SHAHRISTANI ASSURED THE UNITED NATIONS CUT “IMPORTANT WAY” OF TALKS IN BAGHDAD AND ERBIL OVER OIL
Alsumaria News / Baghdad Deputy Prime Minister for Energy Hussain al-Shahristani, on Thursday, a representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations in Iraq Nikolay Mladenov that the talks between the federal government and the Kurdistan region on the export of oil cut “way no matter what.”
Shahristani said in a statement issued today, following ameeting with Mladenov and received “Alsumaria News,” a copy of it, that meeting included “discuss preparations for the Electoral Commission to hold parliamentary elections onschedule and Alambahathat ongoing between the federal government and the Kurdistan Regional Government on the export of oil from the region.”
and the transfer of al-Shahristani, the official UN “to confirm the Iraqi government to hold elections in time and be with the participation of the Office of the United Nations observers as well as international observers. ”
and stressed that “the talks with the province has gone no matter what, and that the export of oil from any part of Iraq has to be through the Oil Marketing Company (SOMO).”
Shahristani was confirmed, in (February 19, 2014), the approval of the Kurdistan on the export of crude oil from across the State Oil Marketing Organization “Sumo”, but the government of the region denied the next day what he said Shahristani, she would wait for an answer from Baghdad on this issue.
, and is in talks between Baghdad and Erbil to solve existing problems on the export of oil from Kurdistan via Turkey, but it has not yet reached a final agreement to a formula.