Iraq invites Iran to lift barriers to trade companies

2016/06/14 16:14


Iran on Tuesday called on Iraq to raise barriers to Iranian companies with business in Iraq, while Baghdad expressed willingness to strengthen economic ties with Tehran.

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arabic and African Affairs Hussein Abdul allhian in an interview carried by IRNA on the sidelines of his meeting with Iraqi Foreign Minister Undersecretary for political affairs Nizar Khairallah in Tehran and obtained (range) that "invites the Iraqi side to lift the barriers that prevent Iranian business firms doing business in Iraq."

Allhian added that "political Committee meeting between the two countries will help in the implementation of bilateral agreements in the field of Economics, trade and environment, and also about consular and border area.

The agent said the Iraqi Foreign Minister for political affairs Nizar Khairallah by IRNA that Baghdad is willing to strengthen its economic ties with Iran ", calling for" further consultations between Iran and Iraq within the framework of the joint political Committee. "

Mention that there are many border crossings between Iraq and Iran, in the provinces of Basra, Maysan, Wasit, Diyala, as well as the Kurdistan region, the trade volume between the two countries exceeded 14 billion dollars in 2015.