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Adviser to the Prime Minister for Transportation Affairs, Nasser Al-Asadi, confirmed today, Monday, that the ownership of the railway link project with Iran will be 100% in favor of Iraq.
Al-Asadi said in a televised interview, followed by Al-Maalouma Agency, that "the railway link agreement with Iran stipulates the transportation of passengers only," pointing out that "the completion of the rehabilitation and development of the Shalamcheh crossing has become an urgent need."
He added, "There are no secrets related to the railway link project with Iran," noting that "the workforce in the project will be 100% Iraqi."
And the Prime Minister's Adviser for Transportation Affairs continued, "We do not know the reasons for the sensitivity of the railway link project with the Islamic Republic of Iran." End / 25
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