[size=41]Economist: Iraq finds its interest in joining the Chinese Silk Road[/size]
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The economist, Safwan Qusay, explained the importance of the multiplicity of land and sea routes for transporting goods and commodities between Asia and the European Union through Iraq and the countries of the region.
Qusai said in a press interview seen by “Takadum” that “Iraq is looking for its interest with all existing partners from other countries, as the presence of an economic power such as China and its desire to cross goods towards the European Union through Iraq and the Silk Road is an important matter, in addition to that it supports the possibility of Investing in the path of development in linking the Gulf countries overlooking the Arabian, Red and Gulf seas with the waters of the Mediterranean.
He added, "The Silk Road represents an alliance of ports that can contribute to increasing the economic power of the countries of the region when they and Iraq have views of the water and link through land roads on the level of three continents."
And he indicated that “the sea ports and the associated land roads in the region will make the supplier have options to transport his goods quickly through the development road or other land roads, or he may not need this speed and go towards sea transport in the event that the goods are not foodstuffs that are not damaged by long storage.”
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