Iran calls on Iraq to lift the barriers to commercial firms

Views 13 Date 06/15/2016 - 11:58

BAGHDAD / Economy News ...

Iran, Iraq called for the lifting of barriers that prevent the commercial activities of Iranian companies in Iraq, while Baghdad expressed willingness to strengthen economic ties with Tehran.

He said Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Abdollahian in an interview carried by the state news agency IRNA on the sidelines of a meeting with agent, Iraqi Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Nizar Khairallah in Tehran that his country calls on the Iraqi side to lift the barriers in front of the Iranian commercial companies that prevent its activities business in Iraq. "

Allahaan He added that "a meeting of the Joint Political Committee between the two countries will help in the implementation of bilateral agreements in the field of economy, trade and the environment, as well as consular Maitalq domain boundaries."

For his part, Deputy Foreign Minister of the Iraqi Political Affairs Nizar Khairallah said, according to IRNA that "Baghdad is ready to strengthen economic ties with Iran," calling to "continue to consult between Iran and Iraq within the framework of the Joint Political Committee."

It is noteworthy that there are many border crossing points between Iraq and Iran, in the provinces of Basra, Maysan, Wasit, Diyala, as well as the Kurdistan region, and that bilateral trade volume exceeded 14 billion dollars in the past in 2015.

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