Erbil- Rosneft oil deal against Iraqi constitution: Iraq envoy to Moscow

<p style="text-align: left;">Iraq ambassador to Moscow blamed Erbil oil deal with Russia Rosneft as illegal and against Iraq&amp;rsquo;s constitution, reiterating that only the Iraqi government in Baghdad is constitutionally allowed to sign oil deals with foreign companies.

According to NRT, Haider Azari told a press conference that oil deals have been made between Erbil, the capital of Kurdistan Region, and Rosneft both this year and last year and they are against the law &ldquo;as the constitution only permits Baghdad to sign deal with foreign companies.&rdquo;

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