The Minister of Oil discusses increasing export capabilities through Ceyhan with the Turkish ambassador
political Yesterday, 18:52
BAGHDAD – The Minister of Oil, Ihsan Abdul-Jabbar Ismail, discussed, today, Sunday, with the Turkish ambassador in Baghdad, Ali Reza Konay, increasing export capabilities through the Turkish port of Ceyhan, after addressing legal challenges.
And the media office of the Ministry of Oil stated in a statement received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA), that "Ismail received Konai, and during the meeting, they discussed strengthening bilateral relations between the two countries, and the role of Turkish companies in supporting and participating in the development of production operations and new projects for the ministry and the National Oil Company."
Ismail stressed, according to the statement, "the importance of developing bilateral relations with Turkey and working to increase export capabilities through the Turkish port of Ceyhan, after duly addressing the current legal challenges, and in a manner that achieves Iraq's interests, through new projects and agreements."
And the media office indicated that "the most important developments in the application of the Federal Court's decision (59) for the year 2012 and the importance of integration in the oil industry were also discussed."
For his part, the Turkish ambassador expressed, according to the statement, his country's desire to strengthen bilateral relations and joint cooperation between the two countries in a manner that serves common interests.