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Arbil/ Iraq TradeLink: Kurdish Democratic Party's MP Sarhan Ahmed disclosed that a three-point
He pointed that the salaries of the Kurdish officials is "a general governmental obligation towards all officials in the country and has nothing with the Kurdish share in the budget".
The first point included payment of 300.000 oil barrels daily of Kirkuk oil to Iraqi Oil Marketing Company (SOMO) in return for the payment of the Kurdish governmental salaries and social care, MP Ahmed said.
The second point pointed that the Kurdish region will hand over 250.000 b/d for the central government to pay 17% of the budget, he added.
The third point stressed that any party that will not implement this agreement, the whole case shall be reverted to the Federal Court.
On 2 December, 2016, the Kurdish government announced readiness to conduct "fruitful dialogue" with Baghdad to guarantee the Kurdish financial shares and the salaries of its employees, but stressed that "it will not implement one-sided commitment".