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 Abdul-Mahdi calls to return to the oil agreement with the provincial budget or make them last

(Alsumaria News) BAGHDAD - called Oil Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi, on Tuesday, to return to the oil agreement with the provincial budget or make another new agreement with them, stressing that the drop in oil prices was the cause of the collapse of the oil agreement between the parties.

Abdul-Mahdi said in a statement received Alsumaria News, a copy of the "relationship between the government oil Federal Territory relatively impassable for the first half of 2015 and is impassable for the rest of the year ", adding that" the budget agreement includes delivery "Sumo" 550,000 barrels / day at Ceyhan in exchange for the payment of the government's share of 17%. "

He said Abdul-Mahdi said "prices if they remain at high rates in 2014, or even at rates of $ 60 a barrel for the past agreement forward, despite the differences, but the collapse of prices to make money in Baghdad are very scarce, and the need for the province to fund a fatal necessity," noting that "the region appeared to reduce the amount of oil by handing it over to Baghdad, and dropped the 17% of the money received by Baghdad to Arbil, to completely cut off the two in September 2015 ".

He said Abdul-Mahdi said "the parliament's vote, including the Kurdish bloc on the oil deal was thought to begin Sumo receipt of the prescribed quantities, and that Baghdad would begin to pay 17% of the interview, but he did not get none of that, not been serious negotiations," pointing out that "the pumping stopped because of sabotage, the ministry has taken a public decision to stop the North oil company delivered any additional amounts are not conducted an interview compromises. "

He said Abdul-Mahdi, "The situation is delicate, complex and threatening negative developments and the need to find solutions and endeavors seriously, and we have two choices: Go to the agreement the oil budget and strive to improve it in the light of the gaps that punctuated in 2015, a rapid and direct solution is agreed upon, or go for a new agreement in accordance with the Constitution and the law."

Abdul-Mahdi, and pointed out that "everything that arises from the differences and calls for partial independence or total, the province emphasizes different Pityarath more than ever that Baghdad is closer to achieving his interests, and he took an extraordinary effort in the fight against" Daash "In sheltering millions of displaced people, and he faces a severe financial crisis, "Madha said" it is our duty as responsible citizens and make every effort to achieve the highest level of the interests of all Iraqis. "

The Cabinet decided, in (2 December 2014), to approve the oil agreement between the federal government and the Kurdistan Regional Government, which provides for delivery of the territory of at least 250 thousand barrels of oil per day to Baghdad for the purpose of export, in addition to 300,000 barrels from fields Kirkuk to become the quantity exported via the North 550,000 barrels per day, following the reaching of the Kurdish delegation headed by Nechirvan Barzani, the Iraqi government with an agreement on the region's share in the budget and export of oil, but the Alataatvaq did not last long.

The province stopped in June 2015 for the delivery of oil to the Sumo and started exporting its oil away from the center via the Ceyhan after the agreement held between the central government and the provincial government, after it was delivered without center amounts agreed.