Washington made a proposal adopts the distribution of oil imports between Baghdad and Erbil
Turkish newspaper: Washington made a proposal adopts the distribution of oil imports between Baghdad and Erbil
Friday, November 15 2 / November 2013 15:47
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The newspaper Radikal Turkish, citing sources in the administration of Turkish energy that “Ankara is considering a formula US-related sales of Iraqi oil and gas, including the source into Turkey from the Kurdistan region and provides the formula to compile the financial revenues of oil exports in the U.S., which in turn will distribute rations transaction between Baghdad and Erbil, according to the Iraqi constitution . ”
According to Turkish newspaper that “energy officials in Ankara have begun discussing the U.S. proposal seriously before visiting the Kurdistan Region President Massoud Barzani, to Diyarbakir, Turkey on Saturday, where he will meet Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, a meeting which has great importance because it will be the meeting crucial in the case of export Kurdistan’s oil to world markets via Turkey. ”
The newspaper added that “America raised wording of the new with a view to resolve the dispute between the central government in Baghdad and the management of the Kurdistan region, on the distribution of quotas and imports of oil and gas on its way, rather than Baghdad, and therefore will be delivered share of 17% to Kurdistan and the share of 83% to the central government in Baghdad, According to the Iraqi constitution. ”
and showed the newspaper Radikal Turkish that “the new version include the removal of technical obstacles to the establishment of a linear pipeline between Turkey Kurdistan region, and in this framework will be transferred to 400 thousand barrels per day as a first stage of the new line, which سيتحد with pipeline Kirkuk – Amortalek and thus lifting capacity later to one million barrels a day. ”
It is scheduled that the President of the Kurdistan region Massoud Barzani’s official visit to the Turkish city of Diyarbakir, the Kurdish-majority to meet with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who will visit the area in question to announce several reforms concerning the Kurds in Turkey, totaling more than 15 million people.
And witnessed the relationship between Kurdistan and Turkey sophisticated pointing during the past few months and the exchange of visits of officials culminated in the signing of a comprehensive agreement on energy, an important and controversial with Baghdad, which includes licenses for oil and natural gas, and the establishment of a pipeline to transfer from Kurdistan to Turkey.
The newspaper promised [Washington Post] America said that “the Kurdistan region is looking forward to realizing the dream of the long-awaited independence with the help of Turkey, amid fears of Baghdad, the U.S. administration of a national conflict in Iraq because of the ambitions of Arbil.” Is over.