Mon, February 10, 2014 20:34
BAGHDAD / translation Baghdadi News / .. Visit the Iraqi prime minister's long-awaited to Turkey has become in limbo at the same time, which did not reach it after Baghdad and Erbil agreement on the division of shares of energy revenues between the two sides an issue also relates to Turkey because of the transactions independent with the Kurdistan Regional Government, according to the sentiments, on Monday, Report Zaman Turkish newspaper Today.
The diplomat said a Turkish high-level condition of anonymity that "the talks between Baghdad and Erbil over deals Kurdistan region with Turkey is still going on and this is regarded as crucial for Baghdad, which has expressed unease about the deals between Turkey and the Kurdistan region and it seems that al-Maliki as if he does not want to visit Turkey Before the conclusion of the talks with Kurdistan is still unclear how they will end out of those talks. "
The Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has said over the past week that "Maliki's visit to Turkey is off the agenda now because of the upcoming elections in Iraq and the security disturbances in the country," he said, adding, that "the decision not to the coming of al-Maliki to Turkey at this time should be to Aanzer as a major crisis between the two countries. "
However, it is not a secret, apparently that talks between the central government and the Kurdistan Regional Government have not borne fruit so far, and that the announcement of the Kurdistan oil flow to Turkey via the new pipeline in late January last risked angering Baghdad and the melting of the ice fragile that has been developed.
He said the Turkish diplomat, who declined to be identified, "must do not consider delaying the visit crisis", but warned "that if he turned the talks between Baghdad and Erbil to struggle and if sided with Ankara to one side in this conflict, Turkey and Iraq will enter into a diplomatic crisis seriously."
The source of an Iraqi diplomat in Ankara on condition of anonymity that "the delay in the visit is linked to the strained relations now," pointing out that "Maliki is not sure whether his visit to Turkey will be in his favor or not in the next elections."
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