Basra threatening to sell its oil directly in the event of non-payment of financial dues
November 17, 2015 16:07
BAGHDAD / Baghdadi News / ..
threatened Deputy for the province of Basra, on Tuesday, to sell oil directly from the province without reference to the central government in Baghdad, in the event of non-payment of dues to maintain.
The MP said the province of Basra, Khalaf Abdul Samad, told a news conference in the House of Representatives and attended / Baghdadi News /, that "Article II, paragraph (e) of the draft federal budget for fiscal year 2016 based on 5% of the raw revenue product of the province and the like refined crude oil refineries in the province, and 5% of the natural gas revenue to maintain the product can choose one of the provincial revenue-producing above. "
And between Abdul Samad that "the view of the draft federal budget law other than what came in the governorates not organized law province of No. (21) for the year 2008 average," and urged the federal government to "reconsider Article 2 / e of the draft 2016 budget and work under article 44 of Law No. 21 of 2008 as amended and the private governorates not organized province ", stressing that" the substance is due to the application. "
He pointed out that "in the case of the inability of the federal government to pay the amounts to the province of Basra and the rest of the producing provinces due to the financial crisis experienced by the country, can exchange section of this amount, and calculating the amounts remaining debt owed by the federal government pays to the provinces in the event of improvement in the financial situation of the country." .
The MP for the province of Basra, he was "in the event of non-payment of government receivables, it is the right of Basra and producing provinces in the center and south to receive its share of the crude form and have disposed of right and sell derivatives oil or crude as the Kurdistan Regional Government that,
" pointing out that the "Basra province and other provinces will resort to raise the unfairness and injustice for the people of maintaining in the absence of the federal government to take these options"
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