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One border crossing points in Basra
Basra exclude the application of the tariff could not be Asthsalha of North ports

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06/06/2015 15:53
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Long-Presse / Basra

Announced the members of the provincial council in Basra on Saturday, for the inapplicability of the tariff law in the south outlets could not be applied in the north ports, while underlining that the political and economic situation in Iraq does not allow the imposition of financial burdens on citizens, they pointed out that nine head of outlets will be harmed in the event of the application of the tariff in Basra.

The head of the Oversight Committee and the financial allocations in the Basra Governorate Council Ahmed al-Sulaiti said in an interview to the (long-Presse), that "the tariff law will not apply in the border ports in Basra until the next month of August could not be applied in the Kurdistan region of outlets," noting that "the government Central has linked its application in the south enabled this in the north of the Kurdistan region and that the outlets would not commit to the decision of the government in Baghdad. "

He Sulaiti, that "the new tariff law is intended to achieve returns of taxes on goods and materials, the central government is justified by economic feasibility of which supplement the general budget of the financial returns", pointing out that the local government has the legislative provisions confirm ownership of the right of those returns and is not granted of the center. "

For his part, Chairman of the Legal Committee in the Basra Governorate Council Ahmed Abdul Hussein said in an interview to the (long-Presse), "The political and economic situation that Iraq is going through does not bear the financial cost to the Iraqi people for the time being through the imposition of taxes and fees and high prices", pointing out that "the application of tariff activated gradually assumes no surprise."

He explained Abdul-Hussein, that "the application of the customs tariff in its current form will sign the damage on the nine border ports in Basra, the head of the Revenue materials and goods to Iraq," adding that "the increase recently approved the new tariff will add to the budget (about 2 trillion dinars) but in return will make This repulsive ports for traders and suppliers of the goods. "

The provincial council in Basra, it was announced in the (twenty-fourth of April 2015), rejected the decision of the Ministry of Finance and the judge activate the tariff law issued in 2010, saying that the decision to try to displace the merchants of Basra to the governorates of the Kurdistan region.

The Iraqi Council of Ministers approved on Tuesday (second from June 2015), to meet the customs tariffs and taxes in all border crossing points to Iraq, while pointing out that this procedure will take effect early next month of August.