May 9, 2015 19:11
Saad al-Hadithi said a spokesman for the Office of the Prime Minister that the federal government is committed to the oil agreement signed with the Kurdistan region, and things are going in the right direction.
A newborn in a press statement that "the federal government has not announced days not adhering to the agreement the oil between Baghdad and Erbil; because it is legally binding for both the federal government and the provincial government alike, has been within the financial budget of the federal public for the current year," noting that Baghdad find it interest to resolve the outstanding problems with Erbil in this regard. "
He noted "the existence of significant progress on the agreement and overcome the many procedural hurdles," explaining that "things are going in the right direction and the government is committed to its part of this agreement."
He explained that "what progress had been announced by the Federal Ministry of Oil, that there is a surge in the amount of oil exported from the region through the Turkish port of Ceyhan, and this is in the interest install the agreement and its implementation in all its details, including the section on financial assignments from the federal government."
He revealed "the existence especially those obstacles procedural related output ceiling, which was supposed to begin since the beginning of this year, the export of the region 550 000 barrels of oil, but this did not materialize, but last month the text of a statement of the Ministry of natural resources in the region, as there are financial in respect of obstacles providing liquidity to cover the amount that must be delivered to the provincial government. "
He concluded by Saad al-Hadithi, spokesman for Prime Minister's Office statement said, "The federal government has not abandoned the agreement, and emphasizes the commitment and will apply to all the details."
This was the oil agreement concluded by Oil Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi with the Kurdistan Regional Government may solve a lot of problems between the two parties which had worsened in the previous government time, which returned to normal between the two sides and led to convergence through the negotiating delegations of both Baghdad and Erbil , visiting Prime Minster Nechirvan Barzani to the capital and that the visit by the Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to Arbil, which have contributed to the dissolution of ice accumulated for nearly eight years, amid assurances by the federal and the Kurdistan region governments fully bound by the Agreement and its implementation on the ground to end the tug-case that was present throughout those years.
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