Tuesday 2 October 2012
Signs of easing the crisis between the Federal Government and the Kurdistan

BAGHDAD - Noor Ibrahim - signs of easing in the crisis between the central government and Kurdistan on its way to a solution, especially after the formation of the center of a joint committee to resolve all outstanding problems between the two parties, including law (oil and gas), which for the widely welcomed by all political blocs, considering that the formation This committee is a positive step. "
The leader of the coalition of state law Kurdish MP Ali al-Husseini said Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki is always trying to find effective solutions to the exit of the outstanding issues between Baghdad and Erbil and ordered the formation of a committee to resolve a number of issues of the most important oil and gas law. "

Husseini said in a telephone interview with the newspaper (public opinion): "The main reason for the dispute between the central government and Kurdistan is oil and gas, and this committee will contribute significantly to the convergence of views between the parties."

Adding: "The success of the committee's work goes back to the intentions of all parties."

He MP for the rule of law: "that everyone abide paragraphs Constitution only as Faisal between everyone and refused to state law, this law is due to the existence of some constitutional points which are contained in it."

He pointed out: "This project is not new has provided three drafts in the past years, but some refused did not get approved, and the committee will decide to choose the draft that serves everyone and not a party one." This and instructed the federal government to form a joint committee to resolve differences between the center and Kurdistan and that enactment of a law (oil and gas), as well as increased exports of oil in Kurdistan and the payment of oil companies in the northern provinces, and his part declared Rose Nuri Shaways Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister, the first Monday, the formation of a joint committee between the KRG and the federal government in Baghdad to resolve problems that arise in the oil and gas file between the two sides until the law was passed for the sector. "

He Rose Nuri Shaways in a press statement that "the Kurdistan and the Iraqi government reached an agreement to form a joint committee comprising representatives of the Federal Ministry of Oil and the Ministry of Natural Resources in Kurdistan to solve problems that arise on the file of oil and gas and monitor the implementation of agreements between the two sides in this regard until the adoption of a law the oil sector and gas in the country. "

Adding: "to resolve the outstanding problems between Erbil and Baghdad regarding the oil and gas sector would boot to solve other problems between the two parties." In the meantime, said a member of the Oil and Energy Committee and the Iraqi List MP Khalil Zaidan to resolve differences depends on two things waiver parties for their positions clinging and the subordination of the Kurdish government is actually making the existing oil-acting has. "

Zidane said in a statement to the newspaper (public opinion): "The initiative al-Maliki to form a committee to resolve the problem of oil and gas is a good step and will help ease the tension between the center and Kurdistan."

Adding: "The views are not much different between the center and Kurdistan, which goes back to the lack of agreement on a unified format as well as the differences are not rooted and can be resolved through dialogue and goodwill."

The MP added Zidane: "to pass a law of oil and gas during the remaining period of the age of the Parliament will contribute to the solution of all disputes between Baghdad and Erbil."

Qasim Muhammad MP for the coalition forces of Kurdistan and a member of the Oil and Energy Committee in the Iraqi Council of Representatives praised by step taken by the Prime Minister to form a committee to discuss all the issues in the forefront of the oil and gas law, which is considered one of the most important laws. "

And between MP Mohammed in an interview with the newspaper (public opinion): "The task of this committee will be to agree on a draft of the three made one in 2007 and drawn up in front of the parliament to be discussed and then voted on."

Blaming members of the rule of law in the Oil and Energy Committee responsible for not enacted until now because of the constant tugging. "

And continued a member of the Kurdistan Alliance ": The main dispute between the Government Center and Baghdad due to a lack of enactment of this Act, which joins the export of oil to other countries."

Member of the Commission on oil and energy parliamentary Susan Saad said that there has to its four drafts proposed oil and gas law but delayed choosing one of them goes back to the insistence of some of the blocks on the draft submitted by the order to preserve the interests personal (according to her), and this can not be alluding to the committee that formed by al-Maliki will be tasked with choosing one of our existing drafts. "

Saad said in an interview to the newspaper (public opinion) stated: "The Committee when you choose one of these drafts to be submitted to Parliament and will be the final word to him for the purpose of voting upon and make adjustments and then legislation."

Excluded at the same time that the oil law is passed, gas easily and the large number of differences and the lack of consensus between the blocs. "

She stressed member of the Commission on oil and energy to speed up the enactment of this important law is attributed to the fact that delay does not serve any party and will increase the large differences. "

It is worth mentioning that there's Iraqi Council of Representatives of three draft laws concerning the law of (oil and gas) has been providing first project in 2007, but due to the failure to reach a consensus on it hung in the House of Representatives, and the second project was presented by the Commission on oil and energy parliamentary, either project third was sent to the House of Representatives in 2011 by the Deputy Prime Minister for Energy Affairs Hussain al-Shahristani, however, none of these projects have not yet attained endorsement by the House of Representatives and this led to the worsening situation between the central government and Arbil. "