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The Kurdistan Regional Government believes its share of total Iraqi oil sales should be as high as 25 percent, the KRG's official spokesman said Monday.Safeen Dizayee, the KRG's former foreign affairs and education minister, now the autonomous government's official spokesman, said that while under existing agreements Irbil was supposed to receive 17 percent of Iraqi oil revenues, the total figure should be far higher based on its growing population and rising oil output.The KRG's smaller exports of trucked oil has found many buyers but the central government is focused on catching those who touch the larger pipeline exports.Iraq and Kurdistan have been trying to reach a political agreement over oil sales, but five months after the startup of KRG pipeline, there still had been no final decision, prompting the regional government to go it alone.
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