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Interesting....However, any deals with IRAN would not work in our favor especially if we are talking about an RV.  Unless of course, our recent call for increased sanctions has been rescinded. We are still under the "PLAN" and we are currently not playing ball with Iran. 

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4 minutes ago, moneysoon said:

Interesting....However, any deals with IRAN would not work in our favor especially if we are talking about an RV.  Unless of course, our recent call for increased sanctions has been rescinded. We are still under the "PLAN" and we are currently not playing ball with Iran. 

Imo I think iraq is ready for everyone to have and use iqd

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Economy News Baghdad

TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran on Monday rejected Iraq's proposal to receive gas from the country, denying at the same time that Iraq was providing humanitarian and food commodities to Iran for the price of gas.

"The National Gas Company does not agree with Iraq's proposal to pay Iranian gas for the source in the dinar," the official IRNA news agency reported, quoting Deputy Oil Minister for International Affairs Amirehasin Zamani Nia, noting that "the negotiations in this regard continue."

"According to the agreement, Iraqis must pay the money to buy Iranian gas in euros, which is not important at all and is being settled," he added.

As for news of Iraq's supply of humanitarian and food commodities to Iran for the price of gas, Zamani Nia said, "This is not true. It is true that the revenues from the sale of oil and other resources that remain outside the country are not unlikely to face restrictions on consumption, Including food, but may include other things. "

Iraqi government officials said on November 14, 2018, confirming Iraq's agreement with Iran to swap Iraqi food products with Iranian gas and energy supplies, as well as Iraq's proposal to pay Iranian gas money exported to it in Dinar.


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BAGHDAD ( Reuters) -
Iran on Monday rejected Iraq's proposal to hand over gas to the country, denying at the same time that Iraq was providing humanitarian and food commodities to Iran for the price of gas. 

"The National Gas Company does not agree with the proposal of Iraq to pay the Iranian gas money exported to the dinar," the official IRNA news agency reported, quoting Deputy Oil Minister for International Affairs Omrihasin Zamani Nia, indicating that "the negotiations in this regard continue."

 

 


"According to the agreement, Iraqis must pay the money to buy Iranian gas in euros, which is not important at all and is being settled," he added. 

As for news of Iraq's supply of humanitarian and food commodities to Iran for the price of gas, Zamani Nia said, "This is not true. It is true that the revenues from the sale of oil and other resources that remain outside the country are not unlikely to face restrictions on consumption, Including food, but may include other things. " 

Iraqi government officials said on November 14, 2018, confirming Iraq's agreement with Iran to swap Iraqi food products with Iranian gas and energy supplies, as well as Iraq's proposal to pay Iranian gas money exported to it in Dinar.

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Rohani says America will not shake the relations of three countries with Iraq and Iran

Rohani says America will not shake the relations of three countries with Iraq and Iran
 
 



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Iranian President Hassan Rowhani said on Monday that the United States would not be able to destabilize relations between his country, Turkey, Iraq and Azerbaijan.

"The relations between Iran, Turkey, Azerbaijan and Iraq are being strengthened day by day," Rouhani said in a speech during his visit to Western Azerbaijan.

"America will not be able to weaken and destabilize relations between Iran and the three countries because they are Muslims," he said.

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Baghdad:

The Iranian president stressed that America wanted to see Iran in chaos on Nov. 4, but the Iranian people will respond to them on February 11 during the commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the victory of the Islamic Revolution.

"The enemies wanted to see Iran in chaos on Nov. 4," Hassan Rowhani said in the city of Khoe, in the province of Khoi, in the province of Azerbaijan. "They wanted the November 4 to be a day of mourning for the Iranian people, but the people of Iran are resisting and steadfast. , Showed his strength and steadfastness in front of the enemies that day '.

He added that 'our people will respond to America on February 11' anniversary of the victory of the Islamic Revolution '

"We will understand all enemies that they will not be able to achieve their goals, by putting pressure on the Iranian people, including economic pressure and raise problems for the masses."

"The US sanctions on Iran are part of a psychological war waged by Washington on Tehran, which is doomed to failure and that Iran will continue to export oil," he said.

"America blames us for its failure in the region from Yemen to Iraq, we will not give in to this pressure, which is part of the psychological war against Iran."

"They have failed to stop our oil exports, we will continue to export."

