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Croatian firm wins $69m Power Plant Contract in Iraq

By John Lee. Croatia's Koncar Group has signed an agreement worth EUR 65 million ($69 million) with Iraq's Ministry of Electricity for the revitalization of Haditha hydroelectric power station. Under the agreement, the company will carry out what it describes as  "a partial revitalization of generation units, replace part of the MV and HV equipment, […]

Euro Ambassadors Condemn State Violence in Iraq

The Ambassadors of Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States condemn the excessive and lethal use of force by Iraqi security forces and armed groups since 24 January against peaceful protestors, including in Baghdad, Nasiriya and Basra. Despite assurances […]

Croatia to Increase Economic Activity in Kurdistan

The new Croatian Ambassador to Iraq Mr Ivan Jurić has met with the KRG Foreign Minister Falah Mustafa, as part of his introductory visit to the Kurdistan Region. Minister Mustafa congratulated the Croatian Ambassador on his appointment, expressing the readiness of the Kurdistan Regional Government to provide necessary support for the success of his mission. […]

Croatia to send Military Trainers to Kurdistan

Croatia’s Defense Minister, Mr. Ante Kotromanović today received Minister Falah Mustafa, Head of KRG Foreign Relations and his accompanying delegation to exchanges views on the fight against ISIS and mutual military cooperation. Minister Kotromanović expressed his admiration for the bravery of the peshmerga forces in the fight against the ISIS terrorists and stated that, “Fighting […]

Maliki Meets Croatian Deputy PM

By John Lee. Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki received the Croatian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, Mr. Ranko Ostojić, in his office on Thursday. During the meeting, the Prime Minister called for development of relations, particularly in the areas of security, military cooperation and construction, and stressed that Croatian companies are able to contribute […]

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Iraq to Buy New Trains

Iraq has reportedly asked several international companies to submit bids for the supply of 10 passenger trains. Bloomberg reports that France's Alstom, and China's Datong Electric Locomotive Company have been invited to submit bids, as have manufacturers in Turkey, Iran and Croatia. Jawad al-Kharsan, a spokesman for the national railway company, said the winning company […]

Croatian Companies Visit Basra

A delegation representing Croatian companies visited the Basra Investment Commission this week to study the available investment opportunities in Basra. They discussed the possibility of obtaining investment projects in various sectors, and said that Basra represents a major target for international companies, especially in the oil sector. They also invited the Governor of Basra and […]