WOW!!! First the CBI, and now Article 140 being implemented!

Hello again Dinarians!

Just when I loved the earlier article about the CBI which I posted, here is News on Article 140 being implemented!!!!  Thanks to the IQD TEAM Connection and LJ’s Next Step News Room for this article.  🙂
 
Geeze it is almost like Christmas come early this year!!!  
 
~ Mr. IQD
Attorney Shaways: the agreement between the center and the region to the beginning of the application of Article 140
Thursday, 04 December / 1 December 2014   [Baghdad where]
MP for the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan Bloc Bakhtiar Shaways agreement between the federal government and the Kurdistan region as positive for both parties, noting that the agreement the beginning of the application of Article 140 of the Constitution.
Shaways said in a statement today, the agency received all of Iraq [where], a copy of it, that “the agreement between the governments of the center and the region is a good start to open up new prospects for communication and understanding between the parties and to strengthen relations between them,” noting that “the Convention in spite of its importance to both sides However, it will not bear fruit unless it is applied on the ground, especially since our previous experience is good with the previous government, which did not apply a bit of the past agreements, “adding,” We as representatives of the people we asked the former president of the Kurdistan Regional Government, visited Baghdad to resolve the differences between the parties, This agreement has proved the truth of what we stressed. “
He Shaways “The Convention contains several positive points for Kurdistan, notably with regard to Kirkuk and other disputed territories, this is the first time in the agreements between the province and the center referred to Kirkuk with respect to oil production, that the federal government take the opinion of the provincial government in this area, and this will contribute to the resolution of disputes relating to Article 140 Kurdistan these areas, because of the administrative side and the military spokesman in the hands of the Kurdish Peshmerga and the administration. “
He said the “federal government approved by the Convention to these areas under the control of Kurdistan, and I think that the Arab powers want the day of the Kurdistan Regional Government application of Article 140”.
He stressed that “for the first time since the fall of the former regime, the federal government recognized that the Peshmerga forces are part of the Iraqi defense system, and this is a step in which respect and appreciation for the sacrifices of the Peshmerga.”
He explained that “this agreement will facilitate the House of Representatives and the political blocs all discussion of the draft oil and gas law as soon as possible, because this agreement included some sort of agreement in principle on this important law, which was delayed for more than six years, and the agreement also contributed to the installation of the right of the province in Financial Federal budget by 17 percent and acknowledged that this figure is correct and should be installed, despite attempts by some political parties and various characters during the previous sessions to reduce this percentage, also included the return of all entitlements of the province of the last period, including the salaries of employees of the province. “
The federal government and the Kurdistan Regional Government has declared Tuesday to reach agreement with respect to oil exports and the region’s share of the budget.
The agreement included the export of the Kurdistan region 250 000 barrels per day through Turkey’s Ceyhan line with the export of 300 000 barrels of the province of Kirkuk fields through the same line, and delivery of their revenues to the federal government, which agreed to turn the Kurdish Peshmerga forces paying salaries as part of the Iraqi security system.
The two sides decided to hold meetings continued and the formation of joint committees to develop mechanisms in order to establish a true relationship based on the Constitution in accordance with the principle of partnership and justice, “according to the announcement by Oil Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi.
The head of the Kurdistan Regional Government and the President of the Kurdish delegation negotiating Barzani has welcomed the agreement, they returned him a new page in relations between Baghdad and Erbil.
The United States also welcomed the agreement, saying that he “will strengthen the position of the governments in Baghdad and Erbil to work together to defeat the terrorist organization Daash” .anthy
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