Iraq and Turkey are keen to strengthen and broaden the horizons of bilateral cooperation in oil and energy and work together to speed up the resumption of Iraqi oil exports through the Turkish port of Ceyhan, the Iraqi Oil Ministry said Thursday.
“A senior delegation representing the Turkish Energy Ministry has concluded meetings in Baghdad with officials of the ministry and the Iraqi oil marketing company” Sumo “focused on discussing a number of joint oil files and strengthening relations and bilateral cooperation in order to achieve the goals of the two neighboring countries, said ministry spokesman Assem Jihad. “He said.
Jihad added that “the issue of resumption of Iraqi oil exports from the fields of Kirkuk through the Turkish port of Ceyhan was at the forefront of the topics discussed between the two sides, as well as discuss the obstacles and technical and administrative problems that stand in the way to find the necessary solutions by the concerned on both sides, To complete the talks in a meeting in Turkey, which will be set later. ”
He pointed out that “the delegation of the Iraqi side included the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Gas Affairs Hamid Younis, Director General of the Oil Marketing Company Alaa Yasiri, Director General of the Legal Department and Director General of the Technical Department and a number of officials in the ministry and Sumo, while the delegation of the Turkish Ministry of Energy Undersecretary of the Ministry, Minister of Energy, General Manager of Oil and Gas Transmission Lines Company, General Manager of Potash Company and General Manager of Tabac Company.