BAGHDAD / obelisk: stressed Federal Ministry of Oil, on Friday, refusing to sell oil from the Kurdistan region to Turkey, usually so blatant violation of the provisions of the Iraqi Constitution, the relevant natural resources of Iraq.
The ministry said in a statement obtained by "obelisk", a copy of "We received with deep regret, bewilderment news announcement and the Ministry of Natural Resources in the Kurdistan region represented by the so-called institution of marketing oil in Kurdistan and through its official international information network (Internet) for its willingness to sell a shipment of crude oil quantity (2) million barrels in late January / 2014 increases thereafter for up to 4 million barrels in late February, then up to 6 million barrels late March, to settle after that to be in the range (10-12) million barrels During the month of December 2014 / system using Turkish and Iraqi line without getting the approval of the Federal Government of Iraq on that. "
She explained that the "conduct of the Ministry of Natural Resources in the Kurdistan region is a flagrant violation of the provisions of the Iraqi Constitution, the relevant resources of Iraq's natural, and record this Declaration clear violation and unacceptable for an agreement last happened in 12/25/2013 between the federal government of Iraq and the Kurdistan Regional Government, which was based on to the meetings of the technical committee, which included specialists from the two sides and that it was hoped her to develop mechanisms export amounts allocated from the oils produced in the region mixed with oil of Kirkuk crude from the Turkish port of Ceyhan and through standard contracts for Oil Marketing Company (SOMO) of the Ministry of Oil Federation exclusively " , emphasizing the "refusal to export mechanism announced by the Ministry of Natural Resources in the Kurdistan region and the role to be included (SOMO) is an observation only."
She added, "we draw our strong protest about allow the Turkish government represented by the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources and the company Botas using the system pipe-line Iraqi - Turkish pumping and storage of large quantities of crude oil produced in the Kurdistan region without getting the approval of the Federal Government of Iraq in violation of the tripartite agreement reached between the Turkish side, represented by Minister energy and mineral resources and the Iraqi side of the concerned federal government of Iraq and the Kurdistan Regional Government during the meeting, which was the beginning of the month of December / 2013, which pledged under which the Turkish government not to allow the export of crude oil produced in the Kurdistan region through the pipeline system only after obtaining the approval of the federal government of Iraq, " , indicating that "the violation of Turkey extends to overturn the terms of the Joint Declaration signed between the two governments in Baghdad on 19/09/2010, which stipulates that sovereignty and authorization in the export of hydrocarbon resources of the Iraqi Ikunan exclusively to the Ministry of the Federal Oil and Iraqi Company (SOMO) and set aside the text of Article (2.4 ) of the modified agreement crude oil pipeline agreement signed between the two governments, which confirms the content of the joint declaration said. "
She continued, "Based on the foregoing, the official authority vested exclusively export wealth hydrocarbon Iraq, including crude oil and gas are the Federal Ministry of Oil of Iraq represented Company (SOMO) and through standard contracts entered into for this purpose exclusively, and thus bear the companies and entities and persons involved in participating conclusion of contracts or Agreements for the sale and purchase of crude oil or gas produced from the fields of the Kurdistan region or from any of the oil and gas fields other in Iraq with views is Oil Marketing Company (SOMO) all legal consequences and criminal implications of this and will be prosecuted on the grounds that those shipments sold had been smuggled Unlike the laws in force. "
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