The Parliamentary Finance Committee spoke about the point of contention between the center and the region regarding the oil and non-oil resources of the Kurdistan Region, while stressing the need for a political decision to resolve it.
Member of the Finance Committee, Jamal Kujar, said in a press interview, “The committee hosted the federal court team negotiating with representatives of the Kurdistan Region to implement the budget,” noting that “the government delegation presented its vision of the region’s share in the budget in numbers, and there were interventions from representatives to clarify some unclear numbers and texts.” Which was interpreted by the negotiating committee,” he added, “The committee’s meetings with the negotiating team will continue until solutions are reached.”
And he said:
He added, "The differences lie in a number of points; the first of which is the oil file, which includes production, the quantities delivered, and the quantities that are supposed to be delivered, as well as the file of the border ports, as the federal government demands all imports from the ports in the region. For its part, the region says that there are ports that it does not recognize and considers to be Unofficial".
He continued: “As for the third file, it is the non-oil resources - except for the ports, and this has not been agreed upon yet and is considered a controversial point. For all of this, the federal government calculated the oil and non-oil resources and imposed them on the region, and the latter does not recognize them, so we need a decision.” politically to resolve it.
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