Jun 15, 2020, 10:36 PM
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Zangeneh, Iraqi counterpart discuss mutual cooperation

Baghdad, June 15, IRNA – Iran's Oil Minister Bijan Zangeneh in a telephone talk with his Iraqi counterpart Ihsan Abdul Jabbar late on Monday reviewed Tehran-Baghdad collaboration.

Zangeneh congratulated Abdul Jabbar's appointment as the Iraqi oil minister in Mustafa al-Kadhimi's administration.

During the phone call, both officials stressed the need for promoting cooperation in the oil sector.

Abdul Jabbar said that is country is currently exporting 2.8 million barrels a day.

He reiterated that it would benefit Iraq if it upholds the agreement to cut OPEC+ production, and Iraqi Kurdistan Region has been told to abide by the output cut.

Iraq's new cabinet is made up of 22 ministers, and al-Kadhimi has managed to get vote of confidence for all his 15 ministers, including the oil minister.

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