Reviewed the details of the agreement .. Barzani: Continuing transfer Kirkuk oil pipeline from Baghdad to Kurdistan

Reviewed the details of the agreement .. Barzani: Continuing transfer Kirkuk oil pipeline from Baghdad to Kurdistan

05-12-2014 12:27 AM

Reviewed the details of the agreement Barzani - Continuing transfer Kirkuk oil pipeline from Baghdad to KurdistanPresident of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Barzani announced Thursday to continue to work to connect the Kirkuk oil export pipeline to the Kurdistan Region network rather than linked to the central government.
Barzani said in a statement issued after the cabinet meeting yesterday (Thursday) that the Kurdistan Region will hand over 250 thousand barrels amount of production to Baghdad and transmits its 300 thousand other of Kirkuk.
He added that ‘Iraq is practically need to Kurdistan region, even if the government of Kurdistan did not establish that the oil infrastructure to enable Iraq to do something for the Kurdistan’.
As emphasized in the implementation of the recent agreement with Baghdad, ‘now underway to connect the Kirkuk oil pipeline network and the region that needs to be works of art for its completion. ”
He continued that “the federal government intends to determine the price of a barrel of oil at $ 70 in the general budget for the next year in 2015, and we told them clearly that we will deliver Sumo amount agreed upon only a 250 000 barrels’.
He added that ‘the agreement will be included in the framework of the budget law for a period of one year, but we put a good foundation. According to the agreement we’ll deliver 250 000 barrels of oil to the federal government and we bring them another 300 000 barrels of production through the Kirkuk pipeline network belonging to the region ‘.
He pointed out that ‘the territory under demanding Baghdad for 11 years, regardless of the Peshmerga budget but they refuse to’ noting ‘now has been added to the Peshmerga budget the federal budget, and this is a great success.’

On the debt arising from the Baghdad region, the Prime Minister pointed out that the federal government owes to the Kurdistan Region of more than 16 trillion Iraqi dinars and this was officially installed in the Federal Ministry of Finance report, adding also did not disbanding the amounts owed to oil companies as well.

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