EghtesadOnline: Iranian leaders should pursue deeper economic ties with neighboring countries, particularly Iraq, instead of obsessing over a European trade vehicle conceived as a way to avert US sanctions against Tehran, an economic analyst said.
EghtesadOnline: On the final leg of his trip to Iraq, President Hassan Rouhani met with Iraq’s top cleric, Grand Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Sistani, on Wednesday in the holy city of Najaf.
EghtesadOnline: Iran and Iraq pledged on Monday to bolster their trade and security ties despite a maximalist pressure campaign by the US administration to cut off Tehran’s relations with the rest of the world, particularly its neighbors.
EghtesadOnline: President Hassan Rouhani is scheduled to visit Baghdad at the head of a politico-economic delegation on Monday for a three-day visit aimed at strengthening political, economic and cultural ties.
EghtesadOnline: Iran and Iraq plan to increase bilateral trade to $20 billion per annum within two years, says Iran’s Minister of Industries, Mining and Trade Reza Rahmani.
EghtesadOnline: Iraq is willing to boost technical cooperation with Iranian power engineering firms, the Arab country’s electricity minister said.
EghtesadOnline: Relations with Iran are highly crucial for Baghdad, Iraqi President Barham Salih said, ahead of President Hassan Rouhani’s visit to the Arab country.
EghtesadOnline: Iran and Iraq signed an agreement Tuesday to establish a monetry channel for facilitating payments between the two countries. The agreement was signed by the governors of the Central Banks of Iran Abdolnaser Hemmati and Ali Al-Allaq, his Iraqi counterpart, in Baghdad.
EghtesadOnline: To speed up production from oil fields shared with Iraq, drilling operations on seven wells in Azar Oilfield in Anaran block in Mehran, lIam Province, are expected to end by March, operation manager of the National Iranian Drilling Company said.
EghtesadOnline: A joint communication taskforce is to be established between Iran and Iraq by March with the aim of boosting collaboration.