Nechirvan Barzani: our oil problems with Baghdad on the way to being resolved but الاولولية for the application of Article 140
Alsumaria News - 09/19/2012 - 9:57 pm | Hits: 7

Alsumaria News / Erbil
Prime Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraq Nechirvan Barzani, Wednesday, that the problems of oil between Arbil and Baghdad on the way to resolve following the signing of an agreement to pay the last router dues oil companies operating in the region, is regarded as the primary for the Kurds in the position differences with Baghdad for the application of Article 140 of the Constitution. Barzani said at a press conference, today, in the building of the Council of Ministers in Arbil, "ratified today the agreement on oil, having ratified the federal government on the agreement, yesterday, we would like to thank the Iraqi government for ratifying the agreement," adding, "But the ratification of the agreement does not mean that all the problems with Baghdad have been processed. " and explained, "This agreement is a step in the right direction, and there are points several important in the agreement, the first to commit the Iraqi government to pay $ 650 billion dinars to oil companies operating in the region this year, and will insert pay 350 one billion other in next year's budget, and those good step help in resolving the problem of oil between the province and the Iraqi government. " He "and also is in the agreement the Kurdistan region will 17% of the 700 thousand barrels of oil derivatives by the Iraqi government liquidation in its refineries." He Barzani that "a joint committee was formed to address any problem on the issue of oil suddenly." Meanwhile, new Barzani described the oil policy of the Iraqi government to "failed", because of its insistence on developing the oil companies that deal with the Kurdistan region in the black list, noting that "although placed in the black list, continue oil companies to flow to the region, it's big companies and bear the consequences of such measures for the Iraqi government." On another, the head of the Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraq that "the Iraqi government has agreed to pay for the province its share of the expenses sovereign , which were to refrain from paid over the past years. " He explained that the budget the province of the Iraqi budget public was 17%, but the discount sovereign expenditure was to keep the province between 11 -12% of the province. " He Barzani that indications are that the problem of oil between province and Baghdad on the way to a solution, but priority Kurds in Baghdad remains the implementation of Article 140 of the Constitution, "noting" the implementation of Article 140 will all Iraq's problems. " ministers governments in Baghdad and Erbil agreed during a meeting in the 13 September 2012, under the auspices of Deputy Prime Minister Ruz Nuri Shawish, on the formation of bilateral committees joint audit and resolve outstanding problems and payment of dues of oil companies in the region in light of the budget law. meeting brought together both the Minister of Finance in the Federal Government Rafie al-Issawi and Oil Minister in the Federal Government Abdul Karim defect and Commerce Minister in the federal government Khairallah Babiker and Chairman BSA Abdul Basit Turki and Minister of Natural Resources in the Kurdistan region Iachta Hawrami and a number of officials in the Ministry of Finance for the Kurdistan region. Relations between Baghdad and Erbil experiencing chronic crisis worsened months ago but intensified following a dispute on the deployment of troops on the border between Iraq and Syria in the north , and another belonging to the oil contracts concluded by the Kurdistan region with a number of foreign companies which Baghdad deems illegal, while the region say they are based on the Iraqi constitution and bilateral agreements with the federal government.