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BAGHDAD / NINA / Minister of Planning and Development Cooperation, the Acting Minister of Finance Ali al-Shukri declared that the Presidency of the Republic has ratified the state budget for the current year 2013.

He told the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / " the Minister of Justice, Hassan al-Shammari has been informed in order to publish the budget in the Official Gazette / facts of Iraq /".

The House of Representatives had approved the state budget for the current year on 7. March in the presence of 168 MPs and with a clear absence of the Kurdish bloc and many of Iraqiya coalition MPs, who regarded passing the Budget in this way as breach for the national consensus, which the political process in the country was build upon.