U.S. warns of disintegration and chaos in Iraq

U.S. warns of disintegration and chaos in Iraq

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 14:29

Translation / Baghdadiya News / .. Male Turkish newspaper Hurriyet told the U.S. ambassador in Turkey Francis Richard Donny that Washington had seriously warned Ankara and Baghdad and Erbil from taking steps that will lead to the disintegration of Iraq. The U.S. ambassador said that “Turkey and Iraq have no choice but to continue strong relationships if they want to optimize the use of Iraqi resources and exported via Turkey,” warning that failure to do so leads to a more violent conflict and disintegration within Iraq.
The U.S. ambassador said, “If Iraq fails and Turkey to improve their economic relations, failure will lead to worse results, where there will be more violence in Iraq and the chance of disintegration within Iraq will strengthen.” He continued by saying that “the economic success can keep Iraq together while failure will support the those forces that are trying to fragment and this is not a good thing, I think, for Turkey and the United States or any other country in the region.”
Warning Ricciardone is the strongest public statement from a U.S. official on the controversy as a result of aggressive attempts to Turkish companies in the exploitation of oil and gas in northern Iraq despite the lack of a law between the Governments of the region and the Centre on how to share oil and gas revenues.
The ambassador said the U.S. also “We would like to become Turkey substitute for the Strait of Hormuz in the transfer of Iraqi oil and gas to the world markets through pipelines multiple” but stressed Turkey to look at all of Iraq, not just in the north, “uncertain” it is difficult to work in the presence of such a complex political situation in Baghdad and he does not seem to have no choice but to have a relationship Iraqi – Turkish strong which means that the reconciliation Turkey with Iraq will be sorted oil and gas-rich country to the west side, and we have very close contacts with the Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki in addition to our very good relations with the Kurdistan Regional Government and we said the same thing aside that we will benefit a lot when we work together separation there is a lot of adventure and danger. “Finished / 21

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