Iraqi, Syrian Oil Ministers Sign MoU in Damascus

Oil Minister Hussein al-Shahristani has signed a Memorandum of Understanding on strategic cooperation in oil and gas field with his Syrian counterpart Sufian Allaw, according to Syrian news agency (SANA).

“In the presence of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and his Syrian counterpart, Naji Otri, a Memorandum of Understanding on strategic cooperation in the field of oil and gas was signed,” SANA reported.

Syrian Prime Minister, Mohammad Naji Otri, and Iraqi counterpart Nouri al-Maliki also discussed cooperation in the fields of oil, gas and electrical energy.

Emphasis was put on the importance of stimulating strategic cooperation between Syria and Iraq, developing land transport and border crossings, and promoting trade.

(Source: Aswat al-Iraq)

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