Sadrist MP describes Kurds’ demands regarding 2013 Budget as Unjust

Sadrist MP describes Kurds\

Baghdad ( MP, Riyadh al-Zaidi, of al-Ahrar bloc within the Sadr Trend described the demands of the Kurds over the 2013 General Budget as “Unjust.”

Speaking to Iraqi News (, he said ” There was a big chance for the Kurds to deal over the Budget, but they insisted on their demands that affect the Budget and takes the rights of many provinces,” noting that “The Kurds have a big ratio in the Budget which is 17% which is considered as a violation to the ratios of the other provinces such as Baghdad which has 10 Million citizens and its share is 6%.”

“The Kurds always talk about the construction and building the Iraq where they have to be flexible in dealing with others if they really want development and construction in Iraq,” he added.

He wished “The Kurds to respect the parliament word while voting on the Budget and not to make a crisis during the voting process because it is a democratic issue which is represented by the majority,” he concluded.

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