Iraq and Iran are discussing signing the draft economic agreement and raising the level of trade exchange
Baghdad – Trade Minister Alaa Ahmad al-Jubouri and Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian discussed, on Tuesday, the signing of the draft economic agreement and raising the level of trade exchange between the two countries.
“Al-Jubouri received the Iranian Minister of Energy and during the meeting discussed a preliminary meeting for the Iraqi-Iranian joint committee, discussing raising the level of trade exchange between the two countries and conducting negotiations on the signing of the draft economic and trade agreement between the two countries,” the Ministry of Commerce said in a statement. .
The statement added, “Ardakanian’s visit to Iraq came to discuss with Iraqi officials about preparations for the meeting of the joint economic committee between the two countries to be held soon in Tehran.”
He pointed out that “the Iranian Minister of Energy and his accompanying economic delegation will discuss during the visit the energies and means of developing economic and commercial cooperation between the two countries, cooperation in the fields of agriculture, industry, health, transportation and a number of other projects.”