"Territory," calling for a meeting with Baghdad does the oil agreement and hints at willingness to compromise on "debt"

2002 2016

Called on the Kurdistan Regional Government, on Friday, to convene an urgent meeting between officials in Baghdad and Erbil to discuss the return to the inactivated oil agreement between the parties, and while confirming that it owed the federal government more than $ 20 billion in debt for the years 2014 and 2015, signaled a willingness to give up in exchange for the payment of staff salaries of the Peshmerga forces for the past four months.

Furthermore, it renewed for Oil and Energy Committee in the House of Representatives the government's readiness to return to the negotiating table, but it required commitment to the Constitution and the federal budget by both parties.

According to the official spokesman for the provincial government Sven Dzia to "New Morning" that "discussions in Baghdad and Erbil last had so far not discussed the oil accord inactivated, but touched on the headlines related to the economic crisis and the face of the terrorist organization Daash."

Dah Ziyi said that "the region heard the possibility of returning to this agreement through the media in a statement to Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, and did not witness anything serious."

He pointed to "the ability of the Kurdistan region to deliver 550,000 barrels to Baghdad in return we get our share of the budget amounting to 17%."

Dah Ziyi revealed that "under the official reports, the Baghdad sent us during the past two years, about $ 3 billion only, the remainder Bzmtha more than $ 20 billion."

He hinted, spokesman for the provincial government to the possibility of opening a new page of relations by calling for "periodic meetings from which to settle the matter and return to the agreement."

Dah Ziyi confirms that "the city of the provincial government employees and pensioners and salaries of the Peshmerga forces four months ago, on Baghdad be borne if you wish to activate the agreement."

He reiterated "his accusations to the Baghdad government not to its earlier commitment to the agreement that forced us to export our oil by about a solo beginning of June."

But de Ziyi returned to see that "the settlement of differences is through television interviews as is currently happening, but through meetings between the leaders of the province and Baghdad."

For his part, oil adviser to the provincial government Ribawar Khansa "mortgage the success of the oil deal from the standpoint of Kurdistan, an urgent summit between the Governments of the region and a meeting center for the development of his initial steps."

He stressed Khansa in a statement to the "New Morning", the "readiness of Arbil that this agreement starts since the beginning of this year and turn the page on the past," but requires "the existence of an international guarantor party or internal as if the Iraqi judiciary to apply exchanged between the two parties commitments."

He was to be "the guarantor is, which holds the announcement of the give parties a commitment in front of public opinion."

Kurdish adviser he was to be "in Baghdad and Erbil knew very well that they need some in the face of current conditions and the collapse of oil prices and the continuing battles against al Daash."

At the other end, he finds the Oil and Energy Committee in the House of Representatives member Razak mheibes that "the declaration of the province is ready to return to the previous agreement is like failing to address its internal problems."

He mheibes, National Alliance MP, in his commentary to the "New Morning", that "the Kurdistan Regional Government wanted me Baghdad's arm, but I was surprised by what was not in the account after the collapse of oil prices."

In contrast, he said that "the federal government to consider all the Iraqis with one eye, and thus would deal with the invitation of the province of goodwill and sit on the negotiating table in order to return to the agreement."

As for security, who spoke about the Kurdish officials, mheibes responded that "the relationship between Baghdad and Arbil are not in need of a third party being governed by the constitution, and both the budget and sets about clearly incumbent upon everyone commitments."

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