KTFA – More News, Rumors and Opinions Thursday Afternoon 9-21-2023



Clare:  The United States confirms its support for the success of the Sudanese government’s “reform” steps.


Iraqi Prime Minister Muhammad Shiaa Al-Sudani confirmed, during his meeting in New York with the US President’s Special Envoy for the Middle East and North Africa, Brett McGurk, that the investment arena in Iraq is open for American companies to contribute to the reform and reconstruction plans of Iraqi infrastructure, while the latter expressed his country’s support for steps Sudanese government.

A statement issued by Al-Sudani’s office, received by Shafaq News Agency, said that the latter met in New York, after midnight on Wednesday (Baghdad time), with the US President’s special envoy to the Middle East and North Africa, Brett McGurk, on the sidelines of his participation in the 78th session of the Assembly’s work. General of the United Nations.

According to the statement, the meeting witnessed discussion of the overall relations between Iraq and the United States, and ways to strengthen and develop them at various levels and fields, in a way that serves the interests of the two friendly peoples.

The statement quoted the Prime Minister as confirming that Iraq seeks to pursue strategic relations with the United States, based on mutual interests and constructive economic partnership, indicating that the investment arena in Iraq is open for American companies to contribute to the reform and reconstruction plans of Iraqi infrastructure.

Al-Sudani also renewed his reference to the readiness of the Iraqi security forces, the advanced level of performance and integration of their formations in various categories, and their success in pursuing the terrorist remnants of ISIS, stressing the investment of the successful visit recently conducted by an Iraqi delegation headed by the Minister of Defense to Washington, and its discussion with the American side of the future relationship with The International Coalition to Combat Terrorism.

For his part, McGurk affirmed, according to the statement, his country’s support for the success of the reform steps pursued by the government, and the United States’ continued provision of advice and training to the Iraqi forces in their fight against ISIS, reiterating the American administration’s commitment to the Strategic Framework Agreement, and supporting the reforms undertaken by the government, in the economic and reconstruction fields. Infrastructure and anti-corruption.   LINK


Clare:  Al-Sudani meets with American companies to support gas investments in Iraq

9/21/2023 Baghdad

Iraqi Prime Minister Muhammad Shiaa Al-Sudani announced yesterday, Wednesday, that he will meet with dozens of American companies as part of efforts to boost investment in the gas sector.

Al-Sudani said in an interview with Bloomberg TV in New York: “My government is serious about investing in gas and in becoming an active and strong player in the market.”

Al-Sudani, who met with US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken while he was in New York, said that the latter invited him to visit the White House, expressing his hope to do so by the end of this year.

Al-Sudani revealed that he met with American companies operating in the Kurdistan region of Iraq and wishing to move to the rest of the regions in his country, and that he intends to meet representatives of 31 other companies today. He indicated that his government also aspires to complete agreements with Emirati and Chinese companies, although he refused to give specific information in this regard.

Iraq aims to achieve self-sufficiency in gas production and export

Iraq is trying to reduce its dependence on Iran for obtaining gas, a measure that has become more difficult given that the harsh US sanctions on Iran make the payment process difficult. It is also spending billions of dollars to increase its gas production to avoid supply disruptions.

Al-Sudani stated that Iraq – the second largest oil producer in OPEC – wants to maintain stable oil prices “to ensure the interests of producers and consumers,” expecting the price of oil not to fall below a range ranging between 85 and 95 dollars per barrel.

He concluded: “Iraq is committed to achieving the voluntary goal that we agreed upon within OPEC.”    LINK


Courtesy of Dinar Guru

Mnt Goat   Article:  “AUSTRIA SEES OPPORTUNITY AS IRAQ RETURNS TO STABILITY”   …Why would a foreign country want to invest in Iraq if they were not truly stable and ready to reinstate back on FOREX?  The signs are all around us…

Militia Man  JP Morgan and Citi Bank are looking to have liquidity… Article quote about Nelson the US Under Secretary, “Nelson appreciated the government reforms in the banking and financial sectors and the government’s success in restoring the confidence of global financial institutions.” …JP Morgan, US Treasury and the Central Bank of Iraq are all cooperating in the Iraqi files.  For what?  Financial liquidity, commercial bank transfers outside the country…Drop the mic!   That’s pretty heavy!


Greg Mannarino:   9-21-2023

SILVER ALERT! Like Clockwork Silver Riggers Have Closed Shorts & Are Going LONG SILVER!

(Bix Weir)  9-20-2023

The COMEX Silver Commercial Shorts have closed out as many shorts as they were able to and have now begun to go LONG!

This is the SAME thing that has happened every time Silver got pushed down below the 3 moving averages on COMEX price swings.

This is criminal behavior but it’s the only silver market we have that sets the price of silver! So “GO LONG AND HANG ON!”