BAGHDAD - The Iraqi Cabinet has filed a legal challenge to the 2021 federal budget law — a sign of the deep political dysfunction that is hindering attempts at economic reform and coherent management of public finances.
In a detailed complaint to the Federal Supreme Court, a copy of which was obtained and verified as authentic by Iraq Oil Report, the Cabinet says it opposes six articles in the 2021 federal budget law, which was eventually passed two months ago after an extended delay.
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