Abadi and Barzani meeting discussed the battle of Mosul, the customs tariff

Author: ZJ
Editor: BK, BS

2016/02/01 18:38

Long-Presse / Baghdad
Detection of a coalition of state law, on Monday, that the meeting between the presidents of the Federal Government and the Kurdistan Regional Government discussed "how serious" Government of the Territory to stand with the federal army in the battle of liberation of Nineveh, and other matters relating to the application of tariffs, while the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) counting the meeting a positive step to resolve problems between the two parties.

Law: is optimistic about meeting Abadi Barzani

The leader of the coalition of state law, Jassim Mohammed Jaafar, in an interview to the (long-Presse), "The Kurdistan Region delegation meeting with the Prime Minister, Haider al-Abadi, was deliberative and not to make decisions," adding that "the axis basis that have been addressed which concerned and the quantity of oil that can be sold by the region, as well as the issue of liberalization of Mosul, and the presence of the Turkish army in Bashiqa, customs and tariffs. "

He added Jaafar, that "the Kurdistan region suffers from some of the problems relating to the sale of oil, so the yesterday's meeting was to clarify some issues raised by the federal government on the revenue realized by the Government of the Territory of selling it without the knowledge of the center, especially that sells barrel by between five to seven dollars, far less than the price of global markets, "noting that" the Government of the Territory is transparent to the question of the volume of exports, even though everyone knows it is issued more than 700 thousand barrels per day, yet salaries of its employees acted since September 2015 the past. "

The leader of the coalition headed by Nouri al-Maliki, that "the federal government discussed during the meeting, also, how serious the Government of the Territory and the Peshmerga forces to stand with the federal army in the battle of liberation of Nineveh, and other matters relating to the application of tariffs initiated by the federal government in Basra and other border ports outside the region ", he returned to" The federal government is optimistic that the application of the new territory customs tariff, so it created a Sitarat outside toward Baghdad to inspect trucks entering and leaving it. "

And saw Jafar, that "the problems currently experienced by the region allows the federal government the power to impose the constitution," he continued, "so it can not be described as positive the meeting of the two parties, on the contrary, is weaker than it was for the coalition of Kurdistan."

National Union: a positive step, although protocol,

For her part, the President of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan's parliamentary bloc Ala Talabani, in an interview to the (long-Presse), "The Bloc does not know what was discussed at the meeting of the Kurdistan Alliance delegation and the government of the center," and wished that "the meeting will be a positive."

The MP from the Party, led by President of the Republic race, Jalal Talabani ,, that "informed the parties to the meeting confirmed that the protocol, to improve the atmosphere between the two sides," usually it is "a good step, even if it already protocol, because there are many important matters outstanding between them should be done to find solutions. "

Kurdistan Democratic Party: the argument farewell or Khudaibiya

On the other hand he questioned the MP for the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Rinas Jano, whether the "visit of the President of the Kurdistan Regional Government, to Baghdad serves as an argument to say goodbye or Khudaibiya, especially in the presence of a lot of contentious issues as well as raising the issue of a referendum on independence, which intends to the province implemented. "

The leader of the party led by President of the Kurdistan region, Massoud Barzani, in an interview to the (long-Presse), that "the last resort to resolve differences between the province and the center is to resort to dialogue and understanding, especially that the visit came after a visit to the Kurdistan Region delegation to the United States, and the meeting the last between the head of the Kurdistan region, and the political blocs in the region, as well as meeting all the European countries, which stressed the need to resolve the differences between Erbil and Baghdad. "

And saw Jano, that "The problem is that everyone talked about what was in the region and meeting place in the framework of generalities like habit in Iraq, as the media have dealt with quite different from what is going on the closed rooms."

The head of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Nechirvan Barzani, arrived, on Sunday morning, (the 31st of January 2016), to the capital Baghdad, the head of a high-level delegation, including deputy leader of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, Qubad Talabani, to discuss the financial crisis and the agreement oil with the head of the federal government, Haider al-Abadi.

The Abadi Barzani, announced after the meeting, their agreement on a program of economic reform to reduce dependence on oil as the only source of national income and total commitment to levy tariffs and income tax as the federal government financial resources, while Abadi stressed the need to sustain the continuing armed forces efforts, including the Peshmerga forces for the Liberation of Mosul and other areas, Barzani stressed the importance of holding regular meetings between Baghdad and Erbil.

And Barzani's visit to Baghdad, is the first since the seventh of November 2015 the past, when he has had to console the death of the leader of the Iraqi National Congress, Ahmed Chalabi.