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Rohani challenges Saudi Arabia in Iraq: They will not compete with us electrically

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Iranian President Hassan Rowhani said on Monday that his country would continue to export oil despite US sanctions, which he described as an economic war and part of a "psychological war" destined to fail .

"We will not give in to this pressure, which is part of the psychological war on Iran," Rowhani said in a televised address on Sunday. "They failed to stop our oil exports. We will continue to export it ... Your regional policy has failed and you blame Iran for this failure from Afghanistan to Yemen and Syria. "

He said Washington lacked the necessary international support for its sanctions, saying it had "granted sanctions exemptions to eight major buyers of Iranian oil . "

 "America is isolated now, and Iran has the support of many countries, with the exception of Israel and some countries in the region. No other countries support the pressure exerted by America on Iran," Rowhani said.

Earlier this month, the United States imposed a second package of sanctions on Tehran, aimed at forcing Iran to abandon its ballistic missile program, impose new restrictions on its nuclear program and reduce its support for allied militias in Syria, Lebanon and Yemen.

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TEHRAN: If Europe does not fulfill its commitments, we have our options

19/11/2018 10:35 AM | Number of readings:

TEHRAN: If Europe does not fulfill its commitments, we have our options

 

Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qasimi said at a weekly press conference on Monday that he hoped that European countries would implement what they announced, stressing that " Saying that if the European countries did not implement their obligations towards the nuclear agreement, we also have our options on the subject. He pointed out that the subject of the mechanism of financial exchange with Europe is very complex and wait for the European Union to take a decision in this regard, The mechanism of financial exchange with Europe was not implemented at the time we expected and expected by the European Union. The Foreign Ministry spokesman strongly condemned the accusations made by some European countries to Iran regarding the implementation of terrorist acts, saying: "Iran is a victim of terrorism and it is impossible for it to use this tool to achieve its purposes." In another part of the press conference, Kassemi refuted the recent news about the resignation of Foreign Minister "I categorically deny that Foreign Minister Mohammed Jawad al-Zarif intends to resign." He pointed out that the citizens of many countries want to join the axis of resistance. He added: Resistance groups pose no danger to their countries, but their role is limited to counter the count On the British Foreign Secretary's visit to Tehran, Qasimi said the visiting minister would discuss several issues during his one-day visit to Iran.

 

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Well Tehran,  I’m sure we would all like to hear of more of what you refer to as “ our options “

 

Enquiring minds would like to know. You see, what you do next will determine what “ options “ will be implemented on our end. 

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Tehran rejects Iraqi dinar for gas exports to Baghdad, suggests euro

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Tehran rejects Iraqi dinar for gas exports to Baghdad, suggests euro
Iraq's economy is heavily intertwined with Iran's, with Baghdad importing many goods including food, oil products, and gas. (Photo: Reuters/Raheb Homava)
 
 

ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) – Iran's Oil Ministry on Monday said that it would not accept the Iraqi dinar in return for Baghdad's purchases of their oil after US sanctions on Iran's energy and financial sectors took effect in early November.

Washington granted eight nations it called "constituencies" exemptions from the sanctions for a limited period. Amid a flurry of confusion, the US administration later said that it had also allowed Iraq a special waiver of a 45-day purchase of Iranian electricity imports.

The waiver, however, is conditional; Iraq must not pay for the Iranian imports in US dollars. Iraqi officials later announced that Baghdad had created a dedicated bank account to conduct the transactions using the dinar.

"National Iranian Gas Company doesn’t agree with the suggestion," Deputy Oil Minister Amir-Hossein Zamaninia was quoted as saying by the semi-official ISNA news agency.

Zamaninia added that "negotiations are still underway" and "according to the contract, Iraqis should pay for the gas imports in euro currency."

The two Middle-Eastern countries are in the midst of talks to resolve the issue, the official continued. Iraq's economy is heavily intertwined with its eastern neighbor's, importing many goods including food and oil products and also gas, on which the country is heavily dependent for fueling its power plants.

A recent report suggested that Baghdad, feeling the US deadline was not sufficient to find an alternate source of gas, was seeking an extension from the US to continue imports from Iran, according to one Iraqi official.

Another official claimed that Iran had accepted a Baghdad proposal to "pay food and humanitarian items" in return for their gas.

"The reports that Iraq is to give humanitarian goods and food in exchange for Iran gas… are not true," said Zamaninia.

