Long-Presse / Sulaymaniyah
Said Vice President of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Qubad Talabani, on Saturday, said the provincial delegation will visit Baghdad the Iraqi government did not send the provincial employees' salaries, among the delegation that he would discuss the outstanding issues between Kurdistan and Baghdad.
Talabani said during the ceremonial opening of the three projects in Sulaimaniya airport and attended the (long-Presse), "was due to the Iraqi government sent the province salaries and then visiting delegation of the Kurdistan Baghdad province, "noting that" the Iraqi government did not send to the far region staff salaries. "
Talabani said that "the delegation will visit Baghdad province unless the province send employees' salaries," pointing out that "the delegation was to discuss the outstanding issues between the two sides."
The Erbil administration confirmed, in (October 29, 2014), that thousands of Arab employees (the Iraqis) working in various formations of the Kurdistan Regional Government to suffer the repercussions of the financial crisis and cut the federal government paid teens Kurds, while complained those employees from falling "victim" of the differences between the Baghdad and Erbil, Khanaqin administration revealed the non-receipt of hundreds of Peshmerga elements belonging to Arab nationalism for their salaries for months.
The deputies from the Kurdistan Alliance said, the Finance Minister, Hoshyar Zebari, who chairs the committee preparing the financial budget, and continues within the Erbil and Baghdad talks on oil dispute and the delay in staff salaries in the Kurdistan region, Marjaheen that the results of the talks within the Council of Ministers, are determined by the date of visit Nechirvan Barzani, head of the provincial government, to Baghdad.
Kurdistan staff suffer from delayed payment of salaries due to the differences between Baghdad and Erbil on the financial budget, accusing the federal government of using the region as a bargaining political pressure against the employees' salaries.
It is noteworthy that the former prime minister, Nouri al-Maliki, instructed to cut the budget of the Kurdistan region since the beginning of the current year 2014, including staff salaries, against the backdrop of the crisis between Baghdad and Erbil
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