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Kirkuk-Ceyhan Pipeline Accord to be Extended

Turkish Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Taner Yildiz said Tuesday his country sought to renew the Kirkuk-Ceyhan oil pipeline accord with Iraq before it expires on March 30, 2010. Turkey and Iraq are likely to reach agreement on the extension of the accord for another 20 years soon, the minister said in an address […]

Iraq-Turkey Rail Link Re-Opens

The first rail service in decades between Iraq and Turkey celebrated its maiden journey on Tuesday. It is hoped that the re-opening of the historic rail link – originally built as part of a German service from Berlin to Baghdad more than a century ago – will contribute to the fast-growing trade between Iraq and […]

Turkish Trade Delegation Discusses Investment in Arbil

A delegation comprised of representatives of the Turkish Chamber of Commerce has arrived in Arbil to discuss investment opportunities in the city, Arbil’s governor said on Wednesday. “The delegation included the head of the Turkish Chamber of Commerce and members of the chambers of industry and commerce, as well several company owners,” Governor Nozad Hadi […]

Turkish Firm to Build Hospital in Iraq

Iraq’s health ministry has said it has signed an agreement with a Turkish firm to build a new hospital in the city of al-Nassiriya, Aswat al-Iraq news agency has reported. The 400-bed, $143.5m hospital will have three buildings that should comprise all medical specializations as well as 10 operation theatres, six maternity wards and training […]