Iraq may be contained beautiful ban on Iran oil smuggling away from sanctions
BAGHDAD / Nazik Mohammed / .. suggested parliamentary sources that Iran sell their oil through Iraq away from the eyes of the international sanctions tightened on Iran’s oil sector by the United States over its nuclear program.
According to Iraqi politicians to resolve Iran this and its implementation will benefit senior economist for Iraq, If the Iraqi government agreed to allow Iran to conduct its oil through Maani Basra.
official said the Iraqi government’s / JD / “when Iraq was under a package of U.S. sanctions in the nineties of the last century, invoked the Iraqi traders to sell oil through Maana neighboring countries, in Gulf Orabi and Iran, noting that these countries was flying its flag on ships carrying Iraqi oil to sell, which returned refreshed Atqsada to these countries. “
said a member of the Oil and Energy Committee and parliamentary deputy of the Iraqi List Mutashar Hussein al-Samarrai, “The Iraq followed several ways to get money in under “siege” which benefited from neighboring countries. “
It was the international embargo on Iraq has resulted in UN Resolution 661, which was issued on August 6, 1990 as a result of the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait, and provided for the adoption of economic sanctions stranglehold on Iraq to force the leadership at that time to withdraw Instant from Kuwait. Was followed by the decision tenth successive resolutions almost, warning him of the consequences of his stay in Kuwait, and his defiance of the international community.
continued Samurai “If Iraq wants to take advantage of the situation in Iran will reflect positively on the economy of Iraq, especially since there are limits and great relationships between the two countries.”
U.S. President Barack Obama has announced new sanctions on Iran’s oil sector, and foreign banks to facilitate Iran’s sale of oil outlawed, warning that Tehran process of facing the consequences of growing over its failure to answer inquiries regarding over its controversial nuclear.
confirmed Samurai “in the event that took Iran route himself, who resorted to it Iraqis in the years of the blockade earlier, the Iraq Satatef with Iran for the sale of its oil and pass their trade through Iraqi ports. “
It is noteworthy that the blockade imposed on Iraq lasted about the 13-year terms ended practically fall system Baath Arab Socialist Party in 2003, and suffered the Iraq of extreme isolation of most of the world politically, diplomatically and economically, and later became one of the most countries in the region delays, especially after the years that followed the Second Gulf War, where it destroyed its infrastructure of factories and refineries and power stations and water plants and sewage, which returned to the era of “pre-industrial” said James Baker and U.S. Secretary of State at the time.
referred it was Iraq’s port and a single, seven days a blockade, a Jordanian port of Aqaba (which was also the perpetrator during the first Gulf War), was Iraq export oil to Jordan at preferential prices in return for opening its borders to the entry of goods imported to Iraq, was a specimen wonderful cooperation Economic between the two Arab countries neighboring countries.
The reasons for the economic embargo imposed by the United States on Iraq because Saddam Hussein’s invasion of Kuwait in August 1990, but allowed him in the end of 1996 to export limited amounts of oil to buy raw materials and medicines under the oil-for-food.