By John Lee.
Iraq and Iran are to launch a fund to finance joint ventures between the two countries.
In his closing remarks to the Iran-Iraq Economic Conference on Wednesday, Iran's Minister of Energy Reza Ardakanian said
"The proposal to establish a joint venture fund to support the private sector of the two countries was approved."
The conference also discussed plans to establish a branch of Tehran University of Medical Sciences in Iraq.
(Source: Iranian Ministry of Energy)