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Baghdad and Erbil agree to resolve their negotiations on a draft law of oil and gas

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Baghdad and Erbil agree to resolve their negotiations on a draft law of oil and gas before the end of the year

31/10/2011 09:25

Baghdad, October 31 / October (Rn) - The Iraqi government, Federal, Monday it had agreed with the delegation of the Kurdistan Regional Government to adopt the draft law of oil and gas provided by the government last February.

The chief advisers Ghadhban Fadel told the Kurdish news agency (Rn) that "the Iraqi government had agreed with the delegation of the Government of Arbil, the adoption of the draft law of oil and gas, government held last February and negotiation before the end of this year."

Yesterday ended the first three joint commissions formed between Baghdad and Erbil to resolve outstanding issues and raised the three reports to Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to consider it and make them his position.

The delegation arrived in Baghdad to a Kurdish negotiator on 24 this month, and meetings with Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki and Parliament Speaker Osama Najafi, and the delegation stressed the positive discussions held.

The three committees took it upon themselves to find solutions to file the disputed areas between Baghdad and the Kurdistan region, and the budget of the Kurdistan region guard "Peshmerga," and the law of oil and gas.

He added that "discussions with the delegation, the Government of Erbil focused on addressing the differences on the draft law of oil and gas end of the year and submitted to the House of Representatives to make the appropriate adjustments on it."

Plans to increase Iraq's oil exports during the next six years to 12 million barrels per day after obtaining the approval of the world's oil (OPEC)

And the recently strained relationship between Baghdad and Erbil, after he refused the draft Kurdistan Region Oil and Gas Law approved by the Iraqi government.

He says the region that the draft law, however, focus the powers of the Federal Government in the management of oil wealth at the expense of the provincial territory, as he passed by the Council of Ministers, without due process of law.

Under the terms of a Erbil agreements, provided that he agrees on the law of oil and gas, but the region accuse the National Alliance circumvent the conventions and pass the bill without taking the position of the Kurds.

The roots of the crisis between Baghdad and Erbil to oil contracts had been entered into the region with international oil companies without the consent of the Federal Oil Ministry contracts that were considered "invalid" and contrary to the Constitution.

From: Jafar Allonan, the Open: Peace Baghdadi

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UN Envoy to tour Iraq Next Week(this week) work to find formulas for understanding between the people of those areas(Baghdad & Erbil) before the withdraw of the US Army at the end of the year.

IQD Team recording, October 30,2011. http://www.dontpromoteothersites

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