Since the US pulled out from the Iran nuclear deal in May and re-instituted two sets of sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic’s economy, the rial has been on a downward spiral, affecting the purchasing power of the country’s population. Many citizens have criticized the government for failing to effectively deal with the crisis.

Editing by John J. Catherine

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Scratching out an existence day and night on your knees rather than living an independent and dignified life standing on your feet. 

 

There but for the grace of God Go all of us. 

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US sanctions on Iran have made the Turkish market a source of Iraqi imports of goods, as an alternative to its banned Iranian counterpart. Ankara has strong relations with Iraq in the social, political, cultural, commercial and economic fields, 

according to data from the Turkish Ministry of Commerce and the Turkish Statistical Agency The data indicate that Iraq rose to the second place after Germany , in terms of the import of Turkish products in the year of the eleventh and the value of Turkish exports to Iraq rose to the limit of twelve billion dollars in the year two thousand and thirteen.

 

 


While the value of Turkish exports to Iraq in 2000 reached three hundred and eighty million dollars, the volume of foreign trade increased last year to more than ten billion dollars. 

Turkish exports to Iraq totaled 9 billion dollars last year, while the value of products imported by Turkey from Iraq amounted to one billion and half billion dollars. 

Turkish construction companies have an important position in the Iraqi contracting market, and their activities in the country have increased dramatically after the US invasion of Iraq in 2000. 


The Turkish companies contributed to the completion of more than six hundred projects, in the field of infrastructure and metadata in ten years, worth thirteen billion dollars. 

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19 hours ago, yota691 said:

Rohani says America will not shake the relations of three countries with Iraq and Iran

Rohani says America will not shake the relations of three countries with Iraq and Iran
 
 



 Twilight News    
 3 hours ago

Iranian President Hassan Rowhani said on Monday that the United States would not be able to destabilize relations between his country, Turkey, Iraq and Azerbaijan.

"The relations between Iran, Turkey, Azerbaijan and Iraq are being strengthened day by day," Rouhani said in a speech during his visit to Western Azerbaijan.

"America will not be able to weaken and destabilize relations between Iran and the three countries because they are Muslims," he said.

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Rouhani needs to take a dirt nap and let his people be free.

 

My :twocents: 

 

Semper Fi :salute:

RV there yet ?:pirateship:

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Economy News Baghdad:

International sources revealed that the United States, except Iraq, to comply with US sanctions on Iran with one item, the purchase of natural gas to generate power plants.

The sources, who preferred not to be named for the "economy News", said that "the Iraqi-US talks now reached Washington allow Iraq to buy Iranian natural gas, which is used in the production of electricity to avoid any crisis will get in Iraq in the coming months."

She added that "the United States of America excluded only the natural gas and other materials are still continuing within the embargo," noting that "the United States is currently working with Iraq to help develop its capabilities so as not to need Iranian electricity."


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Date of release: 2018/11/20 12:18 • 140 times read
Zarif interrogation in money laundering
[Ayna-follow-up] 
The member of the Islamic Shura Council [parliament] Hussein Ali Haji said that the Council began to write a memorandum to question Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Jawad Zarif on the background of his remarks on "the spread of money laundering."
"The Islamic Consultative Assembly has started to write a memorandum to question Zarif, and some MPs have begun to collect signatures on a memorandum," Haji told Mehr news agency. 
He pointed out that "Zarif's statements about money laundering were a matter of doubt, and he did not prove this through the documents so far." 
"If Zarif did not submit any document confirming his statements to the deputies in the Shura Council, he would be summoned for questioning after the signing of the memorandum by the presidential committee in the council," he said.
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Editorial Date: 2018/11/19 17:12 • 199 times read
Japan and South Korea plan to resume Iranian oil imports from January
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Informed sources said that refineries in Japan and South Korea is looking to resume the import of Iranian oil from the beginning of January after obtaining an exemption from US sanctions on Tehran.

