MOE: Iraq gets a new exemption for importing Iranian gas

Friday 27th March 2020 - 14:33

MOE: Iraq gets a new exemption for importing Iranian gas
 
 
Baghdad - INA
The Ministry of Electricity revealed that Iraq obtained a new exemption from the American side regarding importing Iranian gas for 30 days.
 Ministry spokesman Ahmed Al-Abadi said in a statement to the Iraqi News Agency (INA): "The Iraqi negotiating delegation had succeeded in the previous period of convincing the American side to grant a 45-day exemption conditional on diversifying energy sources, through the rehabilitation of Majnoon and Al-Qaim and other fields, as well as  Going on with networking projects with neighboring countries, "noting that" given that the previous 45-day period granted is nearing completion, and because of the conditions that Iraq is going through in terms of the Corona crisis and the emergency budget, and others, have prevented the implementation of the fuel plan from the ministries of oil and electricity, what has paid  The American side to give the bare  An additional period of 30 days standing to be exempted from the Iranian sanctions on the import of gas. "