Date: 18 November 2023 ، the watch 05:04
News ID: 11195

Iran, Iraq discuss expansion of energy ties

Iranian Oil Minister Javad Oji and visiting Iraqi Minister of Electricity Ziyad Ali Fazel explored avenues of developing the two countries’ relations in the energy sector on Wednesday night.

Exports of Iran’s gas and technical and engineering services to Iraq were among the subjects discussed by the two ministers, Shana reported.
Joint investments and projects were also among the topics the two sides discussed.
Fazel arrived in Tehran on Wednesday to take part in the 23rd Iran International Electricity Exhibition (IEE 2023) and hold talks with Iranian officials.
In May, Oji and his Iraqi counterpart Hayan Abdel-Ghani signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in Baghdad to expand cooperation in the energy sector.
Based on the MOU inked in the presence of Iraq’s Prime Minister Mohammed Shia al-Sudani, the two sides agreed to cooperate in oil, gas, and petrochemical projects.

Source: Tehran Times