US efforts behind agreement between Baghdad, Erbil over oil

Baghdad (AIN) –MP, Jamal Kilani, confirmed that “The agreement reached between the Federal Government and the Kurdistani Regional Government over paying the dues of the oil companies working in KR comes due to US efforts in this regard.”

He stated to All Iraq News Agency (AIN) “There are US pressures practiced on the two sides over this issue,” noting that “This agreement is a part of the solution for this crisis.”

“There are also international pressures practiced to endorse the Oil and Gas law, so I expect its endorsement soon,” he concluded.

Earlier, the Federal Government and the Kurdistani Regional Government reached agreement over paying the dues of the foreign oil companies working in KR.

The Premier, Nouri al-Maliki, called the parliament to speed up endorsing the Oil and Gas law.

alliraqnews.com