Shahristani comment on the decision to investigate the cause of al-Abadi "Leona Oil" and threatens
Saturday 02-04-2016
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Twilight News / plate and higher education minister, Hussain al-Shahristani, to sue a foreign newspaper revealed a private oil file corrupted files, if Iraq failed to provide evidence.

He ordered Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, Saturday, the Integrity Commission, the highest point of control in the country to investigate allegations of corruption in the granting of oil contracts, and urged the judiciary to carry out prosecutions required, after the publication of "thousands of documents" from the site of the company "Leona Oil".

Among Iraqi officials accused of taking bribes from "Leona Oil", according to the report, Hussain al-Shahristani, who served as oil minister from 2006 to 2010 and deputy prime minister for energy affairs from 2010 to 2014.

The report was published on Wednesday, after an investigative inquiry by "Fairfax Media" and "Havengtin Post" during the six months, based on hundreds of thousands of internal e-mail messages for "Leona Oil" with a number of international oil companies, between 2002 and 2012.

He says the investigation that the company agreed to pay millions of dollars to influence , including al - Shahristani , Iraqi officials and the oil minister , who was succeeded by Abdul Karim and coffee, knowing that the two men Tulia oil portfolio in the governments of Nuri al - Maliki Almtaaqptin.
In this regard , al - Shahristani commented in an interview with MEMRI for Twilight News, the Abadi decision . " Angdr response to our call for the prime minister yesterday to open an investigation by the competent authorities on what is stated in a report to a US newspaper about alleged corruption in the SoC decades. "
"We stress the need for the Iraqi government to provide it with all the newspaper cited documents and data available and the evidence of what has stated in its report, and otherwise sue the newspaper for failing to provide the data is a crime and cover-up of corruption."