Iran is ready to "nationalize the Iraqi oil industry"
Thursday 21 April 2022 21:28 | economic Number of readings: 467
Baghdad / NINA / - The Iranian Ministry of Oil announced its readiness to provide the necessary ground for the transfer of technical knowledge to Iraq and the nationalization of the Iraqi oil industry.
"With the coordination that was made, I allowed the way to accept 400 to 500 Iraqi students annually to study in fields related to the oil industry in Iranian universities," the Iranian "IRNA" news agency quoted Taher Saeedi, an official in the Iranian Oil Ministry, as saying.
Taher Saeedi, a member of the Iran-Iraq Work and Activities Committee, added that "the transfer of technical knowledge and the development of specialized training is one of the priorities of this committee's work," noting that
"the process of Iraqi oil production and extraction has become the preserve of foreign companies, especially American, French, Chinese and Italian companies at the same time." the present".
The Iranian official pointed out that "Iran has not interfered until today in the Iraqi oil industry," noting that
"his country is ready to prepare the ground for the nationalization of the Iraqi oil industry, given the efforts of the Baghdad government to achieve this important goal."
He said that Iran has a high level of technical knowledge in the field of drilling and oil production, and this knowledge will be transferred through bilateral cooperation between the two countries, considering that
"interaction and cooperation between the two countries in the field of oil production is the basis of common interests." / End 8