Abadi was surprised not to give salaries to the staff of Kurdistan and the call for transparency in the region

2016-02-11 17:55:10 | (Voice of Iraq) - Baghdad

He showed Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, Thursday, surprised not to give salaries to the staff of the Kurdistan region of the fact that the region received 15% of Iraq's oil output, as called for more "transparency" in the region and control of financial resources.

Ebadi said in a joint press conference today with German Chancellor Angela Merkel after he arrived in Berlin and I followed Alsumaria News, "The Kurdistan region receives the same oil ratio, which in Iraq is exporting 612 thousand barrels per day," he said, adding that it "represents 15% of the Iraqi oil output. "

Abadi expressed surprise at the "not to give salaries to the staff of Kurdistan," explaining that "that delivers oil from the Iraqi government to the region represents money and this must be reflected in the region."

He called al-Abadi to "greater transparency in the region and to be a role for the Kurdistan region in the control of financial resources and the distribution of these resources," stressing "the need for there to be a stimulus for the region and we should have a unified vision on the issue of economic reform."

The Abadi met on Thursday (February 11, 2016), German Chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss relations between the two countries.

Abadi arrived, on Wednesday evening, to the German capital Berlin on his way from Rome after a visit in which he met the Pope and the Italian prime minister.