The Documents Reveal Nothing Major Oil Companies to Invade Iraq
|April 25, 2011||Filled under Iraq Daily News|
London: The documents reveal a British official on meetings between government ministers, Tony Blair and the oil majors before the invasion of Iraq a year to discuss their share of Iraq’s oil wealth.
Has obtained an activist in the field of energy Greg Muttitt more than 1000 government document, the request falls within the Freedom of Information Act, and will be published in a book titled “fuel to the fire” is published next week.
The Independent newspaper published a report about the documentation, which says it did not provide Koadlp in achieving the Commission Chilcot which investigates the facts about the Iraq war.
The Shell has denied in a March 2003 report on holding talks with the British government on Iraq’s oil, also denied the BP to be a “strategic interests” in Iraq, in addition to that, Tony Blair himself described the “conspiracy theory oil” as silly.
But the documents dating back to the months of October and November 2002 show the opposite.
Before the invasion of Iraq five months ago told the Baroness Symons, and the trade minister in Blair’s government at the time, BP said the government believes it must give energy companies the British portion of the reserves of oil and gas, Iraq’s immense reward for Blair’s commitment to the plans of America for regime change in Iraq.
On October 31, 2002, Simmons met with the directors of BP, Shell and British Gas to discuss the share of companies in the post-Saddam Iraq.
After the invasion of Iraq and the Group has signed contracts with international energy companies a 20-year-old was considered the biggest contracts in the history of the global energy industry, as it covered half of total Iraq, or 60 billion barrels of oil.
The Independent quoted the author of the book Greg Muttitt said: “Before the war the government insisted that no oil interests in Iraq, but that the documents prove that the allegation was false.”
The Lady Simmons has assumed after the war and an advisory function at the Bank of British trade benefited from reconstruction contracts in Iraq after the invasion and occupation.
Just last month, Simmons dropped by the advisory function of the National Council for Economic Development in Libya’s Gaddafi regime.
The war in Iraq caused a rift within the then British government, did not pass a resolution Britain’s participation in parliament only after the raising of the issue of Saddam Hussein’s possession of weapons of mass destruction.
Related Iraqi Articles-