A member Finance Committee, of the Kurdistan Alliance, MP Ahmed Hassan Faidhullah said that the president of the Kurdistan region, Massoud Barzani discussed, during his recent visit to Jordan, the possibility of finding an outlet for exporting region’s oil through Jordan. “
Faidhullah told the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / : “The Kurdistan region is looking for other outlets to export its oil in case the export process through Turkey hampered.”
He said that: “sale the region’s oil to Turkey and deposit its money in Turkish banks is legitimate right to the region.”
He continued: “The central government’s objection to the sale of oil to Turkey is unacceptable objection,” accusing the central government,” to looking for arguments against the provincial government to fabricate disagreements and political crises with it.”
He stressed that: “The Kurdistan Regional Government is forced to sell oil to pay employees’ salaries in the region, which affected by the delay in approving the Federal Budget of 2014 “.
It is mentioned that Kurdistan Region President, Massoud Barzani visited Jordanian capital Amman earlier and held talks with Jordanian officials dealt with the development of economic and trade relations between the two sides. “