Mr. Adel Abdul Mahdi visit today to discuss the benefits of Arbil province and the oil agreement
May 13, 2015 16:01
Visiting oil minister Adel Abdul Mahdi, on Wednesday evening, the province of Arbil to discuss the benefits the province and the oil agreement.
He said media adviser to the oil minister Ahmed al-Saadi, in a press statement, that "Abdul-Mahdi, a visit to the Kurdistan region today, designed to communicate with the brothers in the region, especially on the subject of the benefits of the two parties and resolve the problems.""The negotiations today will not stray from the stated subject benefits the region and the agreement of oil, which provides for the export of 550 000 barrels of the Kurdistan region's oil, with an additional 200 000 barrels of Kirkuk. " He added that "until now we did not reach that number and it must be calculated on an annual basis rather than daily, and there are many views on this topic "adding," I think that there is no forms in the budget of 2015 between the Government of the Kurdistan region and the central government, except for internal political problems. " "The issue of the budget does not have any connection with hints of the province to secede and the establishment of a Kurdish state." The head of the Kurdistan Regional Government Nechirvan Barzani, met today with the Kurds minister in the federal government and the heads of blocs, to discuss the relationship between the province and the center and the agreement of oil between the two parties. According to this meeting after the President of Kurdistan, Massoud Barzani's statement, last Monday, during a joint news conference with Hungarian President Viktor Orban, said "" the Kurdistan region will export oil and sell it independently if Baghdad did not send the region's share of the budget, "he said, adding," The Kurdistan region respects the agreement signed between Erbil and Baghdad and is committed to the terms of the agreement in full, but in return the federal government abide by the agreement, in the absence of the other's commitment and send the region's share of the budget oil we will sell independently. " A source in the Ministry of Finance, revealed last Sunday, the existence of efforts to resolve the subject of the share of the Kurdistan region of Finance for the month of April. The source said that "the ministry handed over the province less than the agreed share according to the budget for the month of April." , stressing that "there are efforts to resolve this matter during the next two days," he said, adding "the announcement of the results of the talks to resolve the dispute during the next two days." The head of the Kurdistan Regional Government Nechirvan Barzani, was charged Sunday, Baghdad not to adhere to the Convention concluded between them and Arbil, "noting to "the pursuit of the Kurdistan region to conclude a new agreement with the federal government," said Barzani told reporters on the sidelines of a visit to compound Farouk Medical in Sulaimaniya, said that "the Kurdistan region committed to the Convention in full, but that Baghdad has not applied," explaining that "our agreement with Baghdad within the budget of 2015 Act serving Ptsidirna 550 thousand barrels of oil of Iraq In contrast to inform the budget of the Kurdistan Trliuna province and 200 billion dinars, but unfortunately did not abide by that Convention. " He added Barzani: "If they want [Baghdad] to deal with the Kurdistan region as buyers of oil, we have no objection, but we will seek to conclude a new agreement with Baghdad, because it must change some of the points in that Convention. "
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