- Today 15:23
Today, Monday, the Kurdistan Democratic Party determined its position on the central government's demand regarding the national SOMO company's control over oil sales operations in the Kurdistan region, while confirming the existence of a political agreement between Baghdad and Erbil on the oil and gas file.
The leader of the party, Wafaa Muhammad, said in an interview with Al-Maalouma agency, “There is a political agreement between the region and Baghdad before the decision of the International Arbitration Court was issued, which decided to stop exporting oil from Kurdistan to Turkey.”
He added, "Baghdad's demand is that SOMO be the only company controlling oil sales in the Kurdistan region," noting that "oil imports are in a special account and monitored by the federal government."
The leader of Barzani's party said, "The Kurdistan government is calling for the appointment of a vice-president for SOMO by the region," pointing out that "the talks between Baghdad and Erbil are still going on."
And regarding the position of the Democratic Party on the proposal of the central government, between Muhammad, that his party "agrees with the Baghdad proposal, as it will help to send the share of the budget to the region, which is set at 12.67. "
The International Court of Arbitration had decided, earlier, to stop exporting oil from the Kurdistan region to the State of Turkey through the port of Ceyhan, which reinforced Baghdad's oil decision to resort to legal ways to export oil imports.
And the Prime Minister, Muhammad Shia Al-Sudani, had set 12.67 percent of the 2023 budget for the Kurdistan region. It ended / 25 p.m
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