MP: Masum disapproves 2018 budget bill

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Member of parliament and senior member of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) Ashwaq al-Gaf announced on Tuesday that President Faud Masum rejected to approve the 2018 budget bill.


In press statements, Gaf added that the president decided to return the bill to the parliament for further amendments.


The 2018 budget bill has witnessed dispute between Iraqi Federal Government and Kurdistan Regional Government concerning a number of articles.


Gaf did not mention the reasons behind the disapproval of the bill by the Iraqi president.

Last Modified: 03 13 2018 05:48 PM

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