TNT – “Tidbits From TNT” Wednesday Morning 12-6-2023

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CandyKisses:  Iraq and Saudi Arabia sign a partnership agreement in the field of industrial investments for the private sector

Economy News-Baghdad

On Wednesday, Iraq and Saudi Arabia signed a partnership agreement in the field of industrial investments for the private sector.

The official agency said: “The head of the Iraq Fund for Development, signed today a partnership agreement between Iraq and Saudi Arabia in the field of industrial investments for the Iraqi and Saudi private sector

Tishwash:  Al-Sudani: The challenges facing Iraqi society are mostly economically rooted

Al-Sudani: Within a year of the government’s life, we determined the priority of economic reform

Al-Sudani: By paying taxes, the citizen must feel his participation in improving the country’s reality

Prime Minister Muhammad Shiaa Al-Sudani considered, on Wednesday, that most of the challenges and problems facing Iraqi society have economic roots.

This came in a speech he delivered during the launch of the conference on reforming the tax system in Iraq.

Al-Sudani said in his speech, “Within a year of the current Iraqi government’s life, we identified one of the five priorities, which is economic reform. We did not set this word as a slogan or a temporary goal, but rather it came through a realistic reading and inevitable result of the problems and challenges facing Iraqi society, most of which have economic roots.” “.

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CandyKisses:  Parliamentary calls for an extraordinary session to discuss the blatant US aggression

Information / Baghdad.

State of Law Coalition MP Yasser al-Husseini said on Tuesday that the blatant attack on the Popular Mobilization Forces will not pass without taking a position on the US presence, calling for an extraordinary session to discuss the repeated blatant attacks of the US occupation.

Al-Husseini said in an interview with the Information Agency that “the blatant US aggression against the sites of the Popular Mobilization Forces is unjustified and is a violation of Iraq’s autonomy and must be stopped.”

He added that “there is pressure on the government in order to activate the decision of the previous parliament to remove the US occupation from Iraq,” pointing out, “The political forces are invited to hold an extraordinary session to find out the repeated attacks on the sites of the Popular Mobilization.”

Al-Husseini called on the presidency of the House of Representatives to “hold an extraordinary session to discuss the US aggression against the Popular Mobilization Forces sites in Kirkuk province.”

Many parliamentary forces are demanding the removal of US forces from Iraq, especially as they play suspicious roles in the security scene.”

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CandyKisses:  Before receiving my boss. Putin to visit UAE and Saudi Arabia tomorrow

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin is heading to the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia before receiving his Iranian counterpart in Moscow on Thursday.

Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov explained that “President Putin will conduct a working visit to the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia tomorrow (Wednesday, December 6, 2023),” noting that the two visits will occur “in one day.”

The Kremlin noted that Putin will meet in the UAE with President Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan to “discuss ways of cooperation and the situation in the Middle East,” and in Riyadh, he will be received by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to “discuss trade, investments and international politics.”

The Kremlin spokesman added that Putin would address bilateral relations, the war between Israel and Hamas, international politics, as well as oil production cuts within the framework of the OPEC+ alliance joined by Russia.

The Kremlin did not say whether the Russian president would attend the COP28 climate conference currently being held in Dubai.

In turn, the Iranian news agency reported that Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi will travel to Moscow at the invitation of Putin at the head of a “high-level political and economic delegation,” noting that “bilateral issues, including economic interactions, as well as discussions on regional and international issues, especially the situation in Gaza, will be at the top of the agenda of the one-day visit.”