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03-08-2013, 12:24 AM
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BAGHDAD / NINA / The independent Kurdish MP, Mahmoud Othman described vote on some paragraphs of the budget in the absence of Kurdish component is "incorrect procedure" which is not consistent with the political consensus.

He explained in a statement to the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / that "insisting on vote on the budget in the absence of all MPs of Kurdish component and half the members of the Iraqiya coalition, will give incorrect impression, and will complicate the situation among the political blocs, and will affect passing laws in the next phase."

He explained that " vote on some paragraphs of the budget yesterday, led to the postponement of the visit of Prime Minister of Kurdistan to Baghdad, which was scheduled yesterday evening, as well as it will affect on the efforts of the province in question of convergence among the blocs, pointing out that" there were breakthroughs before the vote on the budget, but what happened after that would adversely affect the general political situation in the country and on the relations between the political blocs in the future. "

The House of Representatives had voted, in its meeting yesterday, under the chairmanship of Osama Nujaifi, President of the Council and in the presence of 168 MPs on 12 articles of the Federal budget, then the session adjourned to Thursday.

All members of the Kurdistan Alliance and half members of the Iraqiya coalition, did not attend the meeting, for the lack of consensus on some budget's items. "