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05-24-2014, 07:44 PM
2014/05/24 22: 07

Kurdistan in an angry statement: Washington neutrality or silence (http://www.almasalah.com/ar/news/30826/%D8%A5%D9%82%D9%84%D9%8A%D9%85-%D9%83%D8%B1%D8%AF%D8%B3%D8%AA%D8%A7%D9%86-%D9%81%D9%8A-%D8%A8%D9%8A%D8%A7%D9%86-%D8%BA%D8%A7%D8%B6%D8%A8-%D8%B9%D9%84%D9%89-%D9%88%D8%A7%D8%B4%D9%86)


The Kurds as "real partners" within a federal Iraq, or they "decide for themselves" for their benefit.

Baghdad/Obelisk, responding the Kurdistan Regional Government, Saturday, domestic and international reactions that followed the Declaration of the territory allocated part of oil imports without reference to the Federal Government, saying the Kurds should either be "real partners" within the Federal, federal Iraq "decide for themselves" with regard to the interest of the territory and its people.

He said a statement issued by the foreign relations official in the Kurdistan Regional Government, Falah Mustafa, "the Obelisk", "Kurd either to be true partners in the Federal, federal Iraq should be dealt with in accordance with the principles of the Permanent Constitution of the country, or they will decide for themselves their decisions concerning the interests of Kurdistan and Division".

Mustafa said, though this is an internal matter, but other States have understood the policies of Kurdistan, because they know that no violation of the Iraqi Constitution and committed, "he said, adding that" all the constitutional and legal territory in the interest of the people of Kurdistan, and that he was carrying Iraq's interests, concerns and successful energy policy while Baghdad fails in this area".

And Mustafa, a member of the Government delegation that accompanied the President of the Kurdistan region, Massoud Barzani, current European tour, "the currency of the Kurdistan region was within the framework of the principles of the Constitution and the law", indicating that there is no "try to obstruct it, but the territory can't wait more, that the world understands that for Kurdistan".

An external relations officer at the Kurdistan Regional Government, said that "European countries consider to Kurdistan that is successful in dealing with the issue, and that the territory which formerly could not extract any oil could drop on production and export ports, to become a reliable source of energy in the world,"

pointing out that "the region is in the business of power for years, and several companies studied the Iraqi Constitution and brought experts to discuss, and then reached their current legal sale of territory to oil."

And further, that the Kurdistan region is committed to the Constitution and believes it to be a true partner in Iraq or not, "sense memory" the authorities feel that the Kurds must be true partner within the framework of the Constitution, given their rights, otherwise it must break the relationship between Baghdad and Erbil."

External relations officer, stressed in the Kurdistan Regional Government, that "the territory either to be a real partner and be dealt with in accordance with the principles of the Constitution, or self-determination".

He asked, "why don't you answer us Baghdad regarding compensation of the chemical bombing of Halabja, why not answer us on the destruction of some 4,500 villages in Kurdistan, why not answer us on the wake of a killed eight thousand and thousands of almo'nfline in the germian and 12,000 Kurds, Philly, and why no respect for international laws and norms and provide a complaint concerning export territory for oil."

The foreign relations official in the Kurdistan Regional Government, Falah Mustafa, saying, "the first in Baghdad to achieve security and stability, and provide electricity and services to citizens, then they can argue against the Kurdistan region", but in truth I have ml territory of meaningless statements, statements of officials in Baghdad that they were wrong if they thought that the territory سيطاطئ the header or subject to whatever they want."

Asked about Washington's position on the export of the region, Mustafa said "we respect the United States, but the decision Kurds in their hands" and hoped that "Washington understands the political problems, but put themselves amid the conflict between Baghdad and Erbil, and take the position of neutrality, if silent, the better, because what we are doing is in the interest of the people of Kurdistan region", adding that "the region will not wait to know who inform him that he is right or wrong."

The Foreign Ministry spokeswoman, Jane's sake, she said in a statement that Washington long ago, is not to support the export of oil from Kurdistan without the approval of the Federal Government, expressing concern about the potential impact of continued exporting oil this way.

The Kurdistan Regional Government, announced earlier on Wednesday, the first export shipment of crude oil through the Turkish port of Ceyhan, and invited the Iraqi oil marketing company SOMO, to control the sale of oil.

He was President of the Kurdistan Regional Government, nechirvan Barzani, suggested in (the 21st of March 2014), export territory 100,000 b/j, temporarily through the national system (Sumo), as a gesture of goodwill, starting next April 1, pending a positive outcome in negotiations with Baghdad, saying no "preconditions" for the implementation of this proposal.

The Deputy Prime Minister for Energy Affairs Hussein Al-Shahristani on (21 March 2014), welcomed the decision by the KRG to export 100,000 b/j from the territory through oil (SOMO), indicating that this decision is the result of ongoing negotiations between the Federal Government and the province.

The file of oil is one of the chronic problems in Iraq between Baghdad and Erbil, and "it is difficult" to prevent adoption of the federal budget.