18 November 2023 - 19:40
  • News ID: 633228
Tehran to extend gas export contract with Baghdad

SHANA (Tehran) – Iran and Iraq have agreed to form a working group on gas exports to the power plants in Baghdad, said the Iranian deputy oil minister for gas affairs.

Talking to SHANA, Majid Chegeni added the group comprising Iranian and Iraqi experts will work on the extension of the contract before the end of 2023.

He pointed to the recent meeting between Iran’s Oil Minister Javad Owji and Iraqi Minister of Electricity Ziyad Ali Fazel in Tehran and said the two countries are keen to develop their relations in the gas sector.

Chegeni, who is also the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) managing director, said Iran has been meeting a major part of Iraq’s energy needs for long years, adding Baghdad is eagerly seeking to extend the gas deal.

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