Iranian oil minister talks with Iraqi PM
Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh and Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi held talks in Baghdad on Thursday.
Iranian Oil Minister visited Iraqi capital Baghdad on Thursday at the head of a high-ranking delegation and was welcomed by his Iraqi counterpart Thamir Ghadhban.
Turning to the significance and objectives of his trip to Iraq, Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said: “The two countries of Iran and Iraq enjoy more commonalities for broadening and expanding bilateral relationship.”
Currently, the two countries of Iran and Iraq have established fair and amicable relationship in all fields especially energy sector, Iranian Oil Minister said, adding: “Islamic Republic of Iran exports 1350 megawatt electricity to neighboring Iraq via three power transmission lines in Basra, Diyala governorate and Amara.”
Zanganeh also will meet with Iraqi President Barham Salih.