From the beginning, we were in favor of resolving oil export issue: KRG Ministry of Natural Resources

“The committee last met on May 19 and 20 in the presence of representatives of the Ministry of Natural Resources. We are now waiting for the results of the committee meeting, and we are ready to visit Baghdad next week to resolve this issue,” the statement added.
The logo of KRG Ministry of Natural Resources. (Photo: Kurdistan24)
The logo of KRG Ministry of Natural Resources. (Photo: Kurdistan24)

ERBIL (Kurdistan24) – The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Ministry of Natural Resources announced in a statement on Wednesday that from the beginning, we were in favor of resolving the oil export issue.

“Regarding the letter of the Iraqi Oil Ministry for an emergency meeting to resolve the issue of oil exports, we as the Ministry of Natural Resources from the beginning were in favor of resolving the issue as soon as possible and exporting oil through the Ceyhan port,” the statement read.

The statement also revealed that in December of this year, the KRG Ministry of Natural Resources delegation met with the chairman of the parliamentary finance committee and the federal government committee in the three ministries of oil, planning, and finance.

“The committee last met on May 19 and 20 in the presence of representatives of the Ministry of Natural Resources. We are now waiting for the results of the committee meeting, and we are ready to visit Baghdad next week to resolve this issue,” the statement added.

Iraq's Oil Ministry on Tuesday invited the KRG Ministry of Natural Resources and companies operating in the region to meet in Baghdad as soon as possible.

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