BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:00 P.M.) – Iraq will allegedly export oil through the neighboring countries of Jordan and Syria, the Al-Watan publication reported, citing an announcement from Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi.

According to the publication, Abdul-Mahdi expressed Iraq’s desire to diversify their trade partners and reestablish oil export routes.

“Iraq has lost its export routes of oil and needs to diversify its export lines,” Abdul Mahdi said at a news conference on Tuesday, as reported by Al-Watan.

Abdul-Mahdi reportedly added that the Iraqi government is working on a contingency plan to find alternative routes for oil exports if the Strait of Hormuz is closed. 

The Iraqi Prime Minister did not specify the timing and mechanism by which the oil will be exported to Syria, but the two countries are connected via a network of oil pipelines that connect the Kirkuk fields with the Homs refinery and the Baniyas port.

Once foes, Iraq and Syria have mended their relationship over the last few years and even boosted their bilateral relations through trade and military cooperation.

Advertisements
Share this article:
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
ALSO READ  Intense clashes continue between Syrian Army, jihadist forces along Idlib-Hama axis

Notice: All comments represent the view of the commenter and not necessarily the views of AMN.

All comments that are not spam or wholly inappropriate are approved, we do not sort out opinions or points of view that are different from ours.

This is a Civilized Place for Public Discussion

Please treat this discussion with the same respect you would a public park. We, too, are a shared community resource — a place to share skills, knowledge and interests through ongoing conversation.

These are not hard and fast rules, merely guidelines to aid the human judgment of our community and keep this a clean and well-lighted place for civilized public discourse.

Improve the Discussion

Help us make this a great place for discussion by always working to improve the discussion in some way, however small. If you are not sure your post adds to the conversation, think over what you want to say and try again later.

The topics discussed here matter to us, and we want you to act as if they matter to you, too. Be respectful of the topics and the people discussing them, even if you disagree with some of what is being said.

Be Agreeable, Even When You Disagree

You may wish to respond to something by disagreeing with it. That’s fine. But remember to criticize ideas, not people. Please avoid:

  • Name-calling
  • Ad hominem attacks
  • Responding to a post’s tone instead of its actual content
  • Knee-jerk contradiction

Instead, provide reasoned counter-arguments that improve the conversation.

1
Discuss

avatar
1 Comment threads
0 Thread replies
1 Followers
 
Most reacted comment
Hottest comment thread
1 Comment authors
Recent comment authors
  Subscribe  
newest oldest most voted
Notify of
Member
Noble Member
Master
Commenter
Upvoted
Nestor Arapa

Una ves que terminen con los terroristas, será momento de reclamar la devolución de sus zonas petroleras a los Kurdos.