Advisor: committee reports Baghdad and Erbil, confidential and Maliki will announce its position on them soon
08/11/2011 16:14

Baghdad, November 8 (Rn) - An adviser to Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki for the Kurdistan region on Tuesday, said that reports to Maliki of joint committees between Baghdad and Erbil confidential and will not reveal to the media at the moment, with the expectation that the response of al-Maliki on those reports soon.

And ended the three committees negotiating a joint between Baghdad and Arbil, the end of last month's negotiations in Baghdad on the outstanding issues and raised the three reports to the Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki.

The reports dealt with the most files stuck between Baghdad and Erbil is one of the disputed areas, the budget of the Regional Corps (Peshmerga), and the law of oil and gas.

Said Adel Berwari told the Kurdish news agency (Rn), "The three reports that were submitted to Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki after negotiations of the joint committees between Baghdad and Erbil will remain confidential and will not reveal to the media."

He predicted that Berwari is Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki on the reports soon, noting that "the results of the negotiations was positive, as was declared by the parties."

"The national interest requires that the response to the reports as soon as possible that the phase of the country's critical." Referring to the U.S. withdrawal from Iraq.

And the recently strained relationship between Baghdad and Erbil, after he refused the draft Kurdistan Region Oil and Gas Law approved by the Iraqi government.

He says the region that the draft law, however, focus the powers of the Federal Government in the management of oil wealth at the expense of the provincial territory, as he passed by the Council of Ministers, without due process of law.

Under the terms of a Erbil agreements, provided that he agrees on the law of oil and gas, but the region accuse the National Alliance circumvent the conventions and pass the bill without taking the position of the Kurds.

The roots of the crisis between Baghdad and Erbil to oil contracts had been entered into the region with international oil companies without the consent of the Federal Oil Ministry contracts that were considered "invalid" and contrary to the Constitution.