local Today, 10:25
Baghdad - INA
The Ministry of Communications announced, today, Tuesday, the signing of a global joint cooperation agreement to pass international capacity through Iraq.
A statement from the ministry, received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA), stated that
“a joint cooperation agreement was signed to pass international (transit) capacities through Iraq using the (Falcon) sea cable connecting to FAO, under the patronage and presence of the Minister of Communications, Hiam Al-Yasiri.” He added,
"This took place on the sidelines of the Middle East Capacity Conference held in Dubai," noting that
"the agreement was signed between the General Company for Communications and Informatics and GCX." The statement stressed,
"This signing comes within the framework of the Minister's tireless efforts to strengthen Iraq's strategic position in the region and make it a safe alternative land corridor for international communications traffic reaching Europe."
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