[ltr]Report: Washington solve the oil dispute between Baghdad and Erbil for the success of the battle of Mosul[/ltr][ltr]
Follow-Iraq Press October -3: Diplomats, officials and experts in the oil sector that diplomatic activity, carried out by the US envoy to the alliance of theanti-regulation Daesh, led to the conclusion of an oil agreement between Iraq and the Kurdistan region has importance in the battle of Mosul crucial and awaited with Organization.
The sources said that the agreement on the divisionof oil revenues, concluded in August / August, it is vitally important, to carry the central government and the government of the Region to coordinate planning for the attack this month on the strongholdof the organization in Mosul blockaded by Kurdish Peshmerga forces from three sides.
And the movement envoy Brett Mcgork back and forth between Arbil , the capital of the Kurdistan region and the Iraqi capital , Baghdad , starting from the first half of April / April, and reached his tours culminated in a meeting held in Erbil on June 19 with Massoud Barzani , president of theKurdistan Regional Government, and Falah Fayyad , Iraqi National Security Adviser .
A senior source with close ties to the Kurds , "Lula Mcgork Since this deal at all."
In early 2014 , Baghdad , reduced funding for the Kurdistan region funds , which began, at that time, oil export independently through a pipeline to the Turkish port of Ceyhan.
In March / March the state North Oil Company in Iraq stopped pumping crude oil through the line of fields operated in Kirkuk, and were under the control of the Kurdistan Regional Government since the collapse of the Iraqi security forces two years ago, when he swept fighters organize Daesh one - third of the area of Iraq.
The move reduced oil revenues to the Kurdish region of about a quarter, resulting budget crisis worsened in Erbil, amid falling oil prices and clashes with elements Daesh.
Iraq relies military coalition led by the United States on cooperation in the recovery of the Kurds of Mosul Daesh and theelimination of state announced.
For Washington, the defeat Daesh of the main objectives of its foreign policy in the second term of President Barack Obama 'sjudgment , who leaves office in January next year.
Progress was made in August / August towards an agreement aimed to restore the flow of oil from the Kirkuk fields, where public statements show that Mcgork visited Prime Minister Haider al - Abadi in Baghdad on August 11 / August, two days after he met with Barzani in Arbil and Fayyad.
According to sources in Arbil , the Kurdistan Regional Government informed Mcgork and Baghdad , it lost revenues of aboutone billion dollars since March / March, as the Kirkuk field was re - pumping about 150 thousand barrels per day in the ground rather than exported to the rest of the production of about 450 thousand Kurdistan region barrels a day to world markets via Turkey.
That prompted all parties to reach a final deal, announced in the wake of a meeting held on August 29 / August in Baghdad between Abadi Mcgork and Barzani.
Under the agreement, the export of up to 150 thousand barrels per day of crude oil through the Turkish port of Ceyhan on the sharing of the Kurdistan Regional Government and Baghdad revenue equally.
This led to the largest avoid a split in the Kurdistan region itself, it was the local authorities that control of Kirkuk , the city ofSulaymaniyah ask shipping oil to Iran rather than ship it to Turkey, which was rejected by the Governments of Erbil and Baghdad, as well as Washington.
Said a senior Western diplomat in Baghdad, said that the breakthrough position contributed to the start of a separate dialogue on the arrangements for the troops battle Mosul and disputed internal boundaries between the central government and theKurdistan region.
He added that since the conclusion of an agreement Kirkuk Kurds vowed on an informal basis to keep the peshmerga forces outside the city of Mosul itself, while allowing the Iraqis using land they control them are at the moment around the city to prepare troops for the attack, which was allowed to accelerate planning for battle.
It now appears that the Iraqi army would start crawling on the Mosul by the end of October / October, something that wouldhave been inconceivable a few months ago.
Barzani visited Baghdad last week , the first time in more than three years time, in a sign of improving relations.
To Mcgork, who studied law, a role in some of the most difficult conflicts in Iraq since the invasion led by the United States toppled Saddam Hussein in 2003, he has helped as a consultant to the occupation authorities in the drafting of an interim constitution and oversee the transition of power to an interim Iraqi government.
He called Mcgork to increase the number of US troops, a policy that credited in part to stop the sectarian violence that peaked in Iraq in 2006 and 2007.
When organizing Daesh swept a third of Iraqi territory in the middle of 2014, played a key role in the payment Prime Minister Haider al - Abadi to power to tackle this threat.
In the last year Mcgork traveled around the world to implement the policy of the Obama administration 's efforts to defeat Bdaash, including preserving the unity of Iraq , which some observers say it is more divided than ever.
A spokeswoman for the US Embassy in Baghdad, in response to a question about the oil accord: "We attribute the Iraqi government , the whole credit for this agreement."
Asked Tony Blinken , deputy secretary of state, during a visit to Baghdad last month , about this, he said he was optimistic the efforts made in recent weeks.
A spokesman for al - Abadi, said the United States and the international community played a "role can not be denied" in promoting dialogue between Baghdad and Erbil Regarding exports of Krkk.anthy (1)