Iran seeks to grow energy relations with neighbor Iraq

(MENAFN) Iranian leader Ebrahim Raisi has stated that his nation is looking for growth in energy relations with bordering country Iraq, as reported by Shana.

Raisi made the comments in a mutual press meeting with Premier of Iraq Mohammed Shia' al-Sudani who reached in the Iranian capital Tuesday morning to host discussions with the governments of the Islamic Republic.

“Fortunately, today Iran and Iraq have very good and close cooperation in a wide range of political, economic, security, social, cultural, scientific, and technological areas, and we hope that this cooperation will be improved in the future,” Raisi stated.

After holding a gathering with leader Raisi, Al-Sudani also hosted discussions with Iran’s head Vice leader Mohammad Mokhber, in which the two parties highlighted the importance of creating and reinforcing banking relations as a prerequisite for the growth of energy ties.

While giving a speech at this gathering, Mokhber talked about the several sectors for joint collaboration among Iran and Iraq, mentioning that the reinforcing of banking collaboration is a prerequisite for the improvement of financial ties and the growth of collaboration in the energy field.


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