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20 September 2017 - 10:19
News ID: 10619
Iran » Iran
Publish Date: 14:14 - 22 June 2017
TEHRAN, June 22, YJC - Iran has begun exporting gas to Iraq, an Iranian official told Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) on Wednesday, after a several years of delays.

Iran starts gas exports to IraqTEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) -The neighbors, both members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, initially signed a deal in 2013 for Iran to supply Iraqi power stations, but it delayed for several years due to poor security in Iraq.

Exports had started at approximately 7 million cubic meters per day and would eventually reach up to 35 million cubic meters per day, Amir Hossein Zamaninia, the deputy oil minister for trade and international affairs.

Iran signed two contracts to export gas, one for the Iraqi capital Baghdad and the other for southern Iraqi city of Basra.

Iran, which has huge gas reserves alongside its oil resources, exports small amounts of gas to Turkey.

 

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Iran ، gas ، Iraq
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