An unexpected increase in Iran's oil exports has contributed to the exceptions in reducing the immediate price of crude oil and condensates from the Middle East to the lowest level in more than a year. 
In November, the United States granted exemptions from sanctions to eight countries and allowed it to import Iranian crude for 180 days. Japan and South Korea are among the top five buyers of Iranian crude and condensates before halting imports in the third quarter of the year ahead of sanctions. 
South Korean refineries are expected to stop buying until the end of the year, and shipments may resume in late January or early February as buyers are in talks with Iran to sign new contracts, industry sources said. 
"They are seeking the best price and are in talks with Iran," a source familiar with the matter said.
Most tankers are reserved until December, so South Korea may be able to ship Iranian oil in January at the earliest, he said. 
The arrival of oil shipments from Iran to South Korea takes about 25 days. Iran also has the option of selling oil from tanks in Dalian, China, shortening delivery times. 
Last week, a South Korean delegation visited Iran to negotiate the 2019 supply of condensates from the southern Pars field. 
"There are issues that need to be resolved, such as repayment. We can not buy at the moment and will not rush.Iran is also trying not to sell at a cheaper price. We will not import Iranian oil until January. " 
Fuji Oil, one of Iran's biggest buyers of crude oil in Japan, plans to resume imports of Iranian crude from January and is also looking to buy condensate.
Fuji Oil chief executive said last week the company was considering whether to sign a new contract on Iranian crude, adding that the price of Iranian oil was competitive against competitive raw materials. 
JXT, Japan's largest refinery, said earlier this month it would resume loading Iranian crude from December. 
While Japanese buyers are likely to buy Iranian crude by February, they may not buy any quantities from March until the government renews the sovereign insurance of ships in the new fiscal year beginning April 1, industry sources said. 
Japan began to apply the sovereign insurance system in 2012 in the face of sanctions on Iran's oil to cover any shortfalls in protection, compensation and insurance for vessels carrying Iranian crude to Japan.
The government declined to give information on the volume of imports to be allowed from Iran under the 180-day exemption. 
Some sources said the exemption from sanctions would allow Japan to buy about 100,000 barrels per day of Iranian crude. This represents a significant reduction for buyers who bought about 165,000 barrels per day of Iranian oil from January to September. 
Japan joined South Korea in a temporary moratorium on loading Iranian crude in mid-September.
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According to this article, it doesn't look like Iraq will comply with US sanctions against Iran.  So if they trade with Iran using dinar, and then RV, Iran will benefit big-time.

 

Abdul - Mahdi America: Please do not come to us on the orders of Iraq and a weak country

20/11/2018

Twilight News / Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi, announced on Tuesday that his government rejected any decisions dictated by the United States on the country.

Abdul-Mahdi said in an interview with a number of academic, media, artistic and sports personalities broadcast on television today, "we are now seated Iraq at an angle of view is correct and we are not part of the sanctions system against Iran," However, he noted, saying that "America wants to impose sanctions on the country or on people, and this is its own. "

He added that the decisions taken by the United States against Iran, which is not the UN and we are not part of the American system, and we are not part of the aggression against countries ", adding that" there are countries Tnesb hostility to the United States and the West and we are not part of revolutionizing them. "

He went on: "We do not stand next to any state of war, and we are not a party to target any party present on the land of Iraq, according to agreements within the country's permanent constitution."

He continued, "we were able to explain to the US side, and all the parties that we are not going to hurt any country."

He pointed out that "he told the US side to please Atotwa us orders, do not accept the dictates of you," but he also said that "It is true that Iraq is weak but not resigned."

 

http://www.shafaaq.com/ar/Ar_NewsReader/1d0f503f-0bdf-49f4-ab5a-2033e7061f94

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Editorial Date: 2018/11/21 13:49  32 times read
TEHRAN (Reuters)
(International: Euphrates News) The Iranian Foreign Ministry said that Tehran has remained in the nuclear agreement insistently from European countries, noting that the US administration created an atmosphere that prevents the access of medicines and medical equipment to Iran.
"What US officials say about the ban on medicines, medical and agricultural equipment, food and aircraft spare parts, and what is related to the maintenance of the air fleet is a fallacy," said Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasimi. "The US has created an atmosphere that prevents access to medicines and medical equipment, Iran. 
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman said that " the Iranian government filled the warehouses as possible , necessary to face sanctions goods." 
agencies quoted an Iranian from Ghasemi as saying that " the establishment of a new difficult and complicated work around the world financial mechanism, and despite the progress we have made, but we are for So far we succeed in resolving this issue , "he said , adding that Europe must comply with their obligations in the nuclear agreement.
"The United States has entered an incorrect course, not only with regard to Iran, but also to other countries," the Iranian foreign ministry spokesman said. "US President Donald Trump will not achieve his goal."
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Prime Minister: Iraq rejects American dictates

Prime Minister: Iraq rejects American dictates
Adel Abdul Mahdi, the Iraqi Prime Minister
 21 November 2018 03:35 PM

 

Direct: Iraqi Prime Minister, said his country informed the US side explicitly "Please do not come to us orders, you have plans Tnaakecunha with Iraq, and Iraq to take such a stand, and the dictates, we do not accept them."

