[size=36]Minister of Oil: My occupation for a number of positions is a government assignment[/size]
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, considered the Minister of Oil and Minister of Finance of Ihsan Abdul-Jabbar Agency, on Monday, that his holding of a number of positions is a government assignment.
Abdul-Jabbar said, "I was assigned the duties of the Ministry of Finance after the resignation of Ali Allawi, and I cannot apologize."
He added, "38 lawsuits have been filed against me by the Basra Oil Company because of people whose interests were damaged," noting that "all the cases brought against me were closed by the judiciary."
He pointed out that "there is a large sum of money seized in the Ministry of Finance," stressing that "Iraq owes Shell about 210 million dollars."
He explained, "The allegations about the Shell Oil Company are practices aimed at expelling investment," noting that "the news of my seizure of a plot of land in Al-Daoudi is false and untrue."
He continued, "The Federal Court's decision challenged the legal effect of the position of the head of the National Oil Company," noting that "the decision to dissolve the National Oil Company shook the legal environment for the oil industry."
He stressed that "the decision of the Federal Court regarding the oil and gas law in the region is very fair," adding, "We asked to study the oil contracts, but the administration of the region hesitates to do so."
He pointed out that "there are big differences in the contracts and quantities of extraction in the region's oil fields," stressing that "if we win the cases brought against Turkey in international courts, we will be compensated with up to 30 billion dollars."
He pointed out that "the Integrity Commission has begun conducting investigations with the money that was withdrawn from the Rafidain Bank," explaining that "everything that the former minister said in his resignation letter applies to the tax departments."
And he indicated, "The start of pumping oil to the Karbala refinery is a great achievement that counts for the current government," stressing, "I was able to salvage the Basra Gas Company and turn it from a loser to a profitable one." Ended 29 / p. 87