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Kirkuk oil pipeline deal a ‘positive gesture’ for Erbil-Baghdad relations: PM Barzani

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Resuming the export of Kirkuk’s oil to the Turkish port of Ceyhan via the Kurdistan Region’s pipeline is a “positive gesture” that will help resolve the constitutional dispute between Erbil and Baghdad, KRG Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani said Monday. “Now that a new government is in place in Baghdad, we hope… Read More

Kirkuk oil deal could strengthen Kurdish hand in Iraq budget talks: MP

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Iraq’s resumption of Kirkuk oil exports via a pipeline partly managed by the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) could strengthen Erbil’s hand in negotiations with Baghdad to take a bigger share of the federal budget, according to a Kurdish MP in the Iraqi parliament. The exportation of Kirkuk oil through the Kurdistan… Read More

Iraq: Baghdad and Kurds strike deal to resume Kirkuk oil exports

Iraq says it has reached an initial agreement with Kurdish authorities to restart exports from the oilfields of Kirkuk, one year after flows were halted due to a standoff between the central government in Baghdad and Kurdistan’s semi-autonomous region. Asim Jihad, spokesperson for Iraq’s oil ministry, said on Friday the country’s new Prime Minister Adel… Read More

Iraq “in Talks” with Turkey, KRG over Kirkuk Exports

BAGHDAD, July 2 (Reuters) – Iraq is still in talks with Turkey and Kurdish regional authorities to resume Kirkuk oil exports through the Ceyhan port, Iraqi Oil Minister Jabar al-Luaibi told state-run newspaper al-Sabah on Monday. “The decision to restart exports depends on the results of the talks,” Luaibi was quoted by al-Sabah as saying…. Read More

Iraqi oil minister says talks continue with Kurds on oil exports

Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) Iraq’s oil minister has said his government maintains talks with Kurdistan Region over resuming oil exports from Kirkuk fields through Turkish Cyhan port. Minister Jabbar al-Luaibi told semi-official al-Sabaah newspaper that “talks between the federal government, Kurdistan region and the Turkish side continue for resuming exports of Kirkuk’s oil through Ceyhan”. He noted… Read More