CAIRO – 15 March 2019: Upon a visit by a delegation from Saudi Arabia that aimed at boosting ties with Iraq, President Barham Saleh underlined Iraq’s keenness to bring the views of the countries of the region closer in order to achieve stability and avoid conflicts.
BAGHDAD, Feb. 27 (Xinhua) -- The Russian investments in the Iraqi oil and gas sector have amounted to more than 10 billion U.S. dollars, an Iraqi newspaper reported Wednesday.
SOCHI, March 15. /TASS/. Russia’s oil producer Gazprom Neft does not rule out that the company may participate in new projects in Iraq if it receives a suitable proposal, Chief Executive Officer Alexander Dyukov told reporters on Friday.
Baghdad is being urged to take sides in the U.S.-Iran confrontation that’s escalated into one of the Middle East’s top flash-points. President Donald Trump is pushing Iraq to stop buying natural gas and electricity from its neighbor. President Hassan Rouhani wants it to purchase more to ease the pain imposed by American sanctions.