Iran Signs Deal on Clearing Waterway

By John Lee.

During a visit to Basra, the Iranian Transport Minister, Abbas Akhwandi, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Governor of Basra, Majid al-Nasrawi, to lift sunken ships in the Shaat al-Arab waterway.

According to a report from AIN, the two also laid the corner stone for a railway project linking Basra with Khuzestan in Iran.

(Source: AIN)

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