Iraq Will Continue Power, Gas Import From Iran

Iraq Will Continue Power, Gas Import From IranIraq Will Continue Power, Gas Import From Iran

Iraq will continue to import gas and electricity from Iran until power plants and gas fields in the country become self-reliance, the Iraqi Minister of Electricity Louay al-Khateeb said at the weekend.
After meeting Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian in Tehran on Saturday, al-Khateeb said: “Prospects for cooperation between Iran and Iraq in the electricity sector are great and we are optimistic about enhancing electricity collaboration with Iran.”
The Iraqi minister, who accompanied his Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi during a two-day official visit to Tehran, said a joint committee of the two ministries is tasked with operationalizing past MoUs signed to help develop power infrastructure in the Arab country.


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