BAGHDAD / Baghdadiya News / .. to coincide with the visit of an Iraqi ministerial delegation headed by Finance Minister Rafie al-Issawi the Jordanian capital, Amman, informed sources revealed that the Kingdom is currently seeking to satisfy the debt owed by Iraq
A new trade agreements, despite opposition from the Paris Club.
The sources said / the Baghdadi News / "The Iraqi Finance Minister who is currently visiting Jordan, has promised to discuss the issue of debt"
"The Kingdom of Jordan is seeking to meet their debts, and that there was a proposal to be the interpolation in the form of trade agreements as if the Iraq Yoffie debt payments in the form of crude oil"
The "Iraqi Finance Minister Rafie al-Issawi said that Iraq would discuss the issue of Jordanian debt, non-payment of dues a reference to the Kingdom of the existence of barriers to the Paris Club."
He al-Issawi, said in a statement to the newspaper "Tomorrow" that Jordan is doing in the context of consultations with the IMF in the framework of the annual audit conducted by the Fund officials in the capital Amman, noting that Central Bank Governor and the Minister of Planning of Iraq around for several in the Kingdom.
The governor of Central Bank of Jordan, former, Mohammed Saeed Shaheen, said that Jordan calls for Iraq to $ 1.4 billion of them did not pay any amount so far.
The former governor said in a press statement before the end of last year, "Iraq is procrastinating in payment and continue to provide arguments without paying any money, noting that the Iraqi government can not be pushing that these amounts debt on the previous government," the Jordanian government, according to Shaheen said It is Central Bank of Jordan's debt owed by his Iraqi counterpart, changes of government has nothing to do with the subject.
He said that Iraq has asked Shaheen to convert the file to the Paris Club to write off 90% are from the Office of the installment but the rest refused to Jordan as a debt owed can not be removed unless paid in full.
According to Shaheen, the debt of one billion dollars of Iraq premiums and benefits of $ 400 million.
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