be referred to retirement. » They pointed out that «lowering the retirement age and the purchase of the remaining period will serve much of the Ministries of Industry and Minerals and the defense of self - financing loss - making companies , which includes a large number of employees some of them wanted to retirement without the paragraph - old that hinder it, as well as the presence of investors willing to restart those plants , but they surprised the huge numbers of staff in these companies, as they serve the country that are looking for funds. » Plan for reform The disclosure law «social solidarity», coinciding with a series of laws and legislation put forward by the government in the last period in a long - term plan for economic reforms announced by Prime Minister Dr. Haider al - Abadi since taking over the government. Among the laws and legislation that provided in the framework of the organization of work in the public sector, is a project to grant employee law five years leave, comes as read: «the concerned minister or the head of the body is related to the Ministry or the Governor or his nominee none of them grants from completed five actual years ' imprisonment the job of the staff paid leave my name for five years and be without pay because increased for five years and be counted for the purposes of pensions to be paid arrests pension complete within a period of enjoyment of leave and aggregated approval of the Prime Minister , if the employee rank of director general or above », said Prime Minister Haider al - Abadi : the «granting leave to employees would be voluntary and not compulsory and to facilitate the pressure on employees and job grades on the state and there are staff want to leave and now we have opened the door to them so», adding that « the holiday would be calculated to him for the purposes of retirement discounting the benefits of it». As the Secretary - General of the Council of Ministers announced d. Mahdi Keywords recently announced the launch of the project «Social Fund for Development» to empower the poor and disadvantaged and to contribute to the elimination of unemployment, the project comes in collaboration with the World Bank, revealed Keywords in an earlier interview with «morning», that « the most important priorities of the government for the next phase is to diversify sources of revenue Income, which requires the development of industrial, agricultural, tourism and other sectors, especially if we have a reform package announced », saying« there is no law for the development of industrial cities currently being discussed would be a great window for the advancement of the industrial sector in Iraq ». http://www.alsabaah.iq/ArticleShow.aspx?ID=130403
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    Today, 10:07 AM
    Dollar drops to 1274 dinars in foreign exchange markets in Iraq01.24.2017 Recorded foreign currency markets in Iraq, on Tuesday morning, down to the price of the dollar against the Iraqi dinar. And record the market price at the Stock Exchange in Baghdad struggle at 1274.5 dinars to the dollar, ie, 127 thousand and 450 hundred dinars to the dollar, after it was yesterday the dollar in 1286 dinars. The buying and selling of the dollar in the prices of banking companies were:The sale price of the dollar to 1280 dinars, ie 128 000 dinars, for a hundred dollars. The purchase price of the dollar to 1270 dinars, ie 127 000 dinars, for a hundred dollars. foreign currency:Euro world price: 100 euro = 107.57 dollars LB Universal Price: 100 lbs = US $ 125.07 Turkish Lira Global Price: $ 100 = 376.88 TL 100 US dollars = 132.10 Australian dollars 100 US dollars = 132.38 Canadian dollars US $ 100 = 138.35 dollars Uzlnde. http://www.mawazin.net/%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AF%D9%88%D9%84%D8%A7%D8%B1-%D9%8A%D9%86%D8%AE%D9%81%D8%B6-%D8%A5%D9%84%D9%89-1274-%D8%AF%D9%8A%D9%86%D8%A7%D8%B1%D8%A7-%D9%81%D9%8A-%D8%A3%D8%B3%D9%88%D8%A7%D9%82-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B9%D9%85%D9%84%D8%A7%D8%AA-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%A3%D8%AC%D9%86%D8%A8%D9%8A%D8%A9-%D8%A8%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B9%D8%B1%D8%A7%D9%82/%D8%A7%D9%82%D8%AA%D8%B5%D8%A7%D8%AF%D9%8A%D8%A9
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    Today, 09:04 AM
    good morning to all ds i pray that everyone will have a blessed day today , tudor we sending you so warm weather,so stay warn,and all other also
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    Today, 07:01 AM
    Good morning. Bondlady2 I haven't heard from Med. I will send him a message later today. Wow Sis, I sure hope it starts to warm up for ya'll quickly. I've heard about electric bills being a lot higher, it's ridiculous!! We won't receive ours til the last day of the month & I'm not looking forward to it. Cleopatra coffee is my treat today, come on over. Enjoy a wonderful & blessed day DS. Stay safe.
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    Today, 06:47 AM
    Good Tuesday morning all ds. Been rainy lately here. Glad it is not snow!! Hope everyone has a great day. Going to grab some morning joe...anyone for some coffee??:o
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    Yesterday, 11:02 AM
    Morning all. Bondlady2, no I have not heard any update. I don't text and he doesn't usually answer the phone. Maybe ksd will hear something soon. Still chilly and frozen snow here. It is receding some and the roads are mostly clear, except side streets are very icy yet. Just wish the temps would go up and stay there. Not this week though, dang freezing temps lol. Power bill is almost triple normal, that hurts. But we will survive. You all have a great week and be happy with what you have, family, food, shelter.....
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    Yesterday, 10:55 AM
    anyone heard from med's dad?
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    Yesterday, 10:10 AM
    Barzani: I will announce the independence of Kurdistan if al-Maliki returned to the government 23.1.2017 The head of the Kurdistan region , Massoud Barzani , he will announce the province 's independence, without reference to one, in the event of the return of president of a coalition of state law , Nuri al - Maliki for prime minister. Barzani said in a newspaper interview that the dismissal of the finance minister, Hoshyar Zebari , "was directed against Prime Minister Haider al - Abadi and the process of Mosul, to drop the first and second abort, and re - Nuri al - Maliki to the post of prime minister." On the possibility of the return of al - Maliki's government, Barzani stressed , "The moment Maliki takes the prime minister will announce the independence of Kurdistan and without reference to one, but come what may. Barzani said he spoke frankly with Abadi and political leaders met in Baghdad that the Iraqis have failed to build a true partnership with including "so it is best to be good neighbors." in another aspect of the interview, said the President of Kurdistan, said the officials of the Kurdistan region a good relationship with the new American team president Donald Trump, and expected that the United States continues to support the Kurds. http://www.alliraqnews.com/modules/news/article.php?storyid=57089
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