Iraqi Electricity Ministry: Iraq to import more gas from Iran

The Iraqi Electricity Ministry announced that it had reached an agreement with Iran on importing more gas.

The Iraqi Electricity Ministry Spokesman Ahmad Musa said that the agreement was made during the Iraqi prime minister's recent visit to Tehran.

Iraq expects and hopes that more gas will be injected into its power plants, he said adding that the two sides have agreed to prepare to be prepared for winter and even summer.

He noted that the two sides have signed the agreements and contracts between the two parties regarding the injection of a certain level of gas in winter and summer.

Earlier, Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia' Al Sudani stressed that Iraq is trying to pay Iran's arrears through special mechanisms.

From Iraq's point of view, interaction is the best way to avoid problems, he said emphasizing the Iraqi government’s commitment to cooperate with the Islamic Republic of Iran in all common fields.


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