Wednesday, 18 August 2010

Iran-Syria pipeline to export gas to Syria and Europe

Iranian National Gas Company's Export Chief, Asghar Sohaili Bour, has openly invited Syria to collaborate on installing Iranian-Syrian pipelines to export gas to Syria through Iraq, and also to extend exports to European countries through the Mediterranean Sea.

Bour has said that the collaborative pipeline, as well as gas exports to Syria and Europe, will be on the agenda when the Iranian Petroleum Ministry visits Baghdad sometime in the near future. Bour also added that it has been years since an MoU signing between Iran and Syria to buy gas, and export it to a number of EU energy markets.

In addition to Bour's invitation, Iran's Assistant First Vice President, Ali Agha Mohammadi, and Syria's Director of the Office of the Prime Minister, Tayesir al-Zuobi, said that both countries are keen to boost economic trade, and maintain high levels of political relations.

Source: Global Arab Network

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