Kurdish MPs have reversed their position on the US-backed draft legislation that would regulate Iraq’s oil and gas industries, Reuters reports.This plain sucks. The oil law is one of the key pieces of legislation the Iraqi Parliament needs to pass. Iraq remains FUBAR within an enigma.
On Monday, Kurdish spokesman Khalid Saleh said that Kurdish lawmakers would oppose the bill on the basis of a provision added since February, when the Kurdish bloc said it would support the draft legislation.
Wednesday, May 2, 2007
Iraq: Oil and Gas Bill
Further sinking of possible political reconciliation. Now, the Kurds are opposed to the proposed oil law (Iraqslogger).