Adel Abdul Mahdi, according to the Iraqi News Agency, that Iraq is not part of the system of US sanctions on Iran, and is not obliged to respect.

He added that the US sanctions against Iran is not an international, but a US decision on its policy and not an Iraqi decision, and not UN resolutions.

He also stressed that Iraq is not part of any aggression against another state, or part of certain organizations aimed at the interests of States, as well as not target any party within the state except the terrorist aggressor.

Iraq relies on Iranian gas imports for power generation. Iraq also imports a wide range of Iranian goods, such as food, agricultural products, household appliances, air conditioners and auto parts.

The volume of trade exchange between Iraq and Iran $ 12 billion as at the end of last year, and are working to raise the value of trade, despite the signing of US sanctions on Iran.

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Russia denies a proposal for a partial lifting of the blockade on Iran in return for withdrawal from Syria

Russia denies proposal to partially lift the blockade on Iran in exchange for a withdrawal from Syria



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 The Russian Foreign Ministry has denied claims that there was a Russian proposal to partially lift sanctions against Tehran in exchange for the withdrawal of Iranian troops from Syria.

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov told reporters on Wednesday that Moscow had not proposed to Israel and the United States to lift part of the sanctions imposed on Tehran in exchange for the withdrawal of its troops from Syrian territory.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu revealed during a closed meeting before the Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defense of the Knesset, a Russian-Israeli-US deal, which could lead to the withdrawal of Iranian militias from Syria, according to Israeli media reported.

The Israeli Channel 10 reported Tuesday evening that the deal included the removal of the Iranian forces from Syria in return for easing US sanctions against Tehran.

For his part, drew the newspaper "Maariv" that Netanyahu said Monday before the members of the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee that Russian President Vladimir Putin offered to ease the US sanctions on Iran in exchange for withdrawal from Syria.

Netanyahu met Putin in Paris, 10 days ago, on the sidelines of the events marking the centenary of the end of the First World War.

Meanwhile, Israeli Chief of Staff Lieutenant-General Gadi Eisenkot warned Tuesday of Iranian positioning in Syria.

During his tour of the Golan Heights, First Lieutenant Gadi Eisenkot pointed out that Hezbollah is far from the capabilities the Iranians aspire to form, even though it has gained increased military and operational experience.

For its part, the United States called on Tuesday all foreign countries, primarily Iran, to withdraw its troops deployed in Syria.

In response to a question about the Iranian militias in Syria, the US Special Envoy for Syria, James Jeffrey, told a news conference on Tuesday by telephone: "These Iranian forces are not only to support the Assad regime but to achieve long-term goals in the region is to impose hegemony To achieve its benefits and transform power in Syria as it did in Lebanon and Yemen and try in other countries. "

He noted that since US President Donald Trump took office, the US focus in Syria shifted from the fate of President Bashar al-Assad to a focus on combating Iran's role in Syria.

The US envoy also stressed that the withdrawal of Iranian troops from Syria is an undisputed demand and that changing the Syrian regime's conduct is a condition for Syria to receive international aid.

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Reuters: EU will impose sanctions on Iran

Last updated: 20 November 2018 - 11:23 p
 BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The European Union is ready to impose sanctions on Iran over its alleged plot to assassinate opponents of the Iranian regime in Denmark and France, Reuters reported on Monday, citing diplomatic sources that EU foreign ministers agreed on Monday, To discuss the imposition of economic sanctions on Iranian citizens because of conspiracies of alleged assassination in Denmark and France. The names are not yet specific, but there was general consensus among ministers during their meeting in Brussels to begin work on the technical list of potential individuals. call up Its ambassador in Tehran, following the discovery of an Iranian plot to liquidate individuals in Copenhagen, and promised Danish Foreign Minister Andrés Samuelson, transfer this matter to the European Union to discuss collectively.

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