URGENT Abdul-Mahdi to Kurdish delegation: We will cut the dues of the region if not delivered oil[/rtl]
[rtl]History of edits:: 2019/5/21 11:53 • 1234 times readable[/rtl]
The Prime Minister, Adel Abdul Mahdi, the Kurdistan Regional Government, to hand over oil production of the region in return for handing over financial dues from the federal budget.
The head of the National Union bloc in the House of Representatives, Juan Ihsan, in a press statement, that Abdul Mahdi, "I met yesterday in Baghdad with the heads of Kurdish parliamentary blocs."
Ihsan Abdul-Mahdi said during the meeting that "according to the law of the general budget, if the provincial government does not hand over oil to Baghdad will be cut financial dues for the region," noting that the meeting "discussed a number of important issues between the region and the center, including the issue of salaries of employees of the Kurdistan region, .
"They told the prime minister that the question of salaries of employees is the other side of any problem between the Kurdistan Regional Government and the federal government or any other problem or lack of understanding among the politicians," Ihsan said.
"The prime minister stressed that according to the General Budget Law, if the provincial government does not hand over oil to Baghdad, the financial dues of the region will be cut off, adding that they told Abdul Mahdi that whatever financial dues should not include salaries of employees of Kurdistan region and Peshmerga forces, Abdul Mahdi promised that the salaries of employees and Peshmerga will be sent according to the law, "she said.
The Minister of Oil Thamer Ghadhban, said on April 25 that the Kurdistan Regional Government has not yet handed over what has been approved in the budget in 2019. And
Ghadhban in a press conference held on this date, "The provincial government has not yet delivered what was approved in the general budget 2019, and the judge to hand over 250 thousand barrels per day to the Iraqi oil marketing company (Sumo), so that the latter will sell and direct revenues to the federal budget.
He added that "there is a close contact will be with the region to take appropriate action, and the implementation of what was approved in the budget," stressing that "we are committed to the law and there is nothing we negotiate with them, but we will abide by the law and what it came."
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