Iraq Open to Supply Jordan with Oil at Preferential Prices

تم نشره في Tue 17 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
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AMMAN —AlGhad— The Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Dr Saleh Kharabsheh said yesterday, Monday, that the government is indeed contact with the Iraqi authorities to explore the option of supplying Jordan with oil at preferential prices.

The Iraqi Foreign Minister had stated earlier on Monday that Iraq is looking into it, to help the purposes of economic revitalisation and cooperation between the two countries.

However, Dr Kharabsheh explained to AlGhad that any such prospects depend mostly on the Iraqi-Jordanian oil pipeline project.

Meanwhile, the Iraqi ambassador in Amman stated that the project tenders will conclude soon in 2018, which will fast-forward works on the project.