KRG negotiating delegation meets Iraqi Oil Minister

The meeting discussed Erbil-Baghdad disputes, specifically focusing on the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Iraqi Ministry of Oil.
The meeting of the KRG negotiating delegation (right) and the Iraqi Oil Minister Hayyan Abdul Ghani, June 9, 2024. (Photo: KRG)
The meeting of the KRG negotiating delegation (right) and the Iraqi Oil Minister Hayyan Abdul Ghani, June 9, 2024. (Photo: KRG)

ERBIL (Kurdistan24) – Omed Sabah, the head of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) negotiating delegation, announced on his Facebook page on Sunday that the KRG delegation and oil companies held a meeting with Iraqi Oil Minister Hayyan Abdul Ghani and officials from the Ministry.

The meeting discussed Erbil-Baghdad disputes, specifically focusing on the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Iraqi Ministry of Oil. The topics covered included the expenditure of oil companies, the process of oil export, and the cost of oil companies.

A delegation from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and several oil companies arrived in Baghdad on Saturday. They were invited by the Iraqi Oil Ministry.

Sabah stated that the purpose of the visit is to facilitate ongoing discussions between the KRG and the Iraqi government, with the goal of establishing a mechanism to resume oil exports.

Omed Sabah, the head of the KRG negotiating delegation (left), during his meeting with Iraqi Oil Minister Hayyan Abdul Ghani, June 9, 2024. (Photo: KRG)
Omed Sabah, the head of the KRG negotiating delegation (left), during his meeting with Iraqi Oil Minister Hayyan Abdul Ghani, June 9, 2024. (Photo: KRG)
KRG negotiating delegation during their meeting with Iraqi Oil Minister Hayyan Abdul Ghani, June 9, 2024. (Photo: KRG)
KRG negotiating delegation during their meeting with Iraqi Oil Minister Hayyan Abdul Ghani, June 9, 2024. (Photo: KRG)