Barzani describes the agreement between Arbil and Baghdad as significant


Abdel Hamid Zebari

Prime Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraq Barzani agreement between Baghdad and Erbil to solve the problems of oil Binmha, as "an important agreement" at the time confirmed Observers other problem most complex of problems of oil is Article 140 of the disputed areas. announced Barzani during a press conference held in Erbil that his government ratified the agreement between the province and the federal government to solve problems related to the oil sector, announcing the commitment of the province to raise the level of production to 200 thousand barrels per day. said "The agreement provides for the obligation of the federal government to pay dues to companies from the 2012 budget which is up 650 million dollars which is found in going forward and must disbursement and we need $ 300 million wish included within the budget law for next year. " said head the provincial government, "according to this agreement will territory on oil products by 17% of the Iraqi refineries and this is the first step to solve the problems relating to oil between Erbil and Baghdad. " He Barzani to the existence of certain expenses of the ruling between Erbil and Baghdad in the field of energy and fuel has not acted so far, adding that "there is a legal text required Baghdad to pay the share of the region that have not paid so far, according to this Agreement must pay these expenses entirely for the province . " He also said Prime provincial government have agreed on the formation of a standing committee between the oil ministry in the federal government and the Ministry of Natural Resources in the region to work together to address all the problems that may arise in the future. and about the obligations of the province towards the federal government under this Convention, the president of the regional government "The provincial government is committed to increase oil production to up to 200 thousand barrels per day instead 140 thousand barrels now." and wished to be present Convention light for common understanding in all areas to resolve all outstanding issues between Baghdad and Erbil, "We hope that this will be the beginning to pass the House of Representatives Law oil imports, and oil and gas law and to resolve all outstanding issues between Baghdad and Erbil, namely Article 140 of the Constitution. " and about ready province to resume negotiations with Baghdad on these problems, Barzani said: "In principle yes we are ready for negotiations and the result should talk, because the problems in Iraq can only be resolved through dialogue. " Meanwhile, a political analyst Kurdish Zarzis Cooley Zadeh, in a statement to Radio Free Iraq: I believe that the most important differences are limited to Article 140 of the Constitution, because it did not solve at the time, and there was no program by the federal government to solve problems concerning the Peshmerga budget and population, but can reach Bashlnha solutions if there are serious intentions.