29 Nov 2017 15:51

Iraq ready to discuss Rosneft operations in Kurdistan

VIENNA. Nov 29 (Interfax) - The Iraqi government does not possess enough information about Rosneft and is ready for dialog with the Russian oil company, Iraq's oil minister, Jabar al-Luaibi, told reporters.

"Dialog is needed with the Russian company, the government has little information about Rosneft's deals in Kurdistan," he said.

"Rosneft has signed an agreement on this project with KAR Group. The government has very little information about this agreement. Rosneft's stake in the project is 60%. Rosneft needs to come and conduct open dialog with us," the minister said.