Abdul Latif: Kurdish forces will not vote on Al-Kazemi without renewing the oil agreement
12:30 - 04/29/2020
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The former deputy Wael Abdel Latif revealed, on Wednesday, that the Kurdistan region exported more than a million barrels of crude oil through Turkey without Baghdad's approval, stating that the Kurdish forces stipulated that Prime Minister-designate Mustafa Al-Kazemi continue the oil agreement without change.
And Abdul Latif said in a statement to / information / that "the Kurdish parties stipulated the reactivation of the oil agreement with Baghdad in exchange for the support of the Prime Minister-designate Mustafa Al-Kazemi and will not vote on Al-Kazemi without renewing the agreement."
He added that "the mechanisms for passing consecutive federal governments are the ones who create illegal agreements that contradict the constitutional provisions with Kurdistan," noting that "the region exports more than one million barrels to 600 thousand of oil per day outside the OPEC agreement or the state."
And Abdul Latif pointed out that "Baghdad filed a lawsuit in the last period demanding Erbil to return 12 billion dollars to the state treasury, which is reserved with the Federal Court without moving." End / 25D