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Iraq will implement federal court ruling on Kurdish oil industry

Iraqi oil minister says Iraq will implement a ruling from its federal court in February in which it deemed a Kurdish oil and gas law unconstitutional.

BAGHDAD – The Iraqi oil minister said on Sunday that Iraq would implement a ruling from its federal court in February in which it deemed a Kurdish oil and gas law unconstitutional.

In February, Iraq’s federal court deemed an oil and gas law regulating the oil industry in Iraqi Kurdistan unconstitutional and demanded that Kurdish authorities hand over their crude supplies.

Ihsan Abdul Jabbar was speaking at a news conference in Baghdad.