Stressing that a sensitive and complex situation and threatens to negative developments .. Abdul-Mahdi calls to return the budget to deal with the oil region

Dated: 03/23/2016 Wednesday 7:28

Iraq today / Sam Ahmed Jabbar
Oil Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi, to return to the oil budget agreement with the Territory or make another new agreement with them, stressing that the drop in oil prices was the cause of the collapse of the oil agreement between the parties.
Mahdi said that "oil relationship between the federal government and the province is relatively impassable for the first half of 2015 and is impassable for the rest," noting that "the budget agreement includes delivery" Sumo "550 thousand barrels / day at Ceyhan in exchange for the payment of the government's share of 17%." He added Abdul-Mahdi said that "prices if they remain at high rates in 2014, or even at rates of $ 60 a barrel for the past agreement forward, despite the differences, but the collapse in prices to make money in Baghdad are very scarce, and the need of the region for funds fatal necessity," noting that "the region appeared to reduce the amount of oil handing it over to Baghdad, and dropped the 17% of the funds received by Baghdad to Arbil, to cut off completely the two in September 2015. "he continued Abdul-Mahdi said that" the parliament's vote, including the Kurdish bloc on the oil deal was the belief that the Sumo begin to receive scheduled quantities, and that Baghdad would begin to pay the 17% interview , but he did not get none of that, not been serious negotiations, "pointing out that" the pumping stopped due to sabotage, the ministry has taken a public decision to stop the North oil company delivered any additional amounts that interview. "he stressed Abdul-Mahdi, that no adjustments were made" situation sensitive and complex and threatens the negative developments and the need to find solutions and endeavors seriously, and we have two options, either to return to the agreement the oil budget and strive to improve it in the light of the gaps that punctuated in 2015, a rapid and direct solution is agreed upon, or go for a new agreement in accordance with the Constitution and the law ".ofatt Abdul-Mahdi to" all what arises from the differences and calls for partial independence or total, the region confirms the different Pityarath more than ever that Baghdad is closer to achieving his interests, and he took an extraordinary effort in the fight against "Daash" in the house the millions of displaced people, and he is facing a severe financial crisis, "he said "It is our duty as officials and citizens to make every effort to achieve the highest level of the interests of all Iraqis." the Council of Ministers decided, in (2 December 2014), to approve the oil agreement between the federal government and the Kurdistan Regional government, which provides for the delivery of the region at least 250 thousand barrels of oil per day to Baghdad for the purpose of export, in addition to 300,000 barrels of Kirkuk oilfields to become the quantity exported via the north of 550 thousand barrels per day, after reaching the Kurdish delegation headed by Nechirvan Barzani, the Iraqi government an agreement on the region's share in the budget and export of oil, but the agreement did not last Taiwila.ivkr the region stopped in June 2015 for the delivery of oil to the Sumo and started exporting its oil away from the center via the Ceyhan after the agreement held between the central and provincial government, after it was delivered without center amounts agreed