Monday, August 13 / August 2012 09:45
Central Bank of Iraq expressed surprise at the accusations against him about the involvement of officials in which economic crimes and supporting terrorism.
The deputy governor of the Central Bank of the appearance of Mohammed Saleh told all of Iraq [where] that “the charges in some quarters about the involvement of officials of financing terrorism or assistance on money laundering or economic crimes are charged and that you personally did not Aacherha but remain charged and suspicions of the place to investigate, but that was already present Why silence and inaction at them, whether by the state agencies involved or who has the information and wonder if there is a significant obstacle to the application of law to combat or combat that we hope to answer this question?! “.
He stressed the need for “chapter in the attempts to justify the philosophy of the economic system of Iraq and get away from how to justify the separation of such a charge to the bank and the issue concerning the crucifixion of the economic system, characterization and one which could not be performed Ptosifh.”
The MP for the coalition of state law, Abdul Salam al-Maliki has accused what he called by influential party figures] is working to provide a cover for money laundering and smuggling out of Iraq.
Maliki said in a statement received [where] a copy of “every day of delay in finding quick solutions to the processes of attrition of funds from Iraq of foreign exchange through smuggling abroad and corruption made in the auction the central bank to make the economic situation in Iraq is nearing the stage of the most dangerous of the period preceded it. “
“The figures partisan influential works to provide a cover for money laundering and the depletion of large foreign currency in addition to the wrong policies of the Central Bank in dealing with the challenges of the stage and the lack of guarantees for capital depositors of citizens and companies invested in banks,” stressing the need to “activate the law against money laundering No. 93 and to stop the drain of hard currency, which reached $ 220 billion since 2003 till now. “
For his part, attributed the Member of the economy and investment, Salman al-Moussawi inability of the House of Representatives to monitor the performance of the Central Bank because of his lack of experts in financial management and banking, “noting that” the Central Bank Governor Sinan Shabibi rejected earlier that the central bank is subject to the supervision of the executive branch as a body independent oversight and that the Constitution made the central bank linked to the Council of Representatives. “
He was a member of the Finance Committee Haitham Jubouri parliamentary deputy had called earlier in the Presidency of the Council of Representatives to intervene to stop what he called “bleeding the hard currency and money laundering in the Central Bank of Iraq.”
He said in a news conference that “there is information received indicates that there are significant violations of the Central Bank carried out by the mafias from inside and outside the bank in addition to the companies that participate in the auction sale of hard currency, in addition to the lack of seriousness in the activation of the Anti-Money Laundering No. ” .
The committee of economy and investment representative revealed earlier for “the existence of files, financial and administrative corruption and fraud in the banks authorized to buy and sell the dollar by the Central Bank of Iraq with some of mafias brokers and the market.”