[size=36]Electricity: 45 days exemption from penalties. We have a plan for networking with countries[/size]
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, the Ministry of Electricity and Electricity revealed details of its plans regarding the networking of energy with neighboring countries.
"Iraq managed to persuade the American side to exempt it from the sanctions for the purpose of importing Iranian gas for a period of 45 days," said ministry spokesman Ahmed al-Abadi.
He pointed out that "Iraq informed the American side of its seriousness in diversifying sources of energy feeding, including the transfer of licenses for oil fields, to invest the gas associated with the oil, including the fields of Artawi, crutches, galleries and redwood."
He added, "The American side discussed the issue of network linking of energy with neighboring countries, confirming that his ministry has taken" serious steps for the network linking organization with neighboring countries. "
He explained, "The Ministry of Electricity has signed a contract with the Gulf Linkage Authority, which is scheduled to start its first stages in the month of October next, to supply the southern regions with 500 megawatts as a first stage," noting that "the network connection with Jordan has been obtained approval of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers And the Jordanian Energy Council to sign to connect Iraq simultaneously with Jordan through the Al-Qaim station. "
Al-Abadi continued, "The ministry also decided to link the network regularly with Iran, as well as with Turkey via the Mosul Island line," noting that "these steps come in order for Iraq to prove to the public and to the American side that it is serious in diversifying sources of energy feeding, according to which it dispenses with Iranian gas." Ended A / 29 43