Iraq debates New Oil Pipeline to Jordan

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PM Kadhimi under fire as Iraq debates new oil pipeline to Jordan

Since taking office in May 2020, Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi has placed the activation of an oil pipeline to Jordan at the top of his agenda.

The idea is to transfer crude from the southern city of Basra to the Jordanian Red Sea port of Aqaba, reaching international markets via the Suez Canal.

However, plans for the pipeline have drawn heavy criticism from Iraqi political factions close to Tehran-despite the new opportunities it would create for Iran.

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One Response to Iraq debates New Oil Pipeline to Jordan

  1. kthier 3rd June 2022 at 12:02 #

    such a deal never been approved before by any Government for oil producing country , if there is any government in Iraq