Natural Resources denies seeking America for its not to work in Kurdistan

Natural Resources denies seeking America for its not to work in Kurdistan

21/08/2012 14:17

Arbil August 21 / August (Rn) – denied the Minister of Natural Resources in the Kurdistan region on Tuesday, to be the United States has demanded that its oil companies not to work and invest in the Kurdistan region.   was a spokeswoman for the U.S. State Department Victoria Nuland, said in a statement made by the time former “should the oil companies to deal with the federal government in Baghdad, and not to conclude oil contracts directly with the Kurdistan region, such as those concluded by Exxon Mobil and Chevron Americas, and France’s Total. According to Agence France Press 24. increased by saying that “with regard to American companies, we emphasize the The conclusion of any contract for the production or extraction of oil in any part of the land of Iraq without the approval of the authorities of the federal government in Iraq, presents companies to legal consequences. ” said Noland, “The oil companies decide for themselves things work, but there is no federal law in this aspect in the Iraq, causing problems and obstructions in the area of oil investment. ”  On the other hand, said the Minister of Natural Resources in the Kurdistan region Ashti Hawrami told the Kurdish news agency (Rn) that “the news that talk about preventing the United States for its oil companies working in Kurdistan is not unfounded , but that the number of companies wishing to work in the province continues to increase. ” and noted that “the news is nothing to be propaganda from people wishing to take America this position, but the United States has not made such statements, and no warning us orders of this such in the Kurdistan region. ” and said Hawrami said that “Kurdistan ready to export oil abroad, and will end after the Eid holiday, the deadline set by the province for the payment of oil companies operating in the region by the government in Baghdad, and otherwise take the region position at the time.” from: Repin Hassan, see: Wafa Zangana

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