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Government warns of attempts to hinder approval of federal budget bill

Abadi sends 'moderated budget bill' parliament- MP
Office of prime minister Haider al-Abadi issued a statement on Thursday warning of any attempts to hinder the approval of the federal budget bill.
"Hindering the approval of the federal budget act will be an irresponsible act," Saad al-Hadithi, spokesman for Abadi's office, said.
He also added the interest of the people will be strongly impacted by this move, expressing regret at the withdrawals of lawmakers, which bar reaching the necessary quorum.
This comes as the parliament held a session on Thursday, where it approved 12 articles of the budget bill.