Barzani refuses Kurdistan oil put under "control" of Baghdad

Wed, 04 Nov 2015 16:49:21

The President of the Kurdistan Regional Government Nechirvan Barzani, on Wednesday, rejected oil region was placed under "control" of the central government, but stressed his government's readiness to engage Baghdad in the export and sale of oil operations to "transparency", and with the political oil counting of Kurdistan as "not a failure", he stressed Kurds have the right to get independence.

Barzani said in a speech during the "Miri" Forum held in Erbil and attended by "agency Sama Baghdad news", that "there is a new stage began in Iraq and we have to start a serious dialogue to resolve problems between the province and the center," noting that "the right of the Kurds to get Independence, but Baghdad is the main partner of Kurdistan and any decision we will be taking in the future will be in concert with them.

" Barzani added that "our policy is not a failed oil and we were able to build a solid foundation in this area," pointing out that "we do not accept the development of our oil under the control of Baghdad, but we are ready to engage in export operations and the sale of oil in all transparency".

On the other hand, Barzani pointed out that "the region is a stabilizing factor in the region that it aims to consolidate economic relations with all countries," noting that "our relations with Turkey, a strategic but not at the expense of any party."

The business forum was launched "Miri", on Tuesday (November 3, 2015), in Erbil with the participation of political figures and the Academy of Iraq and a number of countries in the region.